Chimney inspections and maintenance are critical to maintaining the health of your structures and equipment as well as the safety of your plant personnel, as neglect may lead to severe deterioration and equipment failure. Bygging’s experienced team of engineers and skilled construction experts have developed detailed inspection programs for all types of stacks and chimneys. We’re able to evaluate the current condition of the structure to determine if the life of the stack or chimney can be extended, modified and utilized for another purpose, or if it needs to be demolished.
Class - I Inspections: Primarily a visual inspection and can be carried out when the chimney is on-line if needed.
Class – II Inspections: These inspections should be performed at regular intervals in the range of 2 – 5 years, and alternated with Class 1 inspections. A Class II inspection includes:
Class – III Inspections: Performed only when significant degradation of any structural component has occurred, as indicated by the results of a Class 1 or Class 2 inspection, or when the chimney has experienced an unusual event, such as: