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.
Mark 4 Tank Floor ScannerMFE EnterprisesThe Mark IV takes the precision, reliability, and durability of its predecessors to another level with upgraded, user-friendly software and a lightweight build. Its slim design boasts an unprecedented weight of only 65 lb.
The convenience of using the new Mark IV will be outweighed only by the confidence in its reporting features and ability to discover volume loss in real time with its true real-time display.
The software guides the operator through an intuitive process...Read More.
Ultrasonic Transducer AccessoriesOlympus Scientific SolutionsOlympus offers a complete selection of transducers, cables, couplants, calibration test blocks, and accessories to meet a wide variety of ultrasonic precision thickness gaging applications.
• Miniature angle beam transducers and wedges are primarily used for testing weld integrity. Their design enables them to be easily scanned back and forth and provides a short approach distance. Angle beam transducers are single element transducers used with a wedge to introduce a refracted shear wave or longitudinal ...Read More.
EchoMix® Single Powder UT CouplantEcho Ultrasonics LLCEchoMix Single is an easy to mix one packet powder UT couplant. EchoMix Single provides a strong, continuous coupling film which adheres well to vertical and overhead surfaces. ...Read More.