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Introducing PipeVue 2.0 KMS

ASME B31.1 places practice requirements on Operators for the maintenance of their Covered Piping Systems (CPSs).  Condition Assessments are required on a regular basis, associated with good record-keeping for traceability.  Over time this generates large volumes of documentation and inspection history data, therefore a coherent solution to knowledge management is needed.

PipeVue 2.0 was developed by Tetra Engineering to store and organize large amounts of inspection data in one network-based solution, easy accessible for both plant operators as well as engineers planning yearly inspections. PipeVue 2.0 has three modules covering:

  • Pipe Hangers & Supports;
  • Flow-accelerated Corrosion inspection data; and
  • Grade 91 Weld inspection data

The software stores hanger/support setting information (hot/cold), inspection notes, photos, NDT data and associated design documentation (PDF drawings & manuals) in a simple and categorized manner, with 3D-visualization of all components.

The user can add new data and save to a networked database, where it will be instantly accessible for other users. The software is available as a deliverable from Piping Inspections, or independently as a Knowledge Management System for Power Piping.  Engineering support from Tetra is available as an option, creating an instant channel between plant personnel and third party engineers.