UP-CLOSE & ROBOTIC
KEEP PEOPLE OFF ROPES, LADDERS, CRANES, AND SCAFFOLDING.
Inspection climbing is the most dangerous job in the United States. Our up-close and touch-capable platform can help.
614,000 US bridges must be inspected every 2 years.
Today inspectors climb ropes and use crack-cards to manually estimate the width of cracks.
417,000 US towers are inspected.
Today inspectors check bolt torque and electrical connections.
The US has 5.5 million miles of power lines (220,000 high voltage), supported by 180 million utility poles.
Today technicians use helicopters to install small colored bird diverters on 345kV live lines.
3,000 new wind turbines are added to the existing 60,000+ in the US inventory every year.
Today inspectors rappel down the blades and tap the blade to listen for subsurface delamination.