Nordson Launches New Encore® nLighten™ LED Kit
Posted: 2018-8-11Nordson Corporation (NASDAQ-NDSN), a leading supplier of precision technologies for the application of powder coatings, announced today the launch of a new accessory for its Encore manual powder coating spray gun range.
The new product – named Encore nLighten LED Kit* - is a fast, convenient, and safety-approved way to instantly project a powerful beam of LED light from the Encore manual spray gun. This effectively lights up the surface being powder coated, and allows easy inspection and approval of the ...Read More.
Nevada Launches Drone Center of Excellence for Public Safety
Posted: 2018-8-11The Nevada Institute for Autonomous Systems (NIAS) today announced the launch of the Nevada Drone Center of Excellence for Public Safety (NDCOE). The mission is to save lives and reduce air hazards from drone incursions by empowering a shared safety vision with the FAA's integration of drones into the commercial air traffic system.
Located in Las Vegas, Nevada, with facilities donated by Switch, the NDCOE will provide safety incursion research data, drone technology best practices, educational materials,...Read More.
Weld Defect Imaging and Characterization Using PAUT and TFM Ultrasonic NDT with Sonatest
Posted: 2018-8-11Fast and reliable, PAUT technique has dramatically improved the probability of detection of defects inside a weld and became over the years a code compliant replacement solution to the radiographic testing. Nowadays, FMC-TFM technologies can improve even further defects characterisation when used in conjunction with code compliant PAUT solutions.
Ultrasonic Testing (UT) methodology has been used as a proven non-destructive technology to assess the volumetric integrity of welded material for decad...Read More.
Element Acquires Orbit Industries
Posted: 2018-8-8Element Materials Technology (Element) has today announced the acquisition of Orbit Industries, Inc. (Orbit) in the United States, further strengthening the Group’s leadership position in non-destructive testing (NDT) for the aerospace industry.
Headquartered near Cleveland Ohio, Orbit is a Nadcap and ISO 17025 accredited laboratory that also operates out of four other satellite inspection facilities across Ohio, Pennsylvania and New York. With over 30 prime approvals, Orbit, a leader in the NDT industry...Read More.
Application Spotlight – Undercarriage Inspection
Posted: 2018-8-7In Construction and Mining, machine performance is integral to a project’s success and cost efficiency. Undercarriage can make up more than 50% of the maintenance costs of a machine. Any component failures could lead to serious delays or costly replacements.
Integrated with Cygnus 4+ Ultrasonic Thickness Gauge, TrackTreads developed an Undercarriage Tool to monitor a machine’s undercarriage quickly and effectively. Thickness Measurements are taken on each undercarriage component using Cygnus Ultrasonic T...Read More.
Webinar: How Zetec Scalable NDT Solutions Improve Accuracy and Efficiency
Posted: 2018-8-6Zetec Inc. will host a one-hour webinar on the latest phased array ultrasound technology (UT) and how it can easily scale to meet changing Oil & Gas operational and inspection needs, while delivering fast and accurate nondestructive testing (NDT) results.
The webinar will be offered in two sessions:
Wednesday, Sept. 5, at 10 a.m. PDT
Thursday, Sept. 6, at 7 a.m. PDT
A question-and-answer period will follow the webinar. A recorded version will be available for later viewing.
Ultrasonic testing i...Read More.
Webinar: Inspecting HVAC and Heat Exchangers using the NORTEC® 600D Flaw Detector
Posted: 2018-8-2Webinar on September 11, 2018
Heat exchangers come in many shapes and sizes. Several variables, such as material, outside diameter, and wall thickness, have an effect on which technology and probe are appropriate to inspect the exchanger. Tube testing can be confusing, but this webinar will help to demystify it by exploring the theory behind tube testing and showing a complete hands-on demo using the NORTEC 600D flaw detector with the HVAC and Heat Exchanger kit. This kit enables inspectors to use eddy c...Read More.
Exel Composites Partners with Ziebel for Oil Well Sensors
Posted: 2018-7-31Exel Composites company Diversified Structural Composites (DSC) has developed fiber optic-embedded carbon composite rod for Norwegian company Ziebel’sinnovative well intervention system. DSC’s expertise in carbon fiber pultrusion enabled the precision manufacture of the 15 mm diameter rod with fiber optic core, which functions as a sensor, gathering valuable real-time insight on well behaviour unattainable using conventional methods.
Improving Oil Recovery Factors
Ziebel was founded in 2006 with the v...Read More.
LMATS in Newcastle Australia
Posted: 2018-7-30Another milestone achievement for LMATS!
LMATS Newcastle lab is now AS ISO/IEC 17025 accredited. Newcastle laboratory comprises highly experienced team including Metallurgical Engineer, Welding Supervisor and advanced NDT personnel.
The Newcastle lab will also provide power station related life assessment services using replication microscopy by a highly experienced Metallurgist and an API certified RBI Inspector. Industries at the Central coast and the NSW North-East coast will greatly benefit by addit...Read More.
Kespry Announces First Drone-Based High-Resolution Thermal Inspection System
Posted: 2018-7-29Commercial and industrial property owners and managers can now detect potential damage faster and more accurately than manual inspections or first-generation drone solutions with new Kespry radiometric thermal inspection capabilities.
Kespry, the leading drone-based aerial intelligence solution provider, today announced new high-resolution thermal inspection capabilities for commercial property and industrial facilities. Thermal building inspection is critical for organizations as they look to reduce inv...Read More.