Payment & Shipping Terms:
|Coverage Area:||All Area In China||Inspection Arrangement:||Any Time On Call|
|Inspector Experience:||At Least 5 Years QC Field||Personnel Qualification:||As Required|
|Inspection Report:||English Inspection Report||Products:||Pressure Vessel|
Qualified inspector for pressure vessel inspection with fast report
Shell plates are to be dimensionally checked (including diagonals for squareness) before rolling to curvature.
All shell plates to be inspected and dimensionally checked after rolling to curvature.
Checking Material Test Certificates and ensuring that all shell plates are clearly stamped with the cast and plate number, so that they can be identified against the relevant test certificates
Checking Material Test Certificates for roof and bottom plates
Selection of the spot radiographs, penetrant & magnetic particle test as per codes
Reviewing of radiographs
On completion of inspection of shell plates ensuring that the Vendor provides a chart giving all plate numbers, tier by tier
Inspection of fabrication of all fabricated fittings. This is to include checking of material test certificates
Inspection of tank gauging equipment
For shop fabricated tanks, witnessing hydrostatic tests to applicable standards
Checking welding material electrodes
General Codes of Practice
|ASME: American Society of Mechanical Engineers||ASME V111 Div. 2.2 Construction/Design Boiler pressure Vessels|
|API: American Petroleum Industry||API 510 Pressure vessel inspector certificate|
|BS: British Standards||BS EN 10204 Types of inspection documents|
|PED: Pressure Equipment Directive. (Europe)||EN 13445 Pressure Equipment Directive (97/23/EC)|
|ISO 9001: 2008||Quality Management System|
2. Inspector requirement of pressure vessel
The following are considered requirements for the qualification of Inspectors for Storage tank fabrication and erection:
API Cert 653 ASME: Valid for 2014 Storage Inspector Certification examination
A minimum of five years’ experience in Manufacturing and Erection of Storage tanks
CSWIP 3.1 Welding Inspector (or equivalent
ASNT Level II in Ultrasonic, Radiographic and Magnetic Particle NDT Methods.
Full awareness of the Codes of Practice used in the Industry (i.e. API 650,620 etc.)
Note: these requirements are subject to a Client's particular needs, and may vary depending on the Client’s Purchase Order and Contract
3. Why use INF pressure vessel inspection services
INF have provided pressure vessel inspection services to many leading oil&gas company, EPC and trading agent, such as: KNPC, Shell,TR, GE, Exxonmobil, Samsung, and so on.
Our inspection step through most pressure vessel manufacturers in china. And most of our inspector have working experience in these factories.
4. International standards for pressure vessel inspection services
API 650:2013 Welded tanks for oil storage
API 620:2013 Design and Construction of large welded, low-pressure storage tanks
API 575:2005 Guidelines and methods for inspection of existing atmospheric and low-pressure Storage tanks
API 12F: 2009 Specification for shop welded tanks for storage of production liquids
BS EN 146201: 2006 Design and manufacture of site built, vertical, cylindrical flat bottomed steel tanks for the storage of refrigerated liquid gases with operating temperatures between 0°C and -165°C
Part 1: General
Part 2: Metallic components
Part 3: Concrete components
Part 4: Insulation components
Part 5: Testing, Drying, Purging and Cool down.
ASTM A283/A283M:2012 Standard specification for low and intermediate tensile strength carbon steel plates
ASTM A786/A786M: 2009 Standard specification for hot-rolled carbon, low-alloy, high-strength, low-alloy and alloy steel floor plates
API Specification for line pipe *** ISO adoption from ISO 3183:2007
BS EN 14015:2005 Specification for the design and manufacture of site built, vertical, cylindrical, flat-bottomed, above ground, welded, steel tanks for the storage of liquids at ambient temperature and above.
EEMUA 159:2005 Users' guide to the inspection, maintenance and repair of aboveground vertical cylindrical steel storage tanks (vol. 1 & 2)
SIS 05.59.00 Swedish standard. 1967 Pictorial Surface Preparation Standard for Painting Steel Surface
|Pre-Shipment Inspection (PSI)
Production Monitoring (PM)
During Production Check (DUPRO)
Initial Production Check (IPC)
Lab test witness
Daily, weekly, monthly or per customer requirement
English report or per customer request
Report will be submitted within 48 hour after inspection finished
5. Our advantages
To ensure the quality and delivery of the valve to customers, INF provide professional pressure vessel inspection services, all quality assurance inspector are with at least 5 years related working experiences in pressure vessel industry and all requested qualification like NDE, ASNT.
Our pressure vessel inspection services network cover most area of china, inspector can attend the inspection upon customer's notification within 24 hours.
Professional pressure vessel inspection services team:
-At least 5 years working experiences in industry QC field
-Personal Qualification as required
-English speaking and writing skill
Please include following information in your inquiry: your company name, project background, product type, applicable standard/specification, inspection date, duration, number of inspectors, factory's location.