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  • Inspectahire Instrument Company: Inspecting a 1920's hydro-electricity station
    Inspecting a 1920's hydro-electricity station
    Inspectahire Instrument Company
    The Garlogie hydro-electric power station, located on the site of the former Garlogie Woollen Mill, was installed in 1923, but ceased producing electricity five decades ago. The potential for reinstating the station was...
  • Inspectahire Instrument Company: Flare inspection using aerial platform, Scotland
    Flare inspection using aerial platform, Scotland
    Inspectahire Instrument Company
    Using Europe's largest aerial platform, 101m high, Inspectahire was able to assess the integrity of the St Fergus flare. The height of this platform allowed for the inspection to take place whilst the flare was operational,...
  • Inspectahire Instrument Company: LPG tank base heating replacement, Shetland
    LPG tank base heating replacement, Shetland
    Inspectahire Instrument Company
    In order to stop the ground beneath an LPG tank freezing, an electric blanket was fitted under the bed of the tank. This particular tank was the largest single tank of its type, containing 18,000 tonnes of LPG. Inspectahire...
  • Inspectahire Instrument Company: Pipe integrity inspection, Subsea 7, Edinburgh
    Pipe integrity inspection, Subsea 7, Edinburgh
    Inspectahire Instrument Company
    In subsea field development, production wells are linked by pipe. Inspectahire was contracted to undertake trials to validate the effect of pipe bending. Using pipe laser metrology, Inspectahire was able to scan pipe...
  • Inspectahire Instrument Company: Inspection of subsea crossings for Scottish Water
    Inspection of subsea crossings for Scottish Water
    Inspectahire Instrument Company
    Inspectahire was tasked with carrying out inspections on subsea crossings between the mainland West Coast of Scotland and the Outer Hebrides on behalf of Scottish Water. The inspections were to assess the integrity of their...
  • Inspectahire Instrument Company: Plant inspection, Royal Mint
    Plant inspection, Royal Mint
    Inspectahire Instrument Company
    The Royal Mint has a requirement to undertake a condition appraisal on a retort - a long scroll-type container that forms part of a coin annealing rotary furnace. As a result of the brass annealing process, zinc oxide had...
  • Inspectahire Instrument Company: CCTV inspection of tortuous pipework, refinery
    CCTV inspection of tortuous pipework, refinery
    Inspectahire Instrument Company
    A defect in a torturous pipeline was compromising the working order and therefore safety of a refinery. Inspectahire was able to inspect hundreds of metres of pipe, detecting any defect using a crawler tractor camera.
  • Inspectahire Instrument Company: Surveying of Sullom Voe LPG tanks
    Surveying of Sullom Voe LPG tanks
    Inspectahire Instrument Company
    The largest single-skin LPG tanks in the world are located at the Sullom Voe oil terminal in the Shetland Islands. Each tank has a capacity of 22,000 tonnes, measures 48m in diameter and was erected in the 1970s. The tanks...
  • Inspectahire Instrument Company: Underwater ROV inspection, North Sea
    Underwater ROV inspection, North Sea
    Inspectahire Instrument Company
    Shell commissioned Inspectahire to conduct the internal inspection of a potable water tank using ROV (remotely operated vehicle) technology. ROV's allow for the inspection of underwater assets of all sizes. In this instance,...
  • Inspectahire Instrument Company: Rotary inspection of heat exchange bundles, Aberdeen
    Rotary inspection of heat exchange bundles, Aberdeen
    Inspectahire Instrument Company
    Heat exchange bundles are vital to the operation of a plant. Failures, usually caused by corrosion or erosion, can be detrimental both economically and environmentally. Inspectahire has launched a new system which allows for...
  • Specialist maintenance work, United Utilities
    Edwards Diving Services (EDS)
    EDS is an approved contractor for United Utilities. The company's team of highly trained and experienced divers and fabrication specialists carries out repair work, inpections and regular maintenance contracts. Jobs include...
  • Water process tanks for Dairy Crest factory
    Dewey Waters
    Dewey Waters supplied and installed GRP water process tanks for Dairy Crest's factory in Davidstow. This was a large maintenance project, on both tight and critical timescales. The two large existing process tanks were...