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NDT.net Issue - 2019-07 - NEWS

Zetec Introduces FlexTrack Scanner Optimized for Aerospace Inspections


Zetec79, Snoqualmie, WA, USA
 
NDT.net Journal
Issue: 2019-07
SNOQUALMIE, Wash. (June 20, 2019)—Zetec Inc. has introduced the FlexTrack™ automated X-Y scanner for ultrasonic nondestructive testing applications of materials and structures used predominantly in aerospace, both in production and maintenance environments.

FlexTrack is a versatile scanner that features a 24-inch motorized actuator arm moving on a flexible 54-inch track that uses suction cups to mount to virtually any surface. The actuator arm and track allow for automated raster scanning in both directions, and parallel or perpendicular probe orientation for exceptional coverage.

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FlexTrack is available with one or two pieces of track, which can be connected and re-connected while scanning is under way. This gives technicians the ability to construct a virtually infinite scanning path by alternating the installation of pieces of track.

The actuator arm has a total length of 40.9 inches and can be removed from the track displacement module for easy transportation, storage, and installation.

Each piece of track features eight non-marring polyurethane suction cups, each with an independent Venturi system that optimizes the vacuum level. If one or more cups does not have complete seal, the remaining cups can produce a strong, secure mount that can support the weight of scanner.

“FlexTrack is designed specifically to meet the ultrasonic inspection needs of aerospace NDT applications, where large surface areas, a variety of materials, and complex geometries are common,” said Dominic Giguère, UT Product Manager, Zetec. “It enhances the technician’s ability to deliver fast, accurate inspection results and improve productivity and safety.”

For more information about the FlexTrack scanner, visit www.zetec.com.

About Zetec Inc.
Zetec is a global leader in nondestructive testing (NDT) solutions for the critical inspection needs of industries the world counts on every day, including power generation, oil and gas, aerospace, automotive, maritime, military, rail, heavy industry and manufacturing. We serve as a single source for high-performance solutions in both eddy current and ultrasonic technologies. For over 50 years, we have advanced NDT standards and science, providing new insight and control through inspection solutions that protect our customers’ most important assets and ensure the quality of their products. By integrating design and engineering with our own manufacturing, Zetec delivers solutions that optimize productivity, safety, and total cost of ownership.

Zetec is a subsidiary of Roper Technologies Inc., with global engineering and manufacturing centers in Quebec City and at our corporate headquarters in Snoqualmie, Wash. Zetec support spans the globe, with Centers of Excellence in Houston, Paris, Seoul, and Shanghai. For more information about Zetec, visit www.zetec.com and follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter.

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