Life extension of structural detail by Ultrasonic Peening on TLP

Life extension of structural detail by Ultrasonic Peening on TLP

This offshore installation situated in the Gulf of Mexico had been thoroughly analysed for structural fatigue. One issue that arose from the analysis was structural details in the pontoon-supports of the TLP.

Life extension of TLP ultrasonic peening of shape modified bracket

Life extension of TLP ultrasonic peening of shape modified bracket

In order to safeguard the structural integrity of the platform, ultrasonic peening was applied to  the located fatigue hot-spots.

Life extension of TLP platform ultrasonic peening of weld face

Life extension of TLP platform ultrasonic peening of weld face