#ndt BACKGROUND

Flooded Member Detection is an inspection regime designed to screen subsea platform structural members for defects. A cracked weld, for example, can allow the ingress of sea water into the member which may create a point of failure for the structure. Operators therefore inspect these members on a regular basis to gain confidence that there has been no sea water ingress.

TECHNIQUES

There are two recognised non-destructive testing techniques that allow for Flooded Member Inspection; the us
Source: NDT