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An Optimal Inspection Strategy for Coke Drums

Presented By

Steven Garcia - Ameriscan LLC


acoustic emissions

Acoustic emission (AE) testing of coke drums can be an effective way to assess their mechanical integrity and guide further inspection efforts. AE offers several advantages to other inspection methods and utilizing this inspection technique can be greatly enhanced. Advantages of this method and suggestions for best practices for plant operators will be discussed.

Steven Garcia

Steven Garcia has more than 20 years of experience in AE field testing. He has performed AE testing for many clients around the world, including refineries, chemical plants, power generation facilities, research labs, civil infrastructure, pressure vessel fabrication shops, pipeline industries and transportation industry. Steven is a current ASNT member.

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