Yearly Archives: 2007


Abriox Goes for Growth

Successful MERLIN CP monitoring system underpins UK/international office move. Building on the success of our new MERLIN remote CP monitoring system, Abriox is pleased to announce the relocation of our UK office to new, larger premises at Imperial House, Newport. Newport, a city of 138,800 people, is the venue of [...]

2017-02-01T11:02:16+00:00November 1st, 2007|

Abriox Awarded United Utilities Contract

Abriox has been awarded a contract by United Utilities for remote monitoring of cathodic protection in Northern Gas Networks. Following pilot trials held earlier this year (see NEWS: January 2007) the MERLIN system was selected to monitor transformer rectifiers across Northern Gas Networks. United Utilities has calculated that replacing manual [...]

2017-02-01T11:02:16+00:00October 1st, 2007|

New MERLIN on the Production Line

New MERLIN units reach customers; installations at TRs and test posts nationwide. Abriox has set up production to ensure rapid delivery of MERLIN monitoring units to our customers – we hate to keep you waiting! The smaller size (see NEWS: May 2007) and improved serviceability of the units have proved [...]

2017-02-01T11:02:16+00:00September 1st, 2007|

New CP System Manager Software

CP System Manager software package v2 released; many new features. We welcome customer feedback on our products and software and the new version 2.00 CPSM incorporates many new or improved features requested by users. These include: new CP graphs, status information, configuration screens, install package, GSM signal monitoring, improved reporting, [...]

2017-02-01T11:02:16+00:00August 1st, 2007|

AC Corrosion Study Completed

AC interference threatens pipeline integrity - MERLIN called in to assist. In recent years it has become apparent that AC interference is a major threat to buried metal pipelines, with the potential to accelerate corrosion where localised coating defects occur. A key design feature of the MERLIN Test Post Monitor [...]

2017-02-01T11:02:16+00:00June 1st, 2007|

Small is Beautiful

New MERLIN CP monitors 25% smaller than predecessors. Size matters! Resulting from early trials with customers in the UK and US, Abriox has reduced the size of the MERLIN TR and test post monitors by a quarter. The new units, measuring a mere 125mm x 85mm x 55mm (5.0in x [...]

2017-02-01T11:02:16+00:00May 1st, 2007|

MERLIN CP System on Trial in US

US systems go live! Environmental factors the key for operators in Mid-West & South West. Following its successful US launch in Nashville, March 11-15, Abriox Inc. has delivered its first MERLIN CP monitoring units and software to customers in the United States. The systems have been installed on a water [...]

2017-02-01T11:02:16+00:00April 1st, 2007|

Abriox Exhibits at NACE 2007

Abriox exhibited the MERLIN Remote CP Monitoring System at NACE Expo in Nashville, Tennessee (March 11-15). Visitors to our booth were impressed with the compactness and performance of the unit and many good contacts were made with CP engineers in the US and internationally.

2017-02-01T11:02:16+00:00March 1st, 2007|

Innovation Project Extended

Abriox has won a further grant from the Welsh Assembly Government under the SMARTCymru programme. The new award recognises the success of the recently completed Industrial Research project and particularly the huge potential of the MERLIN Remote CP Monitoring System that is presently undergoing trials with petrochemical and gas companies. [...]

2017-02-01T11:02:16+00:00February 1st, 2007|

MERLIN Trials Expand to Gas Sector

Pilot trials of the MERLIN Remote CP Monitoring System have commenced in two UK gas companies. There are about 11,000 miles of gas transmission pipeline in the UK. Many transformer rectifiers are located in inaccessible areas, requiring considerable manpower to carry out the functional and operational checks that are necessary. [...]

2017-02-01T11:02:16+00:00January 1st, 2007|