FLIR Systems to Acquire Endeavor RoboticsFLIR Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: FLIR) announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Endeavor Robotic Holdings, Inc., a leading developer of battle-tested, tactical unmanned ground vehicles (UGVs) for the global military, public safety, and critical infrastructure markets, from Arlington Capital Partners for $385 million in cash. Endeavor’s highly-mobile and easy to operate ground robots utilize advanced sensing and actuation in providing explosive ordnance disposal, reconnaissance, ...Read More.
Micro-Epsilon Introduces Eddy Current System for Inductive Displacement MeasurementThe eddyNCDT 3060 is a new, powerful eddy current measurement system from Micro-Epsilon that is suitable for high speed, high precision displacement measurements in harsh industrial environments. The system comprises a compact controller, a sensor and integrated or non-integrated cable, and is factory-calibrated for ferrous and non-ferrous materials. With more than 400 compatible sensor models, unique ease of use and smart signal processing, the eddyNCDT 3060 sets new standards in inductive displacement mea...Read More.
DB Engineering & Consulting acquires infraView GmbHDB Engineering & Consulting acquired the Mainz-based IT company infraView in October. infraView specializes in developing digital solutions for monitoring, inspecting and analyzing infrastructure assets and vehicles.
It was infraView who created the DIANA diagnostics and analytics platform for DB. This is one of the world's largest digital switch diagnostics platforms and is connected to more than 20,000 switches. Its intelligent diagnosis and analysis of data allows maintenance and damage repair require...Read More.
Minimizing Exposure: RVI Videoscopes Take Radiation Exposure to a New LowFor personnel in nuclear power plants, time and distance are critical measurements when it comes to safe inspections. When workers need to enter a high-radiation area to examine a potential problem or make a routine inspection, proximity to radiation and the length of time the inspection takes can increase their effective radiation dose.
Suspected corrosion or blocked conduits or vessels in the containment area need to be handled immediately to help avoid accidental radiation leakage. In some cases, the ...Read More.
Barbara Nichtern Named as Vice President Global Sales & Marketing at YxlonBarbara Nichtern has taken over as Vice President of Global Sales & Marketing at Yxlon and is thus responsible for the entire product portfolio in the worldwide sales organization of the enterprise, which belongs to the Swiss Comet Group. The internationally experienced graduate marketing manager is pleased with this new challenge. Barbara Nichtern is convinced: "A medium-sized company as part of a publicly listed corporation is the optimal configuration if you want to make a difference."
And she wants t...Read More.
Polymer Dry Couplant MaterialsInnovation PolymersOur focus is on highly effective sound transfer through the development of acoustic-capable polymers. These new polymers enable coupling of the ultrasonic sensor to the material under test and provides a layer to couple, seal or optimize energy transfer.
Our mission is to develop and produce high quality acoustic capable polymers to support the NDT and medical ultrasonic imaging industries
Innovation Polymers has the capability to develop a wide range of unique sound coupling polymeric media.
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Online Training by NDTClassroom.comNDTclassroom.comNDTclassroom recognizes the need for effective web based NDT training. Until
recently, video-based training on the internet was not possible and therefore
highly engaging, interactive HD quality video-based online training could not be
reliably delivered. NDTclassroom has combined a state of the art media
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There are other web based training courses available, but they c...Read More.
GE Inspection USM Go GE Sensing & InspectionGE Launches Light Weight Ultrasonic Flaw Detector for Harsh Environments
The USM Go is the most portable flaw detector from GE for use in the oil & gas, power, aerospace and automotive industries
Weighing only 2.2 pounds, the USM Go is the lightest and most portable ultrasonic flaw detector available from GE Sensing & Inspection Technologies. The USM Go is designed for ease of prolonged operation in the harshest inspection environments in the oil and gas, aerospace, power generation and automotive i...Read More.