• Versatile Ultrasonic Inspection system can be applied to tube, pipe and bar-stock applications.

    Echomac® Spin the Tube Test System

  • Precision conveyor with powered roller heads automatically calculates and maintains helical pitch of inspection.
  • Multi-channel Test Head Assembly with easy one-knob adjustment for different diameters.
  • Tolerates materials with lack of straightness.
  • Material diameters between 50mm and 355mm (2”-14”) without changing bushings or glands.
  • Uses familiar Echomac® FD electronics.

At the heart of the Echomac® Full Body Tester for Ultrasonic (UT) Testing of Spinning Tube and Bar is the unique Adaptive Pitch Control (APC) transducer carrier and the precision design “Spin-The-Tube/Bar” conveyor.

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

Ultrasonic Technology for NDT

Conveyor with Powered Roller Heads

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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