New Versatile Scanner for Eddy Current Array Probes

From: Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Eddyfi expands its range of manual scanners, facilitating the deployment of ECA technology.

As a world leader in electromagnetic inspection technologies, Eddyfi is thrilled to introduce the most versatile scanner for surface ECA inspections. This new manual scanner is designed to work with Eddyfi’s extensive range of standard ECA probes; whether it is for weld inspection or stress-corrosion cracking, eddy current array (ECA) technology has the potential to significantly reduce the time required to perform surface inspections.

Since the first version of the standard probe catalogue was released in 2013, Eddyfi has worked relentlessly to make ECA probes more widely available, for a variety of examinations on both ferrous and non-ferrous materials. This newest addition to the surface product line is the continuation of these efforts.

The scanner is available with rods of different lengths to achieve a compact scanning configuration or a more significant overall width for an optimal ergonomic grip in certain situations. Eddyfi’s standard clip-on encoder (robust, waterproof, and featuring a removable wheel for easy maintenance) can be attached to the standard probes or to the scanner itself, accommodating a broad range of geometries and applications. Eddyfi can also develop custom ECA probes to solve the most challenging applications and leverage the new scanner’s versatility.

The scanner is perfect for inspecting carbon steel welds, non-ferromagnetic welds (e.g., stainless steel, Inconel®, and other alloys) and a variety of surfaces for cracking and other surface/subsurface defects. Combined with Reddy®, the most modern and capable ECA instrument for in-service inspections, it creates the ideal surface inspection solution to replace traditional NDT methods, when and where it is appropriate.

About Eddyfi Technologies

Eddyfi Technologies is a label designed to maximize the potential of multiple advanced and niche NDT inspection technology brands. With its two centers of excellence in Québec (Canada) and Swansea (UK), Eddyfi Technologies focuses on offering high-performance NDT solutions for the inspection of critical components and assets through two strong, complementary brands: Eddyfi and Silverwing. The company has more than 200 employees, six offices around the globe all staffed with NDT experts, and serves customers in more than 65 countries in such major industries as nuclear, power generation, oil & gas, and aerospace.