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As aircraft engines are becoming more and more powerful and use more exotic materials, the internal stresses on engine components are increasing. There is a marked increase in the types of assessment of indications sought during an inspection. 

Cyber Security Product Leader Dana Pasquali advises on how to navigate through the crowded field of cyber security vendors with four simple questions.

How the simple basics of cyber security can make a big difference.

Pipeline integrity management comprises of all the activities required to anticipate and prevent a pipeline failure. Among the various operations and maintenance (O&M) measures, in-line inspection (ILI) plays an important role. ILI tools can detect metal loss defects, cracks and geometry features.

Loss of historical data of machines since the beginning of the operation.

Our thoughts are with all those in the Houston area affected by Hurricane Harvey. 

BASF, the world’s largest chemical producer headquartered in Ludwigshafen, Germany, experienced an unexpected shutdown and high vibration alarm on a steam turbine train. Using GE’s Bently Nevada 3500 Series Machinery Monitoring System, BASF was able to quickly diagnose the problem and restart the machine. No repair was required.

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@BHGECO 23 Feb 2018 | 2:37pm
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@BHGECO 23 Feb 2018 | 11:30am
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@BHGECO 21 Feb 2018 | 4:00pm
Could you fly drones for a living? Research Lead Dustin Sharber does. https://t.co/lze0gVxkUT https://t.co/M1NYD7CsJ2