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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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AMA recently published a detailed study of over 180+ pages in its database on 'Borescope Cameras' market covering interesting aspects of market with supporting development scenario ranging from 2013-2025.
Larger, more robust options are better suited for use in industrial inspection and testing devices- such as the borescope which NASA used or tube inspection robotics in the field of Non-destructive Testing (NDT).
With the upgrades to its borescope inspection stations, the metalcaster is better positioned to deliver on its promise of industry-leading customer service.
Modern borescopes allow us to look deep inside cylinders--and this guide will help you interpret what you see through the viewfinder.
If borescopes can be used to accurately identify and delimit infestations, they will facilitate IPM efforts to be localized, reducing the economic and environmental costs associated with insecticide applications, while maintaining an acceptable level of control.
I recently acquired a Hawkeye Borescope from Midway USA, the Classic Slim Kit made by Gradient Lens Corporation (gradientlens.com) located at Rochester NY.
Its products include endoscopes, borescopes, fiberoptic and microoptic systems used for medical procedures.
Top end specs include high definition video cameras, including borescopes, television screens and audio devices at each end or it could be as simple as a pair of web cams and laptops.
The LB24 industrial series is intended for OEM system integration such as lighting for borescopes, fiberscopes and microscopes and can be operated in portable applications using low-voltage battery packs.
Usually requiring costly disassembly or the use of time-intensive borescopes, a swarm of mobile bots equipped with local sensors conceivably could enter the intact turbine engine and craw along the surfaces of the shaft and blades while collecting sensor readings.