Pipeline Inspections

In the more than fifty years since its founding, PCA Engineering, Inc. has provided inspection and corrosion control services for pipelines, storage tank facilities, marine structures, and public utilities. Our experienced team can implement systems/plans for a variety of maintenance challenges, including environmental and process safety management (PSM).  The national standard most commonly used for pipeline inspection is API 570 Piping Inspection Code: In-Service Inspection, Rating, Remaining Life Evaluation, Repair and Alteration of In-Service Piping Systems. API-570 follows standards, codes, and specifications set forth by nationally-recognized authorities such as API, NACE, ASME, ASTM, ASNT and NFPA. Using modern nondestructive testing (NDT) technologies, PCA is fully prepared to address the unique needs of your facility.

For efficiency and accuracy, PCA employs modern nondestructive testing technologies, including:

  • Ultrasonic Thickness Testing (UT)
  • Visual Inspection
  • Hydrostatic Pressure Testing
  • Coatings Evaluation
  • In-Line “Smart Pig” Inspection of Longer Pipelines

All field information is recorded, compiled, evaluated, and reported electronically.

Additional Services Offered:

  • Pipeline Surveys
  • Pipeline Locating
  • Ground Penetrating Radar
  • Close-Interval/Over-the-Line Potential Surveys
  • Utility Safe Vacuum Excavation
  • Stray Current Interference Mitigation
  • Pipeline Coatings and Inspection – NACE CIP Level 1
  • Pipeline Internal Video
  • Pipeline Excavation/Repairs
  • Cathodic Protection System Installations
  • NACE-Certified Coating Inspectors

PCA Engineering, Inc.

NJ Office 57 Cannonball Road
Pompton Lakes, NJ 07442
MA Office 7 West End Way
Norwell, MA 02061

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