DBI, Inc. Brings Safety and Integrity to Every Project

Founded in 1992, DBI, Inc. is a leader in providing non destructive testing, special inspections, mechanical integrity inspections, industry training and consulting services throughout the United States. Numerous states’ Departments of Roads and Transportation trust DBI, Inc., an approved inspection agency, for their state and federal bridge projects.

Our NDT expertise spans a wide range of industries, including:

  • Pipeline construction and maintenance
  • Structural steel fabrication and erection
  • Above ground storage facilities
  • Gas and oil production facilities
  • Power generation plants
  • Chemical processing facilities and many more

In 2001, we established our Mechanical Integrity Group to serve the chemical, oil and gas industry with quality inspections and a customer experience second to none. With a full-time report and AutoCAD department, our team provides fast and accurate reports of all inspections provided in our NDT and mechanical integrity projects.

Today, DBI, Inc. still follows the basic principles on which our company was founded, providing you with non destructive testing and inspections that are cost effective, while assuring code and job specification compliance.

DBI, Inc. Personnel Certifications

DBI inspection personnel have vast inspection knowledge and experience of pipeline construction and maintenance, steel fabrication and erection, gas and oil production facilities, power generation plants and chemical processing facilities. Our inspectors undergo training and certification on all methods of inspection and testing on a continuous basis in accordance with the following governing organizations:

AWS Certified Welding Inspectors Certifications

  • AWS Certified Welding Inspector
  • AWS Certified Welding Educator

American Society for Nondestructive Testing Certifications (SNT-TC-1A, CP 189 & ACCP)

  • Visual Inspection (VT)>
  • Magnetic Particle Testing (MT)
  • Liquid Dye Penetrant Testing (PT)
  • Ultrasonic Testing (UT)
  • Radiographic Testing (RT)
  • IRRSP (Industrial Radiography and Radiation Safety Personnel Program)
  • Eddy Current Testing (ET)

Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC)

Industrial Radiographer Certification

American Petroleum Institute Certifications

  • API 570 (Piping Inspection Code: Inspection, Repair, Alteration and Rerating of In-Service Piping Systems)
  • API 510 (Pressure Vessel Inspection Code: In-Service Inspection, Rating, Repair and Alteration)
  • API 653 (Tank Inspection, Repair, Alteration and Reconstruction)
  • API QUTE (Qualification of Ultrasonic Examiners Certification Program)

European Pressure Equipment Directive EN 473 Certifications

  • Magnetic Particle Testing (MT)
    • Liquid Dye Penetrant Testing (PT)
  • Ultrasonic Testing (UT)
  • Radiographic Testing (RT)

International Code Council (ICC)

  • Special Inspector Certification (Structural Steel)

U.S Department of Transportation (DOT) Operator Qualification (OSHA 49 CFR 192 Subpart N)

  • Operator Qualification (Qualification of operators performing covered tasks)

OSHA Safety Training

  • American Society for Nondestructive Testing (ASNT), a national technical society organized and operated exclusively for the purpose of advancing scientific, engineering and technical knowledge in the field of nondestructive testing.
  • American Welding Society (AWS), a nonprofit organization with a goal to advance the science, technology and application of welding and related joining disciplines.
  • American Petroleum Institute (API), a national trade association that represents all aspects of America’s oil and natural gas industry.
  • Pipe Line Testing Consortium (PTC), which specializes in administrating substance abuse programs for companies that are subject to U.S. DOT regulations under the Pipeline & Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) and the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA).
  • National Association of Corrosion Engineers (NACE), the leader in the corrosion engineering and science community, and recognized around the world as the premier authority for corrosion control solutions.
  • Department of Transportation (DOT) OQ, the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Operator Qualification (OQ) final rule 49 CFR 192 Subpart N requiring operators to develop and maintain a qualification program for individuals performing covered tasks. The intent of the operator qualification rule is to minimize human error by establishing a verifiable, qualified workforce.
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