Pipeline Hard Spots: Eddyfi Technologies Presents SpynePipeline Hard Spots: Eddyfi Technologies Presents SpyneTM, the Proven Solution for In-Ditch Detection
The groundbreaking Eddy Current Array (ECA) technology sets the new gold standard for hard spot detection during integrity direct assessments
As industry faces the catastrophic pipe rupture consequences from the presence of hard spots, it seeks new opportunities to ensure the continued safe operation of pipelines through early detection. Most hard spots are the result of unintentional quenching during...Read More.
Efficient Wall Profiling with the HD-CR 35 NDTDanamin (M) Sdn Bhd is an inspection company located in Johor, Malaysia with more than 200 employees nationwide and is a long-term user of the HD-CR 35 NDT Computed Radiography scanner.
Danamin has been using the HD-CR 35 NDT system for pipe profile inspection since 2007 and initially acquired the system to fulfill an inspection requirement from Petronas Chemicals MTBE in Kuantan. Other customers taking advantage of Danamin’s computed radiography capability include BASF Petronas in Kuantan and Idemistsu ...Read More.
BladeBUG Inspects, Resurfaces, And Repairs Wind Turbine Blades RemotelyHere’s a story about a tiny little bit of technology that could have a significant impact on renewable energy, particularly wind turbines. Efficiency is a big deal in the world of wind and solar energy. Dust, dirt, pollen and bird droppings can reduce the efficiency of solar panels, so people have invented ways to wash them in order to keep them producing electricity as efficiently as possible. Wind turbines have blades that can be hundreds of feet long and weigh thousands of pounds. Not only do they operat...Read More.
Remote Drone Vessel Inspections Help ATR Prepare for Major OverhaulThe Advanced Test Reactor at Idaho National Laboratory is the world’s most powerful and flexible test reactor. It is designed to study the effects of intense irradiation on materials. Since the reactor began operation in 1967, ATR has provided test capabilities for the U.S. Navy’s nuclear-powered vessels and the nation’s commercial nuclear power industry. Since 2008, it has welcomed researchers from industry and academia to propose experiments to be run in its one-of-a-kind core.
The reactor’s uniq...Read More.
Electron Paramagnetic Resonance: A Non-destructive Method for Analyzing Ancient ArtifactsAncient Egyptian mummies have many tales to tell, but unlocking their secrets without destroying delicate remains is challenging. Now, researchers reporting in ACS’ Analytical Chemistry have found a non-destructive way to analyze bitumen — the compound that gives mummies their dark color — in Ancient Egyptian embalming materials. The method provides clues to the bitumen’s geographic origin and, in one experiment, revealed that a mummy in a French museum could have been partially restored, likely by collecto...Read More.
Flyability Raises $11M in Series C FundingFlyability announces the closing of its 11M USD Series B, bringing the total amount raised by the company to $16M US since its founding in 2014.
Flyability’s Series A investor ETF Partners co-led the round together with Swisscom Ventures. The Dow Chemical Company (U.S.) joined the round with a significant stake, along with historical investors GoBeyond, and MKS (Switzerland) SA.
"The continued support from ETF and historic investors was instrumental to our success, and we are very proud to see them re...Read More.
Pinnacle Acquires Trinity Bridge, Specialty Risk-Based Inspection FirmPinnacle, the world’s leading provider of data-driven reliability and integrity programs, today announced it has acquired Houston-based Trinity Bridge, LLC, a consulting company specializing in Risk-Based Inspection programs for the refining and petrochemical industries. This comes on the heels of Pinnacle’s announced rebrand and reinvestment into technology and systems to create next generation reliability solutions for the industry.
"Reliability will be the key to sustainability for industries like oil...Read More.
Jeff Ames is New President and CEO of TekscanTekscan, Inc. today announced that its board of directors has appointed Jeff Ames as President & CEO, effective immediately. Jeff will lead all strategic and operational initiatives to position Tekscan for successful growth and value creation. Tekscan was acquired by Artemis Capital Partners (Artemis) earlier this year.
Jeff brings over 25 years of experience in engineered product businesses, with past roles spanning commercial, technical, and operational responsibilities. Before joining Tekscan, Jeff...Read More.
BINDT Appoints Chair of NDT Leadership ForumThe British Institute of NDT (BINDT) Advisory Group on Strategic NDT Leadership has appointed Mark Dowell as founding Chair of the NDT Leadership Forum.
The objective of the NDT Leadership Forum is to provide an effective, independent and long-term national forum that can:
• Brief government and influence other engineering professions about the benefits of non-destructive testing (NDT), condition monitoring (CM) and structural health monitoring (SHM);
• Advise on future supply of well-trained perso...Read More.
Verasonics Inc. Launches Scientific Ultrasound Articles DatabaseVerasonics is committed to delivering premier research ultrasound technology with its leading-edge Vantage™ Ultrasound Research System exclusively designed for academic and commercial investigators. These real-time, software-based, programmable systems accelerate research and development for various ultrasonic and acoustic projects by providing unsurpassed speed and flexibility to simplify data collection and analysis. Vantage Research Ultrasound Systems are now used by scientists and engineers in 34 countr...Read More.