The new GPS350 is a GPS-synchronized current interrupter builds on the award-winning capabilities of the GPS300 by integrating a Normally Closed AC/DC Solid State Relay.
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Cathodic Protection Newsletter

Q1 2015

New Palm-Sized Current Interrupter with Built-In Relay


The new GPS350 is a GPS-synchronized current interrupter that builds on the award-winning capabilities of the GPS300 by integrating a Normally Closed AC/DC Solid State Relay.

Key Features:

  • Compact – The GPS350 is the smallest interrupter available with a built-in relay, keypad, and LCD display. The unit is small enough to fit inside most rectifier enclosures or magnetically attach to the bottom.
  • Built-in Relay – The GPS350 can interrupt either AC or DC, up to 60 A with on/off cycles of less than 4 seconds, 80 A with 4 second cycles or longer.
  • Voltage Suppression and Isolation – The GPS350 unique voltage suppression technology that absorbs the inductive energy released during on/off switching. The built-in relay is optically isolated further protecting the unit from high energy events such as lightning strikes.

Plus all the great GPS300 features: continuous, daily, dated and interference modes; configurable interruption On/Off cycle times; and auto resume after power loss.

Read more about the  MicroMax GPS350 

Announcing PCS v1.8


American Innovations continues to invest heavily in PCS development to ensure it remains the leading compliance software for oil and gas pipeline operators.  This latest release contains a set of high value new features for the CP industry, including:

  • Right of Way SeriesPCS extends the existing Series feature to include multiple ROWs, easing survey and report creation for customers with pipeline station numbers or mileposts that are not necessarily sequential along ROWs.  Series Chaining also introduces a new ordering method that is compatible with PODS (Pipeline Open Data Standards)

  • Improved User Defined Field Types
    • On/Off Pairs
    • Aggregation (average, count latest, minimum, maximum, and sum)
    • Days Between Dates for scheduling and reporting

  • Multi-Potential Test Point - Supports users with multiple or redundant measurements per test point station.  All survey measurements are captured in PCS requiring no decisions in the field.  After survey import, only relevant measurements are designated for audit, reporting, and analysis.

  • Test Point Creation -   New test points are often created in the field during surveys.  Ensuring correct definition is now much simpler with dynamic pick lists.  A pick list hierarchy can be defined and transmitted to the Allegro Field Data PC along with the survey that provides limited, relevant choices in decision tree fashion so that users never accidently pick the wrong details.

Read why you should  Upgrade to PCS Axis v1.8



Eight Key Questions about AC Induced Corrosion… Answered!

Join Jordan Groody from Bass Engineering April 1, 1-2pm CDT for an informative webinar about Induced AC and Lightening Effects Mitigation.

Register for the webinar.

Contact Us

800-229-3404 x3

AI Wins Corrosion Innovation Award at NACE Conference

We enjoyed talking CP with many of you at NACE 2015 in Dallas last week! Our MicroMax GPS300 Current Interrupter, a small, simple to use device, won the Materials Performance 2015 “Corrosion Innovation of the Year” Award.


Meet Sean O'Keeffe


What do you do at AI? Uphold a high level of quality in Bullhorn Web and associated software products through continuous testing.

Read more about Sean  

Mark Your Calendar

Join us: American Innovations User’s GroupAustin, TX 10/27-10/30 

ESRI GIS Conference – Houston, TX, 4/8-4/10 

Gas Compressor Association – Galveston, TX, 4/20-4/22 

NACE Kansas Section BCCC Corrosion Seminar - Great Bend, KS, 4/15-4/16 

NACE East Texas Section – Kilgore, TX, 4/24 

Western States Corrosion Seminar – Pomona, CA, 5/5-5/7 

Appalachian Underground Corrosion Short Course – Morgantown, WV5/19-5/21 

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