The CNBC data provided strong evidence that the pipe was likely subjected to tension over time while in service, and that the fracture was not due to faulty pipe.
Continue reading Neutron Beams Inform Lawsuit Following Gas Explosion
Researchers from universities access the CNBC to obtain fundamental insights into materials used for clean energy technologies.
Continue reading Water Uptake and Swelling in Fuel Cell Membranes
The CNBC is enhancing its neutron imaging capabilities to see inside concealed objects. Identifying unknown radioactive material reduced the cost of a long-term waste management liability for the Government of Canada and demonstrated new capabilities.
Continue reading Solving the Mystery Flask: A Forensic Challenge
Aircraft manufacturers sponsor researchers who are using stress data from the CNBC to evaluate methods of preventing distortion in thin aluminum parts.
Continue reading Reducing Waste in Airplane Parts Manufacturing
Years of research on technologies to optimize the production of lightweight car engines and other auto parts may soon pay off with big dividends for our automotive partners. Continue reading Applying Neutron Beams To Solve Automotive Challenges
Hydro-Québec is using stress data from the Canadian Neutron Beam Centre (CNBC) to improve electricity generation from hydroelectric dams. Continue reading Predicting the Reliability of Turbines for Hydro Power
Canada’s fleet of nuclear power plants have realized impacts worth hundreds of millions from research supported by a decade of stress measurements using neutron beams to ensure their safe, reliable and economic operations.
Continue reading A Decade of Feeder Studies for Canadian Nuclear Power
Generating unique knowledge about aging of submarine fleets has helped Canada cooperate with its allies, leveraging their knowledge in return.
Continue reading Generating knowledge to extend the life of submarines
Stress data obtained at the CNBC will be useful to the industry in making hundred thousand-dollar decisions about how to manage pipelines that have sustained mechanical damage, for example, as a result of a backhoe digging in the wrong place.
Continue reading Enhancing Safety of Oil and Gas Pipelines
The CNBC to applied its world-class scientific tools to help the Transportation Safety Board understand the underlying reasons for rail failures.
Continue reading Assisting Rail Accident Investigation