Certified Tank Inspection and Testing Services in Pittsburgh
NDT Tanknicians is an industry leader in storage tank and pressure vessel testing, inspections, and repairs in Pittsburgh and Allegheny County. 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 Steel City is Choosing NDT Tanknicians
The mighty and beautiful City of Bridges is known for its thriving steel industry, but it is also home to a growing petroleum sector. According to the Pennsylvania Department of Health, there are approximately 350,000 conventional oil and natural gas wells and 13,000 unconventional natural gas wells drilled in the state. United Oil Company, Monarch Oil, Highland Milling & Asphalt, and the Pittsburgh Asphalt Company operate in the city, as does the Northeast US headquarters of Chevron Corporation. The Port of Pittsburgh is one of the nation’s busiest ports for domestic trade and the Conway Rail Yard is the nation’s second-largest, enabling the area’s refineries and manufacturers convenient access to the domestic market.
Our customers in Pittsburgh appreciate our commitment to providing expert, high-quality service. We appreciate being able to spend some time in the most livable city in America.
The 1988 Ashland oil spill into the Monongahela River (caused by a failed tank) and the 2022 oil spill along the Allegheny River have emphasized the importance of protecting the region’s natural resources. Our non-destructive tank inspections and repair services help to minimize the possibility of leaks, protecting not only the environment but also the reputation of your business.
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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
PITTSBURGH STORAGE TANK GOVERNANCE
The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection oversees the state’s Storage Tank Program, which was put into place in 1989 through the Storage Tank and Spill Prevention Act. Per the Department of Environmental Protection website:
Specific program responsibilities include the following: tank registration and payment of an annual registration fee, certification of tank handling and inspection individuals and companies, permitting of tanks, establishment of technical and operational standards for aboveground and underground storage tank systems, and procedures for reporting of releases and corrective action by tank owners.
It also oversees the Storage Tank Cleanup Program, which is responsible for:
developing and maintaining regulations, policies, technical guidance, and public outreach programs necessary to remediate releases from storage tanks in accordance with the Clean Streams Law, Storage Tank and Spill Prevention Act and the Land Recycling and Environmental Remediation Standards Act (Act 2).
Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection
Southwest Regional Office (including Allegheny County): (412) 442-4000
Environmental Clean-Up Program: ra-EPEnvirCleanandBr@pa.gov
Other Regional Offices:
Northwest Regional Office: (814) 332-6945
North-Central Regional Office: (570) 327-3636
South-Central Regional Office: (717) 705-4700
Southeast Regional Office: (484) 250-5900
Northeast Regional Office: (570) 826-2511
Regional Permit Coordination Office: (717) 772-5987
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 3 Office
Four Penn Center
1600 JFK Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA 19103-2029
Phone: (215) 814-5000
Fax: (215) 814-5103
Toll free: (800) 438-2474