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Industrial and environmental inspection, vendor inspection, technical assistance, non-destructive testing (NDT) and technical staffing for all type of industries.
Multidisciplinary laboratories.Testing and engineering for product development. Conformity testing and product certification. SYSTEMS CERTIFICATION.
Statutory vehicle inspection services and emission & gas testing solutions worldwide.
Design, engineering, testing and homologation services for the automotive industry worldwide.
Applus+ is a leading global supplier of NDT services. One of its unique inspection methods offered is the RTD INCOTEST™ system (INsulated COmponent TESTing).
RTD INCOTEST™ is a fast, accurate and reliable way of surveying ferrous pipes and vessels through their thermal insulation. RTD INCOTEST™ does not disturb insulation or coatings and provides accurate results through aluminum, stainless or galvanized steel claddings up to 200mm thickness. Furthermore, insulation may be hot or cold (-150°C to +500°C), wet, rough, encrusted, irregular, heterogeneous, or even wire mesh.
Through its excellent repeatability, RTD INCOTEST™ is ideally suited for baseline and periodic monitoring services.With the high interest in this and other unique Applus+ inspection methods around the Middle East, it has provided an excellent opportunity to carry out demonstrations of our advanced inspection equipment to potential interested parties in the oil & gas sectors. Particularly concentrating on the RTD INCOTEST™ system.
Such a demonstration was organized at the Equate site office in Kuwait, where we carried out a working demonstration of the RTD INCOTEST™ system to Equate representatives. As well as this, a demonstration and lunch was put on at the Rotana Hotel. Representatives from KOC, Equate and Stork were invited. A large turnout of over 30 representatives attended the event. A working demonstration of RTD INCOTEST™ was also shown to the attendees, along with other Applus+ advanced inspection methods. Many questions and queries were answered during these demonstrations and the attendees received some excellent first-hand experience.
In addition, we also carried out a demonstration and trial inspection at GASCO in Ruwais (UAE) and their response to the trial inspection was highly welcomed.