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May 2016 Blog

Announcing Our New International Partnership with Sonotest

ScanTech has built itself up from a small business to an international company offering a range of services for troubleshooting processes at refineries and plants as well as offshore platforms. Our reach is now global, with teams operating on 6 continents! We are proud to add another international partnership to our company with Venezuelan company [...]

By |May 16th, 2016|Creative, Design, Gamma Scans|0 Comments

Gamma Scans for Auxiliary Vessels: Winning the Numbers Game

How we diagnose issues in your smaller vessels quickly and conveniently Gamma scanning is used across multiple industries as a non-intrusive way of discovering the contents of closed vessels. In our industry, it is necessary to find a method that not only helps reveal what is happening inside of a vessel, but can do it [...]

By |May 5th, 2016|Gamma Scans|0 Comments

Which Problems Can Gamma Scans Detect?

ScanTech uses gamma ray technology to detect a wide range of issues in packed trays, towers, and other equipment. By using this technology to peer inside of the mechanisms, we can gain insight into the nature of the issues inside without having to use invasive methods. There are a number of problems that can lead [...]

By |April 28th, 2016|Gamma Scans|0 Comments

What is Neutron Backscatter Technology?

Exciting advances in science have given us unprecedented abilities to peer inside trays, towers, and tanks to obtain readings without disturbing the equipment. Neutron backscatter technology from ScanTech can help you determine a number of important readings quickly and conveniently. Our NuScan technology was developed in-house, and we now offer it to our clients around [...]

By |February 19th, 2016|Gamma Scans|0 Comments

Common Misconceptions about Gamma Scans

Gamma scans are a powerful tool that we use to evaluate the operating characteristics inside of trayed or packed towers. This primary investigative tool in diagnostics obtains valuable information that cannot be obtained in any other way. Gamma scans are used to non-intrusively detect blockages and other issues inside of your equipment in real time, [...]

By |February 11th, 2016|Gamma Scans|0 Comments

CAT Scans from ScanTech: A Deeper Look Into Your Vessels

Using computed tomography to achieve enhanced visualization is one of our core services here at ScanTech. Once a location is determined, we can provide a deeper look into your vessel to help identify what is happening on the inside. By using our advanced technology to perform CAT scans, we can peer deep into your equipment [...]

By |January 29th, 2016|Gamma Scans, Pipe Scans|0 Comments

How Pipe Scans Work

Process issues are detrimental to the operations of any company that deals with transporting gas across large stretches of pipeline. That’s why ScantTech offers services to help examine piping in depth to detect and confirm issues. Pipe scans are one of our core services, and allow the evaluation of above-ground pipes to be examined for [...]

By |January 25th, 2016|Gamma Scans, Pipe Scans|0 Comments

Gamma Scanning and Its Uses in The Oil Industry

Gamma scanning involves the use of gamma radiation to identify issues and problems in oil refining equipment and technology. This reliable and quick technique is used to evaluate the operations taking place inside trayed or packed oil refining towers. Gamma scanning non-intrusively measures the process fluid characteristics inside the tower in a short period of [...]

By |January 12th, 2016|Gamma Scans|0 Comments

Flooded Member Detection 101

Offshore platforms that drill for oil and gas are supported by a series of tubular members located under water that act almost as the scaffolding that keeps the platform afloat. As the components age and are subject to more pressure and wear and tear, there becomes a high probability that they will crack. Although they [...]

By |December 18th, 2015|Gamma Scans|0 Comments

What are Gamma Scans and why do they Matter?

Our customers deal with a long list of specialized issues that are unique to their industries, that’s why we offer services optimized for their processes that will help keep things running as efficiently as possible. One of our core, non-invasive services are gamma scans. They offer insight that cannot be obtained otherwise. In this blog [...]

By |December 18th, 2015|Gamma Scans|0 Comments