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Steel production requires high-quality surfaces with minimal defects. Many applications require smooth, blemish-free steel, and customers will reject unsatisfactory products, adversely affecting supplier reputation.

AMETEK Surface Vision provides surface inspection installations that are relied upon by almost every major flat-rolled metal products producer around the world. Many key applications in the steel industry depend on these solutions for quality control.

Our flexible, modular systems deliver a customized solution for a wide range of steel production processes. Whether the metal is cut, shaped, rolled or coated, our systems provide accurate surface inspections.

AMETEK Surface Vision supplies the most trusted surface inspection systems for steel production applications, with more than three decades of expertise in supplying solutions to the metals industries. These systems deliver high-precision monitoring at every stage of the continuous process, surveying each side of the metal and the edges.

Metal manufacturers face ever-increasing demands to improve quality, increase productivity and create certified defect free products, especially from end-user markets such as the automotive and aerospace industries. This makes a flexible, customizable surface inspection solution essential when optimizing quality and yield.

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