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Gastops Expands Support for Engine Test Cell Research and Development by Supplying MetalSCAN to Virtual Vehicle Research GmbH

Gastops is supporting Virtual Vehicle’s latest initiative in conducting high performance engine test cell research and development, supplying custom oil debris monitoring solutions with MetalSCAN.

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Gastops Receives Investment from Raytheon Intelligence & Space for Collaborative Research & Development with Pratt & Whitney

Gastops Ltd. announced that it has received an investment from Raytheon Intelligence & Space under Canada’s Industrial and Technological Benefits (ITB) program. The funding will support a multi-year research and development collaboration with Pratt & Whitney to develop the next generation of critical equipment intelligence solutions for commercial and military aircraft engines.

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MetalSCAN MS3500 Online Oil Debris Monitoring System Product Overview

The MetalSCAN MS3500 Series of products provides the industry with online access to real-time condition monitoring data which enables the earliest reliable detection of component damage available on the market today.

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Gastops Introduces the Connect Online Equipment Condition Monitoring Platform

Gastops today announced the official launch of Gastops Connect, an online subscription service that delivers critical equipment condition monitoring and analysis capabilities to those leveraging our condition monitoring sensor technology and solutions.

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Connect Equipment Condition Monitoring Service Overview

Gastops Connect collects, processes, and analyzes data from MetalSCAN sensors, combines it with your equipment controller data and third-party
data to create a comprehensive, real-time view of equipment condition accessible through any web browser device. It also provides an aggregated view across multiple sites for better analysis.

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Leveraging Condition Monitoring Expertise to Optimize MRO

Throughout the COVID-19 Pandemic the Military Aviation MRO segment has continued to see steady demand given the continuing need to maintain mission readiness. This steady demand has been challenged by the global supply chain disruptions that have impacted most industries, increasing the need for fleet operators to find trusted MRO partners who can combine leading edge technology with world class customer service to optimize their processes.

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Digital Twin: Model-Referenced Equipment Health Monitoring

Gastops has been developing physics-basedmodels of propulsion systems for over 30 years, pre-dating the dawn of ‘Digital Twin’. Our models have been used for system integration, condition monitoring, control system development, and more.

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Gastops Expands ChipCHECK Engine Coverage with Alloy Library Update

Gastops announced today the release of a major update to the ChipCHECK Alloy Library. The new library more than doubles the number of engine wear debris material types that can be detected by ChipCHECK.

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It’s All Systems Go! for Gastops’ Innovation in Oil Condition and Contamination Monitoring

Ottawa company invents breakthrough device that uses fluorescence spectroscopy to change how equipment maintenance is done.

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Boralex Selects MetalSCAN by Gastops for Geared Wind Turbines in France

Leading wind energy producer selects Gastops’ MetalSCAN MS3500 series sensors for gearbox condition monitoring systems on all new wind energy projects.

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Gastops Reports Strong Demand for their Latest MetalSCAN Condition Monitoring Sensor Series for Wind Turbines

With the MetalSCAN MS3500 series, Gastops sets the standard for oil debris monitoring technology for the wind energy industry.

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What Gastops Can Provide to the Wind Industry

The future is about combining machine intelligence and human capability to provide a full suite of real-time prognostics with tools and support for condition-based maintenance.

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Gastops: Maximize Asset Life

The future is about combining machine intelligence and human capability to provide a full suite of real-time prognostics with tools and support for condition-based maintenance.

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Gastops to Support USCG Ice Breaker Service Life Extension with Propulsion System Digital Twin Design

Gastops is pleased to announce that it has been selected by the U.S. Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) to provide a Propulsion System Dynamic Response Analysis (PSDRA) for the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter POLAR STAR. This contract has been made possible through a partnership with the Canadian Commercial Corporation (CCC).

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Gastops Receives IDEaS Funding for New Predictive Maintenance Technology

Gastops is pleased to announce that it has been selected by Canada’s Department of National Defence to contribute to the “All Systems Go!” Challenge, an initiative of the Government of Canada’s Innovation for Defence Excellence and Security (IDEaS) program.

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MetalSCAN for Vestas Wind Turbines Application Guide

Reduce operating costs of wind energy production with critical component intelligence. MetalSCAN technology empowers wind turbine operators to effectively manage gearbox health issues using oil debris monitoring.

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Major North American Airline Cuts Delays & Costs with ChipCHECK

To a large commercial operator, every minute that the fleet is delayed means significant costs. Traditionally, finding wear debris “chips” during aircraft inspection resulted in extra monitoring and thousands of dollars of costs. ChipCHECK changed all that.

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Gastops Celebrates 3,500th Engine Sensor Delivery for the F-35 Lightning II

Gastops, a company located in Ottawa, Canada that specializes in equipment intelligence technology, provides up to 4 engine sensors on the F-35A, B and C variants and is proud to announce that it has recently delivered its 3,500th engine sensor to the F-35 program.

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Gastops Demonstrates Advanced Helicopter Drive System Health Monitoring Solutions at EDGE22

Gastops had the opportunity to showcase its oil debris monitoring and analysis capabilities to numerous Army leaders and maintenance practitioners as part of the Future Vertical Lift (FVL) Sustainment Showcase at this year’s Army Experimental Demonstration Gateway Event (EDGE22). Gastops had live demonstrations of MetalSCAN and ChipCHECK running throughout the event at Dugway Proving Ground in Utah, from April 25th to May 13th.

Application Guide

ChipCHECK PW150A Application Guide

The ChipCHECK alloy naming convention follows SAE standards which may differ from the Manual. This application guide is a cross reference between the ChipCHECK report and the PW150.

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ChipCHECK PT6T Application Guide

The ChipCHECK alloy naming convention follows SAE standards which may differ from the Manual. This application guide is a cross reference between the ChipCHECK report and the PT6T.

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ChipCHECK CF34 Application Guide

The ChipCHECK alloy naming convention follows SAE standards which may differ from the Manual. This application guide is a cross reference between the ChipCHECK report and the CF34.

Case Study

GE LM6000 1B Bearing Failure

There was no other indication of a problem from vibration, temperature or the chip detector in the 44 days of early warning from the MetalSCAN.

Case Study

GE LM2500 C-Sump Bearing Failure

Apart from slightly higher readings on the C-Sump scavenge temperature, no other engine parameters(including chip detector or vibration readings)indicated abnormalities.

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GE LM5000 Power Turbine Bearing Failure

The engine was running continuously up to the day of the maintenance period. The power turbine was replaced with minimal engine down time.

Application Guide

GE LM2500 Application Guide

Real-time damage detection – anytime, anywhere. Designed for the GE LM2500 gas turbine engine, the MetalSCAN online oil debris sensor easily installs into the oil scavenge lines.

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GE LMS100 (supercore) Application Guide

Real-time damage detection – anytime, anywhere. Designed for the GE LMS100 gas turbine engine, the MetalSCAN online oil debris sensor easily installs into the oil scavenge lines.

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