FACC Develops Innovative Testing Robotics
Posted: 2018-8-27With the research project "Spirit", FACC is taking a decisive step forward in the development of testing robotics.
As one of the world's leading technology groups, FACC also focuses on the continuous development of technologies alongside innovative aircraft components and systems. The company has now been selected as a partner within the scope of a EU research project.
"SPIRIT - A software framework for the efficient setup of industrial inspection robots" is a research project of the European Union l...Read More.
Sparrows Group Launches Operations in Saudi Arabia
Posted: 2018-8-27Global specialist equipment and integrated engineering services company, Sparrows Group, has made a significant development in Saudi Arabia after being granted commercial registration to operate in the Kingdom.
The commercial registration allows Sparrows Saudi Arabia LLC, a newly established entity in Dammam, to deliver services related to the extraction of oil and natural gas and associated support activities.
A locally established company with the relevant commercial registration is a key requiremen...Read More.
New CWI Exam Prep Course from American Institute of NDT
Posted: 2018-8-27Our Certified Welding Inspector Exam Prep Course will help you prepare for the American Welding Society (AWS) CWI Certification exam.
We are proud to welcome John Pariseau to the AINDT team as our Director of Curriculum Development and instructor for all AWS related Prep Courses.
John brings extensive knowledge to AINDT and we would like to congratulate him on his award of AWS Certified Welding Inspector of the year, 2018.
John is a Senior CWI, NACE CIP Level 3, holds ASNT Level III certifications ...Read More.
Novel Sensors Could Enable Smart Flexible Surfaces
Posted: 2018-8-21A team of engineers at the University of Delaware is developing next-generation smart textiles by creating flexible carbon nanotube composite coatings on a wide range of fibers, including cotton, nylon and wool. Their discovery is reported in the journal ACS Sensors where they demonstrate the ability to measure an exceptionally wide range of pressure – from the light touch of a fingertip to being driven over by a forklift.
Fabric coated with this sensing technology could be used in future "smart garments...Read More.
Ultrawideband Proceq GPR Live Gets FCC Approval
Posted: 2018-8-19Proceq, now incorporating the team and portfolio of Zehntner GmbH Testing Instruments, is moving ahead with an exciting program of 2018 launches in the non-destructive testing (NDT) and retroreflectometer space, new recruitment and expansion into high-tech business space.
Following the conclusion of Proceq’s acquisition of Zehntner GmbH Testing Instruments on January 1, 2018, the newly expanded organization – with its recently strengthened management team and new high tech space for Proceq Asia at Fusion...Read More.
Dynasil Receives STTR Phase II Grants for Eddy Current and Wireless Detection
Posted: 2018-8-19Dynasil Corporation of America (NASDAQ: DYSL) today announced its Radiation Monitoring Devices subsidiary (RMD) has been selected to receive two Phase II grants totaling $2 million under the U.S. Department of Energy's Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Programs.
"RMD continues to be recognized as a world leader in the areas of nuclear detection and nondestructive testing utilizing Eddy Current Technology," said Peter Sulick, Dynasil's Chairman of the ...Read More.
Asset Structural Integrity Seminar Highlights Constraint Effects in Fracture
Posted: 2018-8-19The Structural Integrity Technical Group of The Welding Institute (TWI) and the UK Forum for Engineering Structural Integrity (FESI) recently addressed a topic that is currently of substantial research and industrial interest by jointly holding a full day’s Constraint Effects in Fracture seminar. The event focused on how to take advantage of constraint issues when carrying out fracture mechanics-based safety cases for pressure containing equipment and included the roots of constraint-based assessment, prov...Read More.
TWI Launches Open Project on Early Stage Detection of High Temperature Hydrogen Attack
Posted: 2018-8-19TWI Ltd has recently launched a new Joint Industry Project to explore and validate detection methods for high temperature hydrogen attack (HTHA). Inspections will be carried out on a carbon steel pressure vessel – operated in a regime calculated to induce accelerated HTHA – and designed to simulate the real world operations and challenges associated with detecting this phenomenon.
Carbon steels are used extensively in oil and gas refinery equipment, and have fallen victim to HTHA, as is evident from the...Read More.
Extech BR250-4 10m 4.5mm Video Borescope for $349
Posted: 2018-8-19A new era of inexpensive video borescopes is upon us with the introduction of Extech's BR250-4. With a 10m working length and 4.5mm diameter, the non-articulating borescope reaches a price point unheard of until recently, with a suggested list price of $349.
Extech’s Video Borescope Inspection Camera with a 4.5mm camera provides a glare-free close-up field of view. It includes a 3.5" color TFT LCD wireless monitor that can be detached from the base and viewed from a remote location up to 32ft (9.75m) fr...Read More.
Mettler Toledo Product Inspection Opens Headquarters of the Americas
Posted: 2018-8-19The Product Inspection Group of METTLER TOLEDO, the largest manufacturer of product inspection systems for the food and pharmaceutical industries, hosted a Grand Opening event for their customers and trade media on July 12 – 13th, 2018. The 265,000 square feet of office and manufacturing space in Lutz, Fla. is the new Product Inspection Headquarters of the Americas and houses all of the Product Inspection business units – Safeline metal detection and x-ray inspection, Hi-Speed checkweighing, CI-Vision machi...Read More.