Examinations

Definition(s)


Examinations

Quality control (QC) functions performed by examiners (e.g. NDEs in accordance with approved NDE procedures).

Source: API 510, Pressure Vessel Inspection Code: In-service Inspection, Rating, Repair, and Alteration, Tenth Edition, May 2014, with Addendum May 2017. Global Standards

 

Examinations

The act of performing any type of NDE for the purpose of data collection and/or quality control functions performed by examiners.

  • NOTE: Examinations would be typically those actions conducted by NDE personnel, welding or coating inspectors, but may also be conducted by authorized piping inspectors.

Source: API 570, Piping Inspection Code: In-service Inspection, Rating, Repair, and Alteration of Piping Systems, Fourth Edition, February 2016, with Addendum May 2017. Global Standards