Christmas Comes Early - Zain is Bringing It to the Drone Wars
Posted: 2019-11-11Supporting Government and Security Forces against growing threats that drone technology makes possible
Anti-Drone solutions offered by Zain Drone assist governments and security forces to identify and passively sense unauthorized drones that are threatening safety, security and privacy. This is achieved by using a combination of proprietary multi-sensor detection sensor technology, enterprise-grade network, real-time alerts and collection of digital evidence. This ensures governments and security forces ...Read More.
NDT Solutions to Partner with Invert Robotics
Posted: 2019-11-11NDT Solutions, a long-established USA Aerospace Nondestructive Testing (NDT) service group has teamed with the innovative Invert Robotics company from New Zealand in a joint venture certain to change the process of aircraft inspection at the In-Service, OEM and Maintenance levels.
Invert’s remotely controlled robot employs a patented suction mechanism that adheres and traverses a range of aircraft surfaces made of aluminium, carbon or glass-fibre-reinforced plastic (CFRP and GFRP). This unique process al...Read More.
Plastics Pipe Institute Publishes Case Study for Plastic Pipe NDT
Posted: 2019-11-11Historically, inspection of plastic pipes, fittings and joints comprised visual inspection and conformance testing to the applicable standard. These methods are well proven as proactive measures that help ensure a quality plastic pipe system.
As with most industries, technology continues to evolve, driving continuous improvements in the knowledge base, methods and measurement techniques. This is now reflected in the growing use of non-destructive test methods and evaluation within the plastic pipe indus...Read More.
Terra Drone Launches UAV AI-based Solution for Power Asset Inspection
Posted: 2019-11-11Terra Drone Corporation, the world’s largest provider of industrial drone solutions, has launched a new UAV and AI-based solution set for the maintenance of power transmission and distribution equipment. The solution was developed based on the market gaps identified after inspecting over 90,000 km of power lines by BVLOS throughout the world.
Acquired data is automatically processed and analyzed by artificial intelligence algorithms which are trained to detect crossovers at the bottom of transmission lin...Read More.
TPC Wire & Cable Acquires Pittsburgh Wire and Cable
Posted: 2019-11-11TPC Wire & Cable Corp. (TPC) announced today that it has completed the purchase of Pittsburgh Wire and Cable (PWC), Inc. located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. PWC is a value-add stocking distributor of high end electrical solutions for the Video Inspection, Mining and Rail industries. This acquisition allows TPC to further penetrate new end user markets and expand on its current portfolio of high-performance wire and cable solutions.
In making the announcement, TPC President & CEO Jeff Crane explained, "A...Read More.
Continuous High-Temperature Wall Thickness Monitoring with Ionix
Posted: 2019-11-11In-service, high-temperature corrosion monitoring system delivers productivity gains and increases plant safety as part of refinery digitalisation strategy.
Ionix sensors have been deployed in a key installation of automated in-service corrosion monitoring of multiple refinery process units at a major oil company, as part of a refinery digitalisation strategy. The deployment covered process units spread over a 2 km2 area and included wall thickness monitoring locations at process conditions of over 200...Read More.
Olympus Launches Next-Generation XRD with New SwiftMin Software
Posted: 2019-11-11The Olympus next-generation TERRA™ II and BTX™ III mobile X-ray diffraction (XRD) analyzers offer faster quantitative mineralogy results in the field and lab. Powerful, intuitive software is paired with new X-ray detectors on both systems for increased speed, providing you with the results you need to make decisions quickly and with confidence.
Both XRD instruments feature new SwiftMin® software, which provides automated mineral/phase ID and quantification in real time directly on the analyzer. The intui...Read More.
Phoenix Holds Official Groundbreaking of State-of-the-Art Neutron Imaging Center
Posted: 2019-11-5MADISON, Wis., Oct. 30, 2018 -- Phoenix LLC, known for making the strongest compact neutron generators in the world, will hit another milestone by breaking ground for its new state-of-the-art neutron imaging center in Fitchburg, WI located at 5125 Lacy Road in Fitchburg, WI.
Phoenix senior executives, Krupp General Contractors, local and state officials including Congressman Mark Pocan and representatives from Senator Tammy Baldwin's office will join Phoenix CEO Ross Radel and President Evan Sengbusch at...Read More.
NDTMA Annual Conference to Host Digital Radiography Seminar
Posted: 2019-11-2At the NDTMA Annual Conference a training seminar will be conducted on Tuesday February 11, 2020 by Clyde May, Virtual Media Integration titled "Transitioning from Traditional 2D Film Radiography into the Age of Digital Automation."
It is well known that traditional film radiography has been the "go to" volumetric examination method for more than 75 years. While advances in technology have drastically changed our everyday lives, the world of industrial radiography remains basically un-evolved.
OmniScan® X3 Flaw Detector Redefines the Standard for Phased Array
Posted: 2019-10-31WALTHAM, Mass., October 30, 2019—OmniScan® instruments are recognized globally as the benchmark for portable phased array ultrasonic testing (PAUT) thanks to their power, reliability and ease of use. The new OmniScan X3 flaw detector elevates the standard with innovations that improve the entire inspection workflow. Setting up for a job is faster and more efficient while total focusing method (TFM) images collected through full matrix capture (FMC) give users more confidence in their decision making. When a...Read More.