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Remote Visual Inspections

DEKRA Inspections, Inc., previously Core VIS, is a recognized leader in Non-Destructive Examination (NDE) solutions for the power generation and nuclear industries. Our capabilities allow us to offer a wide range of examinations from buried piping to reactor heads, including remote visual inspection (RVI) services.

Core Visual Inspection Services

DEKRA Difference

DEKRA’s vision is to be the global partner for a safe world. The company employs more than 45,000 specialists worldwide focused on increasing safety in all areas of life, including industrial inspection, automotive testing, and product certification.

Our experienced team reduces human exposure to hazardous environments by utilizing best-in-class equipment and inspection methods, including robotic inspection technology. Whether a planned outage, emergency shutdown, or operational service, our global team of engineers and technicians is available to develop custom solutions to meet your needs.

Interior of plant

Power Generation Solutions

  • Reactor Vessel Head Upper / Lower Inspections – RVCH and BMI obtaining 100% surface coverage using robotic camera systems
  • Heat Exchangers – Specialized camera systems allow us to view tube-side or shell-side of heat exchangers
  • CRDM Flanges – Inspect flanges and bolting without any disassembly of components
  • Reactor Coolant Pumps – Save dose and time by remotely inspecting RCP structure
  • Turbine Rotors – Inspect the integrity of rotors by capturing high quality images and videos
  • Buried Piping – Locate blockages and structural defects using our robust crawler systems
  • Magnesium Rotor Inspections – Delamination of rings and cooling fins observed in high resolution
  • Condenser Cleanout & FOSAR – Find and remove foreign material (FM) from the shell side of condensers


DEKRA utilizes equipment from a wide array of inspection technology manufacturers. Whether it’s applying a magnetic crawler system, an underwater submersible, or videoscopes as small as 3.9mm, our technicians use the best equipment for your specific needs.

  • Videoscopes, Borescopes and Accessories – With diameters ranging from 3.9mm to 10mm and lengths from 2 meters to 30 meters, our borescopes are able to capture exceptionally clear images and videos in any setting.
  • Remote Operated Crawlers – We employ crawler systems that can traverse vertical runs, as well as buried piping, to meet your needs.
  • Pan Tilt and Zoom Cameras – With 30x optical zoom, high definition resolution, laser measurement capabilities, and radiation hardened shielding, our PTZ cameras are the most capable on the market.
  • Push Cameras – Our semi-rigid camera systems can be outfitted with 3” and 2” pan and tilt cameras and 1” fixed camera heads to allow operators to push up to 60 meters inside piping.
  • Submersibles – Our DEKRA-designed submersible can be equipped with UT probes, laser measurement tools, suction devices, high definition radiation hardened cameras, and a retrieval claw with 360-degree rotation.

Additional Services

Contact Us

Joseph Calabrese

Joseph Calabrese

+1 585-542-8312

DEKRA Inspections, Inc.

5475 Harrisburg Industrial Park Drive

Harrisburg , NC 28075