Westinghouse, through its subsidiary WesDyne International, provides nondestructive examination (NDE) services and inspection equipment for both the nuclear and non-nuclear power generation industries. Within the nuclear industry, WesDyne has extensive experience with both pressurized water reactor and boiling water reactor plants throughout the world performing in-service inspections (ISI) and balance of plant (BOP) inspection services. WesDyne’s NDE professionals have in-depth knowledge of various industry regulations.
Nozzle inner radius scanner
Typical data display from inner radius scanner
WesDyne offers the full complement of NDE techniques, as well as an assortment of automated and manually manipulated equipment to provide BOP/ISI examination services. WesDyne’s comprehensive inspection services portfolio includes performance demonstration initiative (PDI) ultrasonic (UT), dye penetrant, magnetic particle, visual, computed radiography and eddy current testing services. In addition to these traditional general NDE inspection services, WesDyne provides:
Computed radiographic image of a typical weld
Computed radiography has recently been added to the WesDyne inspection services portfolio. Computed radiography is the leading technology for radiographic imaging, where imaging plates are used instead of traditional film. Advantages over conventional film-based radiography include:
WesDyne NDE engineers and technicians are qualified to various standards, including Automated Society of Nondestructive Testing, American Society of Mechanical Engineers and Electric Power Research Institute PDI.
WesDyne has nearly four decades of experience providing BOP/ISI services at more than 300 utilities worldwide. Its full-time project management and PDI-qualified personnel have extensive experience with a wide variety of nuclear power plant design configurations and can address a multitude of component NDE inspection issues.