Tech Tip: Tanks for Everything

Tech Tip: Tanks for Everything

Inspecting storage tanks, whether they are holding water, fuel, oil, or almost anything else, needs to be done regularly and consistently to monitor for everything from small leaks to catastrophic failures. Steel tanks, in particular, are subject to corrosion, cracking and stress - particularly in and around the welds that hold the sections of the tanks together. A variety of techniques and technologies are regularly used, but remote visual inspection (RVI) and ultrasonic testing (UT) are the primary methodologies.  Enter the MaggUT™ miniature magnetic crawler system. 

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