SGS and Baker Hughes Launch Cooperation on Predictive Corrosion ManagementSGS and Baker Hughes, a GE company (NYSE: BHGE), announced today a Strategic Alliance Agreement (SAA) for the joint deployment and commercialization of BHGE's real-time software and sensor-based Predictive Corrosion Management (PCM) solution. Leveraging the capability of the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), PCM will enable asset owners to increase their ability to monitor their facilities, and detect and predict corrosion issues using real-time data powered by BHGE's ultrasonic sensing technology and a...Read More.
Next Generation Facade Inspection with AIH3 Dynamics Holdings announces the start of H3 Zoom.AI,a new cloud-based and artificial intelligence enabled services platform that connects with camera drones to offer a safer, faster, and more accurate alternative to dangerous, difficult to reach, or mass-scale maintenance inspection activities around the world, improving worker safety, reducing downtimes and improving productivity.
With a first focus on Smart Cities, H3 Zoom is launching Façade Inspector (video), a visual inspection tool that leverag...Read More.
Drone Harmony Helps Automate UAV Cell Tower InspectionDrone Harmony’s Cell Tower Inspection is the first application designed solely for the task of capturing data at cell sites with a drone.
In a nutshell, Drone Harmony has made it as easy as possible for the pilot to obtain the quality data that is needed for this task. The flight plans in Drone Harmony are generated automatically and are tailored to a rough 3D model of the inspected tower. The model can be either imported, or easily constructed in the application using a simple wizard.
Obstacles can a...Read More.
Global Energy Group and Sky-Futures Team Up for UAV InspectionGlobal Energy Group (GEG), Scotland’s leading energy service company and Sky-Futures, world’s leading provider of drone-based inspection services announced today a strategic partnership to offer an end-to-end UAV inspection services to a wide range of industries including Oil & Gas, Renewables (Onshore / Offshore Wind), Utilities, Civils etc.
Drawing on Global Energy Group’ vast experience as an energy sector-leading service company and Sky-Futures’ cutting-edge, drone-based approach to industrial inspec...Read More.
NDT Global Appoints New PresidentWe are pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Richard Matthews as the President of NDT Global.
With more than 30 years' experience in the oil and gas industry and most recently the position of Operations Director for PIMS of London, Mr. Matthews' appointment supports NDT Global's visionary product strategy and continued growth in developing service solutions to meet the future needs of the industry.
"I am both honored and delighted to be the President of NDT Global. I believe our customer-driven r...Read More.
Case Study – Power Generation Inspections with Climbing RobotsAlready popular within the food and beverage sector and with global dairy processors such as Fonterra, Murray Goulburn, Friesland Campina and Heineken, Invert Robotics’ technology is proving a much safer and faster ‘disruptor’ in the non-destructive inspection services market.
The company is now applying its technological benefits and services to the energy generation industry with stunning results.
At the heart of state-owned CS Energy are five coal-fired units (one unit at Kogan Creek Power Station ...Read More.
Innovative Company Offers Triage Solution for Natural DisastersWith total damages from Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria totaling roughly $365 billion, the 2017 hurricane season was the costliest on record in the U.S and revealed the dilapidated state of US Infrastructure, which was completely unprepared to withstand the onslaught of such epic storms. The upcoming 2018 hurricane season could be even more destructive, however, raising fears about the disaster it could wreak on the region’s already-crumbling infrastructure.
Infrastructure Preservation Corporation, a ...Read More.
Download Free Nominal Pipe Size Chart from PH ToolHave you ever been confused by the unconventional system used to delineate pipe dimensions? Why does 10-inch NPS pipe actually measure 10.750 inches, but 14 NPS has an actual outside diameter of 14.000 inches? Is there a difference between schedule 40, STD, and 80S? Rest assured; you are not alone!
The American Standards Association authorized the organization of pipe sizes way back in 1927. Ninety-one years ago there were only three wall thicknesses; STD, XS, and XXS. In 1939, realizing more...Read More.
Wear Measurent Device (Ultrasonic)ModustriModustri (modustri.com) has developed an Ultrasonic depth gauge that connects directly to an iPad iPhone through Bluetooth. By steaming all of your measurement data directly to your iPad or iPhone, it enables you to capture measurements, notes, and photos all in one spot! It then automatically generates a report that you are able to send back to customer, or site managers.
Modustri has already used this technology to develop inspection applications with Corporate partners to create company specific inspe...Read More.
BigBeam handheld UV Inspection Light in compliance with ASTM E3022-15Labino ABBIGBEAM STANDARD
The smooth and large beam of this portable UV inspection light makes the BigBeam a useful tool for any inspection, either on the field or on a bench. BigBeam is widely used by manufacturers of stationary MPI benches. NDT professionals worldwide recognize Bigbeam qualities, making it Labinos best-selling product for many years in a row. This lamp is based on LED technology and offers you a very narrow spectra with a peak wavelength of 365 nm. Each unit consists of 9 ultraviolet LEDs. Each...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.