Asset Integrity- Evolving Systems for Industrial Plants & Refineries

As industry progresses through technological advancement, some Plants and Refineries, be it chemical, manufacturing, oil or other, have become increasingly complex in design, using more hazardous chemicals and potentially more dangerous processes. Plants that are now 50+ years old still operate using earlier technologies and now, as we see the materials changing in ways that weren’t foreseen, they need a different approach to risk and extending the life of their plant assets. If carried out correctly good Asset Integrity Management [...]

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Training Matters at TesTex NDT

Not all NDT companies are the same. Like many others we have all the latest technologies at our disposal, but what makes us stand out from our competitors? Alongside a reliable service it’s our approach to training and CPD. Our company ethos is to continually develop our staff and service offer. In this way, we often exceed expectations, for example, we’ve developed our own testing equipment and inspection techniques to meet customers’ requirements and have a dedicated Technical Manager in-house. [...]

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Pulsed Eddy Current Technology for Corrosion Under Insulation

When Corrosion Under Insulation (CUI) occurs, it can lead to a loss of primary containment and possible environmental contamination. Unfortunately, the insulation used to optimise the thermal efficiency of the processes involved also makes it extremely difficult to locate the corrosion. In some cases, it may require the shutdown of the process but in all cases it will require the removal of the insulation to look for CUI. Most of the time, this is avoidable if a Pulsed Eddy Current inspection tool is used. A powerful tool for [...]

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TesTex NDT Ltd. UKAS Accreditation

In January 2018, TesTex NDT Ltd., one of the UK’s leading Inspection companies, announces it has been awarded ISO 17020 accreditation as a type “A” body by the United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS) The accreditation certificate No. 9728 demonstrates that TesTex NDT fulfils the requirements of ISO/IEC 17020:2012 standard as a provider of various NDT methods & techniques as described on our Schedule of Accreditation. This prestigious accreditation is an internationally recognised standard and underlines TesTex NDT’s commitment to providing a quality service [...]

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