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AI Identifies Defects in Turbine Blades

By |2021-06-01T10:42:00+01:00June 1st, 2021|Categories: Uncategorised|Tags: |

Computer scientists at Loughborough University have developed a new tool that uses AI to analyse images of wind turbine blades to locate and highlight defects. The system has been ‘trained’ to classify defects by type such as crack, erosion, void, and ‘other’ which could lead to faster and more targeted responses. Current methods of inspection require [...]

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Curtiss-Wright and Dolphitech Partner to Provide Turbine O&M Services

By |2021-06-01T10:28:00+01:00June 1st, 2021|Categories: Uncategorised|Tags: |

Curtiss-Wright and dolphitech have partnered to provide predictive turbine maintenance and blade inspection services to the domestic and international wind market. The collaboration pairs Curtiss-Wright’s StressWave and PdP Pattern Recognition software platforms with dolphitech’s next-generation dolphicam2 ultrasonic inspection technology to provide users with a comprehensive view of their wind turbine blade health. Read the full article [...]

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ANYmal Robot Put to Work Inspecting BASF Facility

By |2021-06-01T10:26:00+01:00June 1st, 2021|Categories: Uncategorised|Tags: |

Robot maker ANYbotics has unveiled its collaboration with BASF, one of the largest global chemical manufacturers, which involves the use of the ANYmal robot for inspections at Ludwigshafen, Germany. (See video below.) The two companies say the collaboration "displays the efficiency, quality, and scalability of robotic inspection and data-collection capabilities in complex industrial environments". On production [...]

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New Nondestructive Optical Technique Reveals Hidden Structures

By |2021-06-01T10:20:00+01:00June 1st, 2021|Categories: Uncategorised|Tags: |

Most people know mother-of-pearl, an iridescent biomineral also called nacre, from buttons, jewelry, instrument inlays and other decorative flourishes. Scientists, too, have admired and marveled at nacre for decades, not only for its beauty and optical properties but because of its exceptional toughness. "It’s one of the most-studied natural biominerals," says Pupa Gilbert, a University of [...]

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Famous Face Gets a Lesson on Surveying and UTG

By |2021-05-19T16:55:00+01:00May 19th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorised|Tags: |

Cygnus Instruments was founded in the 1980s in the South West of the UK by a marine surveyor to supply equipment to the surveying industry that was small, rugged and produced quick, accurate and reliable results. Mr John Heath, a highly experienced and respected Marine Surveyor with over 40 years experience is also the current Technical [...]

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Zetec Introduces the EMERALD Phased Array Ultrasound System

By |2021-05-18T23:04:00+01:00May 18th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorised|Tags: |

Zetec Inc., a global leader in nondestructive testing solutions, today introduced EMERALD, an advanced compact, industrial phased array ultrasonic testing (PAUT) system with the most powerful and versatile Total Focusing Method (TFM) image processing capability in its class. Designed for rugged environments and challenging nondestructive testing applications in oil and gas, power generation, manufacturing, in-service railway [...]

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Tritex NDT Advances Drone Thickness Measurements

By |2021-05-13T19:53:00+01:00May 13th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorised|Tags: |

Tritex NDT have for many years been manufacturing ultrasonic thickness gauges and are now established as one of the leading companies offering multiple echo gauges. Multiple echo technology means that thickness measurements can be taken through 6mm thick coatings, only the metal substrate is measured. It doesn’t matter whether the coating is paint, epoxy or bitumen, [...]

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OCP Maintenance Solutions Partners with Nucleom

By |2021-05-13T02:54:00+01:00May 13th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorised|Tags: |

As part of the development of its offering, OCP MS, a subsidiary of OCP Group, has partnered with Nucleom, the world leader in advanced non-destructive testing (NDT) services and solutions. These help determine what must be repaired or modified in structures or materials without degrading them for safer, more productive, and more profitable industrial installations. * [...]

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Curtiss-Wright Partners with Dolphitech for Wind Turbine Predictive Maintenance

By |2021-05-13T02:50:00+01:00May 13th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorised|Tags: |

Curtiss-Wright’s Nuclear Division (Curtiss-Wright) announced today it has partnered with dolphitech to provide predictive turbine maintenance and blade inspection services to the domestic and international wind market. This collaboration pairs Curtiss-Wright’s advanced StressWave and PdP Pattern Recognition software platforms with dolphitech’s next generation dolphicam2 ultrasonic inspection technology to provide users with a comprehensive view of their [...]

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Morocco’s OCP maintenance solutions partners with Canadian Nucléom

By |2021-05-13T02:47:00+01:00May 13th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorised|Tags: |

The OCP Group continues to strengthen its skills in the most specialized fields. Another important step has just been taken with the signing of an agreement between OCP Maintenance Solutions and the Canadian company Nucléom, a world leader in high-level industrial inspections. Thus, the subsidiary of the OCP Group specializing in predictive maintenance and industrial digitization [...]

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