As plastic materials are frequently used for the storage and processing of corrosive liquids, such as strong acids, the consequence of a failure can be devastating.
Non Destructive Testing (NDT) is a requested tool in inspecting tanks and pipes made of glass-fibre reinforced material. Up until now, NDT-methods for field use have not been fully developed for adequate precision. Inspecta has developed procedures for several testing methods of Glass Fibre reinforced laminates:
The NDT inspection of welds and joints is also a major concern for ensuring quality and safety of newly commissioned plants before taking over the ownership from a site contractor.
NDT is a required part of the inspection.