Steinbichler Optotechnik: Cost-effective Shearography - Tire Review Magazine

Steinbichler Optotechnik: Cost-effective Shearography

(Clacton, U.K./Tyres & Accessories) Steinbichler Optotechnik has almost two decades of experience in optical metrology and is a leading supplier of shearography tyre test systems.

In recent years, shearography has become an indispensable tool for retreaders inspecting casings and in quality control testing at new tyre plants.

At the 2006 Reifen Show in Essen, Steinbichler Optotechnik showed the latest addition to its Intact range, the Intact 1200. This is a compact system with patented multi-measuring head technology and it can inspect a tyre in as little as 40 seconds. Steinbichler Optotechnik claims that inspection costs can be kept down to less than 60 Euro cents per tyre.

The user-friendly Intact software is easily adaptable to suit individual customers’ requirements and delivers results in an HTML format. Storage requirements are 1 MB per tyre tread, and the software even allows the evaluation of the previously tested tyre while the next one is being inspected.

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