FLIR Systems to Acquire Endeavor Robotics
Posted: 2019-2-15FLIR 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 Measurement
Posted: 2019-2-15The 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 GmbH
Posted: 2019-2-15DB 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 Low
Posted: 2019-2-15For 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 Yxlon
Posted: 2019-2-15Barbara 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.
Vogt Introduces PROlineTOP Plug & Play Ultrasonic Inspection Device
Posted: 2019-2-15PROlineTOP is an All-In-One inspection device for the manual, mechanized and automated non-destructive material testing in laboratory and production. As Plug & Play solution it units all control and operation elements in a small housing and therefore replaces the typical control cabinet.
The compact ultrasonic device is ideally suited for the inspection of weld seams for cracks and volume defects, solder and coating joints for adhesion quality, wall thicknesses, shafts, rods, pipes and sheets as well as ...Read More.
Eddyfi Technologies Acquires NDT Robotics Leader Inuktun
Posted: 2019-2-14Strategic addition to unlock a world of NDT inspection possibilities by combining NDT modalities with remotely operated crawler
QUÉBEC, Canada, February 5th 2019 — As a world leader in advanced non-destructive testing (NDT) technologies, Eddyfi Technologies is thrilled to confirm the acquisition of Inuktun, a well-known developer and manufacturer of remotely operated crawlers and camera systems.
Headquartered in Nanaimo, BC (Canada), 30-year experienced Inuktun offers robotic systems that bridge the g...Read More.
Eddyfi Technologies Launches the New TSC U41™ Subsea Inspection Solution
Posted: 2019-2-12Eddyfi Technologies Launches the New TSC U41™ Subsea Inspection Solution
A diver or ROV deployable ACFM® inspection system for the detection and sizing of surface-breaking cracks.
We are excited to announce the launch of our new product, the U41, today. For the last 30 years, ACFM® technology has been used globally as the method of choice for the detection and sizing of subsea surface-breaking cracks. Recognized and approved by many certification bodies, including DNV, ABS and Lloyds, the technique ...Read More.
Visit Workpad at NDTMA to Learn About Cloud Storage for UT Data
Posted: 2019-2-9Workpad LLC will be demonstrating its cloud NDT data platform at NDTMA in Las Vegas, NV USA Feb. 11-13, 2019. Come visit our booth to see a live demonstration of how to use Workpad to connect any inspection device to the cloud and automate the storage, analysis, and reporting of any type of inspection data including high resolution video and image data, UT and phased array data, and x-ray imaging.
The following case study illustrates how Workpad can automate data collection and apply artificial ...Read More.
FLIR Launches Uncooled Methane Gas Detection Camera
Posted: 2019-2-7The new FLIR GF77 Gas Find IR uncooled thermal camera is designed to detect methane. At roughly half the cost of cooled cameras, it provides more professionals in the oil and gas industry access to this technology.
FLIR Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: FLIR) today announced the FLIR GF77 Gas Find IR, its first uncooled thermal camera designed for detecting methane. This handheld camera offers inspection professionals the features they need to find potentially dangerous, invisible methane leaks at natural gas power...Read More.