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A modular, space-efficient fluorescent penetrant inspection system

19 June 2024

The fluorescent penetrant inspection (FPI) system Model MLF 250 from REL, Inc., is touted as the toughest, most space efficient and most conformable FPI system on the planet.

The human-driven FPI Model MLF 250 is precision engineered and manufactured to meet mission-critical requirements for the U.S. Navy. The FPI Model MLF 250 has the highest space efficiency commercially available with a part volume per footprint area ratio PV/FA=1.12.

Source: REL, Inc.Source: REL, Inc.

In a Method D configuration, the MLF 250 can process shafts up to 4 ft in length with a machine footprint of 11 ft to comply with the standards set forth in MIL-STD-810G for Impact, Vibration, Acceleration, and Extreme Environmental Testing. It is available for purchase by any branch of the armed forces as well as private industry. The system can be configured for any, and multiple, FPI methods with three, four or five stations.

System features:

  • NSN #6635-01-663-6127 for the 3 Station FPI Model MLF 250
  • Space efficient, modular
  • Part envelope size: 20 inches x 40 inches x 20 inches
  • Designed for corrosive environments
  • Hexavalent chrome Free
  • Comes with plating free fasteners
  • Complete HMMP (Hazardous Material Management Plan) available
  • Meets MIL-STD-810G for Impact, Vibration, Acceleration and Extreme Environmental Testing
  • System includes (2) UV-2000 C4 magnum LED UV-A inspection lamps (NSN # 5980-01-671-7903)
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