Inspection Consultants Limited

Unit 1 Factory Terrace, Rossmore Industrial Estate, Ellesmere Port, South Wirral CH65 3BS
+44 (0)151 357 2212
+44 (0)151 357 4181
Paul Whitfield
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  • A - Acoustic Methods General
  • A1 - Acoustic Emission (AE)
  • A2 - Resonant Inspection
  • A3 - Acoustic Ranging
  • C - Coating Thickness Measurement
  • E - Electromagnetic General
  • E1 - Magnetic Particle Inspection (MPI)
  • E2 - Magnetic Flux Leakage methods
  • E3 - Eddy Current Testing
  • E4 - ACFM
  • EC - Erosion/Corrosion
  • LE - Leak Testing
  • LP - Liquid Penetrant Inspection
  • O - Optical Methods General
  • O1 - Visual Inspection
  • O4 - Thermography
  • R - Radiography General
  • R1 - Radioscopy
  • S - Stress Measurement
  • U - Ultrasonic General
  • U1 - Ultrasonic Flaw Detection and Sizing
  • U2 - Ultrasonic Thickness Gauging
  • U3 - Ultrasonic advanced methods (TOFD, phased array, etc)
Affiliations & Approvals:
  • BSI Registered Firm
  • Service Inspection Group (SIG) Member (BINDT)
  • Trade Group Member (BINDT)
  • UKAS Accredited Laboratory

Inspection Consultants (InCon) Ltd  has been established for 30 years and has a demonstrable track record of providing the full range of non-destructive testing services both on site and at its fully-equipped base. The company offers a 24/7 service across the UK. All InCon NDT technicians are externally qualified to ASNT and PCN, carry SCATS Passports and are confined-space trained, to include full breathing apparatus.

Inspection Consultants (InCon) Ltd is a UKAS accredited Type A Inspection body and a Recognised Third Party Organisation (RTPO) that can qualify and approve weld procedures and welder qualifications in house or at the client's premises under the Pressure Equipment Directive 2014/68/EU.

Its range of services include:

  • Full suite of conventional and advanced NDT inspections;
  • EEMUA 159 and API 653 tank inspections and assessments utilising MFL and SLOFEC floor scanners and scorpion UT crawler systems;
  • API 570 pipeline inspections;
  • API 510 vessel and heat exchanger assessments;
  • Producing Written Scheme of Examination (WSE) under PSSR regulations;
  • Long-range and guided wave ultrasonics;
  • Phased array and TOFD ultrasonics;
  • Relief valve inspection;
  • Water leak detection;
  • Radiography (RT) X-ray and gamma on site or at the company's premises where it has four large industrial radiography bays;
  • Computed digital radiography;
  • Dye penetrant testing (PT);
  • Magnetic particle testing (MT);
  • Ultrasonic testing (UT);
  • Positive material inspection (PMI);
  • Ferrite testing;
  • Hardness testing;
  • EMAT testing;
  • PEC testing;
  • Eddy current testing;
  • Videoscope inspection;
  • Welding inspection to CSWIP and PCN;
  • Drone inspection;
  • Hydrotesting at the company's purpose-built bay or on site;
  • Level 3 consultancy services;
  • Weld procedure and welder qualification approval.

Other affiliations and approvals: ISO 9001: 2015 approval, ISO 17020: 2012 accredited UKAS Type A Inspection Body, Recognised Third Party Organisation (RTPO), Environmental Agency Radioactive Substances Act registered, SAFed Full Member, Achilles UVDB Verified, Achilles FPAL Verified, Avetta Verified, Member of the Tank Storage Association.

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