LPI's engineers recently completed a design modification for a carbon steel buried pipe line at a nuclear facility. The existing line had been found to have leaked trace amounts of tritium, a radioactive isotope. The LPI design replacement, utilized a "pipe within a pipe" concept, where the process line is encased within a guard pipe. The design of the replacement process line and guard pipe used materials selected for enhanced internal and external corrosion protection, ease of installation and weld-ability.
LPI has previously performed buried piping design replacements at nuclear facilities. Our experience encompasses development of risk ranking criteria, inspection assistance, fitness-for-service and assurance of integrity development methods.
LPI recently used a motion amplification camera (MAC) system on a custom platform to measure vibrations on the main steam lines at Grand Gulf Nuclear Station.
The Importance of Area in Probabilistic Degradation Models
Come visit LPI at the CLM Midwest Conference in Chicago! LPI, Inc. will have a table top exhibit at the CLM Midwest Conference in Chicago, IL June 14th-15th 2018. We invite you to stop by our table top booth to talk with Dr. Zuhair Ibrahim to learn ab
Erosion–corrosion is a complex material degradation mechanism involving mechanical erosion and electrochemical corrosion.
LPI partners with Argonne to support nuclear power plant operations
At LPI, we use a variety of such programs to tackle a diverse group of client projects that may involve failure investigations, anomalous operational conditions, or new design.
LPI's reputation for providing reliable fitness-for-service skills to clients is well known. Perhaps less well known, however, but equally a core service it offers to clients, is LPI's ability to enter a product's design cycle early on and provide expert
Integrated Life Cycle Management model developed by LPI, Inc.
LPI was requested to perform an engineering evaluation of a fractured expander wheel to determine the root cause of failure and corrective actions required to prevent future failures.
LPI Principal Joseph Crosson, P.E. was included in a profile of the original classes of Certified Welding Inspectors (CWI) featured in the February 2016 issue of Inspection Trends, a magazine published by the American Welding Society (AWS).
Sri K. Sam Sinha, P.E., Managing Director of LPI Inc., has been appointed as a member of ASME Board on Pressure Technology Codes and Standards for a term effective January 2016 through June of 2020.