November/December 2019 Inspectioneering Journal
Date November/December 2019
Volume  25
Issue 6
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November/December 2019 Inspectioneering Journal Article Index

    November/December 2019 Inspectioneering Journal

    This article wraps up the three part series by combining management systems to work towards the ultimate goal of achieving a defect-free operation in process plants.

    Authors: Satwant Rakhra
    November/December 2019 Inspectioneering Journal

    Much like the equipment and piping they support, structures should be part of a comparable structural integrity (SI) program. This article will examine key components of a comprehensive SI program as an essential companion to an MI program.

    Authors: Joel Andreani
    November/December 2019 Inspectioneering Journal

    This article examines multiple trials that entailed testing robotic systems on different non-magnetic surfaces to identify the feasibility of detecting CUI using robotics in combination with NDE technology.

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    Are you truly prepared for your next Turnaround? Effective work processes are required to successfully plan, manage, review and supervise plant turnarounds. Inspection planning and work scope selection are critical aspects of any turnaround...

    November/December 2019 Inspectioneering Journal

    A cornerstone of Level 1 and 2 metal loss assessment methods in API 579 is the concept of measuring thickness on a grid and constructing a “critical thickness profile.” These concepts are fundamental to Level 1 & 2 assessments in both Parts 4...

    Authors: Greg Garic
    November/December 2019 Inspectioneering Journal

    This article helps shine light on some common industry problems that can occur by having inferior UT procedures and practices, while providing several lessons learned through a case study that resulted in nearly $1 million in turnaround repairs.

    November/December 2019 Inspectioneering Journal

    I have been involved with risk-based inspection and risk-based work process development for much of my career. The one thing I have learned as I’ve walked this path is that the concept of ‘risk’ extends far beyond our industry.

    Authors: Brent Ray
    November/December 2019 Inspectioneering Journal

    This article introduces the P-F Interval and its importance in predictive maintenance, describes methods to detect failures early, and maps out a path to begin an effective Predictive Maintenance program at one’s facility.

    November/December 2019 Inspectioneering Journal

    In this article, Inspectioneering interviews Tye Beard at ASTM, a leading standards organization that develops and publishes consensus standards for the process industries, to discuss the current and future state of industry training.

    November/December 2019 Inspectioneering Journal

    A refinery or process facility FEMI program consists of eight Pillars that are fundamental to achieve FEMI excellence. This article describes these Pillars in detail and suggests what distinguishes good Pillars from those that are less than adequate.

    November/December 2019 Inspectioneering Journal

    Today's operators are implementing a myriad of Mechanical Integrity and Reliability programs to realize greater results from their facilities. However, for each of these programs to be effective, they must be fueled by quality and up-to-date data.

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