FRP Wrap

Inspectioneering Journal articles

NDE Methods for Detecting In-Service FRP Damage September/October 2023 Despite the success of fiberglass reinforced polymers (FRP) in many applications over many decades, there is considerable uncertainty about the capability of aging FRP pressure vessels, piping, and...

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FRP tank inspection program saves $33 million

An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure Time and resources are limited for all companies, no matter how big or small. Simply replacing a 20-year-old FRP tank according to schedule or that you’re not sure about might seem like the right choice. Or, when a piece...

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API 2024 Summit presentations by UTComp

The UTComp team joined industry experts and thought leaders at the American Petroleum Institute (API) 2024 Inspection and Mechanical Integrity Summit, January 23-25 in San Antonio, Texas.  Technical sessions: FRP damage mechanisms and practical inspection techniques...

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UTComp licensee spotlight: Carpathia Consulting

https://youtu.be/Ll7-Nc3J2f0 Other ultrasonic NDT methods no match for UltraAnalytix UTComp’s global network of licensees includes Carpathia Consulting, based in Johannesburg, South Africa. With a background in chemical engineering and more than 20 years of composite...

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UTComp licensee spotlight: RPC Technologies

https://youtu.be/GhqVrKwbs5w UltraAnalytix® NDT a game-changer for Australia’s water industry UTComp’s licensee in Australia, RPC Technologies, is a global leader in the design, engineering and manufacturing of glass reinforced composite (GRP) solutions throughout...

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Non-Destructive FRP Pipe Inspection

Non-Destructive FRP Pipe Inspection

If you want something new, you have to stop doing something old. -Peter Drucker Reliability engineers and industrial facility operators have long struggled with a lack of hard data to accurately assess the reliability of fiber-reinforced polymer (FRP) piping and other...

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UTComp licensee spotlight: Horizon Testing Inc.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m1GQjLk10LY Predicting FRP damage and reducing failures in the pulp and paper industry UTComp’s first licensee, Horizon Testing Inc. of Prince George, B.C., has been part of the UltraAnalytix® team since...

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