May/June 2017 Inspectioneering Journal
Date May/ June 2017
Volume  23
Issue 3
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May/June 2017 Article Index

Avoiding Corrosion Related Leaks in Processing Facilities
May/June 2017 Inspectioneering Journal
By David E. Moore at Becht Engineering, PONO Division

Read a firsthand account of how organizing Process, People, Plant, and Performance can reveal breakdowns in your corrosion management practices and drive down corrosion related leaks.

Risk Based Methodology for Industrial Steam Systems
May/June 2017 Inspectioneering Journal

Steam systems account for almost a third of the energy used in industrial applications for product output. Maintaining their integrity and efficiency is vital. Learn how an effective risk-management process aids in the optimization of these critical assets.

The Power of Proper Post-Weld Heat Treatment
May/June 2017 Inspectioneering Journal
By Marc McConnell, P.E. at Versa Integrity Group, and Tracey Maloney at Versa Integrity Group

The "simple" process of PWHT is more complicated than it may appear at first glance. Knowledge of the procedures, attention to details, and actual experience are indispensable in preventing failures caused by improper PWHT.

The Role of AIM in an Asset’s Lifecycle
May/June 2017 Inspectioneering Journal
By Hossam Aboegla at Lloyd's Register Energy

Asset integrity and life cycle management are unique but intertwined concepts. The dynamic process between these principles has a significant impact on the lifecycle of individual assets and, therefore, the integrity of an entire plant.

Fixed Equipment Mechanical Integrity (FEMI) Resources – Past vs. the Present
May/June 2017 Inspectioneering Journal
By John Reynolds at Intertek

35 years ago, an inspection supervisor, some inspectors, and a project engineer could cover an entire refinery. So why are so many more mechanical integrity resources needed today?

CML Optimization: Effective and Efficient Coverage and Placement
May/June 2017 Inspectioneering Journal
By Ryan Myers at PinnacleART, and Brian Marino at PinnacleART

Effective condition monitoring location selection is a key component of a best-in-class mechanical integrity program. Learn how moving beyond traditional qualitative approaches to optimized CML selection can reduce risk and maximize the value of each inspection.

Novel Inspection System Aligns FRP and Metallic Asset Management Approaches
May/June 2017 Inspectioneering Journal
By Geoff Clarkson at UTComp, Inc.

Discover a new ultrasonic inspection approach that provides quantified mechanical integrity and conservative remaining service life information on fiberglass reinforced plastic equipment.

Risk: An Ever Present Challenge
May/June 2017 Inspectioneering Journal
By Mike Asquini at T.A. Cook

Risk is an inherent aspect of asset management. Unfortunately, controlling it is easier said than done. Risk must be managed beginning with the initiation of a project and lasting until completion. How can one implement a reliable risk management program while balancing organizational demands?

Pay Attention to the Condition of Your Passive Fire Protection and the Potential Risk It Hides
May/June 2017 Inspectioneering Journal
By Justin Nickel at PK Technologies

Are you giving CUF the attention it deserves? Learn the vital role fireproofing plays in maintaining the integrity and reliability of what it protects as well as what's needed for managing potential CUF issues.

Vanta XRF Analyzer: Redefining PMI, Ruggedness, and Ease of Use
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The Vanta handheld XRF is Olympus’ first full spectrum PMI analyzer that is IP65 rated and drop tested. The analyzer provides accurate, repeatable material chemistry and alloy grade matching in as little as 1–2 seconds. Operation is simple with an intuitive touch screen and swipe interface. Optional Wi-Fi, with the Olympus Scientific Cloud, provides seamless connectivity for efficient data and fleet management.

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