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Advanced Ultrasonic Backscatter Technique (AUBT) involves a collection of ultrasonic techniques used for detecting High Temperature Hydrogen Attack (HTHA) in process equipment. AUBT is well-documented in API RP 941.
Key steps in the AUBT procedure include:
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