Dickinson Group of Companies offers Industrial Inspection Services for confined & inaccessible spaces within plants. The services allow for the safe and efficient assessment of the integrity of assets, thereby preventing unplanned stoppages as high quality information is fed into maintenance planning systems for well-informed decision making.
The company uses highly robust, purpose built drones to ensure that the workforce is kept out of harm’s way throughout the inspections period. This article will give an overview of the inspection services. PROPERTIES The purpose built confined space inspection drones can be adapted for different applications, their unique properties are described below: ROBUST WIRELESS TRANSMISSION SYSTEM Making the equipment ideal for the often GPS denied indoor environments, where inspections are needed. LIGHTING The systems are equipped with powerful LED lighting systems for navigation and inspection in dark places. PROTECTIVE FRAME Renders the drones collision tolerant, allowing them to easily manoeuvre constricted spaces. ACCESSIBILITY At about 40cm in diameter, the inspection systems can fit in average manholes and can easily manoeuvre complex areas. APPLICATIONS: Boilers Chimneys Bulk storage silos & bins Mine shafts Furnaces, stacks & ducting Crushers Refineries Kilns Preheaters Floating cells Conveyor belts Pressure vessels Ducts Waste incinerators Asset decommissioning, commissioning & rehabilitation INDUSTRIES: Mining & Minerals Sulphuric Acid Glass Iron & Steel Metals Smelting Cement & Lime Oil & Gas Chemical & Petrochemical Food & Beverage Pulp & Paper Power Generation