Flyability's Elios Drone Radiation Hardened to 800 R/hr
Posted: 2018-10-9Used in the nuclear industry in five countries and equipping more than 30% of all U.S. nuclear plants, Elios is used to prevent sending humans to perform visual inspections in radioactive environments, increasing workplace safety. Amongst the most successful public use cases of Elios, a major US energy producer saved half a million in loss of production - in a single flight - by sending the drone to check for a suspected leakage in the basement of a reactor while under operation without exposing their worke...Read More.
AMobile Thermal Imager Earns International Design Excellence Award
Posted: 2018-10-9AMobile Intelligent Corp. Ltd., a joint venture by MediaTek, Arbor, and Konka Group, an expert in industrial mobile computers, has achieved its design pinnacle by receiving the International Design Excellence Award (IDEA) 2018 organized by The Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA). The awarded product, Mobile Inspection Assistant G60, has won Red Dot, Good Design, Computex d&i, Taiwan Excellence, China Industrial IoT, and IDEA Award, which proves AMobile’s capabilities of R&D and Innovations, as we...Read More.
Airlines for America and SAE International Recognize Lufthansa for NDT
Posted: 2018-10-9Industry applauds Karsten Kaiser of Lufthansa Technik and Michael Ernst of subsidiary 3D.aero for furthering the science and efficacy of nondestructive testing.
Officials at SAE International in Warrendale, Pa., and Airlines for America (A4A) in Washington are recognizing Karsten Kaiser of Lufthansa Technik and Michael Ernst of subsidiary 3D.aero for furthering the science and efficacy of nondestructive testing (NDT), having presented them with the 16th annual Nondestructive Testing (NDT) Innovatio...Read More.
Using Non-destructive Testing for Safety of Public Buildings
Posted: 2018-10-9The use of radiation techniques in non-destructive testing (NDT) during the construction of public buildings, bridges and utility pipelines can significantly minimize the damage caused by natural disasters and save lives, concluded panellists at a side event during the 62nd IAEA General Conference today. Participants discussed key nuclear techniques for NDT and how the IAEA has assisted governments to use this technology for evaluating the integrity of structures in Nepal, Ecuador and Mexico, following eart...Read More.
Ashtead Appoints New Corporate Development Director
Posted: 2018-10-9Global subsea equipment specialist, Ashtead Technology, has underlined its commitment to continued growth with the appointment of Stephen Steele as corporate development director.
Mr Steele brings more than 20 years of oil and gas experience to the business and will play a pivotal role in strengthening the company’s market position as it aims to drive further international expansion and widen its service offering.
Based at the company’s UK headquarters in Aberdeen, Mr Steele will lead Ashtead’s acquis...Read More.
Ashtead Opens iPEK Crawler Service Center
Posted: 2018-10-9Ashtead Technology’s recent move to new larger, modern facilities has enabled the development of a dedicated service/repair centre for the iPEK range of pipeline inspection equipment.
The iPEK equipment includes the popular Rovver and Rovion crawler cameras and the Agilios push rod camera. Regional Sales Manager Jay Neermul says: "We are seeing increased demand for this service as our business grows and as customers recognise the quality and speed of service that we are now able to deliver.
"In additi...Read More.
Laserpas Chooses Neurala to Enable AI-Powered Drone Inspection
Posted: 2018-10-8Deep learning neural networks company Neurala has today announced a partnership with Laserpas, one of the fastest growing utility asset management companies in the EU.
"Laserpas has come to Neurala to create a complete deployable solution, and our partnership will illustrate the value of working with a company like Neurala that can do it all."
Neurala’s computer vision and deep learning technology will be deployed as a critical element of Laserpas’ workflow, enabling more efficient aerial inspections ...Read More.
Eddyfi Technologies launches Silverwing R-Scan UT Inspection Solution
Posted: 2018-10-4Silverwing R-Scan, the new handheld portable B-Scan system. Greatly improves Probability of Detection and data quality of ultrasonic inspections
As a world leader in advanced non-destructive testing solutions, Eddyfi Technologies is pleased to announce the launch of the R-Scan dry-coupled ultrasonic inspection solution.
Designed for a wide variety of applications ranging from 50 mm (2 in) diameter up to flat plate, R-Scan records thickness measurement every 1 mm of the scanned area. The recorded data ...Read More.
Teledyne DALSA Introduces Five Gigabit GigE Vision Models
Posted: 2018-10-3Teledyne DALSA, a Teledyne Technologies company and global leader in machine vision technology, is pleased to introduce its newest Genie Nano cameras with eight new monochrome and color models built around the industry’s best performing SONY® image sensors. These industry-first 5-Gigabit GigE Vision cameras feature resolutions from 3.2Mpixels to 12Mpixels with more models to follow before the end of the year – including a 5Mpixel Polarized model.
Engineered for imaging applications that require high-spee...Read More.
Larson Releases Hazardous Area LED Inspection Light
Posted: 2018-10-3Industrial lighting expert, Larson Electronics LLC, has released a hazardous area inspection light assembly complete with an ATEX/IECEs rated handheld LED lamp, and a manual crank reel with 50 feet of explosion proof cord equipped with an explosion proof ATEX rated pin sleeve plug. This assembly is ideal for industrial tasks involving detailed work, confined space, and the overseeing of heavy machinery.
The ATEX-EHL-1123-LED-LER-50-EPP from Larson Electronics is a hazardous location inspection unit appro...Read More.