Tag: NTM Series

Thorium Pushed as Substitute for Uranium

Is Thorium the future? With the Democratic debates taking center stage upon America’s political spectrum in recent months, the expected campaign bombardment is in full effect. Every 6 o’clock news stations bleats out the statistics, facts, opinions, goals, personal attacks, and eager little beavers take to twitter or Facebook proclaiming this and that. It’s the… Read more »

Russian Nuclear Incident Reveals Small Modular Reactor

There’s an adage we’re all familiar with: Those who do not learn from history, are doomed to repeat it. Well, six months shy of twenty years into this new millennium, and “Those” can be substituted for the Russian government when it comes to nuclear technology. By now anyone with a cell phone or eyes to… Read more »

OTEK at ISA Energy & Water Automation 2019 Conference

Among the lush emerald fairways and the heated palms, the Florida sun and summer’s end, OTEK President & CEO Dr. Otto Fest is presenting his solution to analog obsolescence at the 2019 ISA Energy & Water Automation Conference. Under the stage lights of the Omni Orlando Resort, Dr. Fest will lecture on several key tenets… Read more »

Product Spotlight: OTEK’s Universal Panel Meter (UPM)

Limitless Possibilities with New Universal Panel Meter Tucson, Arizona– Following on the heels of OTEK’s highly successful New Technology Meter (NTM) Series, the Universal Panel Meter (UPM) combines our patented technology with an influx of high functionality to create a new meter with unlimited applicational use. Incorporating the award-winning “smart” technology that powers our NTM… Read more »

40 Years in the Shadow of Three Mile Island

A 40-year anniversary is usually cause for jubilant celebration, of endearing reflection—unless you are staring down the 40th anniversary of the worst nuclear accident in United States’ history. Shortly after dawn broke over Dauphin County on March 28th, 1979, the mechanisms of what would eventually come to be known as the Three Mile Island disaster… Read more »

In Memoriam – Fukushima & the NRC

In commemoration of the March 11th, 2011, nuclear disaster at Fukushima, Japan, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission has issued new legislation aimed at imposing further rules on the U.S. nuclear industry. Collectively known as the Mitigation of Beyond-Design-Basis Events Rule, this piece of regulatory bureaucracy seeks to continue Obama-era reactionary oversight on the country’s nuclear fleet,… Read more »

Are Analog Meters Doomed?

The simplicity of the analog meter, along with its low manufacturing cost, has been offset by its unreliability, inaccuracy, fragility, and subjective interpretation. The developer of its challenger, who has several patents on loop & signal powered technology claims that his latest invention of a “Solid State Analog Meter,” (SSAM, patent pending) would help prevent… Read more »

Dr. Fest heads to the ANS Winter Conference 2018

Is Cyber Security Your Problem? Is Meter Obsolescence? If so, please join OTEK’s President and CEO Dr. Otto P. Fest at this year’s American Nuclear Society Winter Conference in Orlando, Florida, November 11th-14th. Live from booth no. 300, Dr. Fest will be showcasing how OTEK’s award winning technology can help solve the Cyber Security challenges… Read more »