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Remote Visual Inspections

DEKRA is a recognized leader in non-destructive examination (NDE) solutions for the power-generation and nuclear industries. We offer a broad spectrum of examinations, including buried piping, reactor heads, and 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, an emergency shutdown, or an operational service, our global team of engineers and technicians are available to develop custom solutions that 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
  • Buried Piping – Locate blockages and structural defects using our robust crawler systems


DEKRA utilizes equipment from a wide array of inspection technology manufacturers. Whether it’s applying a magnetic crawler system, 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 3.9 mm to 10 mm and lengths from 2 m to 30 m, our borescopes capture exceptionally clear images and videos in any setting.
  • Remote-Operated Crawlers – We employ crawler systems that traverse vertical runs, as well as buried piping, to meet your needs.
  • Pan-Tilt-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 semirigid camera systems can be outfitted with 3-inch and 2-inch pan and tilt cameras and 1-inch fixed camera heads to allow operators to push up to 60 meters inside piping.

Additional Services