API 510 Pressure Vessel Inspection

API 510 Pressure Vessel Inspection

API 510 covers the inspection, repair, alteration, and rerating activities for pressure containing vessels as well as the pressure relieving devices that protect the equipment covered in the code. This code is applicable to refining and chemical processing plant equipment as well as the equipment from other industrial and manufacturing companies. If the equipment is in-service and stamped with an ASME “U” stamp, then the equipment was constructed to ASME Sec. VIII Div. 2 and is covered under API 510.

Equipment Covered 

    • Towers
    • Drums
    • Shell & Tube Heat Exchangers
    • Air-Cooled Exchangers
    • Bullet Tanks
    • Sphere Tanks
    • Horton Sphere (Spheroid) Tanks
    • Flare Stack
    • Filters
    • Knock-Out Pots

Services Offered

  1. External Visual Inspection
  2. Internal Visual Inspection
  3. On-Stream in lieu of Internal Inspections
  4. Ultrasonic Flaw Detection
  5. Ultrasonic Thickness Testing (UTT)
  6. Magnetic Particle (MT) and Dye Penetrant (PT) Testing
  7. Positive Material Identification (PMI)
  8. Corrosion Under Insulation (CUI) Inspection
  9. Leak Testing
  10. Leak detection
  11. Repair and alteration Inspection
  12. Corrosion rate and remaining life evaluations
  13. Fitness for Service (FFS) Evaluations
  14. Risk Based Inspection (RBI)
  15. Vendor Surveillance and Shop Audits
  16. Inspection Work Plan (IWP) Development and Execution
  17. Mechanical Integrity Program Development, implementation and sustainability
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