Industrial Inspection

Industrial Inspection

Safety for people, goods, and the environment

Industrial Inspection DEKRA

Safety, efficiency and reliability

Improve the safety and reduce risks.

Industrial Inspection

DEKRA improves safety at work by inspecting processes, equipment and infrastructures. Our aim is to improve the safety, efficiency and reliability of our customer’s assets.

Our knowledge and experience is supporting our clients to ensure regulatory compliance during the whole lifecycle of their assets through :

  • regulatory inspection on lifting, machinery and electrical equipment, fire protection, construction control & site safety, pressure vessels, plant safety & environment
  • condition monitoring and and Risk Based Inspection secure the lifetime and reliability of the assets (supported by NDT, advanced NDT & mechanized inspection)
  • expertise and quality control (supported by our material and calibration labs).

Our Services

Pressure Equipment & Welding Services

DEKRA provides inspection services for operating pressure vessels to avoid risks due to leaks and/or explosions , as well as support and inspection for new pressure equipment according to PED directive. To support these services we ensure a high knowledge in welding services.

The whole range of services integrates:

  • Certification of pressure equipment as Notified Body for Pressure Equipment Directive PED
  • Approved Body for periodic and In Service Inspection of Pressure Equipment
  • Expediting, second and third part inspection during manufacturing and prefabrication
  • Design verification
  • Supervision of welding incl. documentation
  • Welder Qualification & Certification
  • Welding Procedure Qualification
  • Welding Cabins & Training
  • Support for Welding techniques and standards

DEKRA NDT and Advanced NDT

DEKRA provides Non Destructive Testing (NDT) services to support customers improving the efficiency of their process and adjust the maintenance to the usury of the equipment.

The NDT methods are wether based on standard processes or uses advanced tools and equipment to ensure production continuity.

To inspect welds and material without causing any damage to the material examined, there are a number of basic methods widely spread through DEKRA Using techniques such as

For example:

  • Radiography, Ultrasonic for detecting of defects inside the material and measuring of thickness.
  • Surface Crack Test, Leak Test and Visual Test for detecting of defects open to surface of the material

In Advanced NDT we are using robots and computers and digitalized systems to collect and analyze the data.

DEKRA Mechanized Inspection

DEKRA develops a wide range of manipulators for NDT and inspection, as well as probe design.

These services and techniques helps our customer reducing the shut down time and improving the safety level of the inspections , especially in very sensitive industries where safety is a priority (Nuclear power plants, chemical industries, Oil& Gas Industries).

DEKRA Plant Safety and Envirnment

DEKRA develops a wide range of services around a safe workplace and a safe environment.

Our services are based on high expertise concerning the risk for the workers and the releases into the environment.

We are able to support our customer to prevent the risks ( Human risk, Loss of exploitation, legal and judicial responsibility of the management) through securing the assets from the building design as well as optimizing the equipment thanks to pragmatic recommendations.

Our services are organized in 2 main parts :

  • Inspection of safety related equipment in the workplace (linked to the environment, to the process as well as to the organization)
  • Inspection of safety related equipment for the environment (water protection, soils protection, exhausts in the atmosphere)

DEKRA fire protection and ventilation

DEKRA develops a high expertise concerning the fire protection and ventilation equipment.

The fire and pollution in the buildings provokes every year the death of thousands of people all over the world and considerable material damage. Dramatic on a human level, these losses are also economically very important: 3 companies out of 4 stop their activity after a fire.

The fire & ventilation risk concerns:

  • Residential buildings,
  • Publicly accessible establishments
  • High-rise buildings,
  • Establishments receiving workers,
  • In a more specific way, installations classified for the protection of the environment.

We are able to support our customer to prevent the risks due to fire and ventilation (Human risk, Loss of exploitation, legal & judicial responsibility of the management) through securing the assets from the building design as well as optimizing the equipment thanks to pragmatic recommendations.

Our main services:

  • Behavior of structures in case of fire
  • Technical verifications of systems, installations and equipment in operation phase
  • Design review of projects

DEKRA lifting equipment, cranes and machinery

DEKRA develops a high expertise concerning the lifting equipment, cranes and machinery.

The accidents due to lifting equipment, cranes and machinery are still at a high severity rate even if the frequency decreased in the last decade.

Dramatic on a human level, these losses are also economically very important: 2 companies out of 4 have huge difficulties restarting their activity after an accident.

We are able to support our customer to prevent risks due to accidents (Human risk, Loss of exploitation, legal & judicial responsibility of the management) through securing the assets from the design as well as optimizing the equipment in operation phase, thanks to pragmatic recommendations.

Our main services:

  • Design review of project
  • Inspection of equipment as second or third part during the achievement
  • Inspection of equipment before starting the production
  • Periodical inspection of equipment regarding local regulated requirements
  • Periodical inspection of equipment regarding customer specific requirements

DEKRA Electrical

DEKRA develops a high expertise concerning the electrical equipment and installation.

The accidents due to electrical risks concerns thousands of people every year. Around 10% of accidents leads to death and 30% of the fire departure are due to electrical origins. Dramatic on a human level, these losses are also economically very important. As the electrical power is used in our daily life, the related risks are also present everywhere and request all our attention.

We are able to support our customer to prevent risks due to electrical accidents (Human risk, Loss of exploitation, insurance cover, legal & judicial responsibility of the management) through securing the installation from the design as well as optimizing the equipment in operation phase, thanks to pragmatic recommendations.

Our main services:

  • Insurance cover report,
  • Initial and periodic verification
  • Drafting of the Q18 declaration for insurers
  • Specific electrical measurement
  • Electrical Failure Risk Analysis
  • Electrical training

DEKRA DT Labs & Calibration

DEKRA accredited laboratories for Destructive Testing, DT,

Common services and methods are:

  • Tensile Test, up to 900 °C
  • Impact Test T-Range from –196 °C up to +100 °C
  • Bend Test
  • Hardness Test Lab
  • Surface Roughness Test
  • Metallography, macro-, micro grindings, grain structure-analysis, replica
  • Material analysis, Corrosion testing

Construction Control and Site Safety

DEKRA develops a high expertise in the field of construction: whether it is for the solidity of the building or the coordination of the safety on site, our Experts help our customers manage the risks.

We are able to support our customer to prevent risks due to accidents (Human risk, Loss of exploitation, legal & judicial responsibility of the management) through securing the assets from the design as well as optimizing the equipment in operation phase, thanks to pragmatic recommendations.

Our main services:

  • Technical inspection of the construction (solidity, safety, accessibility to people, disabled, thermal, acoustic ...),
  • Design review,
  • Building Inspection during the construction,
  • Technical review and advice on structural changes and/or calculation
  • Final technical verifications
  • Risk Analysis of Accidents and Health Resulting from the Co-Activity during the construction, operation and dismantling phases,
  • General coordination plan
  • Site inspection before and during the construction

Why DEKRA for industrial inspection

  • Experienced in working with large international clients and projects.

  • We are one of the leading Industrial Inspection providers in Europe.

  • One of the few Industrial Inspection organizations providing a mix of non-destructive testing (NDT), destructive testing, inspection, advanced and mechanized NDT, and asset integrity management services.

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