Case study: UltraAnalytix NDT shows scrubber has 16 years remaining service life Overview UTComp’s global network of UltraAnalytix® licensees includes Denmark-based Nordic Glasfiber. In 2019, Nordic Glasfiber assessed a hydrogen chloride (HCl) scrubber tank at a combined heat-power plant (CHP). … [Read more...] about NDT Case Study: HCl scrubber at a cogeneration plant
UTComp’s UltraAnalytix® NDT system delivers key advantages for FRP testing A variety of non-destructive testing (NDT) and destructive methods can be used to evaluate the condition of equipment made from fiber-reinforced plastic (FRP) and other composite materials. Each approach, when used … [Read more...] about Testing FRP & composite materials: which method is best?
Case study: NDT inspection of FRP vessels for sodium hydroxide storage Overview UTComp and UltraAnalytix® licensee RPC Technologies Pty (RPC) collaborated to evaluate the condition of fiber-reinforced plastic (FRP) vessels at a water desalination facility that turns seawater into potable water for … [Read more...] about Case Study: Inspection of sodium hydroxide storage vessels
UTComp launches new UltraAnalytix® NDT analysis and reporting features UTComp is introducing a new UltraAnalytix® non-destructive testing report format with a material status colour code system that identifies the current condition of fiber-reinforced plastic (FRP) and composite assets and predicts … [Read more...] about UTComp adds new report features for FRP and composites non-destructive testing
UTComp is pleased to announce that RPS Composites has joined the company’s expanding global network of licensees providing UltraAnalytix® inspection services for fiberglass-reinforced plastics (FRP) composite assets. “We’re proud to welcome RPS Composites as a licensee and look forward to … [Read more...] about UTComp announces licensing agreement with RPS Composites
It has now been a full year since words like “COVID,” “pandemic” and “Zoom” became commonplace in our day-to-day language. It has been a hard year for many reasons: seeing the devastation that this virus has brought to family and friends, having to adjust so quickly to new ways of working and living … [Read more...] about Pandemic Pivot: How COVID-19 sparked a year of change and innovation
One of the world’s leading chemical companies turned to UTComp recently for expertise in composite inspection and engineering to assess the condition of an FRP vent stack at a plant in Texas that manufactures chemicals for the agriculture industry. In order to maximize the value and safe performance … [Read more...] about Case Study: Inspection and Engineering Review of FRP Vent Stack
A major Canadian manufacturer of steel products asked UTComp to investigate the condition of an FRP tank used to store spent hydrochloric acid (HCl). The client needed to know whether the straight-sided cylinder made of a vinyl ester / isophthalic polyester composite could be relocated and … [Read more...] about Case Study: Mechanical Integrity and Engineering Review of a Partially Submerged FRP Vessel