Periodic Visual Inspection

The periodic inspection shall show that the pressure equipment and / or device is in such a condition that its continued operation can be done without risk to workers and the environment.

Prior to an inspection the equipment shall be prepared for the inspection, including cleaning (if applicable), removal of harmful deposits, such as scaling, and possibly vents, so the inspection can be carried out safely.
Pressure vessels and boilers are visual inspected inside and outsite, unless there are other rules for the individual devices referred to in Annex 5.

The periodic visual inspection follows the Order AT 498/2024 Chapter 5, 6 and 7, Annex 3 2.2.