NDT Services: Transportation

Wire Rope

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

Steel Bridges

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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

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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

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

Dam and Spillway

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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.