Certified Tank Inspection and Testing Services in California
NDT Tanknicians is an industry leader in storage tank and pressure vessel testing, inspections, and repairs in California. We go above and beyond to ensure the structural integrity of your tanks, boilers, pressure vessels, and pipelines so that you can enjoy peace of mind.
Increase the longevity of your assets with expert mechanical integrity evaluations and non-destructive testing.
Non-destructive testing (NDT)
OSHA 10, 30 & 40 Approved
API 653, API 510, API 570 & SP0001 Certified
Oil and gas
Industrial Asset Management Made Simple
Our Inspectors are certified ASNT-SNT-TC-1A Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) technicians. Our NDT methods yield in-depth quantitative results, allowing us to calculate corrosion rates and find areas of excessive deterioration. We can then recommend the preventative maintenance needed to mitigate the probability of a hazardous discharge into the environment and avoid more costly repairs later on.
We perform both fixed interval inspections and risk-based inspections to provide insight into the structural integrity of your assets when it is most needed. Our expert API 653, API 510, STI SP0001, and API 570 inspections will uncover exactly how well your tank is holding up, to both outside elements and the product it contains.
OUR NON-DESTRUCTIVE TESTING SERVICES INCLUDE:
- Above Ground & Underground Tank Inspection
- Visual Inspections
- Ultrasonic Testing
- Magnetic Particle Testing / Magnaflux Inspection
- Penetrant Dye Testing
- Vacuum Box Testing
- Radiographic Testing
- Ultrasonic Thickness Testing
- Tank Tightness Testing
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Why The Golden State is Choosing NDT Tanknicians
NDT Tanknicians understand the unique challenges and needs of industrial businesses operating in California. We have worked with companies in most of its major cities, including CITY, CITY, CITY, and CITY. With regional climates ranging from temperate rainforests to Mediterranean zones to arid deserts, both rural and urban storage tanks in the state face a number of weather- and climate-related risks.
California’s thriving industry is served by 11 major ports spanning 1,000 miles of coast, including The Port of Los Angeles and the Port of Long Beach, which are the largest and second-largest sea ports in the country in terms of container cargo handled. While these ports, along with the Port of Oakland and the Port of Hueneme, facilitate global trade of the region’s goods, the salt water of the Pacific Ocean increases the oxidation rates and corrosion of the storage tanks along California’s coast. In addition to non-destructive tank inspections, NDT Tanknicians offers anti-corrosive coating and lining services and expert repair services, allowing you to extend the lifespan of your assets and safeguard against costly premature degradation due to salty sea air.
With a gross state product of $3.3 trillion, California’s economy is the largest sub-national economy in the world and the most prosperous state economy in the USA. Home to a growing population, the state is one of the country’s largest users of energy as well as a major producer. With large crude deposits in the San Joaquin Valley, Central Valley, and the Los Angeles Basin, the state is a major player in the oil industry and home to a number of its largest fields including the Midway-Sunset Oil Field and the Elk Hills Oil Field. Following the 2007 Cosco Busan oil spill in the San Francisco Bay, bills requiring more stringent oversight of California’s oil-producing facilities were passed. We are seriously committed to supporting the safety and structural integrity of your assets.
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- American Society of Non-Destructive Testing (ASNT) SNT TC-1A
- National Association of Corrosion Engineers (NACE) Certified Coating Inspector
- Steel Tank Institute (STI) SP001 AST (Shop Fabricated) Certified
- American Petroleum Institute (API) 653 AST (Field Erected) Certified
- American Petroleum Institute (API) 651 (Cathodic Protection) Certified
- American Petroleum Institute (API) 570 (Pipelines)
- American Petroleum Institute (API) 510 (Pressure Vessel)Certified
We take pride in the certifications we hold and strive to always uphold the high standards of the respected organizations that granted them.
OUR FULL RANGE OF SERVICES
Tank Coatings and Linings
We offer surface preparation and application of interior and exterior anti-corrosive coating systems for a wide range of substrates, including concrete, steel alloys, and plastics.
Repairs, Alterations, and Engineering Repairs
Whether you’re dealing with corrosion, plumbing failure, poor maintenance, dispensing and delivery problems, or unsafe tank conditions, our expert repair services increase the lifespan of your assets.
We have extensive experience and state-of-the-art equipment for cleaning all types of industrial environments, including storage tanks, sumps, separators, and pressurized vessels.
Oil & Gas Refining: Above ground Storage Tanks, Process piping & Pressure vessels
Insulated Asphalt ASTs
Air Receiver Tanks
ENGINEERING & EVALUATION
Mechanical Integrity Evaluation
Non Destructive Testing
Mechanical Integrity Evaluation
Asset Remaining Life
CALIFORNIA PETROLEUM GOVERNANCE
The CAL FIRE-Office of the State Fire Marshal oversees and enforces the implementation of the Aboveground Petroleum Storage Act. Per the Office of the State Fire Marshal:
APSA regulates tank facilities that are subject to the federal Spill, Prevention, Control and Countermeasure (SPCC rule) or tank facilities with an aggregate storage capacity of 1,320 gallons or more of petroleum in aboveground storage containers or tanks with a shell capacity equal to or greater than 55 gallons. APSA also regulates tank facilities with less than 1,320 gallons of petroleum if they have one or more stationary tanks in an underground area (TIUGA) with a shell capacity of 55 gallons or more of petroleum, and, in this case, only the TIUGAs are subject to APSA, although there are exceptions.
Tank facilities must comply with regulations requiring an SPCC Plan (with some exceptions) and tanks with greater than 10,000 gallons of total aboveground petroleum storage capacity must be inspected a minimum of once every three years by the Unified Program Agencies.
Office Of The State Fire Marshal Headquarters
715 P Street
Sacramento, CA 95814
PO Box 944246
Sacramento, CA 94244-2460
Phone: (916) 568-3800
California Environmental Protection Agency
NATIONAL REGULATORY AGENCIES
Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration’s Office of Pipeline Safety (PHMSA)
1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, Washington, DC 20590
Phone: (202) 366-4433
HAZMAT Registration Help Desk: (202) 366-4109
Hazardous Materials Information Center: 1 (800) 467-4922
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
Region 9 Office
US EPA Pacific Southwest, Region 9
75 Hawthorne St.
San Francisco, CA 94105
Southern California Field Office
600 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 940
Los Angeles, CA 90017
Phone: (213) 244-1800
San Diego Border Office
880 Front St., Suite 3210
San Diego, CA 92101
Phone: (619) 235-4765