borescope

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borescope

(ˈbɔːˌskəʊp)
n
(Tools) a long narrow optical device used to inspect the interior of a tight space
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We looked at borescopes in the October 2015 issue of Aviation Consumer and found that prices are down and quality is up.
Duncan Aviation provides a wide range of services including engine removal and reinstallation, borescopes, line replaceable units (LRUs), and inspections to support CF34 operators.
Founded in 1967, Instrument Technology manufactures optical viewing instruments including borescopes, fiberscopes, videoscopes and endoscopes for inspection and observation into inaccessible or hostile environments.
I KNOW A HALF-DOZEN WRITERS WHO ARE, YOU MIGHT SAY, ADDICTED to their borescopes.
This holds increasing value as more and more companies are looking to market disposable endoscopes or borescopes and are therefore looking to switch from high-end, multi-use, expensive visualization equipment (endoscopes) to single-use equipment.
4mm Hawkeye Pro Hardy borescopes, which are more rugged than the flexible models.
Next method is visual inspections, where digital micrometers and borescopes allow the technician to look inside certain parts without disassembling or damaging the parts.
Our Webeecam enables off-the-shelf USB UVC webcams and other specialty UVC cameras such as Microscopes, Borescopes, Thermal cameras etc.
Borescopes, fiber-optic devices enabling views within voids, represent alternative or supplemental inspection tools, potentially increasing accuracy and efficiency.
Remote visual inspection equipment, like video borescopes and remote cameras, can squeeze into extremely tight spaces such as inside engines or pipelines, and can also be used to access confined spaces or hazardous environments where special access measures, atmospheric purging and permits could be required for human inspectors," says Ward.
Not so long ago, video borescopes were for pros only--nobody else could justify the high cost.
Borescopes do not extend very far or make multiple turns.