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  1. April 2017 - Rented NDT equipment meets emergency demand

    Following an emergency Friday afternoon call from Lavender International, an Olympus Nortec 600 Eddy Current Flaw Detector from Ashtead Technology was rushed to Sheffield to support a Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) training course that was due to take place the following week. The equipment arrived just in time, and the two week course – Level 2 Eddy Current Testing of Welds - was able to proceed for the 13 registered trainees.As a global provider of Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) training,… Read more ›

  2. April 2017 - Refinery inspection supported by hired instruments

    KTN Belgium NV was recently awarded a contract to inspect 35,000 pipe, reactor and vessel locations at an oil refinery near Antwerp. The work involved the assessment of wall thickness, flaws and corrosion during a 3-week shutdown at the plant. “We have our own inspection equipment, but it was necessary for us to rent additional equipment for such a large contract,” says KTN Operations Manager Alexis Paternottre. “In total, we hired 20 portable ultrasonic inspection instruments from Ashtead… Read more ›

  3. March 2017 - Flexible choice of air quality and emissions monitoring equipment

    The Ashtead Technology stand (No. 77) at AQE 2017 will feature a comprehensive range of both air quality and emissions monitoring instruments including the latest technologies from TSI and Testo. “With a range of the cutting edge technologies, and a choice of financial options, visitors will be able to ensure that their instrumentation matches both their needs and budget,” says Josh Thomas from Ashtead Technology.Visitors will be able to see TSI’s Environmental DustTrak (EDT) ambient air… Read more ›

  4. March 2017 - Ashtead Boosts Rental Fleet with State-of-the-Art Inspection Technology

    Ashtead Technology has expanded its equipment rental pool following a significant investment in the latest Pulsed Eddy Current (PEC) technology to deliver faster, more accurate asset integrity inspections.A global leader in marine technology, non-destructive testing and subsea services, Ashtead will now supply the Eddyfi Lyft™, an inspection tool for identifying corrosion under insulation (CUI), a major asset integrity issue for the oil and gas, and petrochemical sectors.CUI is a type of… Read more ›

  5. March 2017 - Ashtead Strengthens Senior Management Team

    Ashtead Technology has strengthened its senior management team with the appointment of a business development director.With a career spanning more than 20 years in the oil and gas industry, David Mair joins Ashtead from Hoover Ferguson Group where he held the position of global business development director. Prior to this, Mr Mair worked at Subsea 7 where he held a number of senior management roles, including group vice president of business development.Based in Aberdeen, Mr Mair will be… Read more ›