Standards + Specs

API 510, 570, and 653

API 510, 570, and 653 are standards set by the American Petroleum Institute (API) for the inspection, repair, and maintenance of different types of equipment used in the petroleum and chemical industries. Let's break down each one: API 510: Pressure Vessel Inspection...

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Hardness Testing

Hardness testing is a method used to determine the hardness of a material, which is a measure of its resistance to deformation, scratching, or indentation. This property is crucial in understanding how a material will behave under various conditions, such as pressure,...

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NACE Coating Inspections

NACE (National Association of Corrosion Engineers) coating inspections are a vital part of ensuring the longevity and durability of structures and equipment. Coatings are applied to surfaces to protect them from corrosion, which is the gradual destruction of materials...

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Inspection Plug Materials

Stainless steel and aluminum are popular materials for NDT inspection plugs due to their specific properties that make them suitable for harsh environments. Stainless Steel Plugs Durability: Stainless steel is known for its high strength and durability, which makes it...

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