NDT Integrity & Inspection Services

Concrete Inspection & Core Sampling

Deterioration of concrete structures can become a real challenge for the owners and cost significant amounts in remediation and repair if not identified and dealt with early. Abseil Access provides comprehensive inspection of concrete structures providing detailed reports to enable our clients to proactively manage the integrity of their asset or structure.

When combined with the group’s inspection pedigree, access services, and maintenance capabilities, Abseil Access can provide safe, high-quality, and cost-effective inspection solutions for structural concrete across a range of assets such as bridges, tunnels, civil infrastructure, and hydroelectric power plants.

Abseil Access team performing a concrete inspection.
Our services include:
  • Project Planning & Management
  • Specialist & Rope Access Services
  • Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Inspection
  • Concrete Inspection and Testing
  • Concrete Core Sampling
  • Bridge Structural Inspections
  • Damn and Spillway Concrete Inspection
  • Post Event Inspection
  • Dust Samples for Carbonation Analysis

Coating & Corrosion Inspection

Coatings are comprised of a complex mixture of raw materials applied to various substrates, to provide protection from the elements and other environmental factors that breakdown the substrates integrity causing corrosion and degradation.

The Abseil Access coating inspection and maintenance services help ensure the continued protection of your asset and enable remediation campaigns to prolong the life of your asset to save cost and improve safety.

Abseil Access technician performing an integrity inspection on bridge.
Some of our coating inspection and complimentary services include:

Height Safety System Inspection

Investigations by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment into falls while working at height show that more than 50 percent of falls are from less than three meters and approximately 70 percent of falls are from ladders and roofs. The cost of these falls is estimated to be on average, $24 million a year.

Abseil Access provide inspection, servicing and certification of fall protection solutions and height safety equipment, including fall arrest systems, static lines, roof guardrails, access ladders, roof walkway systems, walkway systems and grating to ensure the highest standards in the protection of our customers staff and contractors.

Height safety insepction.
Our height safety system inspection services include:
  • Rope Access and Specialist Access
  • Area Inspections & Consultancy
  • Fall Protection System Inspection & Certification
  • Eyebolt Installation and Testing
  • Static Line Inspection
  • Fall Arrest Equipment Inspection
  • Access System Inspection (Ladders & Guardrails)
  • Non Destructive Testing (NDT)

Non-Destructive Testing (TDT)

Safety, reliability, environmental requirements, and regulations all mean that companies across most sectors have a responsibility to maintain the integrity of their equipment.

Abseil Access and our sister company Vertech NZ specialise in the delivery of a wide array of conventional NDT methods from planning campaigns, advising clients on NDT methods, and providing recommendation & solutions to ensure code compliance to both international and NZ Standards

DPI NDT.
Our NDT services include:
  • Ultrasonic Inspection (UT)
  • Magnetic Particle Inspection (MPI)
  • Dye Penetrant Inspection (DPI)
  • Eddy Current Inspection (ECI)
  • Corrosion Mapping (C-Scan)
  • Time of Flight Diffraction (TOFD)
  • Phased Array Inspection (PA)
  • Pulsed Eddy Current (PEC)
  • Positive Material Identification (PMI)
  • Rope Access NDT Services

Remote Digital Visual Inspection

RDVI is the use and application of Remote Digital Visual Inspection systems to inspect equipment without the need for Confined Space Entry (CSE) or working at height. RDVI methods are ideal for in-service inspections, conditional assessment, process efficiency assessments, and the removal or retrieval of debris & foreign objects in a variety of systems.

Our sister company Vertech NZ is the leading provider of RDVI services nationally providing the latest generation of Camera systems, Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV’s) and crawlers.

RDVI inspection services.
Some of our groups RDVI services include:
  • Operational Planning & Review
  • Specialised Site Execution
  • Foreign Object Search & Retrieval (FOSAR)
  • Conditional Monitoring
  • QA/QC Inspection
  • Coating and Corrosion Surveys
  • Concrete Inspection
  • Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Inspection
  • Confined Space Structural Inspections

Project Examples

Cape Foulwind Cement Plant Inspection.
Cape Foulwind Cement Plant Inspection
Manapouri Penstock Inspection.
Manapouri Penstock Inspection
Bridge 19 Inspection & Maintenance.
Bridge 19 Inspection & Maintenance
Hawera Dairy Plant SS Driver Inspection.
Hawera Dairy Plant SS Driver Inspection
Matahina Dam Concrete Condition Survey.
Matahina Dam Concrete Condition Survey
Tiwai Point, Concrete Stack Inspection.
Tiwai Point, Concrete Stack Inspection
Wheao Hydro Station Coating Inspection.
Wheao Hydro Station Coating Inspection
Majestic Building Sculpture Inspection.
Majestic Building Sculpture Inspection