Part 12 – Dents, Gouges & Dent-Gouge Combinations

INSPECT performs Part 12 assessments and generates detailed API 579 reports with a single button click. Level 1 and 2 dent, gouge and dent-gouge combinations are available. Dents and dent-gouge combinations may be placed on carbon steel cylindrical shells and pipe segments. Gouges may be placed on cylindrical shells and pipe segments constructed from any material. Other features include:

  • Brittle fracture analysis per Part 3 that may be individually specified for each Part 6 flaw.

  • Dent and gouge flaws displayed to scale on the INSPECT 3D model.

  • An option to consider cyclic service.

  • The ability to store flaw images as required.

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INSPECT Includes Level 1 and Level 2 Dent, Gouge & Dent-gouge Combination Assessments
API 579-1 Dents, Gouges & Dent-gouge Combinations May be Placed on Pipes or Pressure Vessels

How to Perform Part 12 Dent & Gouge Assessments in INSPECT

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