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Pipeline NDT Tool Organizes Data

Wednesday, May 4, 2011

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CorDEX Instruments’ new UT5000 Intrinsically Safe Ultrasonic Tester measures metal thickness for Non-Destructive Testing and Predictive Maintenance on pipelines and fixed equipment in hazardous locations.

UT5000 comes with CorDEX CONNECT, which uses RFID and software to tag measurements with their location, then organizes the data, giving the engineer a view of the pipeline at any specific location. A corrosion mode option helps identify spots of thinning, while MultiECHO technology is designed to improve accuracy on uneven surfaces. The onboard memory stores up to 1,000 readings.

The unit is designed for rugged environments, with raised buttons and an over-molded body protecting the 3.1-inch color screen. The tool can also be used offshore without obtaining “hot work” permits and has been tested for ATEX and IECEx, Zone 1 IIC T4 hazardous (explosive) areas. The dual-element, 4MHz transducer is adjustable up to 10Hz with accuracy of +/- 0.05mm.
UT5000 Intrinsically Safe Ultrasonic Tester
“The UT5000 can safely and rapidly measure any corrosion and with its smart RFID technology, can build the robust report required to identify and trend developing trouble spots,” said Marcus Halliday, CorDEX Instruments director.

Selected Specifications

Screen: 3.1” RGB TFT color screen with backlight

  Set-up is right- or left-handed

Material velocity selection: Pre-loaded drop-down menu or user defined

Receiver bandwidth: 1MHz to 15MHz (-3dB points)

RFID tag reader: Operate with 13.54MHz passive tags
     Detection range up to 5cm
     Supports ISO/IEC 15693-2, ISO/IEC 18000-3 tag formats

Battery details: Lithium thionyl chloride primary 3.6V cell
   100 hours of continuous operation with back light restrictions
   Low battery warning

Operating temperature: -10 to +50C

UK-based CorDEX Instruments manufactures hand-held testing, inspection and measurement instruments designed for hazardous and explosive environments in the petrochemical, marine, mining and other industries.

More information: www.cordexinstruments.com.

   

Tagged categories: Pipeline; Quality control; Ultrasonic thickness gauge

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