AMC ROPEX

AMC ROPEX

Wire rope tester for naval facilities and offshore

The use of large diameter wire ropes, particularly in the naval sector and offshore, has brought AMC to expand the ROPE range with suitable detector: ROPEX130 and ROPEX165.
The detectors are equipped with a 8 wheels centering system properly designed to minimize the oscillation and therefore the signal noise.
The ROPEX system helps the people involved in the maintenance or test of ropes, to highlight localized fault, internal and external broken wires or cross section reduction (e.g. corrosion or abrasion) in a simple, quick and efficient way in accordance with standard UNI ISO 4309.
This wire rope tester, which performs a magneto-inductive test, is wire connected to an acquisition unit (IASH) that displays real-time signalsand store the data in order to create the test report.
As the metal section to be checked is large, AMC has developed an innovative multichannel sensor to provide information on the position and depth of the defect. ROPEX range for large diameters is certified according to ASTM1571.

Device features:
ROPEX130 Weight: 150kg; ROPEX165 Weight: 200kg;
Max n° ropes: 1;
Controlled diameters: from 90 mm to 160mm
Magnetic field source: Permanent magnets (NdFeB)
Sensor type: multi Colis
Measured signal: 5 LF channels
Acquisition system: IASH
IASH battery autonomy in continuous operation: 24 hours
Operating temperature: -20C° / +50C°

Performance:
Defect resolution: 0,5%

    AMC ROPE 130

    • Non Destructive (magneto-inductive) Test of wire ropes from 90 to 130 mm
    • Measure the LF Signal (Localized Fault) that is an objective identification of broken wires (internal and/or external)
    • Special 5 ‘90 degree’ sensors, that allows to better recognize the angular position of the defect on the rope
    • Rope centering system (wheel mechanical guiding system) that allows big improvements both in the signal quality than in the friction reduction of the internal device bushings
    • Weight = 170 kg

    AMC ROPE 170

    • Non Destructive (magneto-inductive) Test of wire ropes from 130 to 170 mm
    • Measure the LF Signal (Localized Fault) that is an objective identification of broken wires (internal and/or external)
    • Special 5 ‘90 degree’ sensors, that allows to better recognize the angular position of the defect on the rope
    • Rope centering system (wheel mechanical guiding system) that allows big improvements both in the signal quality than in the friction reduction of the internal device bushings
    • Weight = 200 kg

Contact details

Jacobus Lipsweg 100, NL-3316 BP - Dordrecht
  • +31 (0)78 - 654 99 66
  • info@le-bv.nl
  • Mon - Fri opened from 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM