ASNT-certified inspection for FRP composite reliability
UltraAnalytix® by UTComp is the world’s only proven NDT method for reliable, safe, cost-effective inspection of fiber-reinforced polymer composite equipment.
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Do your FRP assets have 3 days or 30 years of remaining service life?
Get the data you need for proactive service-life forecasting and safe, reliable operations.
With UltraAnalytix NDT inspection, you’ll know what assets to repair or replace, and when. Plan with confidence, save on asset replacement, ensure safety and increase plant efficiency with the world’s first predictive maintenance system for FRP equipment.
No need to cut holes and repair assets
Minimizes confined space entry for worker safety
Inspect while operating in under an hour
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15 years of reliable, repeatable results for 200+ industry leaders
Predictive maintenance delivers a minimum 10x return on investment
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FRP Fitness for Service
Fast, reliable, cost-effective NDT inspection of all your FRP composite industrial equipment, including piping, storage vessels, ducting, scrubbers, vent stacks, fan impellers, FRP wrapping repairs and more.
Phosphoric acid plant pipeline
UTComp examined over five kilometres of side-by-side piping at a phosphoric acid plant ahead of a planned facility expansion.
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Hydrochloric acid service
Inspection of a tank used for HCL service for decades determines the strength of the FRP in the tank, the condition of the corrosion barrier, and structural data on repairs.
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FRP wrap inspection
UltraAnalytix NDT quickly and accurately measures the thickness of FRP wrap and the quality of the bond on corroding steel pipes at a major petrochemical facility.
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“In an industry that struggles to find a way to reliably test the condition of FRP equipment, UTComp brings credibility and integrity to lifecycle management for anything made of FRP.”
“UTComp System has developed a repeatable and reproducible non-destructive and non-intrusive ultrasonic method to inspect the fiber-reinforced polymer (FRP) composite structures.”
George Z.H. Zhu
Department of Earth and Space Science and Engineering
“For Cargill, the ultrasonic inspection is a proven technique that is used worldwide. In the factories in Sas van Gent and Bergen op Zoom over one hundred plastic tanks are successfully inspected. ”
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“The development of ultrasound inspection methods to inspect FRP has allowed our company to monitor equipment degradation with time and make long-term plans for repair and replacement.”
Yanick Bayard, PE
Rio Tinto Fer et Titane
““The innovative signal analysis software developed by UTComp provides thorough information about the thickness, strength, defects and corrosion barrier of FRP pipes.”
Ahmed Arabi Hassen, PhD
Materials Processing & Applications Development (MPAD) Center, University of Alabama at Birmingham
“The signal analysis conducted by UTComp provides unique defect detection and sensitivity for a range of structural thicknesses, with advantages of single side access. I would highly recommend the UTComp system to industry users.”
Uday K. Vaidya, PhD
Dep of Mechanical, Aerospace and Biomedical Engineering
WRC Bulletin 601 provides technical background and validation for quantitative non-destructive testing methodology for FRP composite equipment Cambridge, Ontario, Canada May 30, 2023 — A new Welding Research Council (WRC) Bulletin, authored by UTComp founder...
“How do we create the fitness-for-service curve for FRP composites like we have for steel?”
Geoff Clarkson first asked that question in 2000, after finding a consistent gap in reliability support for end users of fiber-reinforced polymer (FRP) equipment.
UTComp founder and CTO Geoff Clarkson provided best practices for assessing fitness for service of fiber-reinforced polymer (FRP) equipment in a talk at The Chlorine Institute’s industry consortium meeting in San Antonio, Texas Sept. 13, 2022. The CI meeting is a key...