When your valves are closed, are they really closed?
How to detect valve leaks?
Valves play a crucial role in the transportation of gas, oil and water throughout your plant. They start and stop flow while also preventing backflow and regulating flow and pressure.
They can be found in the hundreds and even thousands at large facilities. Steel, pulp, food and pharmaceutical as well as other industrial facilities installed on their pipes. So, when valves fail or leak it will result in the loss of energy, product quality and can also lead to potential downtime.
Whether it’s internal or external leaks, or issues with flow regulation, valve leaks are a threat to your factory processes. A major component to a plants efficiency is valves operating properly. As a result, ultrasonic inspection can quickly identify function and malfunctioning valves. So they can be tagged and repaired quickly to avoid diminished production.