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Testing, Inspection and Certification

Ultrasonic testing for downstream oil and gas

Various standards, codes and regulations in the downstream oil and gas industry require periodic testing of plant systems and components to ensure conditions and processes are safe and reliable. Non-destructive testing is vital to determining safety and reliability of equipment. The data and information such testing provides helps determine the service life of components or materials within [...]

By |July 8th, 2016|Non-Destructive Testing|

Corrosion management in storage facilities

Corrosion control and management is a critical component to the proper operation and maintenance of a number of facilities and structures in the energy industry. Due to the harsh nature of the chemicals, contaminants and corrosive elements in contact with metal tanks, pipelines, terminals, plants and platforms, the chance of degradation is higher when there [...]

NDT methods in nuclear power plants

In a previous post, we discussed how non-destructive testing methods play a vital role in assessing the integrity of concrete structures. NDT methods help identify potential weaknesses or structural deficiencies early so power generation companies can address them before excessive downtime or loss of power generation capabilities occur. Such methods ensure the safety of the power [...]

By |June 23rd, 2016|Inspection, Non-Destructive Testing, Power and Water|
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Computed Radiography

In the inspection industry, ensuring the reliability of equipment and preventing failures through NDE inspections is of the utmost importance to the customer and the inspector. Failures can lead to pre-mature shut-downs, environmental and safety considerations to say the least. The ability to detect defects accurately, timely and safely is a necessity in today’s industries. [...]

By |June 14th, 2016|Non-Destructive Testing|

Making the case for risk-based inspections

For those who work in the oil, gas or other process industries, regulations that ensure safe operation are clear. When operators are working with hazardous materials or work in potentially hazardous conditions, there are extra precautions to take and processes to follow. But when operators are in charge of their company's comprehensive asset integrity management program, they [...]

By |June 8th, 2016|Inspection, Non-Destructive Testing, Oil & gas|

Non-destructive testing helps nuclear plants identify problems with concrete structures

It is imperative for power companies that generate electricity using nuclear fuels perform routine testing on their facilities. Testing helps identify potential weaknesses or structural deficiencies early so that companies can address them before excessive downtime or loss of power generation capabilities occur. In no small measure, testing also ensures the safety of employees. Assessing the integrity of [...]

By |May 26th, 2016|Non-Destructive Testing|
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Evaluating defects using eddy current testing

Eddy current testing is one of the most used techniques of NDT. In many industries, quality control and asset integrity management have become vital to business continuity. Without the ability to test assets to determine the product lifecycle, industrial companies cannot accurately maintain and minimize downtime. Eddy current testing is a mainstay NDT technique and [...]

By |May 18th, 2016|Inspection, NDT, Non-Destructive Testing|
  • Fitness for service in the process industries

Fitness for service in the process industries

There is a common dilemma for engineers in process industries when it comes to flaws in components: "Can I run it? Should I repair? Is it time to retire the component?" Those questions are vital to any asset integrity management program. If an engineer cannot make accurate, honest assessments, it can mean extended downtime, a loss of [...]

By |May 12th, 2016|Industry, Inspection, Non-Destructive Testing|
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Necessary safety precautions at terminal facilities

Terminal facilities play an important role in the storage, transportation and distribution of natural resources. Operators of these terminals must take necessary precautions and perform real-time testing procedures to uncover potential flaws or deficiencies present in production assets before these weaknesses contribute to downtime, spills or other hazards. Depots are typically located in key ports, with multiple distribution networks [...]

By |May 10th, 2016|Inspection, Non-Destructive Testing, Oil & gas|
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What’s at stake: securing world pipelines

Oil, gas, and refined product pipelines are crucial to the world economy and everyday living, so protecting these resources from equipment failure and sabotage is critical. This become mre clear once we consider the lengths of pipelines in countries throughout the world.

By |May 6th, 2016|Non-Destructive Testing|
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