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Reduce risk and maintain compliance with our specialist risk management services.

We’re proud to be a leading provider of complete life cycle risk management solutions. From ensuring asset safety and legal compliance with our thorough engineering inspections to driving operational efficiency with our specialist non-destructive testing services, (and much more in between), we’re proud of the long-lasting partnerships we have formed with our customers over the last 160 years, based on the value of our solutions.

Video Deflection and ODS

Trust BES Group to bring clarity to complex issues, ensuring that your equipment and structures operate at peak efficiency while prioritising safety. Elevate your reliability standards through our Video Deflection and ODS services today.

In the realm of machinery and structures, our team at BES Group can provide transformative solutions with Video Deflection and Optical Deflection System (ODS) services. If you’re suffering from challenges with your equipment such as vibration, misalignment, looseness, or structural defects, our advanced services can be the key to unlocking enhanced reliability, efficiency, and safety.

Video Deflection captures real-time visual data, providing a comprehensive understanding of structural behaviour, while ODS dives deep into dynamic analyses, pinpointing the root causes of issues. Whether addressing machinery performance or structural integrity, our services empower you to proactively enhance operations.

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At BES Group, our expert Reliability Engineers will deliver our industry-leading Video Deflection and ODS services to troubleshoot and confirm structural issues, providing visualised solutions for optimal reliability and structural integrity, all presented in clear and concise reporting

Primarily used as a troubleshooting and confirmation tool, the power of the combined Video Deflection and ODS services provides a visualised insight into the operational characteristics of an asset or structure. For example, where additional strengthening is required, it provides a visual indication of the exact location of the node and anti-node points to ensure structural integrity is maintained and structural adjustments have the desired effect on the structure.

At BES Group, we have a large team of Reliability Engineers who have expertise in Video Deflection and ODS, meaning that you can rest assured that we will be able to help you determine the cause of any issues you may be facing with your equipment or assets, and to provide you with detailed reports and recommended actions.

We always strive to make Vibration Analysis and Condition-based Maintenance (CBM) technology applications easy to understand. While our trained and accredited engineers and analysts use advanced techniques, we ensure that our reporting recommendations are clear, concise, accurate, and realistic.

How we'll work with you

Learn more about how BES Group will implement Video Deflection and ODS to transform your business
  • Visualise – Our reliability engineers capture video recordings of assets while out in the field.
  • Measure – Our team of analysts process the video to identify microscopic movements of specific pixel points.
  • Analyse – Animations, images and recommendations are uploaded to our cloud-based reporting platform.
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The benefits of our Video Deflection and ODS service

Non-destructive

Video deflection and ODS are Non-destructive Testing (NDT) methods that do not damage the material being tested.

Versatile

Video deflection and ODS are versatile for inspecting a variety of materials and components across multiple industries.

Sensitive

Video Deflection and ODS are sensitive to small defects, making them ideal for inspecting composites and plastics.

Non-destructive

Video deflection and ODS are Non-destructive Testing (NDT) methods that do not damage the material being tested.

Versatile

Video deflection and ODS are versatile for inspecting a variety of materials and components across multiple industries.

Sensitive

Video Deflection and ODS are sensitive to small defects, making them ideal for inspecting composites and plastics.

Hear what our customers have to say

We care about the journey we take our customers on, but it’s not our word you should be taking, see what our customers think of the service we provided!

BES Group has demonstrated exceptional service, earning our commendation. We extend our appreciation for the meticulous vibration analysis conducted and the invaluable on-board work and advice provided by Simon. Through their prompt and dedicated efforts, our ship is poised to sail tomorrow, providing essential assurance to the Vessels Owner. Simon’s responsiveness at short notice is particularly noteworthy, and we express our sincere gratitude for the commitment to excellence displayed by the entire BES Group team.

Michael Wilkinson

Vessel Manager

The BES inspectors are way more technically competent and diligent compared to other providers. I previously used Allianz, and BES definitely stands out due to their strong technical competence and strong back office support.

Customer

Project Operations Manager

BES is a really disruptive force in the market, they are able to provide a variety of necessary services to their customers and none of the other big players are able to provide that breadth of services.

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Frequently asked questions

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Why choose us?

Accredited Experts

We have a large pool of accredited and experienced engineers and analysts who are experts in Video Deflection and ODS.

Clarity

The results of a Video Deflection or ODS analysis can be complex and difficult to understand, that's why we make sure that their reporting recommendations are clear, concise, accurate, and realistic.

Innovative technology

We use the latest technologies to accurately troubleshoot any issues, providing you with the best possible service.

Did you know...

50%

reliability improvement of equipment can be achieved through the use of Video Deflection and ODS, , according to the British Institute of Non-Destructive Testing (BINDT).

30%

reduction in maintenance costs can be achieved by usage Video Deflection and ODS services, according to a study by the University of Manchester.

20%

extended lifespan of equipment can be achieved with the use of Video Deflection and ODS, according to the National Physical Laboratory.

Our credentials

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American Bureau of Shipping

British Engineering Services Asset Reliability Ltd.

Alcumus ISOQAR 45001

Notus Heavy Lift Solutions Ltd.

XEIAD

British Engineering Services Asset Reliability Ltd.

Avetta

British Engineering Services Asset Reliability Ltd.

BES Group Electrical Ltd.

Achilles

British Engineering Services Limited

MOBIUS Institute

British Engineering Services Group Asset Reliability Ltd.

BINDT

British Engineering Services Asset Reliability Ltd.

Alcumus ISOQAR

British Engineering Services Limited

British Engineering Services Asset Reliability Ltd.

BES Group Electrical Ltd.

Alcumus ISO 9001

BES Group Testing Ltd.

British Engineering Services Asset Reliability Ltd.

Notus Heavy Lift Solutions Ltd.

XEIAD

British Engineering Services Asset Reliability Mimic Ltd.

Alcumus ISO 14001

BES Group Testing Ltd.

British Engineering Services Asset Reliability Ltd.

Notus Heavy Lift Solutions Ltd.

XEIAD

RISQS

XEIAD

British Engineering Services Asset Reliability Ltd.

British Engineering Services Asset Reliability Strainstall Ltd.

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