Sonatest Ltd are proud to announce that the Prisma, ultrasonic flaw detector, has won the Platinum “A’ Design Award”

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The A' Award and Competitions board are happy to inform that the Prisma project by LA Design & Sonatest Ltd wins the noted Platinum A' Design Award at Scientific Instruments, Medical Devices and Research Equipment Design Competition.

The Prisma - Multi Faceted Award Winning Design

The Prisma is designed for non destructive material testing in the most extreme environments.

TThe A' Award and Competitions board are happy to announce that the project "Prisma" by Pete Holdcroft - LA Design, Matthew Brown - LA Design, Stewart Lamont - Sonatest Ltd and Yvan Gosselin - Sonatest AP, have been awarded the Platinum A' Design Award in the Scientific Instruments, Medical Devices and Research Equipment Design category of competition. This project was selected as a winner by the international awarding commission of the A' Design Awards & Competitions Board's members.

Product Designers LA Design, who have partnered Sonatest Ltd in product design projects previously, outlined to the panel that the “Prisma is designed for non-invasive material testing in the most extreme environments. It is the first detector to incorporate advanced real-time imaging and 3D scanning, making flaw interpretation much easier, reducing technician time on site. With a virtually indestructible enclosure and unique multiple inspection modes, Prisma can cover all testing applications, from oil pipelines to high-end aerospace components. It is the first detector with integral data recording, and automatic PDF report generation. Wireless and Ethernet connectivity allow the unit to be easily upgraded or diagnosed." Learn more about the award winning design and submission via the Prisma page on the A Award Website.

The Platinum A' Design Award is a prestigious award given to the top 1% of product designs that are deemed to have delivered an exemplary level of quality. The designs are judged by a panel of three different juries, which are composed of Academic, Professional and Focus Group Members. Votes are cast on aspects such as functionality, ergonomics, engineering, presentation, innovation, usability, fun details and technology.

The A' Design Award and Competitions aim to highlight the facets and features of best design, design concepts and design orientated products. The A' Design Award and Competitions are internationally organized and awarded annually in multiple categories; reaching a wide, design-oriented audience.

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