This new inspection method will dramatically change the way hydroelectric dam owners view and plan predictive maintenance of penstocks.
February 27, 2017
The Underwater Acoustic’s Inspection team of C.H. Fenstermaker & Associates, L.L.C. has recently announced a breakthrough technology for the inspection of penstocks. This new methodology offers major benefits for hydroelectric dam owners including increased safety, lower risks and reduced downtime. Industry veteran Ken LaBry, Chief Scientist of Acoustics for Fenstermaker, developed the technique which not only eliminates the need to dewater, but provides the highest imagery…