pipe inspection crawler News

  • New Crawler Option for ROVVER X Inspects Large Pipe with High Flow, Deep Mud and Big Obstacles

    Designed to inspect even the toughest trunk lines and interceptors, the new RX400 crawler body boasts a built-in remotely operated camera lift with 17.5” of vertical travel—enough to center viewing in a 60” line, and suitable for inspecting pipe up to 10’ in diameter. The new crawler integrates seamlessly with any ROVVER X system, so an owner can use his existing controls, ...


    By Envirosight LLC

  • Latest Generation Robotic Crawler Takes Pipeline Inspections To The Next Level

    What has a rotating head, modular feet, can quickly navigate up to 2.9 kilometres through turbid wastewater with ease, and deliver live video and integrity information that can aid in detecting leaks and other anomalies in underground pipes? It's the third generation robotics crawler from Pure Technologies Ltd. ("Pure" or the "Company") (TSX: PUR), a global leader in the development of ...


    By Pure Technologies

  • Major investment in ATEX crawlers and push-rods

    Responding to increased market demand for equipment that is certified for use in potentially explosive environments (ATEX), Ashtead Technology has become one of the first rental companies to heavily invest in the latest ATEX certified remote control crawlers and push-rod cameras. “We have received a large number of requests for these specialised systems in recent months from a wide range of ...


    By Ashtead Technology Ltd

  • New Proteus crawler added to rental fleet

    Ashtead Technology, the instrumentation specialist, has added the new Mini-Cam Proteus Crawler Camera Inspection System to its fleet of rental inspection equipment. The product features a variety of key features such as a built-in lowering device, a pan/rotate camera and a back-eye with auxiliary light, as well as a built-in digital control unit for capturing colour mpeg video and jpeg still ...


    By Ashtead Technology Ltd

  • New Pipe Inspection Robot GECKO 9050 Has Been Launched

    The new impressive German-made Pipe Inspection Robot GECKO 9050 is now on the market. This motorized crawler features Kevlar reinforced water- and acid-proof 120 meter long cables with customized lengths up to 150 meters available upon request. The self-levelling, pan-and-tilt camera head is 78mm (3’’) in diameter. ...


    By Medit Inc.

  • New WinCan Laser Module Captures Pipe Geometry Using Any Crawler-Mounted Laser Hardware

    New for WinCan V8 pipe inspection and asset management software, the WinCan Laser module makes it easy to capture pipeline geometry using a video inspection crawler outfitted with practically any laser profiling hardware. “Until now, laser profiling has been very proprietary, with each inspection crawler brand having its own designated laser hardware and software,” says Mike Russin, Account ...


    By PRWeb

  • New Desk-mount Controls for ROVVER X Make Pipe Inspection from Van or Trailer Even More Productive

    The new DCX5000 Command Center grants fingertip access to all ROVVER X system functions from a single interface. Twin proportional joysticks allow precision control of camera and crawler movement, while conveniently positioned thumbwheels control illumination intensity, cruise speed, camera height and reel force. ...


    By Envirosight LLC

  • Hired Camera for Safe Underground Inspections

    Advanced remote visual inspection equipment from Ashtead Technology Rentals helped one client explore a confined drainage and water storage network without having to venture underground himself, reducing the risk of injury and use of confined space personnel. Gordon Mills from Free Drains contacted the rental specialists when he needed to carry out a special examination of two large storage tanks ...


    By Ashtead Technology Ltd

  • New Sewer Regulations will increase demand for Inspections

    Following recent changes to private sewer ownership and in anticipation of a heightened demand for pipe inspection work, Ashtead Technology has expanded its fleet of inspection crawlers and push-rod cameras. Ashtead Technology's Alan Hasson says, "More pipes will need to be inspected as a result of the new regulations, so we have made additional investments in our instrument fleet in order to ...


    By Ashtead Technology Ltd

  • Unprecedented UK demand for remote visual inspection equipment

    Ashtead Technology Rentals has experienced such a surge in demand from businesses wanting to hire advanced remote visual inspection equipment that it has spent more than £250,000 over the last year expanding its fleet. The iPEK Rovver® 125 and 225 Crawler Inspection Systems have proved to be two of the most popular items hired out by the rental specialists for use in a wide variety of ...


    By Ashtead Technology Ltd

  • With New Laser Accessory, DigiSewer III for ROVVER X Now Performs Side-Scan Imaging and Ovality Measurement on Pipes in a Single Run

    Attaching to the back of a DigiSewer III side-scan camera, the new DSL7 accessory casts a ring of laser dots onto the inner wall of a pipe. These dots are captured by the camera during reverse crawl (once side-scanning is complete) and instantaneously processed by WinCan software to trend ovality along the full length of the pipe. Ovality data is essential to determining proper pipe installation ...


    By Envirosight LLC

  • Ashtead Buys Big Brother

    In accordance with the company’s aim to supply the best available technology for hire, Ashtead Technology Rentals has added the Rovver® 225 to its rental fleet of pipeline inspection equipment. The 225 is the big brother of the smaller Rovver® 125, however, both units employ the same control unit, cable drum and camera unit. Designed for pipes with an internal diameter ranging from 30 to 120 cm, ...


    By Ashtead Technology Ltd

  • CCTV investments drive growth at Ashtead Technology

    Ashtead Technology, the instrumentation specialist, has experienced rapid growth in its rental business for remote inspection equipment such as CCTV remote control crawlers and push-rod camera inspection systems. “We have invested heavily in the range of technologies that we stock in our rental fleet,” says Jay Neermul, Regional Sales Manager, “and this means that not only are ...


    By Ashtead Technology Ltd

  • Pure Technologies makes waves with advanced pipeline robot

    What has a rotating head, modular feet, can quickly navigate up to 5 kilometres through turbid wastewater with ease, and deliver live video and integrity information that can aid in detecting leaks and other anomalies in underground pipes? It’s the third generation robotics crawler ...


    By Pure Technologies

  • Testing conditions for tank testers

    In addition to the financial implications of the loss of product, leakage from storage tanks can cause serious environmental damage and represent a grave threat to health and safety. In some circumstances, particularly when the stored materials are combustible or explosive, leakage can result in a major incident involving the loss of life and substantial damage to assets and to an ...


    By Ashtead Technology Ltd

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