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ALUTEST-BB

Systems for Automatic Ultrasonic Examination of Non-Ferrous Bars and Ingots

ALUTEST-BB is a completely modern set of equipment based on truly revolutionary principles for an extremely precise and smart examination of bars made of aluminium, titanium, steel, etc. ALUTEST-BB performs a fully automatic ultrasonic examination of bars for internal defects, their automatic conductivity measurement, sophisticated marking and sorting. All the functions meet the strictest internationally accepted norms.

ALUTEST-BB is a completely modern set of equipment based on truly revolutionary principles for an extremely precise and smart examination of bars made of aluminium, titanium, steel, etc. ALUTEST-BB performs a fully automatic ultrasonic examination of bars for internal defects, their automatic conductivity measurement, sophisticated marking and sorting. All the functions meet the strictest internationally accepted norms.

The ALUTEST-BB series achieves multiple
inspection tasks:

  • Detection of internal imperfections in rolled plates such as: laminations, non-metallic inclusions, porosity, shell, sponge, etc.;
  • Detection of surface and sub-surface defects.

Typical Specification of bars to be Tested: 

  • Diameters: 5 mm – 1000 mm;

  • Length: from 500 mm;

  • Material: stainless steel, aluminum, titanium, cooper and alloys.

Main Ultrasonic Testing Parameters

  • Test Sensitivity:
    • For internal imperfections: equal to FBH 0.4*;
    • For surface imperfections: equal to notches 0.2 mm x 10 mm (D x W);

*Depending of material to be tested 

Type  of Applied Multichannel Ultrasonic or Eddy Current probes:

  • UT phase array probes;

  • UT probes with the array of piezo-crystals;

  • Eddy Current probes.

Ultrasonic Testing Standards: 

Density of Ultrasonic examination, test procedures, acceptance criteria, data processing and representation adhere to multiple international and local standards such as: AMS-STD-2154, NADCAP, BSS7055 (Boeing), EN2004-2, AMS 2630, prEN4050, ASTM D857, EN2004-2, BAC 5439-3 (Boeing), ASTM B594, ASTM E2375 – 08 (2013), IGC 04.25.116, ABP 6-5232 (Airbus)

Testing and acceptance criteria can be customized based on client specific needs and new standards.