RSK Acquires Inspection Firms NDT Services Ltd. and CWALeading environmental and engineering services company RSK Group Ltd today announced that it has acquired Non Destructive Testing Services Ltd (NDT Services), an independent pile testing engineering company contracting to the construction sector and based near Nottingham, and Copeland Wedge Associates (CWA), consulting civil and structural engineers based in central Birmingham.
NDT Services has been providing a wide range of testing services at construction sites throughout the UK for over 29 years. Its ...Read More.
AirFusion Wind Announced for Wind Turbine Asset Damage AssessmentAirFusion, developers of leading AI-powered damage detection and risk prediction software solutions, today announced AirFusion Wind, a cloud-based workflow and AI-based analysis platform to identify and classify wind turbine asset damage. The platform delivers faster, more accurate analysis of wind turbine inspection data, enabling proactive, predictive maintenance that significantly reduces the risks of catastrophic failure, excessive downtime and performance-based revenue loss. AirFusion Wind rapidly tra...Read More.
Kespry Builds Aerial Intelligence Platform for InspectionMenlo Park, California-based Kespry has built an aerial intelligence platform based on the use of industrial drones powered by artificial intelligence and machine learning. Kespry’s aerial intelligence platform is used in cases such as construction, mining and aggregates, as well as insurance claims. What makes Kespry’s drones more durable than "off-the-shelf" rivals is that it can withstand higher-wind conditions, handle longer flight times and has much high-resolution cameras. To learn more about Kespry, ...Read More.
IIT Madras Professor Awarded Fellowship for Ultrasonic Waveguide Sensor SystemsIndian Institute of Technology Madras Faculty Prof. Krishnan Balasubramanian has been awarded the first Abdul Kalam Technology Innovation National Fellowship by Indian National Academy of Engineering (INAE) in 2018.
This prestigious Fellowship has been recently instituted to recognize, encourage and support translational research by individuals who have achieved excellence in engineering, innovation and technology development. He is currently a Chair Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering,...Read More.
Safran Launches the NacelleLife for Life Cycle ManagementSafran Nacelles today unveiled the NacelleLife[TM] service offering, providing complete coverage of its jet engine nacelle systems - including thrust reversers. This new offering provides tailorable nacelle services to the requirements of operators, involving any or all steps from preparations for a jetliner's service entry through its retirement from operation.
NacelleLife[TM] is developed for responsive, cost effective and high-quality services that keep airliners in operational condition while minimiz...Read More.
Airbus Launches Advanced Hangar Inspection DroneAt MRO Americas, Airbus is demonstrating for the first time a drone-based, innovative maintenance tool – Airbus’ Advanced Inspection Drone – for use inside a hangar, which accelerates and facilitates visual checks, considerably reducing aircraft downtime and increasing the quality of inspection reports.
Combining Airbus’ extensive aircraft knowledge with best-in-class drone technology, this new product consists of a smart, automatic drone with an integral visual camera, a laser-based obstacle detection s...Read More.
Ionix & Inductosense Release TRND Wireless In-service Corrosion MonitoringIonix Advanced Technologies (Leeds, UK) and Inductosense (Bristol, UK) is proud to announce the release of its latest collaboration for Ultrasonic Corrosion / Erosion Trending: "TRND."
The system will launch at NACE International’s Corrosion Conference Exhibition in Phoenix, AZ April 16 – 19, 2018.
TRND offers a cost-effective move from conventional corrosion inspection to in-service condition monitoring whilst removing significant investment in infrastructure and hardware.
Built on the industry...Read More.
Sensor Networks Releases microPIMS Permanently Installed Sensor ArraySensor Networks, Inc. (SNI) of Boalsburg, PA is pleased to announce the release of its newest Installed Sensor, Ultrasonic Corrosion / Erosion Monitoring product line: microPIMS®. The product will debut at NACE International’s Annual Corrosion Conference in Phoenix, AZ April 15 – 19, 2018.
microPIMS incorporates all of the tried-and-proven ultrasonic measurement and Internet of Things (IoT) capabilities earned with SNI’s large installed base of smartPIMS® systems running around the world.
Unique to mi...Read More.
EchoPure™Echo Ultrasonics LLCEchoPure is an ideal couplant for very cold inspection (liquid gas piping and refrigerant lines and very cold ambient). EchoPure will not frost or attenuate at temperatures as low as -60°F.
EchoPure is excellent for high temperature use such as warm welds up to 350°F and on pipe in the desert summer sun, where slow evaporation and long inspection windows are desired. With its low toxicity, EchoPure is a good choice for inspection in food processing plants.
EchoPure is a water-free, water-soluble ul...Read More.
UltraWave LRTOlympusThe UltraWave LRT uses guided wave technology and excites low-frequency
ultrasonic waves that travel lengthwise over tens of meters along a pipe,
detecting wall thickness variations. The system is ideal to screen in-service pipes
and pipelines, and to inspect limited access pipes from a single inspection
position. It includes advanced software, acquisition unit, touch screen laptop,
and compact probes with bands and bladders.
Offering the capacity to screen in-service pipes and pipeline over lo...Read More.
NDT TrainingAmerican Institute of Nondestructive TestingA new school has opened its doors in Baxter.
The American Institute of Nondestructive Testing focuses on nondestructive
testing, which helps assure that structural and mechanical components are
functioning in a safe and reliable way. Technicians perform tests to find any sign
For example, students learn to inspect products like car parts or bridges for
flaws like corrosion, stress cracking, failure and fatigue.
It’s just one of five schools of its kind in the country, said D...Read More.