Foerster Instruments, Incorporated


FOERSTER manufactures industry leading component testing instrumentation. The Electromagnetic Testing (ET) Methods are integrated into every inspection application. The STATOGRAPH is used for detection of surface defects while the MAGNATEST evaluates material properties. We also incorporate vision, gauging, sorting, and marking equipment into a complete turn-key package specific to customers needs.
Scope of Capabilities

Surface Imperfections

  • Cracks
  • Pits
  • Inclusions
  • Voids
  • Surface Roughness

Heat Treat Process Verification

  • Case Depth
  • Hardness
  • Retained Austenite Content
  • Cementite Accumulation
  • Surface Decarburization

Part Sorting

  • Dimensional Differences
  • Incorrect base material
  • Incorrectly processed material
  • Fasteners
  • CV cages
  • Cylinder liners
  • Pistons
  • Wheel hubs
  • Strut rods
  • Valves and Valve seats
  • Gears and gear blanks
  • Bearing races and rollers
  • Camshafts
  • Stud bolts
  • Yours
  • Injector cups
  • Torsion
  • Ball joints