Institut Dr. Foerster GmbH & Co. KG

FOERSTER offers the highest quality and widest range of nondestructive electromagnetic test instrumentation and search equipment in the world.

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  • 49 7121-140-488
  • In Laisen 70
    Reutlingen, 72766
    Germany

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  • Eddy Current Test Instrument

    DEFECTOMETER® Product Family - Institut Dr. Foerster GmbH & Co. KG

    The DEFECTOMETER is a modern, highly sensitive eddy current test instrument for manual crack testing. It can also be used for simple hardness testing and material separation. The unit features automatic lift-off, zero, and tilt compensation. The intuitive controls can be operated without prior knowledge.

  • Eddy Current Test System

    CIRCOGRAPH® Product Family - Institut Dr. Foerster GmbH & Co. KG

    The CIRCOGRAPH eddy current test system with rotating probes guarantees maximum detection sensitivity for exposed longitudinal surface defects on bright material. The test system is primarily used for wire drawing machines, Cu tube rewinders, and finishing sections in the bright steel sector. The individually tailored test systems by FOERSTER can be fitted with rotating sensors or CIRCOSCAN rotating discs. They scan flat and profiled material, e.g. when testing rails and billets.

  • Metal Detector

    METEX Product Family - Institut Dr. Foerster GmbH & Co. KG

    The METEX is used wherever conventional methods reach their limits due to the depth of the object. The active EMI metal detector registers conductive metals at up to a depth of 3.3 m, both on land and in shallow water.

  • Metal Detector

    MINEX 4.600 - Institut Dr. Foerster GmbH & Co. KG

    The MINEX 4.600 is designed to detect very small near-surface metal objects, so-called minimum metal mines or plastic mines. It offers maximum sensitivity and best possible pinpointing of targets while still providing robustness and reliability in any conditions. A ground learning function for operation on uncooperative soil and a military mode that turns off the LED indicators for safe night operations are only two of the vital features available. The MINEX 4.600 comes in a rugged transport case and can be equipped with accessories according to the customer’s needs.

  • Non-Destructive Testing

    MAGNATEST® Product Family - Institut Dr. Foerster GmbH & Co. KG

    The MAGNATEST product family is used for the non-destructive testing of metallic materials for magnetic and/or electrical properties. The test instruments are used in the automotive and aviation sectors as well as in the production of semi-finished products. The focus is on testing components relevant to safety such as brake discs, or ball pins and functional components such as camshafts and drive shafts, pivots and piston pins. Typical test tasks include hardness checks, material differentiation and sorting. MAGNATEST can also be used for the automatic testing for the geometric properties of all metallic series components. The high-performance amplifier installed in MAGNATEST test instruments makes it possible to analyze harmonics, which guarantees an extremely reliable and precise repetition, even when impacted by perturbations.

  • Measurement System

    KOERZIMAT® 1.097 HCJ - Institut Dr. Foerster GmbH & Co. KG

    The KOERZIMAT 1.097 HCJ measuring system by FOERSTER facilitates the accurate, automatic, and fast measurement of the coercitivity HcJ. The largely geometry-free measurement is particularly suitable for testing samples with complex shapes. The applications of the Koerzimat include the control of the sintering level and particle size of hard metals and the quality control of metallic powders for the production of magnets and hard metals. The unit can also be used for monitoring the quality of the annealing and the mechanical stress state of soft-magnetic components (SMC) and for controlling electromechanical components in the electronics, automotive, computer, and clock sectors.

  • Measuring Sensors

    3-AXIS Magnetometer - Institut Dr. Foerster GmbH & Co. KG

    The 3-AXIS MAGNETOMETERS are used for applications such as the measurement and recording of the Earth's magnetic field and the long-term monitoring of the magnetic environment, such as prior to the installation of magnetically sensitive devices and systems. It is also possible to set up sensor networks for measuring complex 3D magnetic field spreads. The sensors can also read and record the magnetic signatures within the scope of the degaussing of maritime vessels and their components.

  • Measuring System

    MAGNETOMAT® 1.782 - Institut Dr. Foerster GmbH & Co. KG

    The MAGNETOMAT® 1.782 is a measuring system for the precision detection of magnetic flux density and relative permeability. The MAGNETOMAT software is used for displaying the measured values and saving and exporting data. The wide range of probes facilitates optimal adjustment to the conditions of the application, such as the measurement of relative permeability within the scope of the quality control of stainless steel and low-permeable (non-magnetic) alloys. Further applications include the long-term monitoring of the magnetic environment, e.g. prior to installing magnetically sensitive devices, and the localization of ferrite enclosures in stainless steel and NE materials. Changes in material (sulfidation, degradation of lamination, structural changes) can also be proven thanks to permeability comparative measurements.

  • Measuring System

    KOERZIMAT® 1.097 MS - Institut Dr. Foerster GmbH & Co. KG

    The KOERZIMAT 1.097 measuring system by FOERSTER facilitates the accurate, automatic, and fast measurement of the weight-specific saturation polarization σs and volume-specific saturation polarization Js. The largely geometry-free measurement is particularly suitable for testing samples with complex shapes. The KOERZIMAT 1.097 MS is used for applications such as controlling the sintering level during hard metal sintering processes and determining the tungsten content dissolved in cobalt as well as the free iron, cobalt, and nickel content in powder / hard metals. The saturation polarization Js in Tesla can also be determined in soft magnetic components of magnetic circuits.

  • Fluxgate Magnetometer

    FEREX Product Family - Institut Dr. Foerster GmbH & Co. KG

    This unit measures disruptions in the Earth's magnetic field caused by ferromagnetic objects. It provides reliable detection of ferromagnetic metals such as iron, steel, and nickel. The FEREX can therefore be used for archeological digs and geographical studies as well as detecting old weaponry such as unexploded WWII bombs.

  • Fully Automatic Crack Test System

    ROTO-SCAN - Institut Dr. Foerster GmbH & Co. KG

    The fully automatic crack test system ROTO-SCAN was specially developed for the testing of rings. The mechanical equipment has been developed for the gentlest possible handling of the test pieces and features a compact and low-maintenance design. The test probes seamlessly scan the inner and outer contours of the test pieces, thus ensuring 100 % testing of the rings.

  • Sensor System

    CIRCOSON® Product Family - Institut Dr. Foerster GmbH & Co. KG

    The CIRCOSON WT sensor system works on the basis of the so-called EMAT (Electro Magnetic Acoustic Transducer) method. This method electromagnetically creates and receives ultrasound waves. The EMAT method facilitates ultra precision wall thickness measurements of ferromagnetic seamless steel tubes in accordance with international standards. The data is transferred directly to the CIRCOSON WT test and evaluation equipment where it is processed and analyzed. The system reaches a wall thickness measurement accuracy of approx. 50 m and maximum throughput of up to 3.2 m/s during continuous testing.

  • Quality Testing and Process Monitoring

    DEFECTOMAT® Product Familiy - Institut Dr. Foerster GmbH & Co. KG

    The DEFECTOMAT systems by FOERSTER were specially developed for quality testing and process monitoring of long products. From hot testing to all bright steel processing steps, the surfaces of semi-finished products made from austenitic, (non) ferromagnetic metals can be tested for defects. The DEFECTOMAT systems operate in a contactless and non-destructive manner in accordance with the eddy current method and are used for detecting short defects, such as holes or localized defects and transverse defects. The systems detect defective materials fully automatically and reliably. Defects can be marked, classified, and automatically discarded. the test speed of up to 150 m/s facilitates 100% testing, even at high production speeds. The systems benefit from low operating costs and frugal energy consumption as well as low maintenance costs, few wear parts, and low use of materials.

  • Portable Magnetometer System

    MAGNETOSCOP® 1.070 - Institut Dr. Foerster GmbH & Co. KG

    The MAGNETOSCOP 1.070 is a portable magnetometer system with microprocessor and probes for measuring the magnetic flux density as an absolute or differential value (gradient). It has a USB port for simple data transfer and an SD card for saving measurement data and parameters. The measuring system also facilitates the recognition and saving of peak values and the adjustment of thresholds for limit values. The unit can be used for series and individual measurements. The data can be easily analyzed and documented with the PC software included in the scope of delivery. The MAGNETOSCOP 1.070 thus facilitates the portable and fast measurement of the relative permeability within the scope of the quality control of stainless steel and low-permeable (non-magnetic) alloys as well as the localization of ferrite enclosures. Changes in material (sulfidation, degradation of lamination, structural changes) can also be proven thanks to permeability comparative measurements.

  • Surface Testing

    CIRCOFLUX® Product Family - Institut Dr. Foerster GmbH & Co. KG

    The CIRCOFLUX test system is used for the non-destructive surface testing of ferromagnetic steel bars using the magnetic flux leakage method in accordance with standard EN 10221. This method is the most sensitive surface testing method for longitudinal, crack-like defects in hot-rolled ferromagnetic steel bars. The CIRCOFLUX sensor system therefore replaces subjective testing methods such as the magnetic powder test (magnetic crack detection) and visual checks, which are difficult to document and reproduce.