Packed with innovative features to increase throughput, extend plate life and provide excellent image quality, the CRxVision is designed specifically for the inspection of welds. The scanner is developed to cover the stringent ISO 17636-2 Class A and B requirements, as well as ASTM, ASME and EN weld standards. Because of its versatility, it can also be used for many other applications across the NDT industry.
The CRxVision has extremely wide latitude eliminating the need for multiple gain settings when exposing over a wide range of thicknesses. This is the result of a 16 bit image processing at selectable 35 or 70 microns resolution.
A new innovative imaging plate design now provides the GE CRxVision imaging plates with more flexibility. This new design allows each imaging plate the ability to return to a flat state after being constantly bent around pipes for the inspection of welds. This feature also helps improve productivity by allowing the imaging plates to be easily extracted and reinserted into cassettes.
Plate transport through the scanners is achieved by a magnetic transportation system. The new combination of scanner and imaging plate design allows the imaging plate to be transported through the scanner without any mechanical handling of the phosphor ultimately extending the overall life of the plate.
Designed for extremely high throughput: 90 plates/hr at 70 microns or 28 plates/hr at 35 microns for a 10 x 40 cm (4.5 x 17”) plate. The scanner allows multiple imaging plates to be scanned simultaneously …side-by-side and back-to-back as well as various lengths to be scanned together. This is a result of the straight and flat, in-line scan and erase transport path.
The CRx25P computed radiography scanner from GE’s Inspection Technologies business combines portability and durability with simple operation to create high-quality digital images within seconds.
The scanner is constructed to withstand the demanding conditions of industrial radiography for both in house and field service applications.
Optional self-contained battery
Designed specifically for applications in non-destructive testing, the CRXFlex is optimized for usage with both isotopes and X-ray sources. The system versatility can be seen through the premium performance across a wide range of applications.
• Improved Noise Performance
• Excellent Image Quality
• DICONDE compliant image analysis and data management
The CRxFlex offers wide dynamic range and high signal-to-noise ratio, which typically results in streamlined technique development and higher component throughput. A broad range of thicknesses can be inspected in a single exposure with the wide dynamic range, making the CRxFlex a perfect match for the inspection of castings and piping for erosion/corrosion. This capability also leads to less exposures and fewer re-takes.
One of the more unique features that the CRxFlex offers is its ability to be utilized with either hard cassettes ( in which the phosphor imaging plate never leaves the cassette) or some pre-defined size of imaging plates that can be exposed using a soft, flexible cassette and then scanned using a rigid insert cassette.
Reliability and Service
The robust CRxFlex has a small tabletop footprint and is designed for reliable operation in the harshest of NDT environments. Its modular internal construction allows ease of servicing and features long mean-times-between-failures (MTBF) and maintenance (MTBM) — minimizing downtime and maximizing uptime.
Horizontal Transport System
The CRxFlex has a state-of-the-art, horizontal transport system that is designed to have limited contact with the imaging plate during the scanning process. The result of this is that there is very minimal plate damage or physical wear that occurs during the scan. The scanner can accept imaging plates in hard cassettes or imaging plates fed in to rigid insert cassettes for scanning. The use of hard cassettes for applications in which the imaging plate would not be removed from the cassette can help extend the life of the imaging plate.