borescope Articles

  • Borescopes needed for turbine maintenance

    Maintenance is essential in our lives. But especially important is maintenance in order to keep valuable turbines up and running. Note the comments below by Paul Boughton of EngineerLive.com: Inspections of the hot, turbine section are essential and close examination of the individual turbine blades can reveal issues with overheating. Initial inspections by an experienced service engineer using ...


    By USA Borescopes

  • AMETEK Land secures CSA certification for NIR borescope

    AMETEK Land has secured CSA Certification for its Near Infrared Borescope (NIR-B) 3XR for use in hazardous locations in the United States and Canada.     The NIR-B 3XR, which was launched to the industrial gas sector in 2016, delivers continuous reformer tube wall ...


    By AMETEK Land

  • Borescope helps improve furnace operations for glass producer holophane

    Holophane, a leader in lighting solutions since 1921, has implemented AMETEK Land’s new Near Infrared Borescope (NIR-B) Glass, an enhanced thermal imager, at its plant in France and now is reaping major benefits by accurately measuring temperature within its glass melt tank.   For nearly a century, Holophane has produced and transformed glass for technical applications, ...


    By AMETEK Land

  • Automotive Engine Inspection

    Headquartered in Michigan, the heart of the US automotive industry, we are proud to offer a video borescope that helps ensure the quality, safety and reliability of cars and trucks. Our scopes are in use at every major auto manufacturer and dozens of tier 1 and tier 2 suppliers, saving time and money in QC, production and process machine maintenance. While automotive industry applications for the ...


    By RF System Lab.

  • Corrosion Inspection

    Everything made of metal is susceptible to corrosion and can effect every non-service industry to one degree or another by the direct or indirect costs of corrosion prevention, mitigation or repair. The VJ-Advance (VJ-ADV) video borescope was used to take images above. The VJ-ADV is the ideal choice for any technician involved in corrosion control. No other borescope offers this level of ...


    By RF System Lab.

  • Factory Conveyor Inspection

    A plywood manufacturer needed to inspect the roller bearings for its main conveyor motors. This inspection required a shutdown of the entire production line, and every minute of downtime would cost money. Additionally, because the motors were located in hard to reach areas, some several meters high, a portable and lightweight instrument would be needed. The VJ-ADV video borescope from RF System ...


    By RF System Lab.

  • Aircraft Engine Remote Visual Inspection

    An aircraft MRO center was in need of an easy to use borescope for use in a wide variety of applications on both turbine and piston powered aircraft. The VJ-Advance (VJ-ADV) from RF System Lab was selected because of its unique combination of features and very competitive price. Using the VJ-ADV, technicians are now able to conduct engine and airframe inspections quickly and easily, documenting ...


    By RF System Lab.

  • Industrial Pump Inspection

    An industrial pump service and remanufacturing company had two goals in mind when they went shopping for a borescope. First, the scope had to be easy to use and portable enough to take on service calls. Second, it had to have four-way camera articulation in order to steer navigate the pipes and small through-holes that are commonly found in industrial pump applications. They found exactly what ...


    By RF System Lab.

  • Small Engine Inspection

    A small engine repair shop needed a borescope, primarily to conduct engine and valve inspections. The instrument had to small and portable, had to articulate in order view in inside of the combustion chamber, piston dome and valves, and it had to have image capture capability. The VJ-ADV from RF System Lab was selected because it met all of these requirements. In addition to saving time on ...


    By RF System Lab.

  • Air Liquide selects AMETEK Land`s thermal imaging technology to gain furnace know-how

    AMETEK Land has supplied its Near Infrared Borescope (NIR-B) 3XR, an enhanced thermal imager, to the world leader in gases, technologies and services for industry and health, Air Liquide, which is now gaining know-how by continuously measuring temperature of tube walls within its ...


    By AMETEK Land

  • Air Liquide selects AMETEK Land thermal imaging technology

    AMETEK Land, the leading industrial, infrared non-contact temperature measurement specialist, has supplied its Near Infrared Borescope (NIR-B) 3XR, an enhanced thermal imager, to the world leader in gases, technologies and services for industry and health, Air Liquide, which is now gaining knowhow by continuously measuring temperature of tube walls within its steam methane reformers (SMR). Air ...


    By AMETEK Land

  • The P374 Intrinsically Safe Pipe Inspection System

    Are you looking for a Pipeline Inspection Camera? Suitable for a range of applications including sewer line and water pipe inspections, USA Borescopes can offer you a range of Pipeline Inspection Cameras for sale or on a rental basis.   Here is some information about the P374 Intrinsically Safe borescope by Pearpoint (Pearpoint P374). USA ...


    By USA Borescopes

  • AMETEK Land`s next generation thermal imaging solutions on show at leading glass industry events

    AMETEK Land, one of the world’s leading glass industry temperature measurement specialists, will showcase its award-winning, real-time, in-furnace thermal imaging Near Infrared Borescope (NIR-B) at a number of leading international glass industry events this autumn. These include Glassman Europe, Gulf Glass, Vitrum and the International Commission on Glass (ICG) Annual Meeting. At Glassman ...


    By AMETEK Land

  • Without Small Data, Big Data and Cloud-Based Software are Useless to HVAC Maintenance

    Yes, the facility management industry has entered the age of ‘big data’ where extremely large data sets are being collected and analyzed to reveal patterns, trends, and associations, primarily between HVAC equipment and energy optimization. However, “Big Data” may be the most worn out catchphrase ever. When you think “big” you think Wall Street, the ...

  • Down Hole Motor Inspection

    There is an old familiar proverb about how “for want of a nail, a kingdom was lost”. The moral of this story is that the failure or lack of even a small item can, in certain circumstances, have a very big impact. A drilling operation uses lots of very expensive equipment and supplies, and requires the expertise of several very qualified workers. Ask anyone in the industry, and they ...


    By RF System Lab.

  • Innovative infrared thermal imaging has optimised furnaces operation at ENCIRC - Case Study

    Encirc, a leading glass manufacturer, has implemented AMETEK Land's real-time, in-furnace thermal imaging Near infrared Borescope (NIR-B) to optimise furnace operations and introduce reductions in emissions at its Elton plant in Cheshire, UK.  ABOUT ...


    By AMETEK Land

  • AMETEK Land celebrates 70 years at the forefront of technology

    AMETEK Land is celebrating 70 years of being at the forefront of that technology and is using its 70th anniversary year to build on its reputation for providing accurate and innovative temperature measurement solutions and investing in and creating new market- leading products that customers value.  As Justin Smith, Managing Director of AMETEK Land since 2015, explains, ...


    By AMETEK Land

  • The top questions...and answers on measuring temperature in glass production

    Get the answers to the top questions asked about temperature measurement in glass production 1. How can I measure Glass Tank Refractory Temperatures? The NIR Borescope is used for continuous temperature monitoring and recording of the refractory inside a glass tank offering ...


    By AMETEK Land

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