KTA offers independent quality assurance and verification of welds and metallic substrates utilizing a variety of methods including Magnetic Particle Testing (MT), Ultrasonic Testing (UT), and Liquid Penetrant Testing (PT).
KTA Steel and Concrete Group inspectors are trained to perform Precast/Prestressed Structural Concrete inspections in accordance with PCI MNL-116, KTA assists clients by verifying that precast/prestressed structural units comply with project specifications.
Third-party quality assurance observation of steel fabrication centers on welding inspection, as well as inspection of bolting and coating of structural steel. Inspectors conduct visual inspections of material for conformance with the approved specifications, plans and codes, as well as verification of Material Test Reports (MTR) for materials used.
KTA has the largest pool of independent SSPC-QP 5 and NACE certified field staff in the industry. KTA technicians and specialists have extensive experience in both fabrication shops and the field. Most importantly, they have access to KTA’s industry-leading coatings laboratory and consulting professionals.
KTA's team of multi-disciplined field professionals are strategically located to minimize ancillary expenditures and downtime. Providing cost effective corrosion inspection and management services to reduce life cycle costs.
Laboratory Testing Services
Accredited by the American Association for Laboratory Accreditation (A2LA) in accordance with ISO/IEC 17025 (Testing Cert. #2455.01), KTA’s Coating Laboratory is the premier provider of forensic evaluations, a veritable ‘CSI’ of coating system failure investigations.
Coating Condition Assessments
By identifying and mitigating areas of accelerated corrosion. KTA’s engineers work in any industry employing high-performance protective coatings and linings as a component to their corrosion prevention and aesthetic improvement processes.