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Testing, Inspection and Certification

  • Global Market

Brief guide to global market access for electrical and electronic products

To be able to market their products in multiple countries, manufacturers and importers must ensure the conformity of these products with the relevant regulatory framework as well as with the national requirements of the countries in question. Over recent years, significant progress has been made towards harmonising such requirements and the mutual recognition of conformity [...]

By |February 5th, 2019|Certification, Power and Water, Testing|
  • integrity assessments

Facility integrity assessments can fuel gains in the oil and gas sector

Oil and gas companies face complex, often hazardous work environments that they must manage with incredible care. Any undesirable event in this industry often leads to a high consequence scenario, so the need to mitigate relevant risk is critical when trying to keep profits in a healthy place and efficiency at maximum performance. Facility integrity [...]

By |January 29th, 2019|Non-Destructive Testing, Oil & gas|
  • IOT regulation

IoT Regulation is coming, and cybersecurity will be the key focus

We are moving toward a fully digitalized and connected world. The way we work, the way we communicate, the way we interact with our ecosystem...is changing. This is also becoming the reason why companies that were typically analog and ‘offline’ (in terms of connectivity), are now becoming Internet companies. The IoT era will bring many [...]

By |January 11th, 2019|Technical Assistance, Telecommunications|
  • Utility mapping

Utility Mapping for Risk Reduction in Oil and Gas

The importance of utility mapping cannot be overstated in the Oil and Gas industry.  Time critical operations can be delayed during times of emergency if subsurface asset locations are unknown.  Maintenance schedules of critical assets can require adjustments due to the configuration of subsurface infrastructure. Special consideration and concern include the location and identification of [...]

By |December 5th, 2018|Engineering, Non-Destructive Testing, Oil & gas|
  • Atex

ATEX in workplaces: Basic guide to identify explosive atmosphere hazards in your facilities and ensure compliance with mandatory regulation

All companies which handle potentially explosive or inflammable materials in their facilities must comply with the European ATEX regulation and have an Explosion Protection Document (EPD) in place. But what type of companies and activities does this concern, and how can explosive atmospheres be identified and prevented? The following guide reviews the main ATEX hazards [...]

By |November 29th, 2018|Certification, Industry, Inspection, Oil & gas|
  • Applus+ CU24 remote inspection

Applus+ CU24 remote inspection tool brings innovation to effective maintenance

The use of the Applus+ CU24 inspection crane at one of the largest integrated refineries and chemical manufacturing sites in Europe, Shell Pernis in the Netherlands, brought significant cost savings of up to 80%. Corrosion under insulation (CUI) accounts for a disproportionately large percentage of maintenance spending. CUI can affect reliability or even cause shutdown [...]

By |November 27th, 2018|Innovation, Inspection|
  • boiler inspection

Innovation: the key to effective boiler inspection

Boilers suffer from many forms of degradation while in service. Water wall tubes can incur a range of issues, from hydrogen damage, pitting, ash and soot-blower erosion, graphitisation, under-deposit corrosion, thermal fatigue cracking and creep damage. These types of degradation may impact on the normal running of a company’s facilities, and, ultimately, the operation of the [...]

By |November 20th, 2018|Innovation, Inspection, Non-Destructive Testing, Power and Water|
  • Pipeline Repair: Considerations for Determining the Most Appropriate Method

Pipeline Repair: Considerations for Determining the Most Appropriate Method

Hazardous liquid and natural gas pipelines have been used for decades to transport crude oil, refined petroleum products, and natural gas from their respective gathering systems to facilities where they are refined, processed, or stored.  As with any aging infrastructure after a certain period of time, preventative and ongoing maintenance is required to ensure the [...]

By |November 15th, 2018|Non-Destructive Testing, Oil & gas|
  • Crash test dummies

Crash test dummies based on older bodies to reduce road fatalities

Applus+ IDIADA is participating in the ‘SENIORS’ project, to develop car test methods and tools to better assess the protection of older road users. Statistics show that Europe’s roads are getting safer, with the number of road fatalities reducing by 20% over the past seven years. At the same time, however, the proportion of older people [...]

By |October 25th, 2018|Automotive, Innovation, Testing|
  • Applus+ PU12 remote inspection tool

Applus+ PU12 remote inspection tool combines expertise with design thinking for a complete transformation of the client experience in oil & gas

Combining inspection expertise, technology and the principles of design thinking, we customised the PU12, a remote inspection tool for safer, cheaper and faster inspection of complex on-plot piping. Applus+ provides remote visual inspections and non-destructive testing as a safe, flexible and cost-effective alternative to conventional inspection methods. In an increasingly competitive sector, with growing challenges, [...]

By |October 16th, 2018|Non-Destructive Testing, Oil & gas|
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