Integrity Monitoring Articles

  • Texas Earthen Dam Seepage Flow Path Study - Case Study

    Willowstick characterizes seepage flow paths through through the dam Background An engineering company was set to build a new outlet structure for a reservoir. They had been monitoring the dam for seepage and wanted to gain a better understanding of where seepage was occurring. Of significant importance to the client was the desire to characterize any preferential seepage ...


    By Willowstick Technologies LLC

  • Particulate partial flow sampling

    The sampling method of the Sierra Instruments Model BG-3 sets the standard for engine particulate emissions measurement protocols of the future sierra instruments In a study at West Virginia University, evidence showed that the Sierra Model BG-3 partial-flow system is equivalent to full-flow CVS. At the August 2008 DEER conference, the university’s Dr Ben Shade presented a paper evaluating ...


    By Sierra Instruments, Inc.

  • Equipped for future demands

    An engine test facility needs streamlined logistics and efficiency to produce the highest level of test data quality, day in, day out. In the automotive testing industry, the ongoing demand to meet new regulations and improve product development drives the need for capital investment. The resulting investment decisions can be challenging at best. And given the globally uncertain economic times, ...


    By Sierra Instruments, Inc.

  • NVH Independent Roller Chassis Dyno - Volkswagen Skoda - Czech Republic - Case Study

    Project Overview: Sierra CP was successfully awarded the contract to design and install NVH chassis dynamometers into Skoda’s prestigious new R&D test facility. The specific challenge was to design a unique solution to meet the clients exacting specifications and also to fit into the pre-designed and built test chambers. Key Performance ...


    By Sierra Instruments, Inc.

  • Climactic Auto Test Facility for OEM Customer - 4x4 Climatic Chassis Dyno Commissioned in 2007 - Case Study

    Volkswagen Skoda- Czech Republic Project Overview Sierra CP designed and constructed a new advanced research and development climatic automotive testing facility for a major OEM.  The climatic system, to be installed on the third floor of the facility, had to be designed to fit within the existing automobile testing chamber footprint and within logistical and weight allowances.  ...


    By Sierra Instruments, Inc.

  • Green Roofs - Case Study

    The green roofs of the buildings are completely covered with vegetation. In event of a leakage in its sealing system, its technically very difficult or in some cases even impossible to locate and repair the leakage. For that reason we developed a Sensor DDS system which is permanently implemented into the roof design. Solution for flat roofs – SENSOR DDS technology The most ...


    By Sensor, spol. s r.o.

  • Sewage Plant - Hei Ling Chau Island, Hong Kong - Case Study

    Sewage plant with SYSDAF as clarifier and sludge thickener - Flow 200m3/hour Upgrade of a sewage plant at a Hong Kong government facility on Hei Ling Chau Island in Hong Kong. Two SYSDAFs were used for clarification and sludge thickening of the biological mixed liquor, instead of the old clarifier. ...


    By Syskill - WWTS P/L

  • In the Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends 2019, automation technology ranks first

    The 2018 Conference discussed ten strategic technology trends that enterprises and organizations need to explore in 2019 (Gartner Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends 2019), among which intelligent automation technology ranks first. automation technology At the Gartner Symposium/ITxpo 2018 conference, the ...

  • Eolane China Quality Engineering Laboratory Officially Put Into Use

    At Eolane China, we are constantly pursuing the improvement and growth of quality engineering capabilities to drive continuous improvement in process performance, product quality and customer satisfaction. Eolane China is committed to the establishment of a dedicated failure analysis function team and an internal analysis laboratory to achieve a leap in overall quality engineering ...

  • Analyzing ionic liquids using ATR | Spectroscopy Solutions

    Research into ionic liquid-based catalyst systems aim to improve the duty cycle, rate of metal loss and yield efficiency of large scale reactions using continuous flow reactors, such as those often used in the pharmaceutical industry. This article details the issues that are faced by the industry and a recent study that uses FTIR-ATR ...


    By Specac Limited

  • Luton Airport Case Study.

    "The Airport has seen an 80% reduction in airfield bird sightings in the last year - Liam Bolger, Airfield Operations London Luton Airport"  • 80% reduction in airfield bird sightings since BIRD Tab implementation • BIRD Tab has minimised the risk of bird strike at Luton airport • Over 90% reduction in controllable species bird strikes London Luton ...


    By Scarecrow Group Limited.

  • Enviance provides the solution that consolidates thousands of Title V requirements - Case Study

    The Enviance System allowed Valero Refining Company-California to continually track compliance, consolidate requirements, and tie those requirements back to citations. Valero Refining Company - California has numerous obligations: ...


    By Enviance, Inc.

  • Clyde companies manages air emissions relative to production using enviance - Case Study

    Building material company integrated Enviance with production systems to trend emissions data and monitor internal and regulatory limits. Originally founded more than 80 years ago, Clyde  Companies, Inc. was formed in 1997 to consolidate the  business entities owned and operated by the Clyde family  and to provide support services for its subsidiaries: W.W.  Clyde, Geneva ...


    By Enviance, Inc.

  • Illustrating our best solutions - Case study

    Sierra CP can help you design, build or upgrade your next world class engine and vehicle test facility.  Our working style is one of teamwork, innovation, flexible solutions and challenging the status quo in all that we do.  Your facility must reflect your brand to the highest level in look and feel and back it up with excellent testing ...


    By Sierra Instruments, Inc.

  • Mobilising the Co-Benefits of climate change mitigation through capacity building among public policy institutions - Case Study

    Co-Benefits 2017 - 2020 India, South Africa, Vietnam, Turkey What is Co-Benefits About? ...

  • Glass Tank Thermal Surveys Using Transportable NIR-B Thermal Imaging Solution

    AMETEK Land offers furnace surveys and furnace optimisation using a transportable version of the highly respected fixed Near Infrared Borescope (NIR-B) Glass thermal imaging solution. In 2017, AMETEK Land and glass producer Encirc won the Innovative Solution category at the Glass Focus Awards for real-time, in-furnace thermal imaging using ...


    By AMETEK Land

  • Glass tank thermal surveys using transportable NIR-B thermal imaging solution

    AMETEK Land offers furnace surveys and furnace optimisation using a transportable version of the highly respected fixed Near Infrared Borescope (NIR-B) Glass thermal imaging solution. In 2017, AMETEK Land and glass producer Encirc won the Innovative Solution category at the Glass Focus Awards for real-time, in-furnace thermal imaging using ...


    By AMETEK Land

  • News from the Road Maintenance Depot in Offenburg, Germany

    In winter 2015, we equipped our fleet with the first mobile pavement sensor MARWIS to improve our winter service. For this first application in Offenburg, we integrated the innovative sensor into the existing monitoring software "TraceMate" from blueworld. based in Cologne, Germany. It displays the MARWIS data in matching colors on a map. ...

  • Ireland - Case Study

    Harvesting of healthy adult salmon from the Cork, Ireland site demonstrated that the technical innovation from Niri produces superior results Harvesting of healthy adult salmon from the Cork, Ireland site demonstrated that the technical innovation from Niri produces superior results. The test facility was located near Cork in the Southwest of Ireland. It was constructed in 2010 by Niri ...


    By Niri AS

  • Metrology and on-line gas chromatography on sulfur compounds in natural gas

    Introduction With increased scrutiny and regulation on Natural Gas (NG) pipeline operators and distribution companies to accurately measure, odorize and report sulphur levels in the product the need is greater than ever for a precise way to perform the measurement. The on-going development of Gas Chromatographs (GC) with sulfur specific detectors, coupled with an increased need for ...


    By Chromatotec Group

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