High-Temperature Bar and Wire Inspection

High-Temperature Bar and Wire Inspection with the PowerEC HOT sensor-small
High-Temperature Bar and Wire Inspection with the PowerEC HOT sensor

PowerEC HOT is an automated system for surface inspection of hot rolled bar and wire at the rolling mill. PowerEC HOT provides real-time digital defect images for immediate interpretation.

Features

  • Non-contact Eddy Current technique.
  • In-line and fully automated.
  • Inspects all hot rolled metals including carbon and stainless steel, copper, nickel and titanium.
  • 4mm to 280mm (0.16” to 11.00”) diameter.
  • Temperature up to 1200°C (2192°F).
  • Inspection at production speeds of up to 200 m/s (656 f/s)
  • Detects all standard rolling mill defects with industry leading resolution.
  • Configurable graphic and numerical representation of defects.
  • Immediate disposition of quality for each piece, batch or coil inspected.
  • Robust mechanicals for precise product control and low maintenance.
  • Digital imaging provides real-time defect images for immediate interpretation.
  • Exclusive research tools for post inspection analysis and long term improvement.
  • Searchable database by lots, steel grades, diameter and any other recorded parameter.