Remote Visual Inspections

Remote Visual Inspection (RVI) is an inspection technique that uses various tools and technology that allow inspectors to remotely examine the likes of equipment and structures such as pipelines, large vessels, sewer lines, air ducts, reactors, etc. With RVI, the inspectors can easily take a look at the required areas from a distance without getting themselves in harm’s way, especially narrow and confined spaces that may have hazardous environment.

RVI Equipment

  • Tank Cameras
    • Zistos HD
  • Videoscopes / Borescopes
    • OLYMPUS IPLEX
  • Push Cameras
    • Pearpoint P542
    • Wohler VIS & 350
    • RIDGID SEESNAKE
  • Crawlers / Tractors
    • Pearpoint 550
    • Inuktun VT150
  • Thermal Camera
    • Fluke TiR1’s, Ti20’s

RVI Applications

  • Sewer and storm drains inspections
  • Hydroelectric pipe and infrastructure
  • Tanks and pressure vessels
  • Oil & Gas refineries and pipeline
  • Rail road tank cars
  • Steam headers
  • Pulp and paper

Crawlers are preferred for applications with Pipes that are 6” diameter or greater. Tractors or crawlers come equipped with a remotely operated camera, mounted on a tethered robot that includes a lighting system.