Physical Sciences, Computer Sciences and Information Technology


FlawGuard: A Cost Effective Device for defect Detection in Wire during Cold Drawing


Physical Sciences, Computer Sciences and Information Technology

Focus Area:

Wire Defect Detection

Social Benefits:

Test material diameter: 1.5 mm - 2.5 mm , Operating frequency: 10 Khz , Depth Resolution: 200 p , Drawing line speed: up to 12 m/s , LCD display , Software for data logging to identify defect location , Interfacing through LAN , Analog output for further signal analysis , Alarm: LED Buzzer , Standalone as well as laptop based, Power Requirement: 220V/50Hz, Weight: 1.5 Kg; Dimension: 300 x 300 x 100 (all in mm)

Developing Agency:

CSIR-National Metallurgical Laboratory (NML), Jharkhand

Technology Readiness Index:

Technology Integrated

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Brief Description

Description :

The device can be used for online surface and subsurface defects viz. transverse cracks, weld joint, craw feet, etc detection in wires during cold drawing.

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