§192.607

Material Verification

Procedure A:Opportunistic testing at exposed locations along with NDE tests

VALIDATED TECHNOLOGY THROUGH INDUSTRY SPONSORED BLIND STUDY

Procedure C:Targeted digs for material verification

Launching of New HSD Training Program for NDE Service Providers

Boston - May 2019

Cambridge, MA - September 2017

NONDESTRUCTIVE METAL STRENGTH VERIFICATION

Waltham, MA - September 2018

Massachusetts Materials Technology (MMT) is dedicated to assist operators achieve their pipeline integrity goals through innovative, nondestructive technologies utilized in field services that provide accurate and reliable information about the structural integrity, material strength, and toughness of their assets.

§192.624

MAOP Verification


Options:

  • ​Pipe Replacement
  • Pressure Reduction
  • ECA
  • Hydrotesting
  • Other Technologies

Performance has reached industry expectations

From PRCI NDE 4-8  comparative validation report, the HSD is"the best performing technique with the lowest MAPE, highest correlation coefficients, and highest quantity of data within the specified error bands for both YS and UTS." Click here for more information on the PRCI results.

Procedure B:ILI drives dig locations to assign material properties to specific “populations” or “bins” of many pipeline segments

MMT Closes Large Equity with Houston Based Investors

Additional MMT News

"The SBIR Targeted Technologies (START) program helps growing Massachusetts-based companies commercialize technologies developed under SBIR and STTR contracts. The START program plays an important role in powering Massachusetts' Innovation Economy." 

PROVIDING PIPELINE INTEGRITY PROGRAMS THE SOLUTIONS THEY NEED

For more information on upcoming regulations click here.

OST Signs off on Part I of Transmission "Mega Rule"

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Waltham, MA - September 2018

Accurate and reliable material properties without cutouts

Results from 50 Pipe Testing at PRCI Reveal Exceptional Performance by 5th Generation HSD Tester

Washington DC - May 2019

NECESSARY DATA TO STAY AHEAD OF UPCOMING REGULATIONS

NEWS & EVENTS

MMT's HSD Tester provides the best in-ditch NDE solution to be implemented in Procedures A, B, and C.

Part I of the Transmission "Mega Rule" - Safety of Gas Transmission Pipelines moved from the Office of the Secretary  of Transportation to the Office of Management and Budget. This is typically the final step before a proposed rule-making is made final and published to the federal register. 

MMT Developments