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NDT.net Issue - 2013-07 - NEWS
NDT.net Issue: 2013-07
Publication: e-Journal of Nondestructive Testing (NDT) ISSN 1435-4934 (NDT.net Journal)

TÜV Rheinland Expands Mobile Radiography Capabilities

TÜV Rheinland Industrial Solutions10, Boxborough, MA, USA

Company Increases Radiography Fleet to 12 Units, Offers Convenient, Cost-Effective & Fast Inspections

Aliquippa, Penn. and Caledonia, Mich., June 10, 2013 – TÜV Rheinland Industrial Solutions (TRIS), a full-service inspection, testing and certification company, has expanded its mobile radiography capabilities, bringing its fleet of inspection trucks to 12. The mobile trucks are versatile, can go out to remote terrains and offer convenient on-site inspections of welded material and castings, including piping systems, tanks, pressure vessels and steel bridge components.

TRIS increased its capabilities as radiography tests are in high demand by companies seeking to ensure the structural integrity and safety of equipment and infrastructure. Mobile units provide an entire range of services right at the job site, saving the customer transit costs and offering a fast set-up and results.

The new units run off inverters and converters and AC power, without the need for generators, helping the company transition to a more eco-friendly fleet. Additionally, they are completely insulated and leak-proof, and highly chemical- and weather-resistant, and a new system dries the film in under 20 minutes, speeding up handling and reporting.

TÜV Rheinland’s employees have extensive training and experience in radiation inspection. All radiographers are certified in accordance with The American Society for Non-destructive Testing (ASNT) or EN (European Norms) standards and provide films and readings quickly and accurately using state-of-the-art equipment. For more information about TRIS services, visit www.tuvris.com.

About TÜV Rheinland Industrial Solutions
TÜV Rheinland Industrial Solutions, Inc. is a full-service inspection, testing and certification company providing both field and laboratory inspection services, including all NDT methods, QC/QA functions, and material testing. A subsidiary of TUV Rheinland North America, TÜV Rheinland Industrial Solutions, Inc. laboratory and field services are ISO 17025 accredited, and its mechanical laboratory services are both Nadcap and ISO accredited. For more information, visit www.tuvris.com.

About TÜV Rheinland
Founded in 1872, TÜV Rheinland is a global leader in independent testing, inspection, and certification services, ensuring quality and safety for people, the environment and technology in nearly all aspects of life. The company maintains a presence in 500 locations spanning 65 countries, employs 17,000 people and has an annual revenue of $2 billion (€1.5 billion). TÜV Rheinland inspects technical equipment, products and services, oversees projects and helps to shape processes for a wide variety of companies through its worldwide network of approved labs, testing facilities and education centers. Since 2006, the company has been a member of the United Nations Global Compact to promote sustainability and combat corruption. For more information, visit www.tuv.com/us.

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