Frequently Asked Questions
It is disposed of and is no longer used.
The inspection data can be delivered in the format requested by the customer, including excel, gis, shape, dfx, word, pdf etc… A topographic (GIS) layout with a corresponding user-friendly dashboard is also possible.
90% of all expected defects for the type of pipe, In addition to the exact location.
Around three weeks.
Insertion & reception opening on the pipe and water pressure.
An inspection run can be performed at a maximum speed 0.5m/s.
The Acquarius consists of a flexible foam prop in which front and rear sensors and electronics are placed.
The Acquarius can be lifted out of the receiving pit or possibly through T-piece/manhole opening.
The Acquarius is even capable of traversing through sharp-angled bends.
Yes, during the inspection, the pipeline can operate as usual.
Depends on the length of the scans; typically charging is not required during a day of scanning.
Yes the Pipe Scanner can inspect a pipeline while it is in operation
We have no issues with the Pipe Scanner measuring through layers of paint. A coating layer could be a problem, and therefore we advise removing it prior though measuring.
For planned scans, we typically suggest 1 metre. For unplanned scans, it depends on the exposure itself. Every opportunity to add data aids in the improvement of your replacement model
The number of scans depends on the accessibility and the distance between locations. We usually estimate 4-8 locations a day
Preferably yes. But in practice, this is not always possible due to obstacles. The best thing in these cases is to collect as much data as possible.
Air pockets do not matter for the Pipe Scanner
No, the pipe does not have to be filled
Internal sediment is no issue for the Pipe Scanner