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Jorge Díaz
Jorge Díaz
06:17 Feb-01-2005
RAIL INSPECTION

Hi people! I work at Metro de Santiago and I need info about devices for inspecting rails. And systems for marking iron pieces for traceability. I checked meccomark.com but they do not answer the emails...maybe webmaster problems.

Thanks for your time!
Jorge


 
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Dave Utrata
R & D,
Center for NDE, Iowa State University, USA, Joined Feb 2000, 37

Dave Utrata

R & D,
Center for NDE, Iowa State University,
USA,
Joined Feb 2000
37
06:26 Feb-01-2005
Re: RAIL INSPECTION
----------- Start Original Message -----------
: Hi people! I work at Metro de Santiago and I need info about devices for inspecting rails. And systems for marking iron pieces for traceability. I checked meccomark.com but they do not answer the emails...maybe webmaster problems.
: Thanks for your time!
: Jorge
------------ End Original Message ------------

I suggest you contact Sperry Rail (in CT) or Herzog (in MO) as two places to find more information about rail inspection equipment and/or services. Unless I'm mistaken, Sperry inspects the New York subway system, which could have immediate relevance to your concerns.


 
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Christoph Schnitger
Christoph Schnitger
06:44 Feb-01-2005
Re: RAIL INSPECTION
Hello Jorge...

you can contact Malcom Russell or David Alleyne from Guided Ultrasonics Ltd. UK they develop a system based on guided ultrasonic waves no modify for rail inspection ; - system call GU-Rail

There webside : www.guided-ultrasonics.com

Also there is a very nice company spezilize for crack detection and sizing ( depth and dimension !!! ) called TSC Ltd. in the UK.

You can call Martin Lugg or David Topp ( Manager & PHD)

There webside : www.tscinspectionsystems.com

If you more help please drop me a line !



 
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John Hansen
Director, - Eddy Current Technology
ETher NDE Ltd, United Kingdom, Joined Oct 1999, 73

John Hansen

Director, - Eddy Current Technology
ETher NDE Ltd,
United Kingdom,
Joined Oct 1999
73
04:15 Feb-02-2005
Re: RAIL INSPECTION
For an eddy current solutions visit
http://www.hocking.com/applications/rail/rail_inspection.htm

Regards

John Hansen

----------- Start Original Message -----------
: Hi people! I work at Metro de Santiago and I need info about devices for inspecting rails. And systems for marking iron pieces for traceability. I checked meccomark.com but they do not answer the emails...maybe webmaster problems.
: Thanks for your time!
: Jorge
------------ End Original Message ------------




 
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Steven Turner
Steven Turner
08:22 Feb-02-2005
Re: RAIL INSPECTION
Hi Gorge
If you would like to contact me, I would be happy to discuss NDE methods for rail testing. I have designed some of the ultrasonic rail test systems that are used throughout Australia and the USA. Ultrasonic NDE is the most common approach, but it really depends on the types of defect you're looking for (head, web, foot, surface, internal), if your doing spot checks (welds, bolt holes, etc.) or continuous, automated inspection along the track, or if you're testing individual lengths of new or used rail.
Cheers
Steve



 
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Steve Greenall
Steve Greenall
02:28 Feb-10-2005
Re: RAIL INSPECTION
Hi Jorge,

My company, Newt International Ltd specialises in rail inspection and I would be pleased to hear from you, I'm sure we could help you. Please feel free to contact me to discuss you requirements.

Best Regards

Steve
www.lizard.co.uk


----------- Start Original Message -----------
: Hi people! I work at Metro de Santiago and I need info about devices for inspecting rails. And systems for marking iron pieces for traceability. I checked meccomark.com but they do not answer the emails...maybe webmaster problems.
: Thanks for your time!
: Jorge
------------ End Original Message ------------




 
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Alexander Popov
R & D, producer of non-destructive testing equipments
Starmans electronics s.r.o., Czech Republic, Joined Apr 2002, 4

Alexander Popov

R & D, producer of non-destructive testing equipments
Starmans electronics s.r.o.,
Czech Republic,
Joined Apr 2002
4
03:54 Feb-10-2005
Re: RAIL INSPECTION
Hi Jorge,
We can offer manual and automated equipment for UT inspection of rails - have a look at www.starmans.net.

----------- Start Original Message -----------
: Hi people! I work at Metro de Santiago and I need info about devices for inspecting rails. And systems for marking iron pieces for traceability. I checked meccomark.com but they do not answer the emails...maybe webmaster problems.
: Thanks for your time!
: Jorge
------------ End Original Message ------------




 
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