Balteau NDT is a company based and
established in Belgium since 1906.

The activity of the high voltage transformers successfully turned into the X-ray business in 1936. Years after years Balteau has affirmed its leadership leading the technology and setting the foundation of modern X Ray technologies.

The first company to reach 200, 300 and 400 kV in the past, Balteau has today brought to the industry new standards that are consciously Safety oriented to allow users to operate equipment safer and easier.


Balteau is also greatly caring about environment and always uses top grade  materials to ensure that the efficiency of the equipment will be at the top of what is technologically achievable.

On the service and spares side, Balteau is providing the End-user with an exceptional and unequalled commitment of continuous service all through the life cycle of the equipment. Qualified engineers and an extensive Worldwide network dedicated to serve our Customers is actively participating to the success of our brand and to your possibility of always getting, from the selection of your equipment to its follow up in service, a qualified and professional support.


Balteau has a very long established network in more than 50 countries, some of
our agencies are of second generation proving they rely on the quality of our
products and that they are totally committed to their business in NDT.

Balteau has produced more than 15.000 generators spread in more than 105
countries. We have 5 ranges of products and are the only manufacturer in the
world to provide from Crawlers to Systems built into the same factory.

  • 15000


  • 105


  • 5

    Ranges of products


Patented names and commercial brandings


Portable and Crawlers X-ray equipment


Constant potential equipment


Panoramic portable equipment


Pulsed wave portable equipment


Remote control for portable X Ray


High frequency Mobile & Stationnary X-ray equipment


HF CP X mobile and stationary X Ray equipment - High power


HF CP X mobile and stationary X Ray equipment - Low power


Radioscopic and Digital imaging, software suite


Standard & Custom made real time system

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  • 1936
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  • 2014
  • 2016
  • 2016
  • 2018
  • Creation of Usines Balteau

  • Creation of non destructive testing (NDT) department

  • First portable gas insulated 300 kV generator

  • First generator reaching 400kV

  • First evolution of Balteau’s Logo

  • Introduction of the light weight portable generators type BALTOSPOT GF

  • Balteau becomes Balteau Schlumberger and starts manufacturing security systems for airports and baggage inspection

  • First delivery of the constant potential X-Ray generator type BALTOGRAPH CSD160

  • Balteau Schlumberger becomes Balteau X-Ray S.A.

  • First delivery of the radioscopy designed image processing system IPS004

  • Introduction of the light weight constant potential generator type BALTOGRAPH CLD160

  • Introduction of the constant potential X-Ray generator CSD225 and CSD450

  • Introduction of the light weight portable generator BALTOSPOT CERAM35

  • Introduction of the Hand-X power control desk with the revolutionary patented remote control Hand-X

  • Creation of BALTEAU NDT

  • New version of CF2000 and Hand-X wireless remote control

  • Replacement of the CLD Series by the XSD Series equipped with the never seen before LS1 Control Unit

  • Introduction of the light weight, constant potential, portable generator BALTOSPOT LLX160

  • First release of the Image Processing Software IPS011

  • Balteau NDT becomes a member of the Sofranel Group

  • First release of Balteau NDT Inspection Suite of software for digital inspection including IPS012 Image Processing Software

  • Presentation of the constant potential portable generator BALTOSPOT LLX200 from the LLX Series

  • First delivery of the ADR software module for the Assisted Defect Recognition

  • First release of the XLD Series from the BALTOGRAPH range of products

  • Introduction of the constant potential portable generator BALTOSPOT LLX225 from the LLX Series