CISBOT pipeline rehabilitation work with Con Edison highlights innovation and benefits to Con Edison customers
ULC Robotics’ CISBOT was recently featured in a New York Times article highlighting the robot’s work to rehabilitate the cast iron gas mains for Con Edison. The article highlighted the innovative work carried out by the robot and the benefits of Con Edison using the system.
“The robot is also less expensive than the old methods of maintaining the mains. John Ciallella, Con Edison’s section manager for gas engineering reliability, said that hiring ULC Robotics for the work with the robot on West End Avenue cost $400,000. To do the job the way such work used to be done would have cost $1.5 million to $1.8 million, he said.”
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