GB Inspection Systems Ltd

22A Burntwood Business Park, Cobbett Road, Burntwood, Staffordshire WS7 3GL
+44 (0)121 351 5025
+44 (0)154 327 9619
Mr Neil Smith, General Manager / John Skidmore, Business Development Manager / Kenny Choong, Technical Development and Support Manager
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  • C - Coating Thickness Measurement
  • E - Electromagnetic General
  • E1 - Magnetic Particle Inspection (MPI)
  • E2 - Magnetic Flux Leakage methods
  • E3 - Eddy Current Testing
  • LP - Liquid Penetrant Inspection
  • U - Ultrasonic General
  • U1 - Ultrasonic Flaw Detection and Sizing
  • U2 - Ultrasonic Thickness Gauging
  • U6 - Ultrasonic Advanced Methods
Affiliations & Approvals:
  • BSI Registered Firm
  • Trade Group Member (BINDT)
  • Achilles Link-up Registered

GB Inspection Systems Ltd has over 30 years' experience of manufacturing high-quality ultrasonic probes and supplying calibration blocks, cables and NDT equipment and consumables, such as dye penetrant, MPI and ultrasound couplants.

The company also provides a comprehensive calibration and repair service.

The majority of GB Inspection Systems' probes are available for immediate delivery and the company has a proven capability to provide special and bespoke probes manufactured to a high technical standard and in a timely manner.

Standard probes:
GB Inspection Systems produces many types of standard probe that are capable of meeting the more popular applications. Most of these probes are available for immediate delivery and some are described below:

  • Compression including single and twin compression probes
  • Shear Wave including single and twin shear wave probes
  • TOFD – including LIMBOTOFD™ and TULA™
  • Creep wave and surface wave probes
  • Compression wave angle beam probes
  • High-temperature including twin compression probes and single and twin shear wave probes capable of withstanding intermittent contact up to 300°C
  • Sub-miniature probes for restricted-access applications
  • Underwater probes
  • Solid and hollow axle probes
  • Network Rail-approved track testing probes
  • Boiler tube butt weld probes

Bespoke probes:
GB Inspection Systems also has the in-house expertise and experience to produce probes to meet customers' specific technical or dimensional needs.

Industries served:
GB Inspection Systems provides inspection solutions to many industries, some of which are nuclear, aerospace, defence, power generation, fabrication, petrochemical, plant integrity, marine, predictive maintenance and general engineering.

The company is also a major supplier of a wide range of well-proven equipment for the inspection of hollow and solid rail axles, wheel sets and track.

Calibration and repair:
GB Inspection Systems provides a comprehensive repair and calibration service to all types and brands of NDT equipment, either at its facility or at the customer's site.

Inspection systems, manual and automated:
Manual, semi-automated and fully-automated testing systems are manufactured to meet customer requirements, including ultrasonic, eddy current, magnetic flux leakage tank floor scanners, MPI, fluorescent dye penetrant with Chemetall consumables.

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