Rail Surface Inspection


Rail Surface Inspection


Moving at up to 4 m/s and in the hot end. Rails can be surface inspected and characters read. Using optical filtering images are enhanced making the rail visually appear as cold. As the rail enters the camera ring, images from up to 7 cameras are recorded.

  • Stand alone unit
  • Inspection performed at the hot-end, < 900o C
  • Replaces physical sample inspection
  • 360 inspection - no turn mechanism needed
  • Instant detection of errors down to 1 mm
  • Automatic detection of reoccurring defects