remote visual inspection News

  • 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

  • New technology for industrial remote visual inspections

    Ashtead Technology is delighted to announce the addition of the latest Olympus technology to its rental fleet of industrial videoprobes. “The new IPLEX NX offers dramatic improvements to existing imaging technology and can help locate defects that were previously invisible” says Branch Manager Alan Hasson. “With a host of new features, this instrument improves the accuracy of ...


    By Ashtead Technology Ltd

  • 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

  • HYDRO DAM INSPECTION - Hydro International

    The inspection and maintenance of vital resource facilities is an integral part of any regions health and stability management program. Providing consistent output while driving down inspection and maintenance costs is a key activity for those involved in the provision of such services, and requires the monitoring and assessment of relevant new technologies and techniques. The use of divers ...


    By AC-CESS Co Uk Ltd

  • GE Breaks Ground on World-Class Inspection Technologies Customer Applications Center and Training Academy at Lewistown, Pa. Facility

    Positioning itself to meet the growing demand for industrial and infrastructure inspection technology solutions worldwide, GE (NYSE: GE) today announced it is investing more than $10 million to expand its ...


    By General Electric

  • AC-ROV makes strides in RVI sector

    The dominance of the AC-ROV micro submersible in the Remote Visual Inspection (RVI) market has been reinforced with the sale of a system to one of the worlds leading RVI specialists Dacon Inspection Services of Norway. Originating in Norway but now headquartered in Thailand, Dacon offer services ranging from non destructive testing (NDT) to complete inspection programs with specialised inspection ...


    By AC-CESS Co Uk Ltd

  • Inspectahire to attend AOG 2014.

    Inspectahire Instruments LTD, an Aberdeen based Remote Visual Inspection Company, are delighted to announce the will be in attendance at AOG 2014. The Australasian Oil and Gas Exhibition & Conference, held in Perth, takes place from the 19-21th of February. The event brings together more than 500 exhibitors from across 20 countries, AOG has rapidly become Australia’s largest oil and gas ...

  • Inspectahire to attend WFES 2014

    Inspectahire Instruments LTD, an Aberdeen based Remote Visual Inspection Company, are delighted to announce the will be in attendance at WFES 2014. The World Future Energy  Summit in Abu Dhabi takes place from the 20 - 22 January. The event is sure to be vibrant and engaging, it will give the company a chance to meet potential customers and explore the exciting market place the Middle East ...

  • Appointment of new non executive chairman for ashtead technology

    Ashtead Technology, a market leading asset rental business, supplying specialist equipment to the offshore subsea oil and gas sector and the environmental consulting, non-destructive testing and remote-visual inspection industries, from 21 locations worldwide, announces the appointment of Chris Braithwaite as Non Executive Chairman of the Group. Chris has over 25 years of experience in the Oil ...


    By Ashtead Technology Ltd

  • New Olympus PLEX RX and IPLEX RT industrial videoscopes featuring the unique PulsarPic image processor

    Olympus, a world leader in remote visual inspection technologies, is pleased to announce the release of the IPLEX RX and IPLEX RT industrial videoscopes for the remote visual inspection of parts and areas that are difficult to reach. They feature a new ultra-bright LED light system and a high-resolution CCD chip intelligently controlled by the unique PulsarPic image processor to render very clear ...


    By Olympus

  • 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

  • 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

  • Olympus Introduces the IPLEX RX and IPLEX RT Industrial Videoscopes Featuring the Unique PulsarPic Image Processor to Produce Exceptionally High-resolution Images.

    Olympus, a world leader in remote visual inspection technologies, is pleased to announce the release of the IPLEX RX and IPLEX RT industrial videoscopes for the remote visual inspection of parts and areas that are difficult to reach. They feature a new ultra-bright LED light system and a high-resolution CCD chip intelligently controlled by the unique PulsarPic™ image processor to render ...


    By Olympus

  • Advanced HD high-speed video camera now available

    Instrumentation specialist Ashtead Technology is delighted to announce the addition of the advanced Olympus I-Speed 3 high-speed video (HSV) camera to its comprehensive fleet of remote visual inspection (RVI) equipment. Ideal for numerous RVI applications in manufacturing, aerospace, film & TV production, R&D and ballistics along with any other project that requires fast moving activities ...


    By Ashtead Technology Ltd

  • Industry’s First Certified Camera for Long-Range Gas Leak Detection, Unveiled by Opgal at Gastech 2012

    Opgal Optronic Industries, a leading global provider of thermal and long range near IR imaging solutions, announced today a new long-range model of its EyeCGas Infrared Gas Imaging camera, using a 75mm lens. Utilizing its proprietary optical design, the EyeCGas infrared camera enables remote inspection of potentially leaking areas by detecting and visualizing even the smallest gas leaks from ...

  • Olympus Introduces its New Dual Linear Array Probe for Fast, Simple, and Reliable Corrosion Imaging

    Olympus, a world leader in nondestructive testing technologies, is pleased to announce the introduction of its new Dual Linear Array probe designed to improve the inspection of internally corroded parts such as pipes, tanks, and plates. The new Dual Linear Array probe provides the inspector with several advantages over conventional ultrasonic dual element transducers that are typically used with ...


    By Olympus

  • Detecting gas leaks can reduce costs and minimise dangers

    The potential consequences of undetected gas leaks have been well reported over recent years, including causing illness in personnel and building collapses, and harming the environment. Many chemical compounds and gases are invisible to the naked eye and some are odourless. Yet many companies work intensively with these substances before, during and after their production processes. The effective ...

  • UEMSI Attends the 2013 APWA Illinois Chapter Conference

    The theme of the APWA 2013 Conference in Peoria, IL was that of prevention. Municipalities and contractors alike came together to share ideas on how to keep unexpected equipment repairs from eating up much of their time. UEMSI, a recognized dealer for Hadronex, were on-hand to offer solutions to meet this need. Municipalities are always looking for solutions when it comes to preventing sewage ...

  • Appointment of new sales director for ashtead technology

    Market leading subsea asset rental company, Ashtead Technology announces the appointment of Martyn Conroy as Sales Director of the Offshore Division. Martyn has over 15 years of experience in the subsea industry, Starting in the early 90's as a design engineer for Expro Group Martyn has subsequently held subsea leadership roles with FirstSubsea, Hydratight and most recently as Specialist ...


    By Ashtead Technology Ltd

  • INUKTUN launches new distribution and service center in U.S.A.

    Inuktun Services, Ltd. (ISL), a world leading designer and manufacturer of remotely operated robotic systems and industrial inspection cameras, is pleased to announce the appointment of its new US Distributor and Service Center, Inuktun US, LLC (IUS). Based in Rio Rancho, NM, IUS is a registered Service Disabled Veteran Owned business managed and majority owned by Rod and Irene Barber. ...


    By Inuktun Services Ltd (ISL)

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