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An Investigation of Three Radiographic Access Port Plug Geometries and the Surrounding Pipe Wall Undergoing Creep -- STP-PT-050 - 2012

 
 
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This report evaluates the effects of various plug geometries on stresses that evolve during creep. A quantitative investigation of creep-compliant plugs was conducted. This work identifies the stresses, as a function of plug geometry, in the weld between the plug and the pipe wall.

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