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JEC World 2019 preview: Zetec

Zetec Inc. (Snoqualmie, Wash., U.S., 5/P99), a supplier of nondestructive testing (NDT) solutions for composites and other materials, is featuring its latest phased array ultrasonic (PAUT) inspection technologies.
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Zetec Inc. (Snoqualmie, Wash., U.S., 5/P99), a supplier of nondestructive testing (NDT) solutions for composites and other materials, is featuring its latest phased array ultrasonic (PAUT) inspection technologies. The Zetec exhibit features the TOPAZ family of portable phased array UT devices powered by UltraVision software. Zetec also is showcasing NDT PaintBrush, an ultrasonic scanner that provides coverage of flat and curved surfaces, reportedly with no misalignment.

The TOPAZ family includes the TOPAZ64 for the most challenging and data-intensive inspections, featuring advanced total focusing method (TFM) capabilities; TOPAZ32, which combines processing power and versaIlity for a wide range of applications; and TOPAZ16, offering value and ROI for the most common applications.

Zetec also is demonstrating its proven time-reversal technique, an adaptive phased array UT inspection technique that reportedly can produce faster, more accurate inspections of CFRP components when compared with other methods. Zetec says its time-reversal solution has been implemented by customers in several industries, including aerospace.

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