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April 2010 Business News
ECAT uses high-powered magnets to create a magnetic field within a pipeline. The patented technology then calculates the rate and location of the field loss during the inspection. The magnetic waves travel through structurally weak areas of the pipe at a faster rate and allow for predictions to be made on the remaining life of the pipe.
ECAT services can be used for a targeted “spot” check or to assess the condition of a long distance of metallic pipeline. This non-destructive assessment process provides results for the entire diameter of the pipe, requires minimal site preparation and can be used on any metallic pipe with a diameter of 8 inches or greater. 214.377.5300, www.ppic.com
Troy Scott has joined Professional Service Industries (PSI) as the Environmental Services Department Manager in their Houston operations office. Scott is a graduate of Stephen F. Austin State University with a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science and has 10 years of professional experience in environmental services.
PSI is a leading independent engineering and testing firm, which provides a wide range of environmental engineering and testing services, including environmental consulting, geotechnical engineering, construction materials testing and engineering, industrial hygiene services, facilities and roof consulting, and specialty engineering and testing services. 800.548.7901, www.psiusa.com