The first CISBOT project in Scotland was recently highlighted in UK-based organization IGEM’s Gas International Magazine. The CISBOT deployment, which was conducted on George Street in Edinburgh, was completed at the end of June.
“A Group of Scottish Section members visited a project which is enabling repairs to older gas mains from inside the pipe for the first time in Scotland.”
The article goes on to explain the benefits of using robotic technology to repair cast iron gas mains.
…CISBOT provides real potential for pipeline refurbishment with significantly less disruption to the public.”
Upon the completion of the CISBOT project on George St. more than 150 joints were sealed over 1,920 feet of pipeline.