Opgal Announces NDTherm™: Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) Based on Thermal Imaging

Feb 22, 2016, 04:00 ET from Opgal

KARMIEL, Israel, February 22, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --

NDTherm™ Enables Fast and Easy Parts Inspection and Identification of Internal Defects  

Following several years of research and development, and after successfully testing a large number of parts and building a global distribution network, Opgal is officially announcing general availability of NDTherm™ - its Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) solution based on thermal imaging. Using active thermography and unique algorithms, NDTherm™ enables fast, safe, contact-free, cost effective, easy to use, real-time inspection of parts. It detects deep flaws in various composite materials and structures such as CFRP, sandwich structures, hybrids and porous materials. NDTherm™ can be applied on small or large surfaces, including cases where access is only possible from one side of the structure.

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"NDTherm™ is yet another proof of Opgal's ability to apply its state-of-the-art thermal imaging technology and proprietary image processing algorithms in a new domain, this time in a purely industrial application," said Amit Mattatia, President & CEO of Opgal. "NDTherm™ provides manufacturers of composite parts for aerospace and many other industries with a clear advantage over traditional, incumbent NDT methods."

Opgal will showcase its newest, field proven version of NDTherm™ at the upcoming JEC World 2016 exhibition in Paris, France, on 8-10 March.

Available in three form factors - portable, fixed and automated - Opgal NDTherm™ is capable of inspecting materials at various stages of the manufacturing process:

The portable system, NDTherm™ NT is positioned for in-service applications and enables regular maintenance and efficient damage assessment. Suitable for a one-man operation, this compact system allows easy transportation and quick deployment in the field. Designed for production lines or testing environments, NDTherm™ FX offers enhanced image output to enable intuitive and accurate assessments, as well as built-in reporting capabilities. NDTherm™ AU is a customized system with a variety of testing capabilities for automatically inspecting large parts and complex shapes.

NDTherm™ is available from Opgal via a growing network of solution providers and distributors in all major countries.

About Opgal

Opgal Optronic Industries Ltd. is a leading global provider of innovative infrared imaging systems and advanced vision and surveillance solutions. Using state-of-the-art thermal and other imaging technologies, Opgal leverages advanced electro-optics and image processing expertise to create high performance, versatile visualization products. Founded more than 30 years ago, Opgal is a major supplier to leading contractors and integrators, as well as corporate and professional customers in over 60 countries.

Websites: http://www.opgal.com; http://www.ndtherm.com

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