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8/1/2016

CAMX 2016 preview: Phoenix Inspection Systems Ltd.

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Phoenix Inspection Systems Ltd. (Warrington, UK) designs and manufactures ultrasonic, non-destructive testing scanners and transducers for the inspection of composite materials.

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Phoenix Inspection Systems Ltd. (Warrington, UK) designs and manufactures ultrasonic, non-destructive testing scanners and transducers for the inspection of composite materials. It's featuring R-Evolution, an ultrasonic array probe housed in a light-weight, water-filled roller, delivering fast immersion quality C-scan inspections. Ergonomic in design and weighing just one kilo, R-Evolution is designed to minimize operator fatigue, in particular when inspecting large areas and for overhead inspections. Also featured is Tracer, a freehand scanning solution that provides X-Y positions for C-scan inspections without the constraints of a scanning frame in difficult-to-access areas. The low-cost, lightweight system is reportedly easily carried to the inspection site and is quick and simple to set up. It is ideal for use with linear phased array technology to provide fast, large area coverage. Finally, Phoenix ISL is emphasizing Wrap-It, to inspect complex curves and radii in composite components. Wrap-It is a flexible ultrasonic phased array tool that can be wrapped around a curved surface and can operate on concave and convex geometries. Its conformable ultrasonic phased array transducer is housed in a rubber enclosure formed to the nominal curvature of the component and self-adjusts to changing geometry. 

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