Nagget Profiler

Frequently Asked Question

What can the Nugget Profiler inspect?
It can inspect spot welds on low-carbon steel sheets, which are magnetic.
 It cannot inspect copper or aluminum, neither of which is magnetic.



Can the Nugget Profiler inspect high-tensile steel?
Yes, it can.

 It has a track record of inspecting hot-pressed materials and 980 MPa materials.



Can the Nugget Profiler inspect stainless steel?
It has a track record of inspecting ferrite stainless steel, which is magnetic.

 Since different materials have different characteristics, please contact us for more details.



Can the Nugget Profiler inspect galvanized steel?
Yes, it can inspect electrogalvanized steel and hot-dip galvanized steel.



Can the Nugget Profiler inspect aluminized steel?
Mostly, yes.

 Aluminized steel with a high aluminum content is difficult to inspect, but may be successfully inspected.
 Please contact us for more details.



Can the Nugget Profiler inspect projection welds?
Projection welds are more difficult to inspect than spot welds, but may be successfully inspected.

 Since projection welds have different characteristics under different conditions, please contact us for more details.



Can the Nugget Profiler inspect arc welds?
No, it can't.

 Currently, arc welds are difficult to inspect because steel sheets are heated differently in arc welding than in resistance welding.



Does the Nugget Profiler have a track record in production lines?
Some customers use Nugget Profiler units in inspection areas in their production lines.

  

Does the Nugget Profiler have a track record in automated inspection?
Yes, it does. Please contact us for more details.

  

What consumables does the Nugget Profiler require?

 Does the product come with something that costs a yearly fee?

Consumables include protective sheets for the tip of the sensor.
 One year's worth of protective sheets comes with the purchase of the product.

 The other consumables are commercially available AA Ni-MH batteries.

 We offer a yearly inspection for a fee.



Where can I purchase a Nugget Profiler?
Please contact us for information about dealers.

  


How much does the Nugget Profiler cost?
Please contact a dealer.

  


Do you offer support at the time of purchase?
For customers who have purchased a Nugget Profiler, we offer sessions on how to operate it.

  


Do you offer other support?
Yes, we offer web-based email and telephone support.

  

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