Third Party Inspection

IRC Engineering is recognised for carrying out Statutory Inspection of Pressure Vessels (Bullets, Mounded Bullets, Horton spheres etc.) under SMPV rule 18,19 & 33 :-

The chief controller of Explosive Nagpur has accorded and approved competent persons of M/s IRC Engineering Services (I) Pvt. Ltd. for testing, inspection & certification of storage vessels covered under explosive acts.

  1. SMPV rule 18 :- Fixture of safety valves (SRV) in storage vessels for LPG, Profane ammonia etc and certification there of. The SRV are fitted on storage vessels or mounted on vehicles.
  2. SMPV- rule 19:- Certificate of periodic Hydro testing of compressed gas vessels under rule 19 of SMPV rules 1981 and results of following tests ;
    • Vessel & fitting details
    • Fire Protection & Fire extinguishers
    • Pipe lines & fittings
    • Electrical fittings
    • Pumps .
    • Painting
    • Foundation
  3. SMPV-rule 33:- Certification of safety under rule 33 for storage of compressed gas installations.The certificate under rule 33 issued after inspecting the installations in respect of the following
    • Vessel & fitting details
    • Fire Protection & Fire extinguishers
    • Pipe lines & fittings
    • Electrical fittings
    • Pumps .
    • Painting
    • Foundation
  4. Third Party Inspection (TPI) :- IRC Engineering Services (I) Pvt. Ltd. is an approved third party inspection (TPI) agency for in- stage inspection and certification of Storage Pressure Vessels , Piping , Heat Exchangers and Reactors during fabrication , welding , installation and hydraulic testing of the equipments .

IRC Engineering has carried out various inspections on the below Tanks across the country. In a number of occasions we have acted as a Third Party Inspector to even NDT Techniques. We have also carried out Non-Destructive Testing and Inspection during Settlement, Calibration and Hydrotest. IRC acts as certifying authority for these Pressure Vessels.

Bullets

IRC Engineering Services (I) Pvt. Ltd. has a wide experience in the Non- Destructive Inspection of Bullets. Its team of experts & engineers carry out quality testing of the storage vessel. During the testing of these storage vessels safety of technicians and labors is a major concern is well to be taken care of, IRC is regularly carrying out safety drill for its employees working in field.

As name suggests, it is similar to Bullet in shape but bigger in sizes. It is used for storage of Bulk LPG gas for further filling of LPG cylinders for domestic use. The Bullets of different capacity are after used by IOCL, BPCL, HPCL refineries & other agencies.

Mounded Bullets

IRC Engineering Services (I) Pvt. Ltd. has a huge experience in the Non- Destructive Inspection of Mounded Bullets. IRC has a team of experts & engineers are regularly deputed to carry out inspection and testing of storage vessels. During the testing of these storage vessels safety of technicians and labors is always cared for .For that purpose , safety drills for concerned team members IRC is regularly carrying out safety drills for concerned team members are regularly conducted .

The mounded storage of LPG is considered to be safer compared to above ground storage vessels. It provides intrinsically passive and safe environment and eliminates the possibility of Boiling liquid expanding vapor explosion (BLEVE). Horizontal pressure vessels are commonly used for storage or transportation of infallible gases by rail/road.

Horton Sphere

IRC Engineering Services (I) Pvt. Ltd. Is also approved to carry out inspection of Horton Sphere, as a third party agent which includes all the relevant non-destructive tests, hydraulic Test, setting of safety valves and post inspection protective painting .The capacity of spheres that we serve varies from 600 to 1500 Mt.

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