Automated hydrostatic pressure tester
This automated hydrostatic pressure tester system is used for critical iron parts for oil and gas applications.
The system is operated either locally or remotely via PC or mobile device through a touch screen. The screen provides test status and results. The product is available with or without an integrated cabinet enclosure. It is more commonly provided without the cabinet and simply placed in the test chamber (or field bunker) with the test specimen. This installation method removes high pressure components from the operator’s vicinity, increasing the margin of safety in high pressure testing. The system allows pressure ramping to multiple pressure levels without operator interaction. Scalable from 50 to 60,000 psi, each system is provided with on-board air and fluid conditioning. The extensive filtration increases uptime and simplifies maintenance.
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Before the calendar turned, 2016 already had the makings of a pivotal year for manufacturing, and for the world.
There were the big events for the year, including the United States as Partner Country at Hannover Messe in April and the 2016 International Manufacturing Technology Show in Chicago in September. There's also the matter of the U.S. presidential elections in November, which promise to shape policy in manufacturing for years to come.
But the year started with global economic turmoil, as a slowdown in Chinese manufacturing triggered a worldwide stock hiccup that sent values plummeting. The continued plunge in world oil prices has resulted in a slowdown in exploration and, by extension, the manufacture of exploration equipment.
Read more: 2015 Salary Survey