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NDT-AUTO System in use at a powder metal part manufacturer
NDT-AUTO System in use at a powder metal part manufacturer

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May 21, 2008
Resonant Inspection perfect for Powder Metal Parts Inspection

THE MODAL SHOP, INC.’s Resonant Inspection nondestructive test systems are ideal for 100% quality assurance testing for manufacturers or users of powder metal parts in a variety of industries, including automotive, aerospace, and consumer goods.  The NDT-RAMTM (Resonant Acoustic Method) systems have proven effective as an in-line quality inspection solution for many powder metal parts manufacturers saving thousands of dollars in quality related costs such as sorting and recall expenses related to shipping bad parts.

With no part preparation required, this technique can objectively identify resonant frequency shifts caused by internal and external flaws due to cracks, voids, material density, brazing integrity and missed manufacturing processes, eliminating errors that come from human interpretation.  The entire process can be achieved as fast as one second per part, allowing for efficient, production speed quality control testing of all parts that come off of your production line.

Free parts evaluations are offered for feasibility testing of your parts and system rentals are available allowing you to try the system in your factory before buying.  The system can be used to test parts with only a single day of training after the system is installed.

Significant trade-in credit is available for customers with aging or complicated competitive systems.  For free parts testing, specification sheets, application data, competitive product upgrades, pricing or to schedule a rental or demonstration, please contact THE MODAL SHOP, INC., 3149 E. Kemper Road Cincinnati, OH 45241-1516, Internet:, (800) 860-4867, Fax (513) 458-2172 or e-mail:

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