Automated Ultrasonic Testing (AUT)

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Automated Ultrasonic testing (AUT) on welding in new construction pipelines worldwide

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April 11 2024

JES Pipelines specializes in the provision of Automated Ultrasonic Testing (AUT) services on welding to the pipeline construction industry worldwide. Holding company JES Pipelines PTE Ltd is registered in Singapore. JES Pipelines builds its own AUT equipment and operates from its Operational Headquarters in Rayong, Thailand. The technology uses a combination of Phased Array Ultrasonics, TOFD and Pulse Echo in Zonal set up to inspects welds in new construction pipelines onshore and offshore.


Pros & Limitations
AUT is fastest inspection technique
AUT is environmentally the cleanest inspection technique
AUT assists in bringing down weld repair percentage by giving immediate qualitative feedback to welders
AUT ignores innocuous defects thus preventing needless repairs
AUT allows the use of Engineering Critical Assessment (ECA), significantly lowering weld repair percentage
AUT requires properly trained and certified operators
Specification Title Specification Description
Phased Array Ultrasonics
Uses a combination of Phased Array Ultrasonics, TOFD Ultrasonics and Pulse Echo Ultrasonics for AUT
AUT Applicability
Onshore | Offshore
Areas of Application
Pipelines: Gas | Oil | Slurry | Water | Product
Accreditation in ISO/IEC 17020:2012 Pressure Vessels and ISO/IEC 17025:2017 Non-Destructive Testing


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JES Pipelines is an independent company specialized in the provision of Automated Ultrasonic Testing (AUT) services and related NDE on pipeline welds in new built  pipelines around the world on a project basis.

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