Visual Inspection (VT) is preformed by highly trained inspectors in accordance with industry practices and standards. Our inspectors carry multiple certifications with the American Petroleum Institute (API) API-510, API-570, API-653, including many advanced certifications such as API-571, API-580.
Advantages of Visual Inspection
Cost Effective: Little or no equipment needed. Various simple instruments, such as fillet and contour gauges, are used with visual inspection.
Ideal Start: Perfect first step in the inspection process and can reveal flaws such as surface porosity, undercut, surface cracks and unacceptable bead contour.
Instant Feedback: Visual inspection must be performed by a certified individual before, during and after welding.