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Lambourn, Berkshire, United Kingdom, 2009/06/29 - Pipeline inspection experts, Pearpoint, launch new system for sewer inspection - Pearpoint and Radiodetection are trademarks owned by SPX Corporation.
For over twenty years, the Pearpoint brand from Radiodetection has led the industry in the advancement of pipeline inspection technology. Pearpoint continues this tradition of excellence with the release of the P350 flexitrax™ portable crawler system. With flexitrax, Pearpoint gives inspection professionals worldwide a robust and highly portable digital video crawler system that suits any environment.
The P350 flexitrax system supports three interchangeable, high-resolution cameras. Each camera features the latest generation, ultra-bright white LEDs that ensure a clear picture and a long, maintenance-free life. The digital video is displayed on the command module’s ultra-bright, 8” industrial grade TFT screen.
The P350 flexitrax command module allows you to zoom and rotate photos and live or recorded digital video in real-time. The command module also introduces Mimic™ display, an intuitive way of controlling pan and tilt.
Combined, these features provide outstanding video picture quality and make it easier and quicker to correctly identify problems even in the toughest conditions.
The P350 flexitrax is engineered to operate in almost any environment. The command module and drum have a weatherproof rating of IP53. The tough, yet light-weight controller provides a durable buffer between the elements and your survey data.
The command module stores survey data direct to solid-state Compact Flash cards. Solid-state non-volatile memory means there are no moving parts so your files are secure and less vulnerable to shock damage and power outages.
The system is operable in the most demanding conditions. The crawlers can operate fully submersed and are water resistant to depths of up to 100m (300’). They are constructed from brass and stainless steel and are built with a single or twin 50W motor configuration, powerful enough to move through almost any pipeline system. The integrated sensitive inclinometer and the multi-frequency sonde, allow you to map pipeline topography easily and efficiently.
The ruggedly constructed cameras are designed to transfer impact shock direct to the crawler, making the cameras incredibly strong and long-lasting.
The advanced digital platform of the P350 flexitrax means you can transfer survey data from your Compact Flash card to your PC or laptop via fast USB 2.0. Use the included FlexiSight™ Windows-based software to edit video and convert reports to Microsoft® Word™ format.
With Bluetooth® wireless technology you can send your inspection photos from the command module to your compatible cell phone and send them instantly to your client.
The P350 flexitrax is small enough to fit in the trunk of your car. The system can be van or truck mounted and wheeled onsite using the ergonomic barrow design, allowing you to reach conduits beyond the range of your vehicle. Once onsite, the system is quick and easy to setup and deploy.
Build the system to meet your inspection requirements. Choose between a practical and inexpensive manual drum system and an advanced, compact, self–contained powered drum with up to 250m (825’) of cable. Choose from three interchangeable cameras and two powerful, yet compact crawlers that are designed to withstand the most challenging sub-surface conditions.
The command module is also fully compatible with the P330+ flexiprobe™, giving you access to its comprehensive range of pushrod reels, cameras and accessories. Switch from crawler to pushrod inspection without carrying a second system.
The system is easy to use, thanks to its intuitive user interface and simple, one-touch control over video and photo capturing. The tough and durable keypad gives you direct access to advanced digital features and lets you drive any drum, crawler and camera combination.
The command module and the drum also feature RCA video outputs, meaning you can record your video to an external device or display video on an external monitor.
The P350 flexitrax system is designed and built for continuous operation and easy maintenance. Each tractor is designed for quick repair. The powered drum features a removable drum and cable cassette that’s fast and easy to replace in the workshop or even in the field. The optional re-termination kit makes it easy and affordable to replace and repair damaged cables.
Pearpoint and Radiodetection are trademarks owned by SPX Corporation.
Notes to Editors. Radiodetection Ltd. is an international company at the forefront of research, design and development of pipeline inspection and cable location equipment since 1978. Its products are vital safety tools for any industry involved in digging activities from major utilities to drainage, inspection, horizontal drilling, site contractors and more. Radiodetection manufactures its equipment to suit multi-national blue chip companies and contractors and is widely acknowledged as the market leaders.
Radiodetection (radiodetection.com) is a subsidiary of SPX Corporation. SPX Corporation is a Fortune 500, global multi-industry manufacturing company. Headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, SPX employs more than 17,000 people worldwide and has operations in over 40 countries.