Inspecting CUI Systems with Equipment in Service

From JPCL, March 2019

By Peter Bock, Performance Polymers Americas LLC

Traditional methods of in-service inspection of CUI coating systems are extremely expensive, difficult and usually unsatisfactory. However, several recent technological developments have helped improve the accuracy and efficiency of in-service inspection of CUI systems. This article describes the use of thermal imaging, buried self-powered transducers, high-efficiency blanket insulation and more, allowing cost-effective and more frequent inspection of larger percentages of CUI coatings than was possible in the past....

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Tagged categories: Coating inspection; Corrosion Under Insulation (CUI); Inspection equipment; Insulation; Peter Bock; Quality Control

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