Russell NDE:Your World Leader in Ultrasonic Inspection
Thursday, November 26, 2020

Russell NDE:Your World Leader in Ultrasonic Inspection

Russell NDE: Your Ultrasonic Inspection Experts

For over 40 years, Russell NDE technologies has been one of the world’s foremost sources for ultrasonic inspection technologies, servicing clients across both the United States and Canada. As both a manufacturer and distributor of NDE solutions, our team is headquartered in Edmonton, Alberta and specializes in NDE technology that allows for the safe, efficient and reliable inspection of pipes, boilers and more, all with minimal disruption to plant operations. Russell NDE’s products make it easy for clients to evaluate pressure components, identify existing damage and ultimately stop disaster in its tracks before it has a chance to happen.

If you’re looking to extend the life of your pipes and boilers, as well as take proactive inspection measures that prevent costly failures, Russell NDE is here to help. Read on to learn more about the applications and benefits of ultrasonic inspection below!

What is Ultrasonic Inspection?

Ultrasonic inspection refers to a method of non-destructive testing that uses high-frequency sound energy to conduct precise examinations of an object and its materials and make measurements. Ultrasonic inspection can be used for a wide range of applications (more on that below) to detect flaws, make dimensional measurements, analyze material composition, and more.

Wide Range of Applications

As mentioned above, ultrasonic tools can be used for an extensive range of applications, including surveying pipes of different sizes, thicknesses, and purposes. Advantages to using ultrasonic tools include their sensitivity to both surface and subsurface abnormalities, superior depth penetration for flaw detection, pulse-echo techniques require single-sided access only, minimal preparation needs, and, of course, exceptional accuracy.

Russell NDE specializes in the application of ultrasonic inspection equipment for the following purposes:

  • Welds: to detect welding flaws
  • Structural steel and pipes for fatigue crack detection and sizing
  • Storage tank floors from the outside “chime plate” to detect internal corrosion
  • Aircraft components for fatigue and corrosion
  • Pressure vessels and piping for corrosion damage

Ultrasonic Flaw Detectors at Russell NDE

Russell NDE Systems Inc. is proud to distribute ultrasonic flaw detectors and thickness gauges manufactured by industry leaders based in Israel, Russia, Europe, Thailand and North America. We also offer AUT systems such as the AUT 16 32 and provide training in the use and maintenance of these instruments for your convenience. Russell NDE is partnered with many of the leading manufacturers across the globe and stocks a wide variety of instruments and probes in our Edmonton office. Contact our team to learn more about the benefits of ultrasonic inspection, as well as the rest of our service offerings.


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