Ultrasonic Cylinder Testing in Seattle & Northwest Washington
Many industries depend on compressed gas cylinders for storing substances like oxygen, acetylene, propane, or fire suppressants, but any flaws in the structure of a cylinder can lead to dangerous leaks, ruptures, or even explosions. For this reason, it is imperative that gas cylinders be inspected and tested periodically.
Ultrasonic cylinder testing is one of the best ways to verify the integrity of a gas cylinder in a non-destructive manner. At Fire King of Seattle, we specialize in cylinder testing and maintenance, including ultrasonic cylinder testing, hydrostatic testing, propane cylinder requalification, and fire extinguisher services. Since 1982, we have been serving the Pacific Northwest and the Puget Sound region, including Seattle, Tacoma, Bellevue, Milton, Renton, and beyond.
To schedule ultrasonic cylinder testing in the Seattle-Tacoma area, call Fire King today at (206) 763-4177 or contact us online.
What Is Ultrasonic Cylinder Testing?
Compressed gas cylinders are constantly under pressure during use, and any weak spots in the cylinder walls can create a dangerous situation. Some of these imperfections may not even be visible to the naked eye, but under extremely high pressures they can lead to cracks or ruptures.
Ultrasonic cylinder testing uses extremely high-frequency sound waves to assess the thickness of the cylinder walls and note any imperfections in the structure. As the ultrasonic waves pass through the cylinder, the waves are reflected back at varying speeds and angles according to the condition of the material they pass through. The results are processed to create images representing the microcrystalline structure of the cylinder, and a skilled operator can identify any flaws or abnormalities that could pose a danger in the near future. The process is non-destructive and can be used to verify the structural integrity of gas cylinders, pipes, pressure vessels, and more.
Ultrasonic Cylinder Testing in Seattle
At Fire King, we have a dedicated facility in Seattle for cylinder testing and maintenance. We are certified to perform ultrasonic testing on compressed gas cylinders, and our technicians have the skill and experience to spot even minor defects in the cylinder structure. We offer ultrasonic cylinder testing for:
- Gas manufacturers
- Welding supply companies
- Fire departments
- The military
- SCUBA companies
- And more
Our facility is equipped for bulk testing of cylinders to ensure fast processing and turnaround times. We offer a wide variety of cylinder testing and maintenance services, including ultrasonic and hydrostatic testing, and we will work diligently to make sure your cylinders are safe, code-compliant, and performing properly.
Schedule Ultrasonic Cylinder Testing in the Pacific Northwest
Make sure your gas cylinders and fire extinguishers are in safe, operable condition with ultrasonic cylinder testing from our team at Fire King. We are proud to offer businesses in the Seattle and Tacoma areas a one-stop shop for all your fire safety and gas cylinder needs. From cylinder maintenance and testing to fire extinguisher, fire alarm, and fire sprinkler services, we’ve got you covered.
Call (206) 763-4177 or contact us online today to schedule ultrasonic cylinder testing anywhere in the Seattle-Tacoma region.