January 15, 2020 (Blacksburg, VA) – Prime Photonics will be exhibiting at the 2020 Apex Turbine Testing Technologies User Conference, February 9th-13th in Nashville, TN, at the Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center in Nashville, TN. At the conference, Prime Photonics will be demonstrating industry leading FOCIS™ hardware and sensors used for rotor blade speed and vibration measurements for the test and validation of gas turbines, compressor systems, turbochargers and other rotating equipment applications.
August 20, 2019 (Houston, Texas) – Prime Photonics is exhibiting at the 48th Turbomachinery and 35th International Pump Symposia organized by Texas A&M at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston, TX.
July 29, 2019 (Blacksburg, VA) – Prime Photonics and Virginia Tech will be co-hosting the Propulsion Instrumentation Working Group (PIWG) Fall 2019 Conference in Blacksburg, VA. The conference will include special team meetings on Tuesday, September 24, and Technical presentations and tours September 25 and 26 at the Skelton Conference Center and nearby Virginia Tech. This is an open and unrestricted international technical conference, open to both PIWG and non-PIWG members. To register or to find out more information about the conference and PIWG, please visit the PIWG website at www.piwg.org.
April 25th, 2019 (National Harbor, MD) – Today at the Propulsion Safety & Sustainment(PS&S)/Aircraft Airworthiness & Sustainment Conference(AA&S) 2019 EVI- joint conference Steve Poland, CEO for Prime Photonics, made the presentation “S-Caesar Demonstration of a Combined Optical Blade Tip Timing and Clearance Sensor”. In the talk, Mr. Poland discussed a recent hot section engine test in which Prime Photonics performed Blade Tip Timing and Blade Tip Clearance measurements on a retired cruise missile gas turbine engine. The Prime Photonics FOCIS™ high temperature optical engine probes were used in the late 2018 test to monitor rotor stage 1 of the F112 engine.
March 6,2019 (Dublin, VA) – Prime Photonics Manufacturing and Quality Manager, Hilary Whiting, will be representing Prime Photonics at the 2019 Step Forward: New River Valley Conference, taking place at Volvo Trucks Customer Center on March 13th -14th, 2019. Step Forward is a professional development conference for women in manufacturing and will feature sessions including: Networking promoting Women in Manufacturing, StrengthsFinder 2.0, Reciprocity Ring, “What the Data Shows”, Executive Insights: What I Wish I Knew, and LEAD by Example. Prime Photonics would like to thank the Manufacturing Institute and Volvo Trucks for bringing this event to the New River Valley.