The Case for the Versatrax 150™

The Case for the Versatrax 150™

When it comes to the nuclear industry, Inuktun’s rugged and durable robotic systems are designed to operate under the harshest conditions. After performing structural integrity assessments, retrieving objects, or carrying out general visual inspection, you can find this OnSpec customized Versatrax 150™ in the laydown area. EDF Energy, the UK’s largest producer of low-carbon electricity, created this custom case for their VT150 pipe inspection vehicle. It tilts so that the crawler can drive directly onto it; talk about VIP parking!

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Inuktun Sighting #63: Tour de French Alps

Inuktun Sighting #63: Tour de French Alps

When we think of the French Alps, we think of beautiful villas, picturesque mountains, and decadent pleasures like chocolate, cheese and wine.  But the Inuktun Europe (IE) team recently visited the area for a completely different endeavor. Responding to an invitation from EDF Energy, IE’s Technical Manager, Russell Fraser, and Business Development Manager, Julien Massé, travelled to an area near the Bournillon power plant in the French Alps to perform a penstock pipe inspection. Using the Versatrax 150™ system, they successfully demonstrated the crawler’s capabilities by driving the vehicle over a total distance of 160 metres, including maneuvering through a pipe branch at 100 metres, and climbing slippery slopes of up to 22 degrees. 

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