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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Far and Tether

Far and Tether

Umbilical. Tether. Cable. Control wire. Call it what you will, the electrical connection to your remotely operated vehicle is, quite literally, its lifeline. And it should be treated as such. Inuktun tethers typically provide not only the power and control signals for the vehicle, but also a strength member that allows for retrieval in emergency situations. Proper handling and storage can prevent damage resulting in costly re-termination or replacement and unnecessary down time. Here we offer a few tips for maximum tether life and reliability.

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Inuktun Sighting #3: Crawler On Set

Inuktun Sighting #3: Crawler On Set

Inuktun’s robots generally end up in some pretty inhospitable, grimy and sometimes dangerous places, but one lucky Versatrax 150™ got a free trip to Tinsel Town to help out with an episode of Elementary, starring Jonny Lee Miller and Lucy Liu.

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