Nuclear power plants must place safety concerns on the highest level of priority before other interests such as their business interests. Regular inspections of pipe systems need to be carried out and robots from INSPECTOR SYSTEMS are widely used.
Conventional power plants
By taking advantage of the NDT inspection methods that our robots offer, defects and faults can be avoided increasing the 'up and running' operational time of all kinds of pipe systems. Worldwide, many power plants already use our robots to do just this.
The mineral oil industry can benefit from improved supply, transportation, processing and distribution of mineral oil as well as improved environmental protection. Our robots are helping to do just this.
Chemical and petrochemical plants
It is of course vital to continually reduce the risks brought about by the manufacture, transport and storage of chemicals. This means that the possible dangers need to be examined and the necessary testing and inspections carried out in order to avoid or at least lessen and contain them. The use of our robots has become obligatory in many well known companies.
The technical demands of offshore rigs as well as safety and environmental requirements are very high and strongly controlled. This means that there is an enormous amount of required Non Destructive Testing inspections. Our robots are used world wide in offshore applications.
Long distance city heating pipelines
Leakages in long distance heat conduits, caused through external corrosion, cause energy and water losses resulting in damage to, among others, subterranean constructions. Minimizing energy loss during the transport of heat from source to end user is one of the most important requirements in order to exclude danger to people and the environment. Our robots help in this important duty.
Food and drinks industries
The hygiene standard in the food and drinks industries is very high. The condition of the individual pipe networks is therefore decidedly important. Inspection robots from INSPECTOR SYSTEMS help to maintain and ensure this high level of hygiene.
Communal waste water pipe systems
Subterranean sewer systems have been responsible for the collection and transport of waste water since planning and construction began in 1842. With the Republic of Germany most of these sewage systems are owned by the cities and community districts. Regular inspection of the roughly 445.000 km of public sewage systems is therefore a complex and cost intensive process.
Within Germany the total length of the natural gas pipeline network is something like 335.000 km. At the moment it is run by 18 national companies and around 730 local ones. Robots from INSPECTOR SYSTEMS are deployed for inspection and maintenance.
Here you can see just how a video inspection robot with an integrated color camera functions, by viewing this short film.