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  • ARM Ltd: Aerated saturated vertical flow: secondary sewage
    Aerated saturated vertical flow: secondary sewage
    ARM Ltd
    The wastewater treatment works at Balhall is operated by Scottish Water and serves a small hamlet and farm in Angus near Brechin. The site originally comprised a septic tank, which discharged into a local stream.
  • Inspectahire Instrument Company: Thermographic office survey, Hydrotite Sweeney, Aberdeen
    Thermographic office survey, Hydrotite Sweeney, Aberdeen
    Inspectahire Instrument Company
    Using thermography, Inspectahire conducted a safety survey of electrical equipment for Hydrotite Sweeney, an insurance company in Aberdeen. Thermography measures heat sources and displays them in a graphical format. This...
  • Inspectahire Instrument Company: CCTV inspection of tortuous pipework, refinery
    CCTV inspection of tortuous pipework, refinery
    Inspectahire Instrument Company
    A defect in a torturous pipeline was compromising the working order and therefore safety of a refinery. Inspectahire was able to inspect hundreds of metres of pipe, detecting any defect using a crawler tractor camera.
  • Inspectahire Instrument Company: Video probe inspection, Edinburgh
    Video probe inspection, Edinburgh
    Inspectahire Instrument Company
    Using video probe technology, Inspectahire is able to inspect electromechanical equipment in spaces which are too small to allow for man entry. Motors, circuit boards, mountings and so on can be inspected to ensure they...
  • Inspectahire Instrument Company: Void laser scanning, Hemel Hempstead
    Void laser scanning, Hemel Hempstead
    Inspectahire Instrument Company
    A home builder failed to detect voids in the ground on which it was building new homes, resulting in a new conservatory subsiding. Inspectahire were commissioned to inspect the seriousness of the voids using laser scanning...
  • ARM Ltd: Airport run-off treatment, Mayfield Farm Treatment Works
    Airport run-off treatment, Mayfield Farm Treatment Works
    ARM Ltd
    Mayfield Farm Treatment Works, commissioned in 2001, was designed to treat run-off from Heathrow Airport’s Southern Catchment. The run-off is contaminated with glycols resulting from the airport's de-icing operations.
  • H+E UK: Wastewater treatment for Bavarian dairy
    Wastewater treatment for Bavarian dairy
    H+E UK
    For nearly 100 years this traditional, family-owned dairy has been producing yoghurt, desserts and cream cheese in a small Bavarian town. Having discharged production wastewater to the public sewer system for years, they...
  • Inspectahire Instrument Company: Survey of 120-foot tall flagpole for the National Trust
    Survey of 120-foot tall flagpole for the National Trust
    Inspectahire Instrument Company
    Inspectahire was approached by the National Trust for Scotland to survey the imposing 120-foot tall flagpole at Bannockburn to determine its condition. The structure, which is a listed monument, was constructed on the...
  • Inspectahire Instrument Company: Underwater ROV inspection, North Sea
    Underwater ROV inspection, North Sea
    Inspectahire Instrument Company
    Shell commissioned Inspectahire to conduct the internal inspection of a potable water tank using ROV (remotely operated vehicle) technology. ROV's allow for the inspection of underwater assets of all sizes. In this instance,...
  • H+E UK: Outokumpu Stainless Ltd, Sheffield
    Outokumpu Stainless Ltd, Sheffield
    H+E UK
    Outokumpu Stainless Ltd is one of the world's largest manufacturers of stainless steel strip, plate and rod. It was previously known as Avesta Stainless Ltd. The company's Sheffield rod mill rolls wire in a variety of alloys...
  • Inspectahire Instrument Company: Rotary inspection of heat exchange bundles, Aberdeen
    Rotary inspection of heat exchange bundles, Aberdeen
    Inspectahire Instrument Company
    Heat exchange bundles are vital to the operation of a plant. Failures, usually caused by corrosion or erosion, can be detrimental both economically and environmentally. Inspectahire has launched a new system which allows for...
  • Inspectahire Instrument Company: Fibrescope inspection, crane turret, Aberdeen
    Fibrescope inspection, crane turret, Aberdeen
    Inspectahire Instrument Company
    The slew ring on a crane is what allows the crane to spin. The reliability of the slew ring is vital so as to ensure the working order and safety of the crane. Using fibrescope technology, Inspectahire was able to establish...
  • Inspectahire Instrument Company: LPG tank base heating replacement, Shetland
    LPG tank base heating replacement, Shetland
    Inspectahire Instrument Company
    In order to stop the ground beneath an LPG tank freezing, an electric blanket was fitted under the bed of the tank. This particular tank was the largest single tank of its type, containing 18,000 tonnes of LPG. Inspectahire...
  • Inspectahire Instrument Company: Wall cavity construction survey - Burger King, Clydebank
    Wall cavity construction survey - Burger King, Clydebank
    Inspectahire Instrument Company
    Using borescope technology, Inspectahire was able to inspect a wall cavity at a Burger King outlet in Clydebank. Borescopes are inspection tools with rigid or flexible optical tubes for interior inspection of holes, bores...
  • Inspectahire Instrument Company: Flare inspection using aerial platform, Scotland
    Flare inspection using aerial platform, Scotland
    Inspectahire Instrument Company
    Using Europe's largest aerial platform, 101m high, Inspectahire was able to assess the integrity of the St Fergus flare. The height of this platform allowed for the inspection to take place whilst the flare was operational,...