Experts CSI en action

your
needs

  • Know the reference condition of your installations
  • Anticipate a malfunction
  • Identify and understand the origin of a breakdown or damage
  • Make sure your installations comply with regulations

 

our
know-how

The types of failures you can encounter on your new or operating installations

  • Welding: crack, lack of fusion or penetration, gas entrapment, faulty geometry, etc.
  • Operation: blistering, corrosion, fatigue crack, etc.
  • Other: air leak, heat loss, overlapping seam, etc.

 

specialties
mastered by CSI

To search for a defect or to characterise a material :

  • Non-destructive testing: ACFM, magnetic testing, phased array, TOFD, radiography, penetrant testing, thermography, ultrasound, visual, etc.
  • Mechanical and metallography testing: hardness, macro/micrographics, bending, resilience, tensile, etc.
  • Other expertise: metal inspection, monitoring welding work, drafting NDT procedures

Major projects :

  • EPR Flamanville = 8,000 welds to radiograph, 55,000 welds to penetrant test
  • TOTAL : weld inspections, tests and monitoring over an entire site

 

our
reference guides

    • Testing, quality, security & safety :
      • COFRAC accreditation, St Amand-les-eaux laboratory. Accreditation No. 1-0103. Available on www.cofrac.fr 
      • ISO 9001 version 2008
      • MASE / UIC
      • CEFRI
  • The teams:
    • COFREND according to EN 473
    • AFS
    • APSAD
  • Specific to nuclear energy:
    • EDF case 1 CND
    • EDF case 1 END
    • AREVA 
    • GRTgaz

 

csi’s industry service testing  
advantages

  • Mastery of new testing technologies (ACFM, phased array and TOFD) by trained and accredited teams: reduced testing time and digitised results.
  • The COFRAC accredited mechanical testing laboratory* to perform mechanical tests and tests on welded joints.
  • The 2 radiography enclosures to test your equipment and free you of radiation protection regulatory constraints if done on your site.
  • Work in specific environments: work on a rope.

 

our
customers include

  • Nuclear energy : AREVA, EDF
  • Rail :  ALSTOM TRANSPORT, BOMBARDIER
  • Foundries : FONDERIES DE MARLY, SAMBRE ET MEUSE
  • Industry : TOTAL, VALLOUREC & MANNESMANN