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The Use of Robotics For Inspection & Maintenance of Aboveground Storage Tanks
A key focus of much research into the use of robotics within the oil & gas and petrochemical industries is
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Guide to Final Visual Inspection of a Completed Weld
Visual inspection is probably the most underrated, and often misused, method of welding inspection. Because of its simplicity, and the
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FLIR T1040 Thermal Imaging Camera
The T1K uses the power of FLIR Vision Processing™ to deliver detailed, smooth pictures with very little image noise. FLIR
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5 Advantages of the DSX1000 Digital Microscope
Conventional optical microscopes lack important features that can help you perform inspections quickly and accurately. The Olympus DSX1000 advanced digital
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Serial Number 1—Looking Back at Our First Transducer
On November 26, 1971, Olympus predecessor Panametrics created their first-ever ultrasonic transducer. Below, you can see the transducer’s ‘birth certificate,’
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Top 10 Reasons Why You Should Use Precision Laser Alignment
A laser alignment system eliminates all the guesswork and unknowns associated with traditional measurement systems like dial gauges, straight edge
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What Is a Digital Microscope?
If you’ve ever worked in a lab, you know an optical microscope uses an eyepiece and objective to magnify a
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Is gold a good investment? – SigmaCheck2!
So far in 2019 Gold is roughly up by 3% and if the stock market loses pace, investors looking for
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Case Study: The Use Of Eddy Current Array in Reformer Tubes
The nature of steam reforming means that tubes within are consistently subjected to intense temperature cycling and pressure that, over
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5 Features Your Cost-Effective XRF Analyzer Should Have
Whether you’re sorting alloys and metals in a scrap yard or reviewing incoming materials for quality control, a handheld X-ray
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PH Tool Reference Standards™ Flat-bottom Holes in NDT
PH Tool offers many different types of holes used in NDT today. Of these different hole types, the flat-bottom hole
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6 Factors to Get the Best Aqueous Cleaning Results
In this article, we will go over the six key factors to a successful cleaning process and give you some
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