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Real Time Thermal Rating Systems and Distributed Temperature Sensing Technologies – Benefits and Uses within the Transmission and Power Sector.

Real Time Thermal Rating (RTTR) systems and distributed temperature sensing (DTS) technologies have been used within power cable condition monitoring to rate cables since the 1990’s.  The benefits of incorporating DTS and RTTR into power transmission operations were recognised following a well documented power cable failure in Auckland in 1998 which shut down the city’s central business district.
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Bandweaver Supports Community School

Bandweaver Technology Limited has donated funds to help Malorees community school as part of their Summer of Sport campaign. In addition Managing Director Richard Kluth is participating in the triathlon at Blenheim Palace which is one of the organised events.
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Economic Benefits of Distributed Acoustic Sensing, Distributed Temperature Sensing and Real Time Thermal Rating Systems within Transmission and Distribution Sector

Fiber Optic Sensing Solutions

Distributed Acoustic Sensing and Distributed Temperature Sensing are fiber optic sensing solutions which measure temperature along the fiber either utilizing a technique called Coherent Optical Time Domain Reflectometry (COTDR) or Optical Time Domain Reflectometry (OTDR), turning the entire length of a fiber optic cable into a sensor.
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Power Cable Monitoring and Transmission Network Condition Monitoring Solutions

Fiber optic distributed temperature sensing (DTS) and distributed acoustic sensing (DAS) technology is a fundamental and essential tool for condition monitoring for transmission and distribution networks. With an increase in the demand for renewable energy schemes, often off-shore, there are major costs associated with asset management due to the installation and maintenance of subsea cables which is both problematic and very expensive.
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Bandweaver at ADIPEC 2016

Bandweaver at ADIPEC 2016

Bandweaver will be travelling to Abu Dhabi in November to take part in the Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and conference (ADIPEC). Presenting as a key technology partner to leading global ICT solutions provider Huawei, we are excited to be a part of this prestigious event taking place on 7-10th November 2016.
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Kenneth Crowe Joins Bandweaver in Dallas Office

Kenneth Crowe joins Bandweaver in the recently opened Dallas office.

Ken has more than 30 years of business development experience in the power transmission, energy, security and fiber optic sensing industries. His background includes both sales as well as product education and demonstration experience, with industry leaders such as Westinghouse, EG&G, Draka (now Prysmian) and QinetiQ.
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Richard Kluth Joins Bandweaver in the London Office as Managing Director of Bandweaver’s International Operations

Richard Kluth has joined Bandweaver in the London office as the managing director of Bandweaver’s international operations.

Richard has more than 20 years’ experience in applying monitoring and instrumentation technologies to a wide variety of industries including upstream and downstream oil and gas, electrical power and fire and security.
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