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Publication: e-Journal of Nondestructive Testing (NDT) ISSN 1435-4934 (NDT.net Journal)
GE Launches Computed Radiography Scanner for Weld InspectionsGE Inspection Technologies GmbH310, Hürth, Germany
New CRxVision Scanner Delivers Convenient Table Top Scanning for All Types of Flexible Phosphor Imaging Plates
WUNSTORF, Germany – June 27th, 2014 – GE’s (NYSE: GE) Measurement and Control business today debuted its latest innovation in Computed Radiography (CR) with its CRxVision scanner, a high throughput scanner with premium image quality. The tabletop scanner is designed to cover stringent weld inspection standards: ISO 17636-2 Class A and B, ASME, ASTM and EN, and is versatile enough to also be used for many other applications across the NDT industry.
CRxVision provides industrial customers with a flexible and productive way to increase throughput and extend plate life. The scanner reduces exposure time while providing high quality images. Key features, benefits and capabilities of the CRxVision and its compatible software include:
“GE continues to invest in its digital conversion product line for the Oil and Gas, aerospace and other industries. With this high-resolution and portable scanning technology delivered in the compact CRxVision, our customers can make more accurate and timely decisions on weld inspection findings,” said Juan Mario Gomez, General Manager Radiography, GE’s Measurement & Control, a GE Oil & Gas division. “GE’s advanced approach to improve the efficiency of the inspection process, while surpassing competitive image quality ensures our customers have advanced technology in hand.”
The new CRxVision scanner can be used in ambient light conditions and features a unique light cover that protects the plates from light exposure during scanning. The scanner is compact and portable: weight is less than 99 pounds (45kg) and footprint is 22 x 22 inches (560 x 560 mm). The unit extends to 22 x 50 inches (560 x 1280 mm) when the feed and exit trays are attached. It is designed to fit through a 23 inch (584 mm) door for mobile darkroom use.
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