NDT Services: Transportation

Wire Rope


TKS provides magnetic flux leakage, ultrasonic, acoustic emission, and visual inspection services on wire rope and steel bridge cables. 

Steel Bridges


TKS specializes in the nondestructive testing of fracture critical bridge components including eye bar pins, trunnion shafts, guide rollers, link pins, and bearing pins in steel bridges.

Rail Flaw Detection


TKS’ long range ultrasonic technology (LRUT) for rail inspection is designed to be retrofitted onto Hy-Rail vehicles.

Bridge Pile

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TKS has developed innovative ultrasonic technology to inspect underwater or underground bridge and sheet pile without the need for divers or excavation.  

Thermite Weld Inspection

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Comprehensive testing services for assuring quality of welds of all types of rails manufactured to current AREMA specifications. 

Reinforced Concrete Inspection


NDT techniques to concrete: GPR, impact echo testing, half cell potential testing, Schmidt hammer testings, and Eddy current testing.

Dam and Spillway


Dams are complex structures that require frequent inspection by experts to ensure safe and uninterrupted service.  TKS performs inspection of spillway gates and other dam apparatus using a variety of NDE methods.