ECHOMAC® FD6 MULTICHANNEL UT

For Flaw Detection, Thickness & Dimensional Measurement in Tube & Bar.

  • Versatile Ultrasonic tester with superior performance and versatile, intuitive operation.Eddy Current in Non Destructive Testing
  • For full inspection of tubes, pipes and bars, plate and weld.
  • Operate on or off line.
  • Upgrade and/or replace older ultrasonic testers.
  • Use with rotary, spin-the-tube, squirter and bubbler installations.
  • Vivid, real time, flicker free full color display of test signals, thresholds and settings.
  • Up to 32 independent channels in one instrument.
  • Model 6-A is GE Qualified as of 9-6-16 for P3TF31 Class A & B, & P29TF82 Class A & B, typical requirements for nuclear and aerospace applications.

Building on the success and wide acceptance of earlier Echomac® models, the FD-6 and 6A achieve new levels of improved signal to noise ratio, finer adjustments, improved thickness resolution, repeatability, and reliability.

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ULTRASONIC TECHNOLOGY IN NDT

High-speed Ultrasonic (UT) Systems enable a full volumetric examination of materials and are designed to detect surface, subsurface, internal and dimensional flaws.

This type of testing utilizes high-frequency sound waves that are transmitted throughout the material being tested in order to conduct a thorough inspection.

  • Ultrasonic inspection can be used to detect surface flaws, such as cracks, seams, and internal flaws such as voids or inclusions of foreign material. It’s also used to measure wall thickness in tubes and diameters of bars.
  • An ultrasonic wave is a mechanical vibration or pressure wave similar to audible sound, but with a much higher vibration frequency. For NDT purposes, the range is usually from 1MHz to 30MHz or higher.
  • Depending on the test requirements, these waves can be highly directional and focused on a small spot or thin line, or limited to a very short duration.
  • Two methods of UT are used for flaw detection – Shear and Compression Wave.

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