Advanced NDT Solutions

Ultrasonic Inspection

Ultrasonic Inspection

Ultrasonic Inspection : Advanced NDT Solutions inspection engineers, provide ultrasonic inspection of welds and material throughout Ireland and to our global clients. Our team has vast experienced and carries out inspections to all international standards. This is done using the most up to date equipment and techniques.

Ultrasonic Inspection technique transmits sound waves into materials and then analyses the reflection of these sound waves. Hence, determining whether they are reflected off the back wall of the material being inspected or off flaws within the material.

Ultrasonic Inspection is a very accurate NDT inspection technique for most material thicknesses. It is especially suited for difficult weld geometries and complex configurations.

With this form of inspection one surface of the material has to be accessible to carry out the inspection. Additionally, in certain instances inspection can be carried out on ‘live systems’ which eliminates the need to shut down plant for inspection.

Furthermore, Ultrasonic Inspection is non-hazardous so can be carried out in conjunction with other operations. Thus, having no requirement to isolate areas for exclusion as is the case with site radiography.

Ultrasonic Inspection is used for thickness measurement and corrosion surveys. It is extensively used on pipe lines in various industries to check for corrosion and erosion in pipe lines.

Advanced NDT Solutions have carried out those inspections in a wide range of industries. We have provided inspection to the oil and gas industry both on shore and off shore. We have a team of specialist Inspection Engineers that can provide the answer to your inspection requirements.

In recent times there has been a move toward improved reliability through traceable means.  To this end Phased Array Ultrasonics and Automated Corrosion mapping have become standard requirements for most facilities. This is were the client is presented with 100% recorded data for all inspections that can be easily stored and available for 3rd party review.  Finally, ANS utilizes the latest Phased Array technology designed by Sonotron NDT. This has superior capability to any other system available on the market today.