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Case study

3 Dams on an Island

Smartec provided a turn-key service of Structural Health Monitoring SHM for three of the six dams on Jersey Island: Val de La Mare, Handois and Grand Vaux.

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Image Special discount on Fiber Optic kits and Refurbished DiTest
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For a limited time only, Smartec is pleased to offer you a special discount on Fiber Optic Sensor kits and Refurbished DiTest Reading Units.
These kits are very popular among University and Research labs: this offer is available until the end of 2017

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Image Awesome Seminar in Mexico City!
News

50 attendees participated in Ampere's conference and technical demonstrations on Fiber Optic Instrumentation & Pressuremeters

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Image Monitoring the Kathryn Spirit
Case study

The Kathryn Spirit is a cargo ship currently docked in the Port of Beauharnois, 30 km from Montreal. A cofferdam had to be built around the ship to protect the St. Lawrence River from possible polution

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Case study

Luda Yana Dam, Bulgaria

Luda Yana Dam and Water Treatment Plant are under construction near Panagyurishte town in Southern Bulgaria. The scope of this work is to provide water to the 45 000 people living in that region.

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Image Olkiluoto 3 Nuclear power plant
Case study

The monitoring system gives real-time data on the behavior of the concrete containment and its steel liner. Ensuring leak-tightness are traditional sensors (in particular vibrating wire) and fiber optic sensors.

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Image CERN-LHC Dipoles
Case study

CERN-LHC Dipoles

The LHC will consist of two colliding synchrotrons installed in the 27 km tunnel previously used by the LEP accelerator. They will be filled with protons and two superconducting magnetic channels will accelerate them.

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Introducing SOFO Lite

Today we are introducing our latest innovation in SOFO readout units: SOFO Lite.

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Image Emosson
Case study

Emosson

The aim of the project was to develop a new, long sensor, to test its functioning and to monitor displacement of the dam over a long period.

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Case study

The main aim of the monitoring system is to prevent the seepage of liquid acid through the dam (sulfuric and H+ ions that have been formed can leak into the ground).

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Image Skyline skyscraper in Cosenza
Case study

More than 100 SOFO sensors were imbedded inside the columns that form the “skeleton” of the whole construction. To know the evolution and magnitude of the tensions inside the columns is very important because the resulting data are given information.

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Gota Bridge Monitoring

Götaälvbron, the bridge over Göta River, was built in the thirties and it is more than seventy years old

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