NDT Services: Steel Cylinder Inspection and Tube Trailer Recertification

Tube Trailer Recertification

TKS recertifies DOT 3A, 3AA, 3AX, 3AAX and 3T trailer1cylinders using acoustic emission in lieu of hydrostatic testing. TKS’ U.S. DOT special permit # 14584 allows for AET on DOT 3A, 3AA, 3AX, 3AAX and 3T cylinders.

SCBAs

During our hydrostatic test, the SCBA cylinder is examined to ensure it can safely hold its rated pressure. This regular testing is crucial because SCBA cylinders, or any compressed gas cylinder for that matter, can rupture if there’s degradation in structural integrity.

High Pressure Component Maintenance

TKS provides visual, hydrostatic, ultrasonic, and acoustic emission testing  in accordance with ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code, Nondestructive Examination Guidelines and American Petroleum Institute API 510 Code – In-service Inspection of Pressure Vessels.

Steel Cylinder Inspection

TKS routinely provides testing services on steel pressure vessels made to ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code (BPVC) during fabrication and in-service

Receiver Inspections

TKS provides visual, hydrostatic, ultrasonic, and acoustic emission testing  in accordance with ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code, Nondestructive Examination Guidelines and American Petroleum Institute API 510 Code – In-service Inspection of Pressure Vessels.

Composite Wrapper Cylinder

TKS provides visual, hydrostatic, ultrasonic, strain gaging and acoustic emission testing of composite wrapped steel cylinders used for compressed natural gas (CNG) storage.  

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Areas We Cover

With our HQ based in State College, Pa  we cover inspections all over the USA, while also servicing international inspections , including but not limited to:

Egypt

Turkey

Indonesia

Canada


Argentina


Mexico


Dominican Republic

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