Sonomatic - Innovative Inspection Technologies

Inspection Techniques

Sonomatic is a worldwide organisation whose expertise in ultrasonic inspection design, development and application, dates back more than 25 years to our roots in the nuclear sector. Today the company has widened its focus and provides proven yet pioneering services to customers in defence and power generation, but our largest client base is in the challenging oil and gas industry, both upstream and downstream.

Sonomatic’s capabilities for the development of software, equipment, scanners and bespoke developments, such as inspection techniques for Hot Tap, coupled with the expertise of our engineers, means we are among the leaders within this highly specialised field.

As a leader in such techniques as TOFD (time of flight diffraction), Sonomatic has designed and continues to develop innovative inspection methods that are applied by our own team of experienced field service engineers.

Integration of the engineering and inspection services for non-intrusive inspection (NII) benefits the client by allowing vessels and equipment suitable for NII to be identified and reduces the need for costly plant shut downs to assess the internal condition.

Sonomatic is committed to providing accurate proactive inspection solutions that enable clients to manage the integrity of maturing assets, while making informed and cost-effective decisions crucial to the extension and safety of plant life.

Our Inspection Solutions

Sonomatic offers inspection solutions for, but not limited to the following industries:-

Oil and Gas
Upstream and Downstream
Power Generation
Nuclear and Fossil Fuel
Naval Applications
With the following applications:
  • Sub-sea
  • Turbines
  • Shafts
  • Pressure Equipment
  • Welds
  • Hydrogen damage
  • Tubular nodes
  • Pressure vessel nozzles
  • High-temperature equipment
  • Flaw sizing
  • Ultrasonic Modelling
  • Sonomatic's products and services include:
  • ToFD
  • Corrosion Mapping
  • Rapid Screening Techniques
  • Nautilus (subsea)
  • Integrity Management
  • Consultancy
  • Specialist Field Personnel
  • Integrity Support Services
  • Turbine Inspection
  • Dovetail Inspection
  • Subsea NDT
  • Carburisation
  • ROV Deployed Inspection Systems
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    TOFD and Corrosion Mapping
    Sonomatic continues to develop innovative inspection methods. This video details two of our inspection techniques.
    About Sonomatic
    Play a short video detailing the history of our company, our ethos, the experience of our staff, and our core business activities.
    ROV Tool Demonstration
    A short clip of our ROV Deployable Inspection Tool being demonstrated in a trial tank.
    ROV Tool Deployment
    See a clip of our recent successful, first ever ROV tool deployed inspection.

    Press Releases

    Sonomatic Ltd.Dornoch House,The Links,Birchwood,Warrington.WA3 7PB...
    Tuesday 20th of August 2013
    Until recently, thousands of miles of subsea pipelines were almost impossible to inspect ultrasonically, as they were beyond the reach of divers. Issues...
    Tuesday 03rd of April 2012
    Non-destructive testing expert, Sonomatic, has pledged and donated £1000 to The Beatson West of Scotland Cancer Centre and Alzheimer Scotland, after completing a...
    Wednesday 22nd of February 2012
    Sonomatic, the market leader in the provision of advanced automated ultrasonic inspection services has developed the first remotely steerable ultrasonic scanner capable of...
    Tuesday 10th of January 2012
    Sonomatic — the world’s leading provider of automated ultrasonic subsea inspection for more than 20 years — has launched the first remotely steerable...
    Friday 12th of August 2011
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