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27 August 2019 Skyriders has a blast deploying UHP cleaning at large petchem tank
Ultra high pressure (UHP) washing is a highly-effective and environmentally-friendly cleaning method using water jets to remove old coating systems and industrial dirt and contamination, without the use of potential...
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21 August 2019 Rope access used for maintenance at 30-m-high chemical reactor
When a major petrochemical producer in Mpumalanga recently had to carry out routine maintenance on a 30-m-high chemical reactor itself contained within a building, it opted for rope access for speedy ingress, as...
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29 July 2019 Skyriders showcases rope access at coal-mining maintenance project
The mining industry’s requirement for tight schedules and limited downtime when it comes to routine maintenance has allowed Skyriders Access Specialists (Pty) Ltd. to showcase the benefits of rope access for a...
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12 July 2019 Skyriders makes quick work of massive storage-tank maintenance project
Rope access has made quick work of a major tank inspection and cleaning project for a large South African petrochemical producer. Skyriders Access Specialists (Pty) Ltd. deployed a ten-person team for the 18-day...
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25 June 2019 Skyriders deploys Elios SkyEye drone for major boiler inspection
Skyriders Access Specialists (Pty) Ltd. set a new record when it deployed its Elios SkyEye confined-space drone for the first time in the massive internal space of the back-pass ducting at a major coal-fired power...
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13 June 2019 Rope access facilitates NDT inspection at a major power station
Magnetic Particle Inspection (MPI), a form of Non-Destructive Testing (NDT), is far more cost-effective and efficient as a maintenance method if it is carried out using rope access. This was proven recently at a...
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31 May 2019 Skyriders consults on fall-protection plan for platinum-smelter project
Skyriders Access Specialists (Pty) Ltd. was recently called upon to carry out consultancy work at a major project at a platinum smelter. According to South Africa’s construction regulations, any workplace involving...
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13 May 2019 Skyriders Elios SkyEye drone powers up emergency tube-leak inspection
When a major coal-fired power station in Limpopo experienced a tube leak in a boiler that subsequently resulted in a burst pipe, Skyriders Access Specialists (Pty) Ltd. was called upon to deploy its Elios SkyEye...
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29 April 2019 Skyriders uses dye-penetrant testing at large Free State fertiliser plant
Dye-penetrant inspection, also referred to as liquid penetrate inspection or penetrant testing, is a widely-applied and low-cost inspection method to check surface-breaking defects in all non-porous materials.
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16 April 2019 Skyriders powers up major boiler inspection at Kendal
Skyriders Access Specialists (Pty) Ltd. has garnered nearly 20 years’ experience and expertise at Kendal near eMalahleni in Mpumalanga, the largest indirect dry-cooled power station in the world.
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