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Waygate Technologies introduces new multi-channel ultrasonic instrument platform Krautkrämer USIP|xs CV

Waygate Technologies, a Baker Hughes business and world leader in nondestructive testing (NDT) solutions for industrial inspection, introduces the new Krautkrämer USIP|xs CV. The scalable instrument platform for conventional ultrasonic (UT) inspections can be tailored to the individual requirements of fully automated or semi-automated systems and is easy to set-up and maintain. USIP|xs CV succeeds the successful Krautkrämer USIP 40 instrument, which was installed over 1,500 times around the world for reliable industrial inspection automation in quality assurance, process control, research and development or laboratory environments.

Two instrument lines covering mid-range to high-end applications

The USIP|xs CV is available in two versions, ESSENTIAL and PERFORMANCE, with a wide range of channel configurations making both scalable in performance to suit any kind of industrial application. While the ESSENTIAL line is ideal for mid-range applications, the PERFORMANCE line was designed for more demanding UT inspection use cases requiring e.g. broader transmitter voltage and bandwidth. The high-end solution is equipped with eight channels that can be operated in parallel, with a pulse repetition frequency of up to 20 kHz, allowing for a significantly higher inspection speed.

Intuitive user interfaces for easy and cost-effective integration

The plug-and-play platform builds on Waygate Technologies’ decades of experience as a leading manufacturer of Krautkrämer ultrasonic testing systems. It applies latest usability standards and can be equipped with a vast array of integrated diagnostic features and interface standards – including field bus – for the effective integration into automated systems. The integrated box design of the USIP|xs CV makes the instrument platform extremely easy to maintain in comparison to slot card type electronics.

“As one of the largest platforms of conventional ultrasonic instruments, our new Krautkrämer product line technology offers performance and channel count perfectly fitted to individual inspection needs. In contrast to a “one-size-fits-all” solution, the USIP|xs CV creates synergies concerning technical infrastructure, instrument cost, and training and integration know-how, reducing the overall complexity of setting up and maintaining industrial inspection systems,” says Stephan Schmitz, senior product manager at Waygate Technologies.

USIP|xs CV ESSENTIAL line and PERFORMANCE line are now available worldwide. Learn more and contact Waygate Technologies:

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The new USIP|xs CV succeeds the Krautkrämer USIP 40 instrument. The scalable platform can be tailored to the individual requirements of fully automated or semi-automated systems and is easy to set-up and maintain.

About Waygate Technologies

Waygate Technologies, a Baker Hughes business, is an industrial inspection solutions provider and the world leader in nondestructive testing (NDT) ensuring safety, quality and productivity. We combine more than 125 years of experience and a collection of heritage brands including Krautkrämer, phoenix|x-ray, Seifert, Everest and Agfa NDT. Today, hundreds of brands in the automotive, aviation, space exploration, electronics, energy, battery and additive industries trust our technologies. We drive digital transformation through a broad portfolio of award-winning solutions in industrial radiography and computed tomography (CT), remote visual inspection (RVI), ultrasound (UT), eddy current, and robotic inspection. Headquartered in Germany, Waygate Technologies is part of the Digital Solutions segment of Baker Hughes (NASDAQ: BKR). Inspection starts here: <>

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