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Testing, Inspection and Certification

  • pipeline inspection

Pipeline rehabilitation: a market opportunity in the Middle East

The Applus+ Energy & Industry Division, through its Applus+ Velosi brand, is directly responsible for pipeline rehabilitation, with a dedicated business unit built around a core range of “No-Dig” trenchless services, focusing on pipeline inspection, condition assessment and trenchless rehabilitation of gravity pipelines. “No-Dig” or trenchless technology consists of installing, repairing or renewing underground pipes, [...]

By |July 15th, 2019|Inspection, Services|
  • The phased array technique, a good way to inspect for corrosion and cracks on bolts and studs

The phased array technique, a good way to inspect for corrosion and cracks on bolts and studs

The phased array technique is an advanced inspection ultrasonic method used by Applus+ to check bolts and studs, among other assembling pieces. This technique allows a company to detect signs of corrosion, providing clear images that reflect the condition of the bolt thread. The bolts no longer need to be disassembled to be inspected properly. [...]

By |June 18th, 2019|Industry, Inspection|
  • Highest Industry Standards

Complying With the Highest Industry Standards

  The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) is a professional association that sets codes and standards for engineering equipment. As an ASME Authorized Inspection Agency, Applus+ inspection services for pressure equipment, which is constructed according to the ASME standards and require independent third party verification by Authorized Inspectors. Besides ordinary inspections, the ASME Business [...]

By |April 5th, 2019|Inspection, Services|
  • Drone

Drones: improving the safety and efficiency of industrial inspections

Drones are transforming all fields of activity and performing complex tasks that would otherwise pose a risk to human life. We are generally seeing an increase in the use of drones not only in data collection, but also in inspections. In the industrial sector drones have a high potential for multiple purposes. Security can remotely [...]

By |March 25th, 2019|Inspection, Oil & gas|
  • Developing synergies

Developing synergies between physical and virtual driving tests

Through its IDIADA Division, Applus+ has acquired two new high-tech driving simulators. As such, it remains a global leader in automotive industry design, testing, certification and engineering services. Always client-driven, Applus+, through its IDIADA Division, is integrating virtual and physical driving tests. It aims to support its clients’ product-development activities by providing them with engineering, [...]

By |March 1st, 2019|Automotive, Engineering, Inspection, Services, Testing|
  • 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

Boiler inspection is necessary because 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, [...]

By |November 20th, 2018|Innovation, Inspection, Non-Destructive Testing, Power and Water|
  • Single Sided Phased Array

Single sided Phased Array: Developments in weld ultrasonic inspection

This is an ultrasonic method which allows a volumetric welding test from one side of the weld. Applus+ is testing single sided Phased Array, consisting of an ultrasonic method which is used in pulse-echo mode and allows Applus+ to carry out a volumetric welding test from only one side of the weld. It involves an [...]

By |October 3rd, 2018|Inspection, Non-Destructive Testing|
  • XRI IRT

Material evaluation using Infrared “Active” Thermography

As further scientific advancements are made to the composition of the materials that are used to manufacture various components in the aerospace world, manufacturers are looking for more advanced inspection technologies that can offer reliable and repeatable inspection results in a cheaper, timelier manner. In the past ultrasonic testing was the go to method of inspection for most of these types [...]

By |July 30th, 2018|Inspection, Non-Destructive Testing|
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