The Basque Research centre IK4-IDEKO has developed a state-of-the-art ultrasonic inspection system f
or the train wheel. This system secures a sound condition of train wheels and is thus a significant contribution to rail transport safety. The device was delivered to CAF recently and its use allows the manufacturer to become an approved supplier of rolling stock in Italy, as it meets the demanding homologation standards of this country. \\\\r\\\\n
Available to order from stock in a range of 5MHz – 7.5MHz and from
16 to 64 elements. Designed w
ith piezo-composite elements, Phoenix
phased array probes provide high-resolution imaging to maximise
sensitivity; accurate ultrasonic detection and sizing of defects
in welds; and effective corrosion mapping. Housed in a rugged
stainless steel case for on-site industrial NDT applications.
An article in “Composites World Magazine” showcases Non
Destructive Testing of aero-structures
with Laser Shearography.
Over the years Dantec Dynamics has supplied many solutions for the
aerospace industry. Referring to specific customer projects
several of these cases are examined to outline the advantages of
using Laser Shearography for automated defect detection.