RSK Acquires Inspection Firms NDT Services Ltd. and CWA
Posted: 2018-4-16Leading 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 Assessment
Posted: 2018-4-16AirFusion, 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 Inspection
Posted: 2018-4-16Menlo 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 Systems
Posted: 2018-4-16Indian 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 Management
Posted: 2018-4-16Safran 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 Drone
Posted: 2018-4-16At 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 Monitoring
Posted: 2018-4-15Ionix 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 Array
Posted: 2018-4-11Sensor 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.
Sarcos and GE Team Up for Industrial Exoskeleton
Posted: 2018-4-11 Sarcos® Robotics, a global leader in the production of robots that combine human intelligence and dexterity with the strength, endurance and precision of machines to improve efficiency and reduce occupational injuries for complex or non-repetitive tasks, today announced the formation of an industry focused Exoskeleton Technical Advisory Group ("X-TAG"). Comprised of executives from leading companies across a variety of industries including industrial manufacturing, automotive, aviation and aerospace, const...Read More.
India Delays Rules for Industrial Drones
Posted: 2018-4-11India’s ambitious plans for a drones policy built on a so-called digital sky framework has hit a roadblock over clearances from the ministry of home affairs and various defence establishments. This will further delay regulations that are already behind schedule and may even end up amending some of the proposed rules.
"The CAR is not finalised yet. We are currently awaiting comments from the Ministry of Home Affairs, only after which we will be able to finalise and release the CAR," a senior offic...Read More.