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
The Exertus Dual 120 Projector has the ability to accept Iridium 192
sources or Selenium 75 source
s. This projector incorporates design
safety features that make it flexible, compact and lightweight.
The Projector is lighter than most of its competitors. It
incorporates an improved source channel, based on a new helicoidal
design, which makes maintenance easier. The helicoidal design also
allows smoother movement of the source assembly inside the device,
making it easier for the operator and improving safety. The
Projector also has a unique safety feature not found in competitive
The source assembly locking mechanism is triggered by the source
holder capsule at the front of the source assembly, thereby always
assuring the operator that the source has returned to the
safe position. The Exertus Dual 120 is ISO3999:2004 compliant.