A lot of minds have been put to work to try and solve this problem, and engineering technologies have been developed to protect metal pipelines from deterioration: external urethane coatings, epoxy coatings and cathodic protection are just a few tools in the arsenal of the pipeline industry to preserve their assets.
Russell NDE will be partnering with Acuren and Imperial/Esso to conduct an inspection of the legs of their gas storage spheres in Edmonton. We will be using our bracelet probe and a customized Inuktun crawler to complete this project.
Russell NDE was hard at work in June conducting a special NDE project in Colson Cove, NB. We were hired to inspect boiler tubes in a power generation station. We used our Ferroscope and E-PIT probe to conduct the inspection for New Brunswick Power.
Russell NDE employees frequently work in remote or industrial areas. Working in these places doesn't come without risk. Russell NDE understands that it's imperative we have an effective plan and a culture that ensures our employees remain safe on the job.
Carbon steel tubing is frequently found in boilers and heat exchangers.