Zetec Integrates Structural Integrity Associates LATITUDE Encoding System with TOPAZ
Posted: 2019-4-14Zetec Inc., a global leader in nondestructive testing (NDT) solutions, announced an exclusive agreement with Structural Integrity Associates Inc. to integrate and promote its LATITUDE non-mechanized probe position and orientation encoding technology with the Zetec TOPAZ family of portable phased array ultrasonic testing (PAUT) instruments.
"We are excited to work with Structural Integrity, a global leader in providing innovative engineering solutions, to bring this exciting encoding technology to the TOP...Read More.
U.S. Navy Partners with Sarcos Robotics for Powered Full-Body Exoskeletons and Inspection Robots
Posted: 2019-4-14Sarcos Robotics, a global leader in robotic systems that augment rather than replace humans working in the industrial, public safety and military sectors, announced its partnership with Puget Sound Naval Shipyard (PSNS) & Intermediate Maintenance Facility (IMF) to evaluate and deploy robotic technologies, including full-body, powered exoskeletons and man-portable inspection robots, for use in naval shipyards.
"Sarcos is revolutionizing the robotics industry and redefining the workforce of the future by d...Read More.
Zivid Demos High Precision Color 3D for Robotic Inspection
Posted: 2019-4-14Zivid, the 3D machine vision camera company, will exhibit at Automate for the very first time with newly appointed imaging solutions partner MoviMED (Booth #8114). The company will showcase the Zivid One 3D color camera integrated with a UR5 Universal Robot in a live demonstration of high-speed part inspection and quality control.
Using an advanced technique of time-coded structured light projection, Zivid's real-time, high definition, color 3D cameras capture high-quality point cloud XYZ and RGB data t...Read More.
Carestream Non Destructive Testing Appoints New Leadership for EMEA Regions
Posted: 2019-4-14Carestream’s Non- Destructive Testing (NDT) business has experienced rapid growth and is expanding operations in the Europe, Middle East and Africa region (EMEA). In order to manage and support this growth, Philippe Moreau has joined Carestream NDT as the Regional Business Manager NDT for EMEA.
"We are excited to welcome Philippe to the Carestream NDT team. His skill set enhances and strengthens Carestream’s growing presence in NDT and in EMEA, and he has proven himself to be a successful customer focuse...Read More.
MB Dynamics Introduces Exciter System for Large-Scale Modal Testing
Posted: 2019-4-5MB Dynamics Introduces Exciter System for Large-Scale Modal Testing
Industry-Exclusive Design Excites Sine Forces Up to 4000N
April 5, 2019 – Cleveland, Ohio, USA – MB Dynamics, Inc. (www.mbdynamics.com) (MB), field-proven industry experts in the design, manufacture and supply of vibration test systems and equipment, including buzz, squeak and rattle (BSR), steering, and suspension component test systems; modal exciters and amplifiers; automated calibration systems; dynamic controllers; transducer ca...Read More.
Contrôle Mesure Systèmes Supplies Turnkey NDT System to Salzgitter Mannesmann
Posted: 2019-4-5Leading company Salzgitter Mannesmann Precision Tubes recently chose the French NDT manufacturer Contrôle Mesure Systèmes (CMS) for the creation of an entirely new production line.
Salzgitter Mannesmann Precision Tubes continues to invest in order to maintain a competitive edge within in the automotive, chemical/petrochemical and energy industries. The main aim of this recent phase of investment is to stimulate the market and make the plant even more productive and cost-effective. The new production lin...Read More.
NDT CCS acquires Kuwait’s International Inspection Center
Posted: 2019-3-31Investcorp‘s portfolio company NDT Corrosion Control Services Co. ("NDT CCS") or (the "Company"), today announced the acquisition of International Inspection Center Co. ("Intrex"), Kuwait’s largest provider of industrial non-destructive testing ("NDT") and inspection services.
Investcorp acquired a majority stake in NDT CCS in July 2015 from the Al Shuwayer Group. NDT CCS is an essential testing and inspection service provider for the industrial sector namely oil and gas and petrochemical industry. Under...Read More.
Managing Corrosion Under Insulation
Posted: 2019-3-31Corrosion under insulation (CUI) creates a pervasive and versatile challenge to the integrity of insulated equipment, but non-destructive inspection can help to avoid undesirable CUI surprises
Corrosion under insulation (CUI) has been occurring ever since industry started insulating equipment. However, most of the CUI reported until the 1970s developed in stainless steel due to stress-corrosion cracking. At that time, with limited insulation, carbon-steel equipment did not develop significant CUI [ 1]. S...Read More.
Service 4.0: Minebea Intec on the Path to Optimum Customer Care
Posted: 2019-3-31The digitalisation of customer services has been increasing exponentially in all industrial sectors for years. Under ‘Service 4.0’, the aim is for users to be able to access support quickly when they need it in order to ensure the safety, availability and efficiency of production lines.
The availability of machines and systems is absolutely crucial to success in virtually all segments of industry. Only companies who are able to ensure that their systems are ready for operation without any unwanted – and ...Read More.
GPR Finds Hidden Fort Under Alcatraz Prison
Posted: 2019-3-31Located on Alcatraz Island in San Francisco Bay, the penitentiary was once home to gangsters and criminals including Al Capone, Alvin ‘Creepy’ Karpis, and George ‘Machine Gun’ Kelly.
Now, archaeologists have used ground-penetrating radar data and terrestrial laser scans to non-destructively uncover a hidden military traverse underneath the prison. Led by faculty at Binghamton University, State University of New York, the team also made use of georectifications – where old digitised maps are linked to a c...Read More.