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

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