IHI Southwest Technologies has a long history in NDE services for the nuclear industry. IHI is equipped to perform an array of automated and manual NDE services for a variety of nuclear power plant components.
Our IRIS System is used to ultrasonically examine Heat Exchanger Tubes. IRIS is conducted by using a rotating ultrasonic beam that results in a helical scan. It works by the ultrasound being reflected from the tube ID and OD, and the time difference is used to calculate the thickness.