Quality control is critical for both the producers of the cast components and the buyers and both parties need reliable and efficient technologies for their form inspections. Video borescopes for remote visual inspection of the internal workings of a cast form will help to locate and identify any defects and establish if there is any FOD. An advanced video borescope will prove its worth time and again in confirming that the casting form measures up to precise specifications
Infrared thermography is proving to be a valuable asset for saddle manufacturers, with many operations either owning a thermographic camera or using the services of a professional thermographer to aid their research.
Equipment rental is one strategy that enables organisations to spend less but achieve more – and especially in the field of remote visual inspection (RVI) where technology is advancing rapidly, renting is a cost-effective way of accessing the latest innovations without having to make long-term decisions and significant capital investment.
This case study involving the Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Station in Arizona, the largest power plant in the United States by net generation, illustrates how nuclear plants can overcome their inspection challenges.
Climatic conditions play a significant part in the performance and efficiency of rotating equipment and the more severe the weather, the greater the need for regular and thorough equipment maintenance.