Risk Based Inspection (RBI)

In partnership with our customers IRISNDT Engineering uses Risk Based Inspection (RBI) to make collaborative risk based decisions. We customize our RBI approach and use a variety of RBI tools  to meet each client’s unique requirements.

IRISNDT conduct RBI’s based on API 580 and API 581 to provide a structured methodology to:

  • Assign appropriate inspection intervals for internal and external inspections
  • Establish process unit and plant turnaround frequencies
  • Determine the most appropriate inspection methods and technologies
  • Develop inspection testing plans

IRISNDT Risk Based Inspection Services include:

  • Development of equipment and piping degradation circuits
  • Development of integrity operating windows
  • Project management and facilitation for RBI
  • Recommendations on the most appropriate on-stream inspection and monitoring technologies
  • Recommendations for the mitigation of degradation mechanisms
  • Development of inspection and test plans


IRISNDT Advantages

  • Customized RBI Approach to provide a range of assessments from high level qualitative analysis to a fully quantitative approach:
  • A semi quantitative RBI using IRISNDT RBI tool
  • A quantitative assessment using API 581 RBI software
  • Support for any customer RBI tool or process
  • RBI services are supported by our technical subject matter experts in materials engineering, corrosion, inspection, and NDT
  • IRISNDT has the risk management expertise to support our customers overall equipment integrity and reliability objectives