Drillpipe Inspection
IOS provide a full inspection, refurbishment and repair service for drillpipe.
Drillpipe inspection services include:

  • Visual thread inspection
  • Thread profile gauge
  • EMI or UT or combined EMI / UT Inspection pipe body inspection
  • MPI / Dye Pen inspection of end connections
  • Fully automated external shot blasting all sizes of standard and hevi-weight drillpipe, drill collars up to 8” diameter


At the IOS pipeyard, the inspection is carried out on hydraulically controlled inspection tables, utilising Techsonic EZ-11 (Ultrasonic End Area System) on an overhead gantry system for one man safe operations.
Additional services available at the IOS pipeyard include:

  • Fully automated external shot blasting all sizes of standard and hevi-weight drillpipe and drill collars up to 8" diameter.
  • High pressure internal and external water jet cleaning to 10,000psi.
  • Internal and external coating applications.