Expert investigation of gates for a dam in Morocco


Extension of service life and maintenance optimization of structures + Maximizing Profitability + Developing high efficiency & reliability machines


Safe Life Extension

Customer needs

Check the conditions of the structure and the mechanical resistance of five spillway gates

Customer benefits

Project engineering allowing cost and delay optimization
Incorporation of the digital models using to recommend renovation or replacement of gates

Cetim answer

Complete diagnosis combining on-site inspection and numerical model development :

  • Visual inspection
  • Examination of conditions of the coating and structures
  • Sheet thickness measurement by non-destructive ultrasonic testing (Ultrasonic NDT)
  • Numerical model development using data obtained in these operations

Delivered results

Validation of the gates compliance with the requirements and their ability to absorb all potential stresses