24 Kasım 2016 21:37

 

A European collaboration kicked off recently in Cambrdige, United Kingdom aiming to develop a novel intelligent automatic, inspection system using advanced ultrasonics and incorporating wireless transmission and energy harvesting to provide a ‘fit and forget’ condition monitoring and failure alarm system. Since the current inspection techniques are expensive, time consuming and hazardous, Intel-Line enables and offers the maintenances to be scheduled, for reducing the unnecessary maintenance costs and unexpected breakdowns. This will increase the availability of the power lines reducing the downtime.

The Industry and research partners from the involved companies and organisations in United Kingdom, Turkey, and France met in Cambridge to align expectations and aims of the Intel-line project. During the one day kick-off meeting, the representatives from each organisaton gathered to get to know each other and started on the immediate activities and planned the upcoming actions. All project partners are very optimistic towards the results to be achieved.

The Intel-line project has received funding from the European Union‘s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under Grant Agreement n° 720402.