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KTA-Tator, Inc. (KTA) provides facility owners, architects/engineers, contractors, fabricators, and manufacturers peace of mind that the integrity of steel and concrete structures and other assets are properly assessed and protected.
KTA’s specialties include coatings and corrosion engineering and inspection; steel and concrete fabrication inspection; field and laboratory coatings failure analysis; environmental, health and safety consulting; and contract administration for maintenance and construction activities.
100% Employee-Owned Company
75+ Years Of Experience
170+ Certified Inspectors
50+ Engineers & Scientists
KTA University Articles
KTA’s Certified Coating Inspector Forum Volume 3, Issue No. 2 – February 2024 William Corbett, COO AMPP Senior Certified Coating Inspector & Certified Protective Coating Specialist KTA’s Certified Coating Inspector Forum is designed to provide professional development/continuing education on standards, inspection practices, new instruments, and other topics to help keep certified
A properly prepared Inspection Test Plan can provide a roadmap of what to inspect, how to inspect, and what the acceptance criteria are, while minimizing the risk of missing an inspection checkpoint, or invoking an incorrect requirement. This article describes the importance of planning and preparation prior to performing inspection on a coatings project.
Let’s Talk About Surface Profile: Understanding Angularity and Measuring Peak Count/Density Using Stylus Instruments and Optical Grade Replica Tape
Discover the nuances of surface profile including angularity and peak density using stylus instruments & optical tape.
Learn about the four W’s of Holiday/Pinhole Detection (What, When, Where, and Why), performing low and high voltage holiday detection, the steps that should be performed prior to testing including calibration and field verification, and the importance of calculating and selecting the proper test voltage when using a high voltage detector.
KTA is providing independent, third-party pipeline coating inspection services for the Mountain Valley Pipeline project.