RDVI™ Delivers Clear, Concise Visual Data
By: Ron Kessler, Quest Integrity Group
As seen in the May 2013 issue of BIC Magazine. View the article as it was published.
Remote Digital Video Inspection - RDVI™ is the newest advanced inspection service offering from Quest Integrity Group. RDVI enables visual inspection of nearly every plant system and component without confined space entry or costly disassembly. This inspection method utilizes highly skilled and experienced technicians deploying a wide array of video borescopes, remote operated cameras, robotic crawlers and specialized tooling to deliver clear, concise visual data. All RDVI activities are supported with comprehensive detailed reports including all pertinent data points and images to document asset health.
Common inspection types include:
Baseline. Quest Integrity can provide detailed video documentation of welds, components, piping systems and vessels. RDVI baseline exams provide invaluable reference data, enhance construction practices and aid in future troubleshooting.
Troubleshooting. Diagnosing plant ailments can be painstaking and time consuming. RDVI supports cost effective location and isolation of plant anomalies by eliminating or reducing system and/or component disassembly. It also enhances plant troubleshooting efforts in a variety of methods such as verifying mechanical positioning or effective operation, revealing system cleanliness and identifying foreign material.
Outages and turnarounds. Quest Integrity’s RDVI team aids outage and turnaround activities in the following methods:
RDVI is a minimally intrusive visual inspection technique that reveals critical data pertaining to asset health and plant operability. Used in conjunction with preventative maintenance programs and other nondestructive testing methodologies, RDVI supports safe and efficient plant operations and increased productivity.For more information, visit www.QuestIntegrity.com/RDVI or call (855) 630-RDVI (7384).