Corrosion Surveys of NPS 6 and Smaller Lines with High Production Digital Radiography

If you oversee piping systems, and are interested in keeping your piping systems reliable, read Chris Bishop’s and Ana Benz’s article on corrosion surveys in the July/August issue of Inspectioneering. Inspectioneering has generously allowed us to make the article available for free – just click here. The article highlights the value of today’s digital radiography […]

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ASME B31.3 Process Piping Code Changes

Important Code Changes.  Our IRISNDT Engineering group highlights changes to the 2020 edition of ASME B31.3 Process Piping Code, to be enforced in the next year, which will impact fabricators and owners of existing piping: Until now, weld metal deposits needed impact test qualifications at minimum design metal temperature (MDMT) of -29°C (-20°F) or lower. […]

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IRISNDT acquires Altura Wind Services

  HOUSTON, June 29, 2021 – IRISNDT is pleased to announce the acquisition of Altura Wind Services LLC.  Altura Wind Services has served the wind power market nationwide since 2001, offering a wide array of inspection, cleaning, and maintenance services to a diverse base of renewable and energy customers. IRISNDT (www.irisndt.com) is a privately-owned NDT, […]

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International Pressure Equipment Integrity Association (IPEIA) 2018 Conference

      IRISNDT had a large presence at the IPEIA 2018 Conference. We: 1.  Held the workshop “Identifying Corrosion Under Insulation on Aging Plant Piping – Where to Start?” Michael Townsend, from IRISNDT’s New Orleans office, presented to a packed room (even the standing room was full!). The presentation covered the steps to inspect […]

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The essential role of non-destructive testing in evaluating stainless steels and corrosion resistant alloys – an interview with Ana Benz, Chief Engineer at IRISNDT

Nondestructive testing (NDT) or nondestructive evaluation (NDE) encompasses a wide group of analysis techniques to evaluate the properties of a material, component or system without causing any damage to the original material. Many industries, such as the oil & gas and petrochemical sectors benefit from having project materials, like stainless steel and corrosion resistant alloys […]

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IPEIA Conference March 1 – 3, 2017 – Banff

Please visit us at Booth 47 during the 2017 IPEIA Conference in Banff, Alberta Canada from MARCH 01 – 03, 2017. We have the following events planned: • At 10 A.M. on Wednesday March 01st we are cohosting with the Wood Group “THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE UGLY OF TURNAROUNDS AND CONTRACTOR USAGE.” • […]

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IRISNDT joins SPRINT Robotics

IRISNDT is pleased to announce that we have signed on as a participant in the SPRINT Robotics Collaborative. IRISNDT is additionally pleased to announce that Dr. Eric Sjerve, IRISNDT’s Chief Technology Officer, has been appointed Chairman of the North American Chapter of the SPRINT Robotics Collaborative. From the SPRINT Robotics website: “The SPRINT Robotics Collaborative […]

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Spectrometer Material Analysis

Our recently acquired Oxford Foundry Master Pro optical emission spectrometer provides precise material identification. This includes trace analysis of important elements such as nitrogen in steel and phosphorus in aluminium. With our three trained IRISNDT technicians, we are able to provide accurate and repeatable analysis of metal samples including grade determination for ferrous and non-ferrous […]

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