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  1. July 2014 - A global first for Ashtead Technology

    Global subsea equipment specialist Ashtead Technology, headquartered in Aberdeen, has taken delivery of the new advanced OCTANS NANO system from leading navigation, positioning and mapping solutions experts iXBlue.Ashtead Technology is the first company to offer the advanced OCTANS NANO system on a rental basis globally, launching the innovative product in conjunction with iXBlue on 24th/25th July at its Aberdeen facility.  Click here for information.This latest delivery follows an… Read more ›

  2. July 2014 - £1million investment in NDT rental fleet

    Rental specialist Ashtead Technology has announced a £1 million investment in new Non Destructive Testing (NDT) equipment as part of its strategy to create an NDT Centre of Excellence. “This latest series of purchases significantly enhances our fleet of NDT instrumentation and helps to ensure that we are able to meet the full breadth of our customers’ test and inspection equipment needs across almost any industry,” comments James Carlyle, General Manager, adding: “We have made this investment… Read more ›

  3. July 2014 - Guest speaker announced for NDT Technology Day

    We are pleased to announce that Christopher Lane, In-Service NDE Team Leader at Rolls Royce will be giving a guest presentation at the NDT Technology Day next week.The presentation will consist of a case study, focusing on the industrial application of High Sensitivity Eddy Current Arrays and will look specifically at the inspection of an aerospace component manufactured from a nickel superalloy.  Presentation details  Title: ‘A Case Study on the Industrial Application of High Sensitivity… Read more ›

  4. July 2014 - Latest technology for non-destructive testing of composites

    In the following article, Neil Harrap, NDT Market Manager at Ashtead Technology, explains how the latest testing technology can be employed to improve the ease and efficiency with which composite materials can be evaluated.BackgroundComposite materials are employed in a wide variety of industries in which specific material characteristics are required. For example, in comparison with traditional materials, composites can be designed to be: stronger, stiffer, lighter, more resilient,… Read more ›

  5. June 2014 - Ashtead Technology secures distributor agreement for leading sonar imaging technology

    Global subsea equipment solutions specialist, Ashtead Technology, has secured an exclusive sales distribution agreement with Sound Metrics Corporation, a leading sonar imaging manufacturer, for the sale of DIDSON and ARIS imaging sonar systems to the oil and gas market in the UK and Singapore regions.The DIDSON and ARIS products are unique ultra high-definition imaging sonar systems, for critical detailed inspection and identification projects. The leading edge systems can be deployed from… Read more ›