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  1. July 2017 - Asset integrity demands special people with special NDT tools

    Staff responsible for asset integrity should be ‘cup half empty’ types; they should be intuitively sceptical and constantly expect the worst to happen because asset failure can have extremely serious safety, environmental and financial effects. In addition, these people need to possess a highly methodical, risk-based approach to asset management, with almost obsessive attention to detail.The pressure for ageing assets to perform for extended periods has probably never been greater, so the… Read more ›

  2. July 2017 - Ashtead Strengthens Aberdeen NDT Team

    Subsea equipment specialist Ashtead Technology has announced the appointment of Scott Stephen as its new Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) sales manager.Based at the company’s headquarters in Aberdeen, Scott will be responsible for business development and general sales and rental of NDT equipment and accessories, including phased array, ultrasonic flaw detection, corrosion mapping, eddy current flaw detection, hardness testing, composite inspection and thickness management.Scott joins Ashtead… Read more ›

  3. June 2017 - New high-performance methane surveying tool

    Ashtead Technology has launched an advanced natural gas detection system that is able to differentiate between different gases and does not require a hydrogen source gas.Developed and manufactured by Inficon, the IRwin® is a portable, intrinsically safe methane specific gas detector with additional capability for LEL, oxygen and toxic gas measurements.“We have been hugely impressed by the IRwin,” says Josh Thomas, Ashtead Technology’s Regional Sales Manager. “It has been designed to… Read more ›

  4. June 2017 - TSI Dust Monitor Comparison

    The TSI Dust Monitor range includes various dust & aerosol monitors which can support a number of air quality monitoring applications. These typically include the detection of  particulate, dust, smoke, fumes and mists in industries such as construction, manufacturing, power generation and transportation. Designed to support specific application requirements, the TSI DustTrak range includes instruments which can be used for personal monitoring, spot-checking, as well as in-situ / continuous… Read more ›

  5. May 2017 - Ashtead Secures UKAS Accreditation for NDT Equipment Calibration

    A global leader in specialist subsea technology and services, Ashtead Technology has today (Tuesday 23rd May) announced that it has received further endorsement from the United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS) for its enhanced range of calibration services.Having previously gained UKAS accreditation for the calibration of survey, positioning and oceanographic sensors, this latest approval covers the delivery of calibration services for ultrasonic testing equipment used by non-destructive… Read more ›