September 2013, Vol. 68 No. 9

Equipment Spotlight

Remote Inspection Equipment: Rehab Focus

Remote inspection equipment from CUES, Envirosight, Aries Industries and R.S. Technical Services.

The LAMP II (Lateral and Mainline Probe II) is an inspection tool for identifying infiltration and inflow, potential cross-bores, pipe defects, and structural conditions in lateral services and mainlines. The self-propelled LAMP is designed to perform pan and tilt inspections of mainline sewer pipes with a simultaneous viewing of the adjacent lateral services. Inspect with or against the flow for increased production and reduced set-ups. An integrated wireless controller is available to operate all launcher, platform, camera, and reel operations from the front, rear or within 50 feet line of sight 800.327.7791,

A new crawler option for ROVVER X inspects large pipe with high flow, deep mud and big obstacles. Designed to inspect even the toughest trunk lines and interceptors, the new RX400 inspection crawler body boasts a built-in remotely operated camera lift with 17.5 inches of vertical travel—enough to center viewing in a 60-inch line, and suitable for inspecting pipe up to 10 feet in diameter. The new crawler integrates seamlessly with any ROVVER X system, so an owner can use existing controls, reel and camera. 973.252.6700,

Aries Industries

Aries’ new Side Scanning Inspection System is ideal for generating lay flat images and video inspections. Inspection productivity is improved with rapid inspections and accurate, detailed condition assessments. It provides simultaneous full motion video and lay flat inspection images; virtual pan and tilt viewing; and high resolution inspection of lined 6 inch and larger applications.  width=The system is plug-in compatible with existing Aries systems and transporters and integrates easily with industry standard software solutions. The Side Scanning Inspection System captures industry standard NTSC video files for full motion viewing while clearly identifying pipeline features and defects with lay flat representation. 800.234.7205,

R.S. Technical Services
The CUBE is a compact, all-inclusive mainline system that offers all the inspection capabilities found in typical vehicle mounted systems but with the benefits of portability and transport flexibility. Housed in 1/4-inch powder coated, glare resistant aluminum, the CUBE has forklift access both front and rear along with stainless steel lift and tie-down hooks for easy handling and storage. The system is designed to fit on an ATV or in the bed of a pickup truck. The system can be configured to operate any of R.S. Technical’s mainline cameras and transporters with up to 1,500 feet of cable for inspections in lines 6 inches and larger in diameter as well as R.S.Technical’s Digital Tap Cutter controller, Cool Vision Laser Profiler and Sonar Profiler systems. Included are an on-board generator, two 500 pound capacity storage drawers and a front access nine-gallon pressurized wash-down system. 800.767.1974,

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