Inspection Services

Qualimet is certified as an inspection organisation by the Canadian Welding Bureau under standard CSA W178.1, "Certification of Welding Inspection Organizations".


Complete, Hassle-Free Inspection Services

Qualimet's certified, experienced inspectors will travel to your worksite to provide any of the following inspection services:

  • structural steel inspections & testing (shop and field)
  • pipeline inspections and auditing (mill and construction)
  • pressure vessel and pressure piping fabrication inspections
  • operating inspections of pressure vessels and pressure piping 
  • mobile equipment inspection and testing
  • plant and facilities inspections
  • inspection of modular packages (shop and field)
  • surface preparation & coating inspections (see below)
  • inspections related to dangerous goods transport
  • customized QC and QA inspections programs
  • third-party inspections and quality control auditing for a variety of metals and materials applications 


Inspection methods include:

  • visual testing (also known as visual inspection, or VT testing)
  • non-destructive (NDT) testing methods:
    • magnetic particle testing (MT testing)
    • liquid dye penetrant testing (also called liquid dye penetrant inspection, or PT testing)
    • ultrasonic testing (UT testing)
  • other metallurgical testing as required

Contact Qualimet to discuss your pressure piping inspection & testing requirements.



Reinforcing Steel (Rebar) Inspections

Qualimet provides rebar inspections in accordance with the applicable codes and standards, as well as Designer/ Owner / End User specifications.

  • Standalone rebar inspections, or as part of a comprehensive inspections package.
  • Inspectors based throughout Alberta and Quebec.
  • In most cases, an inspector can be on site within 24 hours of your call.
  • CWB W178.2 certified structural inspectors working under a CWB W178.1 certified company.


Whether you’re a Contractor, or an Owner or End User looking for a third party audit, contact Qualimet to discuss your rebar inspection needs..



Surface Preparation and Coating Inspections & Testing 

Qualimet provides the following services related to surface preparation and coatings:

  • third party inspection services (auditing) for coating applications
  • coating condition inspection and assessment
  • coatings failure analysis
  • NACE-related inspection services 
  • ASTM, NACE, CSA, CGSB, AWWA certified testing services  


For more information, contact Qualimet.



May 2012 

"I just wanted to take the opportunity and send you this note recognizing the hard work you and your team members put together over the last week... thank you very much for the work performed above and beyond all expectations...." 

A. Akin Koksal, P.L.(Eng.)
General Manager, Quality and Technical Services
FT Services
Calgary, Alberta  

Structural Inspector on Roof of Structure Crane Inspection Pipeline Inspection Structural Inspector on Steel Beam Structural Inspector at Work