Industrial Linings

Lining Consultancy & Inspection


  • Video Endoscopy: high resolution pictures of the interior of the combustion and high-temperature areas of the plant under normal operating conditions
  • Water-Cooled Endoscopic Camera: for hot room and chimney inspections; allows an assessment of the internal condition during normal operation up to 2.000 °C (3600 ˚F)
  • Thermography: the condition of the refractory lining can be evaluated with a thermographic camera without entering the furnace
  • Rope Access: expertise and skilled personnel for inspection of tall structures such as chimneys or re-circulation ducts in lignite boilers


Inspection While Operating:

  • Endoscopy
  • Thermography
  • Operation parametersanalysis

Inspection During Shutdown:

  • Expansion Joints
  • Corner Treatments
  • Areas Around Doors, Site Ports, Nozzles, Hangers, etc.
  • Unusually Soft or Hollow Sounding Areas
  • Anchors
  • Discoloration
  • Heaving
  • Wear patterns
  • Cracking
  • Corrosion

Elements of a Good Inspection Program:

  • Identification and specification of areas to be inspected
  • Inspection before plant start-up and afterwards on a regular basis
  • Maintenance of records, photos and journal of each inspection
  • Standardized testing
  • Objectivity in analyzing the cause of any failure
Linings Consultancy & Inspection