Inspection - articles

  • 4 min
    Tank Storage: custom fit solutions

    A custom fit answer, in line with regulations and the highest standards – this is what Kiwa offers its clients in the Tank Storage market.

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  • 3 min
    How sprinkler systems reduce fire deaths by 83 percent

    Fire in homes and buildings causes billions of euros of damage every year around the world. These impacts can be reduced dramatically with the help of an automatic sprinkler system.

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  • 3 min
    Peeking into pipes with NDT

    Using advanced non-destructive testing (NDT) methods we can inspect objects that have been out of our reach in the past. The methods are faster and offer visually clearer, easily comparable test results.

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  • 3 min
    Safe operation of sulfuric acid storage tanks requires regular inspection

    Chemical distributor Acinor AS operates a storage tank terminal for sulfuric acid in Fredrikstad, Norway. According to government requirements, inspection of the tank must be carried out every five years. And that's where Kiwa comes in.

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  • 2 min
    Ultrasonic testing in Nordic region's longest railway tunnel

    Kiwa has performed an NDT inspection with ultrasound on the rail joints of the Nordic region's longest railway tunnel. This 22 km long new modern high speed railway line called Follobanen, is located between Norway's capital Oslo and the town of Ski.

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  • 2 min
    Safe fun at Tusenfryd

    Safety comes first at Tusenfryd, one of Norway's largest amusement parks, with approximately 500,000 visitors annually. Every spring, just before the season opens, all amusement park rides are inspected by Kiwa.

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  • 4 min
    Drones: faster, cheaper and safer inspections

    The buzz of a drone flying overhead is increasingly familiar, but drones have much wider applications than taking aerial footage. Emil Tjäder from Kiwa Sweden is specialized in hazardous indoor inspections using drones.

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  • 3 min
    Digital twinning: continuous inspection through bits and bytes

    Production processes, the deflections of concrete or metal structures, the movements of wind turbines: with sensors on different parts of a single construction, machine or process, you can create a 'digital twin' - a digital copy of the original. This opens up unprecedented new possibilities for inspection and continuous monitoring.

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  • 3 min
    Bridge lab bridges safety gaps

    With around 150,000 bridges to look after, Germany relies on rigorous inspections and testing. How Germany’s bridge inspectors keep bridges and people safe.

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