Shear Wave Flaw Detection & Pipe Inspection

Shear wave, also known as angle-beam testing, is commonly used for flaw detection and the inspection of new construction welds, structural steel welds, and in-service welds. JANX carries out shear-wave flaw detection and pipe inspection in accordance with all applicable codes.


  • Mobile
  • Portable
  • Safe and environmentally friendly
  • Real-time results
  • Accurate defect sizing and locating, flaw characterization
  • Single-side access

Wherever You Need Us

Because we’re equipped to mobilize testing services across the United States, our customers can get their inspections done whenever and wherever they need them. That includes pipeline operators working in remote environments or extreme conditions. Our technology and more than 35 years of experience mean customers can rely on us for thorough, detailed, and rapid inspection results.

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Setting the Standard in Quality Assurance

Our internal Compliance Department ensures customers consistently receive an accurate, high-quality product.

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Ultrasonic Testing Technologies

  • Automated Ultrasonic Testing
    Our proprietary inspection system, RTD Rotoscan™, is designed to inspect girth welds during the construction of long-distance pipelines.
  • Phased Array
    Uses multiple elements fired in succession to produce beams that can be steered, swept, and focused electronically. This technology provides safe, accurate results.
  • Straight Beam
  • Time of Flight Diffraction (TOFD)
    This high-speed screening tool complements other ultrasonic tools during weld inspections to produce more comprehensive data.
  • Internal Corrosion Mapping (CMAP)
    Uses straight beam UT tools to identify and measure interior deterioration.