Plate Tester (Automated)

GE’s line of automated, in-line plate testers span applications from steel strips used in Spiral Welded and Electro-Resistance Welded Pipes to heavy plates used in wind tower and other demanding structural applications. These systems are complete turnkey systems ready to integrate into customer production lines.

Features and Benefits
  • Configurations available for plates 1.5 m – 5 m (4.92 – 16.40 ft.) in width and 6 mm – 100 mm (.24 – 3.94 in.) in thickness
  • Material handling solutions available for plates up to 55 m (180 ft.) in length.
  • Probe arrays available for top or bottom surface testing.
  • Optional edge, head and tail inspection capability
  • Probe holders with hardened steel slides ensuring long life and ultrasonic probe protection.
  • Ultrasonic probes provided in separate Transmitter and Receiver crystals to ensure proper part inspection.
  • Variable linear throughput speeds up to 1000mm/s (3.28 inches/s)
  • Report generator stating the condition of every plate evaluated according to the chosen standard

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