Ultrasonic Pipe Testing

technician using an ultrasonic thickness testing gage on a pipe

Applied Technical Services offers various ultrasonic pipe testing to detect defects in a wide range of piping components and materials.  Ultrasonic inspection uses sound reflections in order to determine pipe thickness and to locate defects in welds and materials. ATS performs ultrasonic pipe testing using the latest in ultrasonic technology to ensure accurate and dependable results.

Ultrasonic pipe testing is effective for detecting flaws in piping welds used in many different industries including oil and gas, power generation, pulp and paper, and pharmaceuticals.  ATS’ NDT technicians use this method to find a variety of defects including cracks, corrosion, lack of fusion, lack of penetration, inclusions, and other similar defects that can affect structural integrity. Test results are dependent on the flaw type, size and material being analyzed; however, it is a method that is distinctly repeatable and reliable.  In addition, ultrasonic testing is a portable test that allows for inspecting irregular and large parts, structures and/or components.

Responsive NDT Consultants
  • Ability to inspect surface and subsurface levels
  • Provides both thickness measurement and flaw detection
  • Provides depth and size information
  • Superior depth of penetration
  • Only minimum inspection preparation is required
  • Only single-side access is required
  • Safer and less disruptive than radiography (RT)
  • Rapid results
  • Cost effective
  • Portable
  • Meets regulatory requirements
Ultrasonic Testing Applications
  • Pipes / Tubes
  • Weldments
  • Forgings
  • Castings
  • Bars and Shapes
  • Thickness Measurements
  • Plate Inspection
Certification, Accreditations & Standards
  • ABS
  • API 650, API 653, API 510, API 570
  • SNT-TC-1A
  • CP-189
  • NAS-410
  • ASTM
  • 10CFR50
  • ANSI/ASME
  • NAVSEA
  • NADCAP
  • NQA-1

For over 50 years, ATS has delivered first-rate consulting engineering, testing, and inspection services.  ATS’ inspection services are performed by our certified staff of NDT technicians.  We provide services for a broad range of industry sectors throughout the United States and abroad. Our ultrasonic pipe testing services are offered in our laboratories, field locations or customer sites.  Our labs retain ISO 9001 certification and ISO 17025 (A2LA) accreditation in combination with our quality assurance standards that meet the strictest industry requirements to ensure customer satisfaction.

Contact us today for more information on ATS’ ultrasonic pipe testing.

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