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GE USM 36 Ultrasonic Flaw Detector

Available for rental/hire from Ashtead Technology - the GE USM 36 Ultrasonic Flaw Detector.

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The Krautkramer USM 36 is the latest development in GE’s USM range of flaw detectors. It combines the 21st century operating platform with the reliable and robust hardware of GE’s well-established Krautkramer portable flaw detection instruments. It incorporates a range of innovative features to ensure that this new instrument is adopted as the everyday workhorse of flaw detectors by NDT inspectors globally.

  • Large 7 inch screen, with an 800x480 pixel resolution
  • Signals easily viewed and accurately interpreted
  • Uses the familiar rotary knobs of previous models
  • Function keys minimized into a simple, intuitive 6-key keyboard
  • Set-up data is transferable directly from these instruments, which share the same user interface
  • Easy-to-interpret crispy A-scans
  • Data reporting includes screen shots and A-scan videos
  • All data stored on a removable SD-card and reports in jpeg or BMP format
  • VGA connection allows the instrument’s display to be shown on an external monitor
  • Fully protected against dust and water ingress to IP66
  • Can be operated in temperatures from -10°C to +55°C
  • Can be used in sandy deserts, frozen wastes and in the humid tropics
  • Weighs 2.2 kg and is battery or mains operated
  • Li-ion battery has life of more than 13 hours, with an integrated battery charger for those longer shifts
  • Versatile instrument is offered in three versions to meet the most standard inspection codes
  • The most advanced version can operate in DAC, AWS and DGS modes, features a powerful square wave pulser for excellent material penetration
  • Can accommodate GE’s patented trueDGS probe technology
  • Offers unrivaled accuracy in sizing of flaws using the DGS method, as well the patented Phantom Echo Detection technology
  • Weld inspection in the power generation and petrochemical industries
  • Precise thickness measurement in the automobile industry
  • Corrosion measurement in the power generation and petrochemical industries
  • Inspection of forgings
  • Inspection of special materials