This project was done to verify for the Oil Refinery that the UTComp® System is an effective and efficient method of evaluating the fin fan blades. This will provide the Owner with a procedure to assess the structural condition and remaining service life of the Fin Fan fleet by completing … [Read more...] about Can an in-service composite Fin fan blade be inspected?
Today at the Offshore Technology Conference in Houston, Jo Anne Watton will be speaking at 10:30am in the Canadian Trade Commission Presentation Theatre (Stand #1125). She will cover composite asset reliability for Offshore Oil & Gas production. View her presentation here. For further … [Read more...] about Offshore Technology Conference 2019
Safety is paramount on offshore platforms. If there is any doubt on integrity of safety equipment, drastic protocols are in place but at the expense of production. UTComp made an emergency visit to an offshore platform in the North Atlantic to investigate a downed PROD boom. The results were … [Read more...] about Case Study: Critical Offshore PROD boom
Tank Inspections offers UltraAnalytix Inspection in the UK. A thorough inspection based on the UltraAnalytix technology and their experience in manufacturing GRP tanks is what sets them apart. Learn more about them here. … [Read more...] about Licensee spotlight: Tank Inspections
UTComp Inc is pleased to announce that UltraAnalytix™ technology is now available to Australia, New Zealand and South East Asia through our newest licensee, RPC Technologies! UTComp’s CEO Jo Anne Watton, is currently in Australia training RPC personnel, and is elated to have Australia on their … [Read more...] about UTComp announces licensing agreement with RPC Technologies
SABIC approves UltraAnalytix™ inspection UTComp’s UltraAnalytix™ method for non-destructive, non-intrusive evaluation of fiber-reinforced plastic (FRP) industrial assets has been approved for use by all SABIC facilities and affiliates. UTComp, AXIS Inspection and SABIC held an FRP technology … [Read more...] about SABIC approves UltraAnalytix™ inspection
Geoff Clarkson, President and CEO of UTComp, is featured in an article about the "new possibilities" and potential applications for FRP and other composite materials in Composites Manufacturing, the official publication of the American Composites Manufacturers Association. In the article, Beyond … [Read more...] about UTComp featured in ACMA’s Composites Manufacturing publication
Preventing failures and optimizing the service life of any structure is the result of a balance between the service loads applied and the actual capacity of the structure. This is the basis of Fitness for Service or Suitability for Service evaluation. Failure modes relate only to the way that … [Read more...] about Damage mechanisms in FRP