SAIR is an industrial grade inspection robot invented by Saudi Aramco and is licensed to Arabian Robotics Company. In 2016, this invention was developed at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST). SAIR has been field tested at various Saudi Aramco facilities, including tank farms and terminals, Gas Oil Separation Plants (GOSP), and refineries.

Ultramobile Robot

The unique and patented design enables SAIR to freely maneuver and navigate complex curved surfaces.

Wireless & Lightweight

SAIR is a state-of-the-art wireless magnetic crawler capable of conducting ultrasonic and visual inspection

SAIR is also equipped with gas sensors for hazardous and flammable gas detection. SAIR innovative solution provides access to difficult reach locations and assets like elevated pipes and elbows, tanks, and vessels. The robot is controlled by a rugged tablet where reliable UT thickness data can be collected and visualized in real-time.


  • Refineries
  • Storage Tanks
  • Ship Hulls
  • Pipelines
  • Vessels

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