A River Runs through it

#IPEIA –Pressure Equipment Reliability needs the Collective Knowledge of the Community While viewing the excavation shown in the picture, I noticed water gushing out several feet beneath where I was standing. Asking the site personnel, I found out that the water was from an intermittent underground stream, which may be why the flow was not […]

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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 is preparing for commercial robotic internal pressure vessel inspections in 2017 – Dr. Eric Sjerve

Dr. Eric Sjerve from IRISNDT is chairing Sprint Robotics North America (SRNA), a group with the goal of speeding up the implementation of robotic inspection and maintenance solutions for capital intensive industries. This end-user based group is now testing robotic inspection and maintenance solutions in real-world conditions. The group chose the Disaster City test facility […]

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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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WITNESSED NDE Examination Procedure Demonstration – Ultrasonic Phased Array Examination of Welds in Pressure Equipment

Our AUT personnel demonstrated IRISNDT’s Ultrasonic Phased Array Examination of Welds in Pressure Equipment (Procedure #22.6) to ABSA in February 2015. The IRISNDT procedure demonstration documentation in accordance with ASME Section V requirements for Phased Array Weld Examinations is one of the first of a kind given in Alberta. Congratulations to Wes Weber, James Yakemchuk […]

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