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 #40: Nexxis Rental Fleet Expands on Demand

Inuktun Sighting #40: Nexxis Rental Fleet Expands on Demand

Inuktun’s Australian channel partner, Nexxis, is increasing its fleet of rental equipment due to the increased demand in an underserved market. According to Nexxis’ Director, Jason De Silveira, “Inuktun’s products offer a design alternative to the conventional crawler systems available in Australia and possibly the world”. For a long time, the requirement has been to inspect straight, flat pipe. With heavy industries like oil and gas, and mining projects with compact construction design, the ability to inspect a maze of pipework effectively has been a recognized a gap in the market. Enter Inuktun’s multi-mission, modular (IM3) technology.

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