Non-destructive testing from SGS – ensures the safe and efficient operation of your equipment and assets by detecting defects before they result in severe damage, and assures compliance with international standards.
From construction sites, pipelines and refineries to shipyards and nuclear power plants, you need to monitor and improve the reliability of your processes and equipment. Our non-destructive testing (NDT) services offer you complete or sample examination of your assets, using well-designed procedures and highly trained and certified NDT inspectors. As a result, we can provide you with complete and valuable data, enabling you to make informed asset management decisions.
Why choose non-destructive testing from SGS?
We offer you the most effective NDT methods to investigate the integrity of your equipment and assets. Our comprehensive range of NDT methods can help you:
- Monitor the integrity of your assets using intrusive or non-intrusive methods
- Detect defects and irregularities before they result in severe damage or non-compliance
- Save time and money through fast and effective testing of your assets and equipment at every stage of their lifespan – from manufacturing through to on-site operation
- Ensure safe and reliable operation of your facilities
The expertise, experience and resources to provide you with world-leading non-destructive testing
With a worldwide reputation based on a proven track record, we are the complete and global non-destructive testing provider that you can trust. For your complete peace of mind, our qualified and certified inspectors provide NDT in accordance with international standards. Best of all, with an NDT network stretching across over 40 countries, we can provide world-class non-destructive testing expertise and a local service, close to your operations – wherever and whenever you need them.
Contact us today to find out how our non-destructive testing service can help ensure the safe and efficient operation of your equipment and assets.Email us
Corroscan (932 KB)
Corroscan – Corrosion Mapping
Corroscan is an automated pulse-echo inspection which stores wall thickness measurement data together with their positions by means of a computer.
Digital Radiography (634 KB)
Digital radiography is used to locate, size and monitor corrosion on piping
Fast Corrosion (279 KB)
Fast Corrosion Screening
Learn more about detection of corrosion in inaccessible geometries such as clamps, saddles and pipe supports.
Guided Wave (1026 KB)
Guided Wave Inspection
Advanced corrosion inspection technology for pipelines and process piping.
HELAS (423 KB)
Heat Exchanger Life Assessment System (HELAS)
Remaining life assessment by measuring the depth of corrosion
Hydrogen Induced (392 KB)
Hydrogen Induced Cracking Detection
HICD is used mainly on piping, vessels and heat exchangers in aqueous sulphide environment.
HHA (244 KB)
Hot Hydrogen Attack (HHA)
SGS experts detect hot hydrogen attack degradation utilizing advanced techniques.
Industrial 3D Tomography (227 KB)
Industrial 3D Tomography
3D Tomography adds a new dimension to defect recognition, sizing and characterization
LNG Carrier Cargo Tests (129 KB)
LNG Carrier Cargo Tank Tightness Test
To locate leakages SGS applies methods such as ammonia leak testing, helium leak testing and pressure change measurement testing.
Magnetic Flux Leakage (78 KB)
Magnetic Flux Leakage
SGS applies magnetic flux leakage to inspect the condition of tank bottoms.
Phased Array (396 KB)
SGS applies phased array (PA) in order to reveal defects hidden inside a structure or weld.
RTJ Flange (145 KB)
RTJ Flange Special Ultrasonic Testing
An inspection technique to inspect ring type joint (RTJ) flanges for cracks while in service.
Remote Ultrasonic Inspection (153 KB)
Remote Ultrasonic Inspection
An inspection solutions for difficult-to-access tank walls and roofs and other remote locations.
Remote Visual Inspection (236 KB)
Remote Visual Inspection
For inaccessible areas without disassembling surrounding structures or machinery.
Thermography (261 KB)
Thermography maps temperature differences identifing mechanical, electrical or heating issues.
Time of Flight Diffraction (162 KB)
Time of Flight Diffraction
Time of Flight Diffraction (TOFD) is a widely used ultrasonic technique for flaws detection in welds.
NDT Brochure (500 KB)
Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) Services Brochure
SGS offers a full scope of integrated NDT services around the globe
PMI Brochure (183 KB)
Positive Material Identification
PMI determines the alloy composition, and thus, the identity of materials.
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