NDT Testing on Mining Piping Systems

Hydraulic, Open Pit and Machine

Non Destructive Testing on

Mining Piping Systems

 

GGS performs non destructive NDT testing on mining piping systems. Our technology reads everything within a wide range of wall thickness and diameter of your on-site distribution piping.

1

No holes in piping insulation.

There is no need for insulation removal or pipe cleaning, we test your pipes as they are.
2

100% Safe.

There is no radiation exposure risk, facility staff can be present during testing.
3

200 Test locations per day.

Rapid scanning allows for optimized productivity and a more thorough evaluation.
4

No accessibility limitations.

All piping in your facility – including congested and suspended – can be accessed and tested.
5

360° Complete coverage.

We read everything in the beam, wall to wall, top to bottom for a complete profile of the pipe.
6

100% Real-time results.

Instant measurements allow for on-the-spot analysis and further investigation of anomalies.

Our Approach

for Mining Piping Systems

GGS understand the characteristics of mining piping systems, how and where damage can occur, and how it progresses over time. This results in an approach that is specific to your environment and testing that is conscious of the functions of your system. Whether you are performing a routine assessment, evaluating for maintenance or need to learn more about suspect areas, our experience ensures pragmatic results.

Erosion

The internal degradation of pipe wall thickness due to high velocity material impacting the pipe. Erosion usually occurs at flow direction changes (such as elbows, tees, and reducers). The impacting material can be solid particulates entrained in a liquid process stream. Or, the impacting material can be liquid droplets entrained in a vapor process stream.

Much of the process piping in mining contains a slurry of water mixed with solid ore particles of various sizes. Some of this pipe is coated with a protective lining. The lining helps absorb the impact of solid particulates with the internal walls of the pipe. However, over time, the protective lining fails. Therefore, the steel underneath will usually erode at a much faster rate than the protective lining.

Reported Conditions

for Mining Piping Systems

Gamma Graphics non destructive testing results in reliable diagnostic data on your mining piping system. We detect and measure the following system components and damage mechanisms present in mining process piping and vessels:

  • Pipe Schedule
  • Pipe Wall Thickness
  • Erosion

Your testing report, which can be used to support multiple facility management initiatives, includes visual, quantitative and qualitative data of each individual scanned location.

Working with GGS →

You can count on our NDT services to be consistent, accurate and efficient.
Reporting →

You will receive actionable data that is easy to understand.
Advantages →

Our testing yields insights that result in powerful benefits.

MECHANICAL INTEGRITY

 

Strengthen Your PSM & RMP Programs

GGS testing of your piping and vessels meets specific requirements set forth by OSHA and the EPA.

 

Learn more about how GGS helps regulated industries meet important compliance requirements.

PSM + RMP Program Support
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Resources for mining piping system managers

Gain insights from field experience stories and articles to learn how to put non destructive testing (NDT) to work for you.

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