Non-Destructive Testing News

  • New Webinar Now Available On-Demand - Fundamentals of Non-contact Temperature Measurement

    View our webinar 'Fundamentals of Non-contact Temperature Measurement', where we will introduce the fundamentals of non-contact temperature measurement. What industrial processes benefit from these kinds of measurement and why this technology can be advantageous? Many examples are discussed and comparisons with other temperature measurement methods are shown. ...


    By AMETEK Land

  • Measures to Reduce Aviation, Shipping Emissions in the Spotlight

    Efforts seeking to reduce emissions from the aviation and shipping sectors got a boost in recent weeks. The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) adopted a new emissions standard for aircraft, and the European Commission put forward proposals addressing emissions from both the aviation and shipping sectors. Emissions from the aviation and shipping sectors account for 2% and 2.5% of ...

  • Upcoming Webinar - 9th March - Fundamentals of Non-contact Temperature Measurement

    Join us for our upcoming webinar 'Fundamentals of Non-contact Temperature Measurement' on 9 March 2017 (10 AM EST (7 AM PST) - Duration 1 hour), where we will introduce the fundamentals of non-contact temperature measurement. What industrial processes benefit from these kinds of measurement and why this technology can be advantageous? Many examples are discussed and comparisons with other ...


    By AMETEK Land

  • APG Introduces new Series PT-510 Clean Water Pressure Transducer

    Automation Products Group, Inc. (APG) introduces a new submersible pressure transducer, the Series PT-510 Clean Water Submersible Pressure Transducer. The OEM-ready Series PT-510 provides measurements to a depth of 46 feet with an ...

  • ADEQ Announces Plans to Test for Lead in 7,000 School Buildings

    Last month, the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) announced the agency was coordinating with multiple state and local agencies, public water systems and public schools to proactively conduct a statewide screening program for the presence of lead in the drinking water of schools. ADEQ is funding this six-month, fast-track screening program in an effort to collect and test 14,000 ...


    By Clark Seif Clark Inc.

  • New UK appointment for Pulsar Process Measurement

    British level and flow measurement and control instrumentation specialists, Pulsar Process Measurement Ltd, have strengthened their UK sales team with the recent appointment of Thomas Lyon as Regional Industry Sales Engineer. Thomas joins the growing Pulsar team who provide support to customers throughout the UK. Thomas is a recent Electrical Engineering Masters graduate and has previous ...

  • Zetec Surface Array Flex Probe Delivers Significant Time Savings

    Zetec introduces the new Surface Array Flex Probe specifically designed to solve the inspection challenges that Power Generation, Oil & Gas and ...


    By Zetec, Inc

  • Oxford Instruments Asylum Research Announces New SurfRider Econo Board Probes for Routine AFM Measurements

    Get ready to surf your sample with new economical atomic force microscope (AFM) probes. “Econo Board™ Probes” are the first group of probes released from Asylum Research’s new line of SurfRider™ Probes. They are budget-priced probes that rival the performance of more expensive premium probes, making ...


    By Oxford Instruments plc

  • How citizen science can help monitor data cold spots

    Effective conservation of the oceans relies largely on long-term monitoring of key species and habitats over wide geographical areas. This is notoriously difficult due to the high cost of such programs. As a consequence, we find ourselves with data ‘cold-spots’, areas for which we have little or no information. Citizen science, aka the involvement of volunteers or non-specialised ...

  • Product Highlight – The CMD Device

    The CMD device allows non-destructive access to the concentric return activated sludge line found in suction riser pipe clarifiers.  This saves time and costs when retrofitting this type of clarifier. The CMD adapter is a stationary circular ring serving as the lower segment of the center influent/support column. It forms a support base for the upper section of the column. It is ...

  • State of the Ultrasonic Art

    Non-contacting ultrasonic equipment has, for many years, been the default method to measure level and flow within the water and waste water industries. The combination of reliability and low maintenance, coupled with the sophistication of the most recent systems have meant that thousands upon thousands of applications worldwide call upon this most well proven of technologies. Ultrasonic ...

  • Pulsar’s Ultrasonic Success with Super-light Fumed Silica Measurement

    Fumed Silica has a bulk density of around 30g/l, and a surface area of sometimes hundreds of square metres per gram. It is used as a thickening agent in everything from gel batteries to non-drip paint, as a light-scattering agent in cosmetics and a toothpaste abrasive. However, a material as light as this presents significant difficulties in bulk measurement. After a number of failed attempts, ...

  • NFA! A.G. Wassenaar Achieves Success at Colorado Car Dealership

    I’ve been telling hundreds of versions of this same story with different names and locations for more than 14 years. I never get tired of it! The site is a former gas station that operated from 1959 until approximately 1978. The property was purchased in 1984 and the underground storage tanks were removed in 1985. A car dealership currently operates on the property. While doing some ...

  • NivuFLow 650 - Intuitive Operation and a wide Range of Sensors

    The new transmitter has been developed for accurate flow measurement in open channels, part full and full pipes, and surface water bodies and is compliant with both ISO 6416 & IEC 60041. To meet the highest possible accuracy requirements it is currently possible to utilise the NivuFlow 650 using up to 4 velocity paths, with up to 32 velocity paths available by the end of 2016. It is then ...


    By NIVUS GmbH

  • MicroFlow - Maintenance-free Non-contacting Liquid Velocity Sensor

    UK measurement specialist Pulsar Process Measurement's latest launch is MicroFlow, a microwave based non-contacting velocity sensor that mounts simply above a channel to provide maintenance-free, reliable, repeatable and accurate velocity measurement. For flow volume measurement, velocity x area provides ...

  • New cleaning mechanism enables repetitive measurements up to 200 times

    HORIBA Scientific, global leader in elemental analysis systems and solutions, just announced the EMIA-Pro & EMIA-Expert, their newest Carbon/Sulfur analyzers. The new EMIA-Pro and Expert Carbon/Sulfur Analyzers offer Non-Dispersive Infrared (NDIR) measurement ...


    By HORIBA Europe GmbH

  • Read an interview in utilities Middle East about Gutermann`s products

    ZONESCAN, AQUASCAN and AQUASCOPE are all doing their jobs in the Middle East helping to fight Non-Revenue Water Nearly 15% of the much treasured water supply in the GCC is lost annually due to poor wielding, low quality pipes or uncertified contractors. While a lot of it can be fixed, there is a lot more that goes undetected. Jeremy Llewellyn, CEO of BlueGold Technologies, and a leak detection ...


    By Gutermann AG

  • Noise source location passes Grundfos demo challenge

    Global pump manufacturer Grundfos has enhanced its noise source identification capabilities, with a system based on a microphone array containing 108 microphones and optical camera in the middle. Based in Denmark, Grundfos’ state-of-the-art laboratory carries out sound measurements to ensure its pump units are quiet enough for domestic use and industrial demands - and to locate any ...

  • EPA settles underground storage tank violations at RFK Stadium

    The District of Columbia Department of General Services has agreed to pay a $10,000 penalty to settle alleged violations of underground storage tank regulations at Robert F. Kennedy Stadium, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced today. The settlement addresses compliance with environmental regulations that help protect communities and the environment from exposure to potentially ...

  • Measuring emotional response and acceptance of wind turbines

    Wind energy will likely continue to play a leading role in reaching the EU’s renewable energy targets. However, in some areas wind turbines face social opposition based in large part on the visual impact of wind turbines in the landscape. A new study outlines a novel methodology to measure emotional response to wind turbine visuals, which may assist wind farm planners in gauging public ...

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