The thickness measurements of steels and coverings play a major role in monitoring things like: Ships in general; pressure vessels such as air, LPG, oil and freon tanks, etc.; building cranes, penstocks and pipes. Knowing the remaining thickness of a product therefore helps obtain useful information for establishing the safety limit indicated by laws or standards.
STC provides ESP ( Enhanced Survey Program ) Thickness Gauging of ships recognized and classified by the R.I.Na. / BV / LLOYD R. / A.B.S. and thickness gauging tied to periodical ten-year testing visits of pressure vessels or lines as required by ISPESL A.U.S.L. STC has been approved by R.I.Na. – BV – LLoyd Register – ABS as a company authorised to carry out thickness gauging on ships with issuing of reports in compliance with the IACS Unified Requirements international standard.