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The Bridge Between Robotics and Workforce Development ft. Chris Adams

Inspection work and the data acquisition part of reliability is seen as a set of dangerous, dirty, and dull tasks that often end up being quite ...

The Convergence of NDT and Manufacturing ft. Jason Wilburn

We spend a lot of time, energy, and money capturing the current condition of an asset to calculate the remaining safe use of the equipment. All the ...

Arming the NDT Technician with the Proper Tools for Manual Inspection

In the past few episodes of Route to Reliability, we've talked about the potential for automation and robotics to economically access hard-to-reach ...

Reducing Dangerous Exposures & Increasing Efficiency of Tank Cleaning

From the fuel tanks at the airport to the massive crude tanks in Cushing, Oklahoma, Above Ground Storage Tanks (ASTs) are critical infrastructure ...

NDE 4.0: The Digitization of Inspection Data

Today, we're going to take a step back, moving away from individual technologies and look at the bigger picture. I've been fortunate enough to spend ...

Remote Monitoring with Condition Monitoring Location (CML) Devices

One of the foundations of a strong inspection program is the use of condition monitoring locations (CML’s). CML’s are specific locations where repeat ...

Full Scope: Analyze Tank Contents to Develop a Cleaning Strategy

Tank floors are a key component for inspection in a broad range of industries and applications. While there are a number of ways a tank can fail, the ...
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