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  • Fitness for Service and Life extension

    Tecnalia offers several services related to Fitness For Service and Life Extension. These services are based on knowledge and experience in materials and systems, and their properties and behavior. Materials knowledge is crucial in redesign, failure analysis and prevention, condition assessment, prediction and useful life extension, flaw assessment and structural integrity. In a word, it is crucial all over the cycle life of the component, in terms of efficiency, durability, and integrity and safety.

      MOST OUTSTANDING EQUIPMENT AND COMPONENTS

    • CrackWISE Software for structural integrity
    • High cycle fatigue testing machine (HCF)
    • ICP-DUO Plasma emission espectrometer
    • SSRT testing vaccum vessel
    • X-ray Diffractometer

    SERVICES OFFERED BY THE ASSET

    FITNESS FOR SERVICE

    • Failure Analysis and Prevention (RCA). • Selection of materials, processes and Protection Systems. • Condition Assessment and Residual Useful Life Prediction. • Flaw Assessment (FA, ECA, FFS-FFP). • Structural Integrity. • Inspection plans. Design, Inspection and Maintenance. • Monitoring and Life Extension (Predictive Maintenance). • Product development. • Product validation.

    TESTING AND EVALUATION

    • Testing and Analysis according to standards or particular specifications (NDT, mechanical, microestructural, chemical, corrosion and high temperature) • Analysis and Diagnosis of Non-Conformities. • Characterisation and Reverse Engineering. • Tests and Experiments design • Review and design of product and process specifications.

    WELDING

    • New welding processes, materials and singular components • Testing and Evaluation • Additive Manufacturing (WAAM) • Solutions in unique singular structures contruction. • Consultancy on quality systems according to UNE-EN-ISO3834, EN 1090, EN 15085, etc. • Consultancy on welding according to Norsok, ASME, Daewoo, etc. • Prototypes manufacturing colaboration. • Welding Procedure Specification (WPS) and Welder Qualification. • Weldments characterisation, analysis, of results and corrective actions.

    ENTITY MANAGING THE ASSET

    FUNDACIÓN TECNALIA RESEARCH & INNOVATION
    Contact person:
    Isabel aramburu