Papers & Presentations

Papers & Presentations

UTComp is dedicated to the safe inspection of fiberglass reinforced plastic (FRP) equipment, giving owners and manufacturers reliable and valid information about their assets.

White Papers

Historical Development of UTComp Technology 

Conference Presentations

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Case Studies

UTComp and FRP Flaw Detection by Ahmed Hassen, University of Alabama 

Summary of UTComp Inspections 2013

Blind Test of a Fiber-reinforced Plastic ScrubberUTComp was invited to inspect a customer’s decommissioned scrubber in a blind test.

Extending the life of a Duct SystemUsing the UTComp inspection system a multinational metals and mining company was able to make informed decisions about the life of their SO2 duct.

Predicting Failures Four Years in Advance: The UTComp system has been able to reliably predict the end of life of an asset for a Titanium Dioxide Smelter, giving the customer more than four years of notice.

Inspection of FRP Joints: The UTComp System can now reliably be used for the inspection of fiberglass reinforced plastic (FRP) joints – a common area of concern for customers. 23 August 2015.

Inspection of Sand Filled PipeSand filled pipe is very valuable for its strength and corrosion resistance.  UTComp identified location and effect of defects that correspond to destructive testing results.


Fiberglass Reinforced Plastic (FRP) has been used successfully to reduce corrosion losses, which include total cost of failure ...