Cold Bar, Wire and Tube Inspection - Rotary

Cold Bar, Wire and Tube Inspection with the PowerEC ROC scanner-small
Cold Bar, Wire and Tube Inspection with the PowerEC ROC scanner

PowerEC ROC is an automated system for surface inspection of cold bar, wire or tube for longitudinal defects.


  • Non-contact rotating Eddy Current technique.
  • In-line or off-line and fully automated.
  • Inspects all cold rolled or drawn metals including carbon steel, copper, nickel, titanium and aluminum.
  • 2mm to 230mm (0.08” to 9.05”) diameter.
  • Temperature 0°C to 70°C (32°F to 158°F).
  • Continuous or discrete inspection at production speeds.
  • Detects longitudinal defects to 0.05mm (0.002”) in depth and 3.0mm (0.12”) in length.
  • Lift-off compensation for accurate inspection of bent or out-of-round product.
  • Customer programmable alarms.
  • Easy to set up and program.
  • Automated flaw marking option.
  • Robust mechanicals for precise product control and low maintenance.
  • Fail-safe product control to prevent wrecks.
  • Exclusive research tools for post inspection analysis and long term improvement.
  • Searchable database by lots, steel grades, diameter and any other recorded parameter.
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