MODIFceintureLARGE v2

E-Sensial proposes non-intrusive instrumentation, software and expertise
to analyse and monitor critical technical issues in high temperatures and complex environments.

Thermal-mechanical fatigue

Why monitoring thermal fatigue?

Thermal-mechanical fatigue is a usual phenomenon occuring when materials undergo thermal cycles without possibility to expand and contract freely. Tees, mixing zones and some weldings particularly suffer from such phenomenon.

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Our instrumentation

Our solution enables you to measure temperature on localised areas and get accurate thermal loads then used in input of software. It has several advantages :

  • High accuracy : 1,3°C at 350°C
  • Non-intrusive instrumentation : no impact on the pipe
  • Quick and easy installation : <5min
  • Limited dosimetry for personnel in nuclear power plants
  • No maintenance needed for 13 months in the reactor building
  • Reusable on other equipment

It is suitable for all geometries : straight pipes, elbows, and steam headers weldings

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Our expert software

Our solutions enable you to :

  • Detect thermal stratification to adapt your inspection and maintenance strategies
  • Calculate in real time the Cumulative Usage Factor (CUF) with a reduced uncertainty margin to optimise lifetime of your component
  • Analyse impact of operating modes to adapt your process
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Our references

French utility EDF chose our patented solution to instrument their nuclear power plants. 70 pipe clamps are currently used in their nuclear fleet.

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Contact us for any technical question