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|NDT.net Issue - 2008-03 - NEWS ||NDT.net Issue: 2008-03|
Publication: e-Journal of Nondestructive Testing (NDT) ISSN 1435-4934 (NDT.net Journal)
NDT Automation Provides Major Titanium Manufacturer with 32? Ultrasonic Billet Inspection SystemMISTRAS Products & Systems72, Princeton Junction, NJ, USA
The NDT Automation (NDTA) Bar/Billet Rotator UT Inspection Systems product line consists of a variety of product sizes designed to provide a solution for the inspection of metallic or non-metallic tubular geometries. With a high speed, all stainless steel Bar/Billet Rotator, the system is able to hold up to 6,000 pound components while providing 100 percent sub-surface Ultrasonic inspection of critical aerospace metallic components.
Other features include longitudinal scanning speed in excess of 25 inches/second for flat plate inspection, enclosed data acquisition cabinet and a NDT Automations industry standard AD1210 PCI based Ultrasonic pulser Receiver card. The system uses UTwin, NDT Automations 3rd generation full A,B & C-Scan software to control both the motion and ultrasonic data collection. UTwin is a comprehensive image and analysis platform featuring; multi-channel, multi-flaw gate, RF replay, clustering, 3D and many other advanced analysis tools.
The 32 foot scan-length system, recently delivered to this prime manufacturer will be incorporated into the companys inspection of aerospace grade titanium products. MISTRAS Group Inc. provides nondestructive testing products and services under the brand names of CONAM Inspection & Engineering Services Inc., Physical Acoustics Corporation, Code Services, Quality Services Laboratories Inc., Caliber Inspection, PRI, NDT Automation, Controlled Vibrations Inc. and Vibra- Metrics. MISTRAS Group offers Asset Inspection and Mechanical Integrity solutions to the Oil & Gas, Power Generation, Aerospace, Infrastructure and Manufacturing sectors as well as strategic on-line instrumentation that facilitates Plant Asset Management. In addition, MISTRAS provides Enterprise Solution Software that aids in the safe and profitable operation of industrial facilities worldwide.
For more information, please visit the companys website at www.mistrasgroup.com or contact David Sinay at 609-716-4000.
Keywords: Ultrasonic Testing (UT) (4102), automated ultrasonic testing (AUT) (105), bars (25), billets (9),