Kimura Foundry America are equipped with various inspection machines and tools to meet our customers’ requirements.
CT Scan for internal defects
CT Scanning is getting more common to validate internal quality and we are equipped with an YXLON especially for automotive industries. Sectioningn is also available in house as a method for casting soundness qualification.
Work size: Max 600x750mm
Work weight: Max 50kg
X ray tube: Y.TU450-D11
CT scanning time: Min 15sec/slice
Voxel size: 70µm
Scan mode: Fine beam CT
Manipulator: 3 axis (variable magnification)
Detector type: YXLON CT Scan 3-0780Lisenser and panel detector
X ray output: Max 450kv
3D scanner for dimensional inspection
Kimura Foundry America uses 3D scanner for dimensional validation, comparing an actual product dimensions with its original 3D model.
Resolution: 0.050mm (0.0020 in.)
Part Size Range: 0.1 – 4.0m (0.3 – 13 ft)
Chemical Composition and Microstructure:
Chemical composition analysis by SPECTROMAXx Spark OES ensuring strict control over material grade.
Metallographic examination via optical microscope to confirm metal matrix, nodularity, and nodule size in accordance with internal requirements, customer requirements, and any desired external standards.
Chemical etching available for Cast Irons, Stainless and Alloy Steels.
tensile strength, yield strength, elongation, and reduction of area viauniversal testing machine, surface hardness testing (Brinell hardness tester, portable hardness meter)
CT, UT (Ultrasonic testing), MT (Magnetic particle testing), PT (Penetrant testing), 3D dimensional scanning, VT (Visual testing), Pressure Testing up to 80 PSI.