ERW-OFF, Off Line ERW Weld Inspection System

ERW-OFF is designed for final weld seam inspection of ERW/HFI welded steel pipe.  The system incorporates the ultrasonic testing capabilities required to meet various API standards including API-5L and API-5CT.  In addition to weld seam inspection, the ERW-OFF is available with optional GKP full body inspection capability.   This additional function allows for dual operation of weld seam and full body inspection of two pipes in parallel at production speeds meeting the full requirement of API-5CT.

Features and Benefits
  • Configurations available to meet API-5L and API-5CT.
  • Wall thickness and full body testing application options available.
  • Robust mechanical structure to ensure proper control of inspection method
  • Weld tracking capability utilizing optically driven reference line following
  • Test range from .08 – 0.66 m (3 – 26 in.) and wall-thickness from 3.18 – 25.4 mm (1/8 – 1 in.)
  • Production speeds up to 2 m/secs (6.56ft./secs) depending on configuration.
  • Custom probe configurations available to address various wall thicknesses and additional inspection requirements
  • Available in Conventional or Phased Array ultrasonic configurations

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