Borescope Inspections

HPI uses the latest in Olympus borescope equipment with 24-foot leads to provide:

  • Video and photo records
  • Full borescope report with recommendations
  • Measurements of the depth or surface area of damage
  • Examinations to uncover cracking of vanes, tip rubs, loss of coating, and impact damage
  • Evaluation and inspection of the system, from mechanical drive to the driven load

By performing non-destructive testing, HPI can provide cost benefits by determining and recommending critical repairs and replacement on an as-needed basis. HPI’s preventative maintenance program can include the following to increase the unit’s reliability and efficiency:

  • Vibration monitoring
  • Sound monitoring
  • Borescope of internal components
  • Evaluation and cleaning of oil supply
  • Evaluation and inspection of the system, from mechanical drive to the driven load
  • Reliability-centered maintenance

Benefits of Borescope Services by HPI
HPI has experienced turbine specialists who not only provide non-destructive services, but also inspect, overhaul, and install turbomachinery systems. HPI has a deep knowledge of how engines operate and the real-world implications of component degradation and system maintenance.

  • Experience in finding visual performance clues
  • Evaluation of overall unit health
  • Improved star reliability
  • Planned predictive maintenance services
  • Wide range of onsite gas turbine operation and training programs
  • Technical field direction
  • Full range of turbine services, including installation, relocation, removal, controls tuning, and custom control system retrofits


Contact HPI to inspect your turbine by e-mail or by request form