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Remote Visual Inspection using portable video borescopes is a widely accepted practice in the aviaion, power generation and oil & gas industries. However advanced visual inspection equipment has a much wider range of applications across many industries. 

BHGE recently broke ground on its Inspection Technology Customer Solutions Center in Cincinnati, Ohio. The new facility, which will employ as many as 40 people, will help improve integrity, control quality and drive efficiency across oil and gas, additive, aviation and automotive industries.


Earlier this year Ryszard Nowicki and Nikolay Morozov presented this paper at the First World Congress of Condition Monitoring in London. The paper provides detailed technical analysis and recommends best practices for improving reliability of hydro turbine generators.

BHGE's Global Cyber Security Sales Leader Butch Pinkham talks about common challenges that arise when IT and OT come together to solve cyber security challenges. But, there's hope.

A solution to optimize synchronous compensator operations.

As the primary electricity distributor in China, our customer plans to deploy over 200 synchronous compensators within five years. Synchronous compensators operate like large motors and are critical assets used to keep the electrical grid stable and ensure power quality.

Leaders in the industry are no longer going to the unknown. Businesses are using the power of insights provided by big data to instantaneously make effective decisions. Industries can compare their operational situation to real similar cases. Leveraging operational experience and best practices generate a virtuous learning.   

Subway tunnel ventilation systems are required to keep subway tunnels well ventilated with fresh air and passengers comfortable. These ventilation systems comprise multiple fans and equipment to ensure suitable ventilation.

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