TCR Arabia has received a purchase order from SWCC for Condition Assessment of Main Steam Piping. This job is scheduled to start on the 9th October, 2010. TCR is also undertaking the scaffolding and insulation works upon recommendation from SWCC. This order is based on the repair order No. 0680 dated 08/02/1431H regarding rehabilitation and refurbishment of Main steam pipe – phase 1 – Jubail Station.
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TCR Engineering Consulting FZC (UAE) assisted Raysonics Pty at the Sasol Secunda CTL plant Shutdown in August-September 2010. Sasol (NYSE: SSL) is a multinational gas and oil company based in South Africa that produces a wide array of chemical and liquid fuels. Sasol specializes in gas-to-liquid (GTL) and coal-to-liquid (CTL) technologies, which convert natural gas and coal to diesel and other liquid fuels, and it is the largest producer of motor fuels from coal worldwide. The company operates the world's only commercial coal-based manufacturing facility at its Secunda (about 140km from Johannesburg) plant in South Africa. The Synfuels division produces liquid fuel, ammonia, chemical feedstock, sulfur, electricity, and steam. Sasol Secunda CTL is a synthetic fuel plant that uses coal liquefaction to produce petroleum-like synthetic crude oil from coal. It is the largest coal liquefaction plant in the world. TCR provided QA/QC Inspection Engineers and NDT Level II qualified Radiogr…
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TCR Advanced carried out Eddy Current Testing services for Essar Power (India) ltd., Salaya project – Jamnagar. Eddy Current Testing (ECT) is an electromagnetic NDT technique widely used in Power Plants (Nuclear, Thermal, Gas Turbine), Petrochemical, Refineries and other Industries where tubular Heat Exchangers, Coolers, Condensers are provided. The assignment at EPIL – Jamnagar was testing of condenser tubes 0.5mm and 0.7mm thick x 25mm OD x 11820mm long. MOC of the same is Titanium. The inspection was pre-service inspection and was intended to find out surface / subsurface defects on OD & ID.The above test is not a volumetric technique. This is a surface technique and can readily detect very shallow surface defects (fatigue crack, inter-granular stress corrosion cracks etc), sub surface defects (inclusions, voids etc.) within a depth of say 6 mm. It can also identify pitting, cracking, microbiological induced corrosion damage, support wear, erosion etc. and hence is very wi…