The most cost effective and flexible range of portable ultrasonic systems, HANDWave SRT and DRT

Operators are in control of time and costs with the choice of Single, Dual and Towed portable RFD.

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Fully featured Ultrasonic Rail Flaw Detection Systems, ULTRAWave on RRV and RBV

Comprehensive analysis by multi-function vehicles combining proven ultrasonics with an extensive range of inspection systems.

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Effective Vision and Imaging Systems for flaw verification and asset management, VLIDS

Accurate visual assessment eases the burden on operators and reduces critical maintenance time.

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Powerful Analysis and Reporting Package for genuine condition monitoring, RIPWave

A comprehensive software tool able to incorporate differing types of information for benchmarking and run-on-run comparison.

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We Are Moving

Dear Customers and friends,

In order to offer modern and better premisses to our employees, customers, suppliers and anyone interested in our work, Fairclough Corporation Pty Ltd, trading as C.A.T.E.R - Centre for Advanced Transport Engineering and Research is relocating!
During this transitional period (8th - 16th September 2016) we expect to face some issues with telecomunications.

Our main telephone and fax number +61 (08) 9300 9697 will remain the same. If you have any dificulties trying to reach us, please try our mobile phones.
We are working to minimise disruptions, but they are likelly to happen, therefore, we kindly ask you to bear with us and we hope to see you soon! Our new address is:

1/6 Bombardier Road


W.A. 6065

P +61 (08) 9300 9697

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Welcome to C.A.T.E.R

Rail Specific Inspection Instrumentation

C.A.T.E.R inspection systems and services have been developed from a combination of excellent engineering and a clear understanding of the needs of the modern global rail industry.

With a passion for continuous development, unique and effective solutions are now available through a network of capable and like-minded representative companies.

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Press Release

Tariff Exclusion Appeal is Successful

March 2013

Fairclough Corporation, trading as C.A.T.E.R in Perth, Western Australia has successfully appealed the claim by Railcorp NSW to be exempt from tariffs for vehicle mounted rail inspection systems.


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