ULTRASONIC TESTING OF WELDED RAIL JOINTS

ULTRASONIC TESTING OF WELDED RAIL JOINTS

• Ultrasonic Testing {UT} to be carried out on welded rail joints.
• The weld should be free from dirt, grime and rust.
• Clean and new grease should be applied on top of the weld joint for testing.
• Testing is done using a straight probe and angle probe.
• It should be ensure that the sound waves travel the whole length of the weld and there are no deformities.