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X-Ray Industries awarded five year agreement with Composites Horizons


X-Ray Industries, an Applus+ RTD company, has signed a five-year agreement with Composites Horizons, LLC (CHI) for the inspection of the company’s new oxide-ceramic matrix composite (CMC) components using infrared, thermographic non-destructive testing (NDT) inspection technology.
X-Ray Industries, located in Troy, Michigan, has partnered with Thermal Wave Imagine, Inc. (TWI) to design and build the automated inspection system that will be co-located inside Composites Horizons’ newly built CMC facility in Covina, California. 

Thermal Wave Imagine is the world's leading provider of thermal NDT solutions to the aerospace, power generation and automotive industries. Since 1992, the company has been dedicated exclusively to the advancement of infrared NDT. It has played a pioneering role in moving thermographic NDT technology from the laboratory to manufacturing and maintenance for many of the world's leading companies.

Bobby Broaddus, President, X-Ray Industries commented: “X-Ray Industries looks forward to supporting Composites Horizons. This partnership is aligned with the Applus+ Group´s focus on broadening our inspection capabilities across the USA utilizing thermographic NDT technology.”

X-Ray Industries was purchased by Applus+ February 2015, and is the platform company for the aerospace business unit of Applus RTD.  

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