News & Resources

CIA’s “DrumView 3.20″ Application Update Adds Metric Measurements.

October 19th, 2011

CIA’s philosophy of continuous improvement has lead to the release of “DrumView 3.20″, the latest update to the custom application that takes data from CIA’s laser inspections and produces colour enhanced laser maps, section views and polar plots of coke drums. The key change in this release is the ability to switch to the Metric […]

CIA Inspection Granted Patent for “Delayed Petroleum Coking Vessel Inspection Device and Method.”

May 15th, 2011

CIA Inspection is pleased to announce that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office issued patent number 7,940,298,B2 on May 10, 2011 to CIA Inspection. The invention comprises a system and a method for inspecting the inside of delayed petroleum coking vessels to determine deformations, detect and determine the severity of other defects and visually observe the inside of the inspected vessel.

CIA Presents Successful Field Results at 2011 API Inspection Summit

January 28th, 2011

CIA made a presentation to the API (American Petroleum Institute) Inspection Summit on its progress with the Remote Robotic Inspection Service. The presentation provides a background on how and why CIA Inspection developed the system and includes results of scans conducted in a coke drum that was to undergo repairs. The bottom line is that CIA was successful in sizing all the indication areas and results are very positive!

CIA Inspection goes “GREEN”!

December 23rd, 2010

For CIA, GREEN means something more than the color chosen for the corporate logo!

Coke Drum Reliability Workshop by Stress Engineering Services Inc.

October 25th, 2010

SES Inc. will be conducting a Coke Drum Reliability Workshop on November 10th and 11th, 2010. The purpose of this meeting is to provide updates on the latest coke drum technology and to continue to discuss and develop “Best Practices” in key areas to improve coke drum reliability, performance, and safety.