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heli_expo_picturesHAI Heli-Expo is the world’s largest trade show dedicated to the international helicopter community.  The massive 2016 event took place earlier this month in Louisville, Kentucky. RF System Lab was proud to attend for the 6th time this year and be one of over 700 exhibitors to engage with approximately 20,000 helicopter professionals.  This year’s event included 57+ helicopters on display, over 100 education courses, safety sessions, workshops, and forums.

Casey O’Tool and Jess Kuznicki, RF System Lab’s borescope experts, were on-site to provide information and showcase to attendees, who also got a chance to experience hands-on demonstrations of the VJ-Advance articulating video borescope.  O’Tool and Kuznicki are confident that our VJ-Advance video borescope can make any job easier; whether you maintain Pratt and Whitney PT6 turbines, GE 90 engines, and everything in-between, or you perform airframe component, FOD, or airworthiness inspections. Remote Visual Inspection (RVI) anywhere within an aircraft maintenance facility, or on a flight line, is never a problem with the VJ-Advance video borescope because it’s battery powered, completely portable, and lightweight.

Hundreds of AMTs and aerospace technicians have chosen the VJ-Advance aviation borescope because they have found that it delivers the right mix of features, quality, and price.  The ergonomic layout and pistol-grip design, makes all of the functions easy-to-use – including joystick controlled four-way articulation, photo capture, video recording, and LED brightness.

If you were unable to attend this year’s HAI Heli expo, you can find highlights of the show, videos, pictures, and more at #HAI_EXPO16 on Twitter.  You can also test drive the VJ-Advance video borescope with a free trial. To make the decision process easy, we offer the industry’s only no-rep, no-cost, no-obligation demo program so you can evaluate the VJ-Advance line of video borescopes in your facility doing your inspections before you decide to buy.

For more information about RF System Lab and the VJ-Advance (VJ-ADV) video borescope, call us at (231) 943-1171 or visit our website www.rfsystemlab.us.heli_expo_pictures_4

RF System Lab, a leader in non-destructive testing technology, is excited to announce the arrival of the groundbreaking 6.9mm x 8M VJ-Advance (VJ-ADV) video borescope.

The 6.9mm x 8M scope has all of the same features as the original, flagship 6.9mm VJ-Advance, including four-way joystick-controlled camera articulation, medical-grade camera technology, and trigger-activated image capture.  However, as indicated by the name, the 8M (8 meter) VJ-ADV offers a much longer insertion tube, allowing inspection of heat exchangers, boiler tubes, process piping, and more.

Historically, RF System Lab’s line of 6.9mm, battery operated, easy to use, articulating video borescopes have been offered in lengths of 1.5 meters (4 feet, 11 inches), 3 meters (9 feet, 10 inches), and 5 meters (16 feet, 5 inches’). Our borescope experts are thrilled to now be able to offer this, highly anticipated, in-demand 8 meter (26 feet, 3 inches) scope to new and existing customers.

Just one of the many industries that can benefit from the 8 meter borescope is the food manufacturing industry. Remote visual inspection of pipe welds is crucial to find surface flaws, cracks, porosity, unfilled craters, poorly formed beads, and misalignments; all of which could cause delays in production.  The 6.9mm x 8M video borescope saves time and money and is ideal for weld inspection because of its long reach, slender size, and articulation, allowing it to easily navigate through piping.

The versatile 6.9mm x 8M VJ-ADV articulating video borescope will quickly become a must-have tool in any engineer’s toolbox but don’t just take our word for it.  Please contact one of our borescope experts directly to try the 6.9mm x 8M VJ-Advance for yourself.  To make the decision process easy, we offer the industry’s only no-cost, no-obligation demo program.  Contact RF System Lab today by visiting our website or call (231) 943-1171.

2,300+ exhibitors is an impressive number. Combine that with an attendee count of around 100,000, and you’ve got the Offshore Technology Conference (OTC), which took place last week at NRG Park in Houston, TX. Despite the turmoil that the Oil and Gas industry has been facing as of late, OTC 2015 was as well-attended as ever.

RF System Lab snagged a booth in this sold-out exhibit hall and had a great experience. While the show’s main focus is offshore drilling, there were plenty of land-based oil and gas companies present, which allowed RF System Lab’s Senior Sales Consultant, Casey O’Tool, to present the VJ-Advance articulating video borescope to maintenance professionals involved in all aspects of the petroleum industry. The lightweight, portable VJ-Advance (VJ-ADV) video borescope, which runs on standard AA batteries, is a great tool for both onshore and offshore maintenance needs. Weighing in at less than two pounds, the VJ-ADV is easily transported to offshore rigs for remote visual inspection (RVI) of welds and other internal parts. The VJ-ADV’s high-resolution image capture allows maintenance professionals to confidently confirm that internal areas are free of cracks and corrosion and that welds are properly sealed.

With a show of this size, it’s nearly impossible to see everyone you’d like to, but O’Tool managed to catch up with current customers and make many new connections while exhibiting at OTC. “It was a good chance to check out some of the newest technologies available for offshore rigs, and also a prime opportunity to discuss the importance of video borescopes in oil and gas maintenance. Condition based equipment maintenance (CBM) is huge right now; using NDT methods to extend time between equipment overhauls is an efficient way to save time and money,” said O’Tool. “OTC gave me the opportunity to speak with like-minded professionals about the importance of minimizing downtime and having the proper resources to allow them to do so.”

RF System Lab would like to offer maintenance professionals in the oil and gas industry, as well as a variety of other industries, the chance to try out the VJ-Advance video borescope at their own facilities. Learn more about our no cost, no obligation demo program to see how the VJ-ADV can maximize efficiency and minimize downtime by visiting the RF System Lab website.

The ASNT Annual Conference, put on by the American Society of Nondestructive Testing, took place in Charleston, SC during October 27-30, 2014. The conference featured over 165 exhibitors; all sharing the most cutting edge products in Non-destructive Testing (NDT).

Among those products was the ground breaking VJ-Advance (VJ-ADV) video borescope from RF System Lab, which is making waves as a top choice for remote visual inspection in a wide variety of industries. The VJ-ADV was among many other remote visual inspection tools, which is an excellent indication that there is a definite need for high-quality internal inspection equipment.

RF System Lab’s Director of Sales and Marketing, Duncan White, and Sales Consultant, Zack Wessels, were onsite at the ASNT Annual Conference and had a great time meeting with current customers like Watco and Sulzer. They were also fortunate to have a booth location with excellent neighbors to connect with. One company they wanted to make sure to recognize, whose booth was across the aisle from the RF System Lab booth, was Labino, a leading manufacturer of UV and white light products.

All in all, the ASNT Annual Conference was an event that was well attended and should not be missed by any NDT or Quality Control professional. RF System Lab has already booked space for 2015 and is looking forward to making even more connections.

If you were unable to attend the ASNT Annual Conference and missed your chance to test the VJ-ADV, you can still try one out at your own facility! RF System Lab offers a no cost, no obligation demo program, which you can sign up for right here. To find out more about the free borescope demo or to chat with a borescope expert, you can call the RF System Lab office at (231) 943-1171 or visit the RF System Lab website.

Both the ASNT Annual Conference and the Automotive Testing Expo are coming up at the end of October.  The ASNT Annual Conference, a forum for the exchange of information regarding the latest advances in Non-destructive Testing technology, is taking place in Charleston, SC from October 27-30, 2014.  Taking place during the same dates in Novi, MI, is the Automotive Testing Expo, which promises to display the newest technologies to assist with a huge goal of any automotive company: eliminating recalls.  RF System Lab is looking forward to providing demos of the VJ-Advance (VJ-ADV) video borescope at both of these shows.

The ASNT Annual Conference focuses on all uses for NDT, making it an ideal conference for RF System Lab to attend, since we have clients in a large variety of industries that utilize the VJ-ADV video borescope for their different applications.  RF System Lab’s Director of Sales and Marketing, Duncan White, along with borescope sales consultant Zack Wessels, will be onsite at booth #1025 to assist with any borescope questions and to provide demos of the versatile VJ-ADV.

For more information on the ASNT Annual Conference, you can visit their website.

Check out the VJ-Advance video borescope at the ASNT Annual Conference:

Exhibit Hall Opens: October 27, 2014 at 5:00pm
Conference Dates: October 27-29, 2014
Venue: Charleston Convention Center, Charleston, SC.

RF System Lab Booth #: 1025

The Automotive Testing Expo is an automotive industry specific show, which is also a great fit for the VJ-ADV. Automotive companies have many uses for high-quality articulating video borescopes like RF System Lab’s VJ-ADV – from ensuring quality control during manufacturing to internal inspections of engines.  Senior sales consultant Casey O’Tool, along with borescope sales consultant Chad Parker can be found at booth #8044.  They are eager to demonstrate how the VJ-ADV can assist automotive maintenance professionals with their internal inspections.

You can visit the Automotive Testing Expo Website for additional information.

Check out the VJ-Advance video borescope at the Automotive Testing Expo:

Exhibit Hall Opens: October 28, 2014 at 9:00am
Conference Dates: October 28-30, 2014
Venue: Suburban Collection Showplace, Novi, MI

RF System Lab Booth #: 8044

If you are unable to make it to either of these conferences, you can still try out the VJ-ADV video borescope for free by taking advantage of RF System Lab’s no cost, no obligation borescope trial.  Visit RF System Lab at the ASNT Annual Conference (booth #2015) the Automotive Testing Expo (booth #8044), or contact them today at (855) 787-6966 to arrange to receive your demonstration unit.