Consultancy & Inspection

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Consultancy & inspection

Prevention, preparation & follow-up

Inspection While Operating:

  • Endoscopy
  • Thermography
  • Operation Parameters & Analysis

Inspection During Shutdown:

  • Expansion Joints
  • Corner Treatments
  • Unusually Soft or Hollow Sounding Areas
  • Anchors
  • Discoloration
  • Heaving
  • Wear patterns
  • Cracking
  • Corrosion

Elements of a Good Inspection Program:

  • Identification and specification of areas to be inspected
  • Inspection before plant start-up and afterwards on a regular basis
  • Maintenance of records, photos and journal of each inspection
  • Standardized testing
  • Objectivity in analyzing the cause of any failure

Technologies

  • Video Endoscopy: high resolution pictures of the interior of the combustion and high-temperature areas of the plant under normal operating conditions
  • Water-Cooled Endoscopic Camera: for hot room and chimney inspections; allows an assessment of the internal condition during normal operation up to 2.000 °C (3600 ˚F)
  • Thermography: the condition of the refractory lining can be evaluated with a thermographic camera without entering the furnace.
  • Rope Access: expertise and skilled personnel for inspection of tall structures such as chimneys or re-circulation ducts in lignite boilers