• Thomas R. Hay, Ph.D., P.E

PADEP Aboveground Storage Tank (AST) Inspections

Updated: Feb 27, 2020

PADEP Aboveground Storage Tank (AST) Inspections

TECHKNOWSERV CORP. is a Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (PADEP) Storage Tank Certified Company. TKS is an industry leader in in above ground storage tank testing using Acoustic Emission (AE) technology, Ultrasonic (UT) straight beam and shear wave, and other conventional NDT methods such as Visual Testing (VT) – including Remote Visual Inspection (RVI), Magnetic Flux Leakage (MFL), Magnetic Particle Testing (MT), Penetrant Testing (PT), and Vacuum Box Examination (VB). TKS has an American Society for Nondestructive Testing (ASNT) Level III Certification holder that is also qualified by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (PADEP) to inspect both Aboveground Manufactured (IAM) and Aboveground Field Constructed (IAF) storage tank systems and facilities. The ASNT Level III technician also maintains an American Petroleum Institute (API) 653 Certification, thus developing a compliance for all state and federal regulations in Pennsylvania.