Why visual rope inspection?
The visual inspection of steel ropes is stipulated by law in many applications and is usually carried out by two employees who check the rope as it passes them by at an inspection speed of less than 0.5 m/s.
This leads to hazards, stresses and strains from the immediate vicinity to the moving rope. Other problems exacerbate the inspection task: ... read more
What is Winspect®?Winspect was awarded with the User's Award of the Germen Society for Non-Destructive Testing (DGZfP) ...read more
CompanyThe starting point for developing the rope inspection system consisted in information received from the Employer's Liability Insurance Association that rope inspection no longer complies with the requirements made of present-day workplaces. Inspection depends on concentration and a sure eye for detecting rope damage. Up to now, inspection has been carried out e.g. on ladders and in potentially dangerous inspection places. ...read more
French Government Approves of WinspectWinspect got the accredition to check ropeway wires of STRMTG!
Within a few days before the Mountain Planet (SAM) trade show in Grenoble the visual rope testing solution Winspect® got the accredition for professional use in France. The appropriate authority STRMTG signed the approval on April 18th 2014. Therewith Winspect is approved for the automatic visual test of ropeways in Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland.