As demand for energy consumption continues to increase across the globe, maintaining current power plants to ensure continuous service and extending the working life of the infrastructure assets is a growing priority and concern for many communities and governments.
Power generation testing
We provide testing and evaluation services to all members of the power generation supply chain, including power generation companies; materials, components, and systems manufacturers and play an important role in inspecting materials that go into both existing and new sites; analyzing parts that need repairing or that fail in service.
Power generation services
The range of services we provide to the power generation industry include:
- Full characterization of material properties
- Component specification testing
- Turbine component failure analysis
- Foreign material identification
- Casting and coating evaluations
- Testing per ASTM or OEM specifications
- First-piece or pilot qualification testing electrical testing
- Weld and braze evaluations/operator certification
- Failure analysis of in-service components
- Reverse engineering for obsolete parts
The Element advantage
Element has been providing materials and components testing services to the power generation industry for decades and has developed a thorough understanding of the materials, components, operating environments, and failure mechanisms that are normally associated with the equipment used across the industry. We truly understand the unique requirements of the power generation sector from electrical, nuclear, gas, hydroelectric power, wind power, solar energy, and more.
Element makes certain that the materials and products we test, inspect and certify for our customers are compliant, safe, and fit for purpose to improve the reliability of their refining and production and assets, minimizing unplanned shutdowns and maximizing potential throughput, while at the same time minimizing the environmental impact from their refining activities.
For more information about our power generation testing services or to request a quote, contact us today.
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