Offshore Maintenance, Eddy Current and Visual Inspection.
Mar01

Offshore Maintenance, Eddy Current and Visual Inspection.

Rope Access Inspection (RAI) has just completed an offshore contract, performing Rope Access Maintenance, Eddy Current and Visual inspection on various components of the drilling rig. The three man team was able to mobilize in relatively short time and perform the job without a single incident or accident. RAI prides itself in working strictly according to IRATA guidelines, and is an IRATA Member Company. The various components...

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IRATA Rope Access
Oct13

IRATA Rope Access

Hi everyone, it has been a long and successful year for Rope Access Inspection (RAI). Just a update on the current happenings. Process facilities / refineries often work 24 hours a day, every day of the year, and the nature of the production plant itself can be a dangerous environment. A significant benefit of using rope access in the oil & gas industry is the rapid deployment and removal of equipment, minimal impact on...

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Double Figure-of-eight on the bight (Bunny Ears)
Jun21

Double Figure-of-eight on the bight (Bunny Ears)

Welcome to the third article from Rope Access Inspection CC, Cape Town, South Africa. Our hope is that this information can be used in the Industrial rope access industry, and that technicians will read and apply the information. The third in this series of articles, we are still looking at termination knots: The Double Figure-of-eight on the bight aka (Bunny Ears) This knot is useful as it creates two loops that can be used to...

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Double Overhand
Apr06

Double Overhand

Welcome to the second article from Rope Access Inspection CC, Cape Town, South Africa. The second in this series of articles, we are still looking at termination knots: The Double Overhand Knot: This knot is easy to make and dress, but unfortunately it is difficult to untie after loading. This knot is commonly favored for use on rope access harness cow’s tails. The reason for this is that is is easy to tie, easy to adjust, easy...

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Double Figure-of-Eight Knot
Mar23

Double Figure-of-Eight Knot

Welcome to the first article from Rope Access Inspection CC, Cape Town, South Africa. We are dedicated to information and training in the industry, with the following articles, we will explore common knots and rigging variations used in industrial rope access today. These articles are aimed at new & old rope access, Non-Destructive Testing (NDT), rigging and trade technicians wanting to get a better understanding, or just some...

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