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Mechanical Integrity Services

Mechanical Integrity Services

Ensure the Integrity of Your Plant’s Processes

Whether your company is in the petrochemical, pipeline, or food manufacturing industry – ensuring the integrity of your plant’s processes requires a comprehensive program that lets you determine the safety of the processes, schedule maintenance, and determine the remaining service life of operation. TÜV Rheinland provides the service and quality assurance you need to meet industry quality control guidelines. Especially when it comes to tanks and piping.

Our experienced, certified employees are fully qualified to examine and test your plant’s processes, determine an appropriate mechanical integrity program, and give you the resources you need to implement that program. Our on-site inspections provide a full range of non-destructive testing (NDT) methods and services, including:

  • Complete turnaround services
  • Project management
  • Auto-CAD and drafting
  • Ultrasonic tank crawler inspections
  • Positive material identification (PMI)

Benefits at a Glance

With TÜV Rheinland mechanical integrity services, you enjoy long-term cost savings by:

  • Identifying deficient areas
  • Scheduling equipment renewal at or near end of life
  • Preventing catastrophic failures
  • Preventing hazards to employees
  • Preventing heavy OSHA fines and penalties
  • Benefiting from TÜV Rheinland's exclusive, one-stop service

Mechanical Integrity Services

Our experts provide the following quality inspection services:

  • Ultrasonic thickness testing measurements
  • Ultrasonic shear wave flaw detection
  • Magnetic particle examination
  • Dye penetrant examination
  • Visual inspection
  • Radiography
  • Above- and below-ground storage tanks (API 650) inspection
  • On-stream process piping inspection
  • Corrosion surveys
  • Pressure vessel inspection
  • Boiler inspection
  • Positive material identification (PMI)


A typical mechanical integrity implementation includes the following:

  • Identify and list all covered equipment and process piping circuits
  • Complete equipment data sheets
  • Establish field-verified and red-lined piping and instrumentation diagrams (P&IDs)
  • Systematic piping circuitization in line with process streams
  • Create accurate isometric drawings of process piping and equipment
  • Complete a corrosion study to establish failure mechanisms
  • Documented visual inspections
  • Establish inspection and test plans based on equipment type and applicable corrosion mechanisms
  • Produce reports identifying non-conformances and deficiencies
  • Make recommendations to correct identified deficiencies
  • Assist in updating equipment plans by identifying future inspection requirements

Products Covered

The products covered by TÜV Rheinland’s mechanical integrity service include but are not limited to:

  • Process piping
  • Pressure vessels
  • Storage tanks


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