Next Generation Magnetic Particle Inspection Yoke Released-Distributed in US by Berg Engineering

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The Magnaflux Y-2 Yoke is the most advanced yoke solution for Magnetic Particle Inspection (MPI) and Fluorescent Magnetic Particle Inspection (FMPI). The lightweight yet durable unit reduces operator fatigue, increases uptime and reduces overall testing costs.

Magnaflux Y-2 Electromagnetic yoke

The Magnaflux Y-2 Yoke offers field-swappable power cord and trigger switch.

Damage to test equipment is always a possibility given the harsh environments we work in. The Y-2's field-replaceable power cord is a big benefit. It enables a quick fix to power cord problems and dramatically reduces down time for repairs.

Berg Engineering & Sales Company, Inc. provides equipment and services for industrial testing. Berg announces the immediate availability of the Magnaflux Y-2 yoke, the next generation of Magnetic Particle Inspection (MPI) tools, for non-destructive testing in detecting surface and shallow subsurface discontinuities in ferromagnetic materials.

The Y-2 is a lightweight, heavy duty, AC electromagnetic yoke which produces strong magnetic fields for the detection of surface indications during MPI. At only 4.8 pounds, compared to over 7 pounds for competing products, the Y-2 improves operator productivity with a new ergonomic design that reduces arm strain and wrist fatigue. The O-ring sealed housing meets IP54 enclosure rating, which ensures no damage from dust and water. The trigger switch and power cord are field-replaceable.

"In our industry damage to test equipment is always a possibility given the harsh environments we work in. The Y-2's field-replaceable power cord is a big benefit for our customers. It not only enables a quick fix to power cord problems in the field without the need for any tools, but dramatically reduces down time for repairs," said Stephen Berg, CEO of Berg Engineering.

Berg Engineering provides service for the Y-2 across the entire purchase lifecycle, from product research and purchase to post-purchase support and training. The company is a Magnaflux stocking distributor as well as an Authorized Magnaflux Service Center. In support of the Y-2, Berg stocks the full line of complementary products including the following:

  • Complete Y-2 Yoke kits
  • Colored non-fluorescent magnetic particles
  • Oil-based visible magnetic particles
  • Contrast paint
  • Magnetic field strength meters
  • Yoke weights
  • Yoke lights

To learn more about the Magnaflux Y-2 Yoke and its accessories, click here.

Berg Engineering is an ISO/IEC 17025 accredited ANAB calibration laboratory. The company offers both remote and client site training for the Y-2. All classes (both Level I & II Penetrant Testing and Level I & II Magnetic Particle Testing) are taught by ASNT NDT Level III certified professionals.

About Berg Engineering:
Berg Engineering & Sales Company, Inc., a privately-held company based in Rolling Meadows, IL, provides sales and service to the nondestructive testing, material testing and electrical testing equipment industries. Berg Engineering’s products facilitate inspections to improve cost, productivity and the quality of their customers' products. Brands distributed and serviced by Berg Engineering include BHGE (Baker Hughes), Magnaflux, Buehler, Wilson, NewSonic, Synergys, CorDEX, Zetec and many more. The company has been in business for over 50 years.

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