Borescope


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borescope

[′bȯr‚skōp]
(engineering)
A straight-tube telescope using a mirror or prism, used to visually inspect a cylindrical cavity, such as the cannon bore of artillery weapons for defects of manufacture and erosion caused by firing.

Borescope

A device for examining hidden areas in an existing structure, consisting of a flexible rod of fiber optics; one bundle of fibers carries light to the ends of the fibers, the other bundle is used for viewing or recording the image with a video camera.
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Tenders are invited for Provision Of Borescope Inspection Services
All of the new AirVault technologies presented at the AVUG Conference included actual use-case advocacy from AirVault airline customers for these products, including advanced Systems Integrations with AMOS and Trax, Aircraft Lease Return Process application, Records Audit Workflows, MRO Connections, Borescope Video, and Reporting Analytics.
A very useful borescope, and at the price it is an excellent value.
I realised that the best way to evaluate the sub-crypts for hazardous substances such as decaying lead cof-fins was to drill through the sealing brickwork and insert an industrial borescope which is usually used in industry for inspecting the inside of engine blocks and castings.
A camera system with a digital camera type "MARLIN F 046 B" by Allied Vision Technologies GmbH, Stadtroda/Germany and an 8 mm borescope by Karl Storz GmbH, Tuttlingen/Germany were installed for a visual analysis of the cutting process.
The purpose of our investigation was to explore, under laboratory and simulated field conditions, the accuracy of a commercially available borescope to distinguish between signs of drywood termite infestation and other, visually similar samples within areas inaccessible to traditional visual inspection, over a range of different users and different conditions within wall voids.
223 a good look-over, measure and weigh it, and take a look inside with my brand-new Hawkeye borescope.
Just hours later, a deployed Clearwater maintenance crew from Great Inagua arrived on-scene, coordinated a security watch due to the desolate area, and completed a thorough borescope inspection of the engine.
It is remotely controlled and mobile, following dealership technicians around the shop with a borescope and handheld cameras to look inside the engine bay or other hard-to-view areas, and also integrates a microphone, speaker and display to allow the technicians to directly communicate as they jointly tackle problems.
You're required to exercise the recoil and borescope the main gun every six months if it hasn't been fired.
2013 was an eventful year for the company which expanded its services to Khafji Joint Operations (KJO) in response to a request by the KJO operator for advanced technologies such as Borescope, Iris and Tube Inspection available on an ad hoc basis.
RAY: If you're pretty sure it fell in there, then I'd look for a shop with a borescope -- just like the thing they used for your last colonoscopy, Stephanie, except it's for cars.