Non destructive testing is automated on forging lines


Manufacturing cost reduction


Excellence in realization

Customer needs

Inspecting forgings (tulips and joint housing for motore vehicle transmissions) without human interpretation, with identical speeds to the forging speeds and using an environmentally friendly systems.

Customer benefits

  • Inspection at a rate of 5 seconds per forging
  • Development of a unique automated NDT process on forging lines

Cetim answer

  • Study by Cetim’s professional commission to replace the manuel inspection with an automated NDT device
  • Demonstrator development
  • Assessment and automatisation

Delivered results

Integration of a robotised testing station to a production line that automates active infrared thermography.