Tag Archive: commercial diving

Are your Underwater Structures in a good condition? – UT Meter

An ultrasonic thickness (UT) meter is a tool commonly used by Commercial and Specialised Diving with reference to inspection work. The device is frequently used to monitor metal thickness on underwater structures. It… Continue reading

Anode Installation you can count on!

One of the services in frequent demand at Commercial & Specialised Diving is the installation of sacrificial anodes. This is a highly skilled operation that requires underwater welding. Sacrificial anodes help protect submerged… Continue reading

Going with the flow – Culverts

Culverts are a structure that allows water to flow under another structure, normally a footpath, road or railway line. A simple culvert may be a pipe under a road, while a more complex… Continue reading

Welding Underwater – The Shocking Truth!

Did you know Commercial & Specialised Diving can arc weld underwater? Welding underwater needs specialist skills and equipment, all of which Commercial & Specialised Diving can provide. Arc welding underwater (also called stick… Continue reading

Children are pulling out your expansion joints!

Children are pulling out your expansion joints? ‘Where movement joints are provided in order to meet the requirements of BS 5385: Part 3 1989 (amended 1992), the compound used should be as hard… Continue reading

The role of diving supervisors

The role of a diving supervisor is integral to the success of a diving job. The supervisor must carefully mitigate the associated risk to divers working underwater in a hazardous environment whilst maintaining… Continue reading

Technology Spot – Cofferdams

Cofferdams are temporary structures designed to allow the enclosed area to be pumped dry.  They are often used around bridge piers and other support structures built in water. Cofferdams can be built in… Continue reading

Diving In Unusual Places – Fishing Lakes

Fishing is one of the nation’s favourite pastimes. Recently, the owners of one such popular fishing spot in the Midlands required the assistance of Commercial and Specialised Diving to help clear underwater obstacles… Continue reading

Swimming Pool Health and Safety

How Commercial and Specialised Diving Can Help You! One of the biggest challenges when running a swimming pool is ensuring it meets health and safety standards to ensure the safety of customers using… Continue reading

ROV Inspection – Reservoir Valve

ROV Inspection This month Commercial and Specialised Diving were asked to assist with the inspection of a faulty valve located in a reservoir. In this case it could have been extremely dangerous to… Continue reading