Remote Visual Inspection (RVI) / Boroscopy



Remote Visual Inspection (RVI) / Boroscopy RVI is used to visually inspect plant components for surface defects, general condition, degradation, blockages & foreign materials. It can be used as standalone inspection or as a complement to other NDE techniques, such as eddy current, ultrasonic or X-ray, in order to qualify unclear signals or pinpoint where a more thorough inspection is needed.


We offer a turnkey inspection solutions, whether it is inspecting high energy piping, performing a loose part retrieval or diagnosing an operational problem, we bring the right equipment to visually inspect (or retrieve) it, record it, and report it back to you.


Applications Include:

  • Electrical generators & transformers
  • Sanitary piping & tubing
  • Boiler water piping & components
  • Nuclear reactor heads, reactor coolant pumps, demineralizers, containment structure, & other components
  • Piping systems such as service water, fire protection, oil, coal handling, steam, boiler, feed water, & other piping
  • Condenser, feed water heaters, steam generators& other heat exchangers
  • Foreign material search & retrieval
  • Surveillance, covert operations, search & rescue tasks etc

Inspection of Large Vessels:

Inspection of Large Vessels RVI of large surface areas requires an industrial Pan, Tilt, and Zoom (PTZ) camera. The PTZ camera requires openings of 5-inches or more. It can also be submerged underwater up to 100-feet. The auxiliary lamp module provides extra lighting for extremely dark inspection environments.



Applications Include:


  • Large Pipe Inspections
  • Tanks and Vessels Inspections
  • Coke Drum Lining Inspection
  • Floating Roof Inspection
  • Refractory Linings
  • Contamination detection
  • Storage Tanks
  • Nuclear fuel bundle serial number verification
  • Crude Units, Catalytic Cracker
  • Fractionation Towers
  • Spheres
  • Tower Trays
  • Reactors
  • Piping & Valves

Inspection of Pipes:

Inspection of Pipes We use steerable crawler to inspect pipes ranging from 8” to 48”. These crawlers are well suited for carrying out inspections on pipe systems, especially those that have a lot of bends and pipe branches. The remote pendant easily steers the crawler around multiple elbows & solid obstructions and controls the crawler's focus, lighting, speed and pan & tilt functions. This is the most common inspection technique to inspect sewer, drain, water, electrical conduit and process lines in various industries.



Applications Include:


  • Air ducts and electrical conduits
  • Lube oil and steam lines
  • Steam headers
  • Small pressure vessels and tanks
  • Loose-parts retrieval