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Advanced NDT Services

thermography inspection in india
plant asset integrity, fitness for service, ffs, api, india
TCR Engineering Services starts ASNT Level III consultancy in India. ASNT, NDT, Level III, CP-189, certification, training, RBI, construction, defense. TCR ASNT level III consultants currently maintain ASNT level 3 certifications in eddy current, ultrasonics, magnetic particle, thremography, leak detection radiography, and fluorescent penetrant methods. TCR Engineering Services, Material Testing, Laboratory, Outsource Analytical, India



TCR uses thermography tests to find temperature anomalies present in the equipment during their operation. This is based on remote viewing and is a non-contact method of testing. As a recent addition to the NDE,  helicopters may be used for testing in large regions. Any hot object that emits heat radiation is captured with an infrared sensor, which picks up the radiation to form the image of the hot body. The hot and cold regions on the surface can be analyzed for the healthy condition of the object. Thermography is useful in applications such as deposits or blockages in pipelines carrying hot or cold fluids, refractory or insulation deterioration in furnaces, boilers, heaters, converters etc. It is also utilized with Electric sub-stations for control panels, transformers, switchgear etc. for overloading, loose or damaged contacts, Overheated bearings in rotary equipment, e.g. motors, generators, turbines, etc.


Alternating Current Field Measurement (ACFM)

Alternating Current Field Measurement, also known as ACFM is a one-pass method to inspect welds and to locate and size surface breaking cracks. An electromagnetic field is induced into the surface being inspected. When the probe is passed over a surface breaking crack, the electromagnetic field is disturbed allowing detection of the anomaly.  This field is measured using the proprietary software which allows crack depth and length measurements on a real-time basis. Probes of almost any configuration can be customized for nearly any application imaginable. 


Digital Crack detection method covers:


  • More Precise than Conventional methods 

  • High-Temperature Applications 

  • No Recoating required 

  • No Metal Contact required 

  • Sizes Cracks (Length & Depth) Applications 

  • Detects through Coatings, Paint & Scale 

TCR performs ACFM in association with its international partner. This technique replaces conventional dye penetrants, magnetic particle testing and ultrasonic testing for size defects. Applications of ACFM includes: 

  • Structural Welds on Platforms 

  • Structural Welds on Drilling Rigs 

  • Cooling Tower Welds 

  • Compressor Fin Surfaces and Threads 

  • Drill Collar Threads 

  • Pipeline Girth Welds and Supports 
    Pressure Vessel System Welds 



ASNT Level III Consultancy in India

TCR Engineering has a strong advanced NDT inspection team that currently maintain ASNT level 3 certifications in Eddy Current (ET), Ultrasonic Testing (UT), Magnetic Particle Testing (MT), Infrared Thermography (IR), Mass Spectroscopy Leak Testing (MSLT), Radiography (RT), Liquid Penetrant Testing (PT), Visual and Dimensional Evaluation (VT) methods. In addition to this, the team has the capability to undertake projects on Automated Ultrasonic using the Time of Flight Diffraction technique (ToFD). TCR experts are also certified in AWS/CSWIP 3.1 and 3.2 CSWIP Painting inspection. 

All of TCR's ASNT Level III certificate holders have the skills and knowledge to establish techniques, to interpret codes, standards, and specifications, and to prepare or approve procedures/instructions. 

All TCR's NDT inspectors are qualified to meet the requirements of the American Society for Nondestructive Testing Practice SNT-TC-1A as well as CP-189 guidelines. Each non-destructive examination is performed to the requirements of major Codes, including the ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Codes, the ASME/ANSI Codes for Pressure Piping, the American Petroleum Institute Codes, American Welding Society Standards and Aviation/Military specifications.

TCR's strengths in metallurgy combined with advanced NDT services is helping global companies like Shell, Reliance, Saudi Aramco, IOC and BPCL to achieve an increase in plant availability resulting in cost saving, minimizing shutdown time, change in inspection strategies and intervals and improved safety compliance. The TCR team is well versed in reliable assessment and calculation of risk profile of items in a plant based on its "active" and "potential" Damage Mechanisms ensuring that the resulting inspection interval for the item is reliably optimized in a safe and cost-effective manner. 

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