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  1. May 2013 - Ultra-thin videoprobe added to rental fleet

    The IPLEX TX videoscope has been described as the world's smallest diameter videoscope with articulation, and is now included in the range of visual inspection technologies that can be hired from rental specialist Ashtead Technology.With an insertion probe diameter of just 2.4mm, the IPLEX TX enables inspection staff to view objects that were previously difficult to evaluate because of very narrow access points. The insertion tube is protected with a special resin tube that features 200 times… Read more ›

  2. April 2013 - Instrument hire boosts inspection efficiency at Monarch Aircraft Engineering

    As Tooling Coordinator for Monarch Aircraft Engineering (MAEL), Barry Lee ensures that his company’s engineers are provided with the best available technologies for their aircraft test and inspection work. “We maintain a stock of the instruments that we use most frequently and this is regularly supplemented by rented equipment from Ashtead Technology during periods of high demand and when we need to evaluate a new technology,” he says.Based at London Luton Airport, MAEL is a sister company to… Read more ›

  3. April 2013 - Ashtead Technology increases Sonardyne 6G rental pool at Ocean Business 2013

    Leading subsea equipment solutions specialist Ashtead Technology has announced the purchase of £1.3 million of Sonardyne 6G acoustic positioning equipment. The announcement was made on the opening day of Ocean Business 2013 in Southampton, UK.This latest acquisition is the second significant order placed by the company for 6G in the last 12 months, further strengthening the Ashtead Technology fleet of  Compatt 6 transponders including various sound velocity, digiquartz and inclinometer… Read more ›

  4. April 2013 - Hidden pigeons revealed by thermal camera

    Following an alert from a member of the public, staff from Seahaven Bird Rescue rushed to a library in Newhaven in an attempt to rescue a number of trapped pigeons. However, some of the birds were hidden inside a wall cavity, so an infrared camera was hired from Ashtead Technology in order to investigate the extent of the problem.After releasing the trapped birds, the rescuers used the hired Flir i60 thermal camera to inspect the cavity and were surprised to find three nests containing eggs,… Read more ›

  5. March 2013 - Providing monitors for every application at Safety & Health Expo

    Visitors to the Ashtead Technology stand (G52) at the Safety & Health Expo (Birmingham NEC, 14-16th May 2013) will be able to try out some of the latest test and monitoring instrumentation for a wide variety of occupational safety applications.Ashtead Technology’s Stewart Curtis says “There will be a lot of equipment on our stand; the intention is to provide visitors with an opportunity to ‘have a go’ with some of the latest instruments for gas detection, dust monitoring, thermography, noise,… Read more ›