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Founded in 1958, Sonatest is the third largest UT inspection equipment manufacturer and recognised for the quality of its rugged and portable products all around the world.

60 Years Pioneering Ultrasonics in NDT Industry
Whether it is conventional, phased array or FMC-TFM ultrasonic technology, Sonatest is a significant partner in providing Non-Destructive Testing solutions to many industries, including transportation, aerospace, power generation, manufacturing, NDT service and oil and gas to name but a few.

Our products are used by the world’s leading companies such as Boeing, Airbus, Shell, Eon, Network Rail and are designed to give the user a powerful tool that is easy to use and will withstand the harsh environments in which NDT is carried out.

Innovative Product Design

Sonatest is focused on achieving our goals of “Simplicity, Capability and Reliability”, both within our product development programs and customer relationships.

The Sitescan and Masterscan range of flaw detectors has an enviable reputation for reliability, whilst our user interface design has set the industry standard. The Veo+ and Prisma ultrasonic flaw detectors reinforce Sonatest’s reputation for innovative technician focused product development within phased array.

Global Coverage

Over the years Sonatest expanded its network to now provide world-class assistance with multiple service points and an extended network of hundred distributors and agents all around the globe. Headquartered in Milton Keynes in the United Kingdom, Sonatest is a privately owned company with operations in the NDT hub of Québec City, Canada and in San Antonio, USA.

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UT & PA Flaw Detectors

veo+

Retaining the best features of the established veo phased array line, the new veo+ is designed to meet the needs of today and tomorrow, making the veo+ a smart and future-proof asset for inspections of composite parts, steel & austenitic stainless welds, structures or for corrosion monitoring.

Key design elements considered in the development of the VEO+ are user and performance focused. Based on a superior and innovative digital technology, four available PA configurations (16:64PR, 32:64PR, 16:128PR or 32:128PR) are offered as software options.

Along with Xpair Cloud Remote Access and Export to CSV, the FMC-TFM gives access to FMC recording of the acoustic information, and TFM imaging phased array probe.

Typical applications include Weld Inspection, Crack Detection, Corrosion Mapping, Aerospace and Composite Testing.


prisma

The prisma ultrasonic flaw detector offers the end use, outstanding performance in the field together with the flexibility and capability to step up from using a high-end ultrasonic flaw detector to an instrument with phased array functionality.

All models have TOFD capability on board, together with excellent reporting output.

Typical applications are broad but include Weld inspection, Corrosion Mapping, Aerospace and Composite Testing.


Masterscan D-70

The Masterscan name has always assured the technician of robust instrument construction combined with exceptional performance.

Features can be added and upgrades performed in the working environment, reducing downtime and increasing working flexibility. High levels of near surface resolution, penetrating power (450V pulser - square and spike) and excellent signal to noise ration are key functions in the Masterscan range.

This instrument offers the inspector a fully capable and functional set of tools and software for inspection across all applications. Capabilities include encoded B-Scan, Advanced Thickness logging and Dryscan capability in a portable enclosure.

Typical applications are Weld Fabrication, Corrosion Detection, Composite Inspection, Bond Testing, Forgings and Castings, Power Generation (including EMATS and general UT inspection).


Masterscan 700m

The Masterscan name has always assured the technician of robust instrument construction combined with exceptional performance.

Features can be added and upgrades performed in the working environment, reducing downtime and increasing working flexibility. High levels of near surface resolution, penetrating power (450V pulser - square and spike) and excellent signal to noise ratio are key functions in the Masterscan range.

The Masterscan 700M offers the end user a high end narrowband flaw detector with a full VGA display, sync and proportional outputs, sync input and a Spike and Square Pulser.

Typical applications are Weld Fabrication, Corrosion Detection, Composite Inspection, Bond Testing, Forgings & Castings, Power Generation (including EMATS) and general UT inspection.

Sitescan D-50

Sonatest Sitescan Flaw Detectors have always meant highly reliable, technician focused flaw detection equipment and this model builds on that tradition.

The Sitescan D-50 offers the end user an entry level broadband flaw detector in the popular and portable casing of the established D-Series; with a full VGA display, a 50nS (Spike) 200V, a Pulser 0.5dB gain resolution and an optional rubber boot.

Typical applications are Weld Fabrication, Corrosion Detection, Forgings & Castings and general UT inspection.

Sitescan 500S

Sonatest Sitescan Flaw Detectors have always meant highly reliable, technician focused and this range continues this tradition.

The Sitescan 500S offers the end user an entry level broad band flaw detector with full VGA display, sync and proportional outputs and a 50nS (Spike) 200V Pulser.

Typical applications are Weld Fabrication, Corrosion Detection, Forgings & Castings and general UT inspection.

UTStudio+

Compatible with Sonatest veo+ and prisma instruments, UTStudio+ is a PC-based software application useful to design inspection configurations, analyise data and produce reports.

UTstudio+ makes inspection data management easy.
Loaded with a comprehensive user interface, data analysis and setup file construction becomes natural and straight forward. From customised views to additional gates, measurement tools or refined colour palettes, UTstudio+ helps you generate extended reports and much more.

Suitable for FMC-TFM, phased array and conventional ultrasonic technologies, UTstudio+ is able to accomplish amazing things and get the job done for a multitude of simple to advanced applications.

Moreover, as part of the package Sonatest offers one FREE UTStudio licence with each instrument delivery.

UTview makes data sharing and collaboration easy.
Loaded with a comprehensive user interface, inspection data and results are now freely accessible to anyone who wants to review them. From customised views to additional gates, measurement tools or refines colour palettes, UTview helps sharing results with collaborators to get the job done faster.

Suitable for FMC-TFM, phased array and conventional ultrasonic technologies, UTview is able to accomplish amazing things along the side of its big sister UTstudio+.

UTLity

Compatible with latest Sonatest Masterscan and Sitescan series instruments, UTLity is a PC-based software providing everything you need to manage your inspection data as well as your instruments.

UTLity
Is a FREE version which gives the technician the ability to view, move and manage Calibrations, A-Scans, B-Scans and Thickness Logs both on the instrument and on the PC. With this version, it is also possible to create customised inspection report templates, cut and paste information to other applications and create printable pdf documents.

Main functionalities include:

  • Load, store, manage files both on the PC and on a connected flaw detector;Save, analyse, colour code and export Thickness logging data to spreadsheets/asset management software;
  • Update the Flaw Detector Software and Firmware as and when updates become available on our website.

UTLity Pro

Is the "professional" option and works in conjunction with the Corrosion Software option of an instrument providing the end user with the ability to create and manage inspection plans, location notes, historical thickness readings and other asset management information as required.

Main functionalities include:

  • Set up inspection plan (grid) templates, notes and labels;
  • Import previous readings into an inspection plan;
  • Export inspection plan data to a spreadsheets or to plant maintenance databases.

Xpair

REACH - COLLABORATE - RESOLVE

Xpair opens the doors of true mobility in the NDT market.
Xpair is a PC-based software application solution to manage data transfer and remote control of instruments in the field wherever a network connection is available. Moreover, with the Xpair Cloud option, a user can access and remotely pilot the instrument of a colleague located 1000s of km away using a mobile or wired internet connection.

Xpair solution is compatible with:

  • veo+
  • prisma
  • veo 16:64
  • veo 16:128

RSflite

Fast, integrated and portable, this is an optimal inspection solution for the composite industry

Ultrasonic Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) has helped engineers inspect all sorts of composite materials for years. Whether it be traditional aluminium laminates or today's more complex carbon fibre-based composites, ultrasonic NDT technology has the ability to acoustically see through these parts and create complete inspection maps. Comprehensive volumetric integrity reports can be generated and supported by imaging reports that are as easy to interpret as traditional X-Ray.

Active with key industry leaders for more than 60 years, Sonatest is proud to present the new generation RapidScan: the RSflite linear scanning instrument.

Thickness Gauges

Corrosion Gauges

AlphaGage+ Series

The AlphaGage+ series is a range of hand-held ultrasonic thickness gauges available for corrosion, precision or combined for both.

The Sonatest AlphaGage+ series is definitely a key asset for inspectors, maintenance operators or QA technicians looking to measure essentially any engineering material thickness as it combines years of ultrasonic design and knowhow.

Packaged in an extremely rugged and ergonomic hand held enclosure, the AlphaGage+ is a versatile piece of equipment as it can be used to perform integrity assessment of metal steel works affected by erosion or corrosion processes as well as measure precisely the thickness of critical pieces of equipment which have very strict quality control requirements.

T-Gage V Series

The T-Gage V series encompasses a range of hand held ultrasonic instruments that are specifically designed to measure the remaining wall thickness of primary steel structures.

There are three levels of models; the T-Gage VB, T-Gage V and the T-Gage VDL. A colour display (C) or A/B-Scan functionality (W) can be added to the T-Gage V & VDL, by simply adding C or W to the model number. The T-Gage V series offers features that make your job simpler and interpretation of on site data faster and easier to interpret.

Typical applications include: Boiler Tubes, Pressure Vessels, Storage Tanks, Ship Hulls, Containers, OIl Tanks, Pipes, Steam Lines, Compressors, Shafts, Bridge Pins, Bond Inspection.

Sonagage IV

The Sonagage IV is ideal for the operator that tests a few different materials regularly and contains 8 velocities of common materials and two velocities that the user can set using a simple software program.

Typical applications include: Corrosion & Pitting, Tube & Pipe, Tanks & Boilers, Pressure Vessels, Storage Tanks, Ship Hulls, Glass & Plastic.

B-Gage

The B-Gage is an easy to use and economical hand held variable velocity ultrasonic thickness meter.

Typical application materials include: metals, plastic glass, ceramics and any material which will satisfactorily conduct ultrasound.


Steelgage II

The Steelgage II is the perfect choice for testing steel day after day. The Steelgage II is set with a single material velocity, simply turn it on and measure.

The display is easy to read, even in poor light conditions, with a bar graph giving an indication of the stability of the reading.

Typical applications include: Corrosion & Pitting, Tube & Pipe, Tanks, Boilers, Glass and a variety of other applications.


Sonagage III

The Sonagage III is ideal for the person that tests a few different materials regularly. Containing eight velocities of common materials and two velocities that the user can set using a simple software program.

The Sonagage III is packaged in an all metal cases, sealed with gaskets, which makes this gauge the perfect choice for use in the harshest of environments.

Typical applications include: Corrosion & Pitting, Tube & Pipe, Tanks, Boilers, Glass and a variety of other applications.


T-Gage IV Series

The T-Gage IV Series has been designed and built for use in the harshest of industry conditions. The features offered allow the user to select a quality tool that will meet their specific application needs.

Other models within this range include the T-Gage IV+, T-Gage IV DL, T-Gage IV MM and the T-Gage IV MM DL.

Typical applications include: Corrosion & Pitting, Tube & Pipe, Tanks & Boilers, Glass, Plastics- polypropylene etc (T-Gage IV+/DL only) and a variety of other applications.


CT Gage Series

The CT Gage Range has been designed as a multi-purpose ultrasonic material and coating thickness instrument with a wide range of features..

The CT-Gage is able to simultaneously and independently measure the material and the coating thickness, or switch to the time based B-Scan view to see a cross section view of the material you are inspecting.

A custom calibration configuration for both the material and coating types offers extreme linearity.

The CT-Gage DL includes all of the above features but it also equipped with a Data Logger. The Data Logger consists of two file formats; Sequential logging with auto identifiers and an alpha-numeric grid. The DL can store 16,000+ readings, with B-Scan captures, recording all the gauge's settings and features, or turn the graphics mode off and store over 210,000 readings!

The CT-Gage DL+ enables A-Scan measurements to be taken and stored. This model also includes Time Corrected Gain features.

The CT-Gage DL+ C includes all of the above features but is also equipped with a High speed colour screen option with a screen option with a screen refresh rate of 60 Hz.

Precision Gauges

AlphaGage+ Precision

The Sonatest AlphaGage+ instrument uses single element transducers in Pulse-Echo configuration in order to measure to higher accuracy than corrosion gages and meet very strict quality control requirements as in the Aerospace and Automotive industries.

With a wide offering of quality probes, delay line wedges and software options, the Sonatest precision gauge offering is very versatile.

Typical applications include:

  • Steel
  • Aluminium
  • Glass
  • Plastic
  • Rubber

Microgage III Series

The Microgage III Series of portable precision thickness gauges are available with monochrome and colour displays, with or without A-Scan capability.

All instruments across the range are field upgradeable, allowing the operator to opt for extra features further down the line, without returning the instrument to the factory.

Microgage II

The Microgage II is a simple to use hand-held precision Thickness Gauge designed with the user in mind, producing fast and accurate readings.

The variety of features offered by the Microgage II allows the user to select a quality tool that will exceed their application needs.

The Echo-to-Echo allows measurement to the thickness of materials without removing paint or coatings.

The plastics version with graphite tip makes the Microgage II/P an ideal tool for plastics manufacturing.

The Microgage II and II/P are packaged in all metal cases, sealed with gaskets, which make these gauges the perfect choice for use in the harshest of environments.


Microgage VX

The Microgage VX is fitted with an adjustable square wave pulser, which provides the flexibility necessary for both high resolution and penetration requirements.

Coating Gauges

Sonacoat III

The Sonacoat III is compact and lightweight with multifunctional menu driven performance for fast, practical and precise Coating Thickness Measurement with separate exchangeable probes.

It can be used for all types of varnish, paint and electroplated coatings on iron and steel and non-ferrous metals and on austenitic stainless steels.


Sonacoat Easy FN

The Sonacoat Easy FN is designed for flat, practical and accurate non destructive coating thickness measurement.

A dual purpose innovative gauge used for measurement on steel and non-ferrous metals with automatic substrate recognition, activating the appropriate measuring procedure.


Sonacoat Easy F

The Sonacoat Easy F measures the thickness of coatings on steel up to 1.4 mm.

Ideal for Paint and Powder coatings, Paint Shops, Automotive and Ship Building e.g. verification of zinc coatings under paintwork.

Sonacoat P

The Sonacoat P provides fast, non-destructive, accurate coating measurements on steel and non-ferrous metals.

It is not only paintwork thickness and other coatings you can measure. You can also obtain valuable information concerning the coating structure, such as paint top coats or body fillers. When measured thickness value clearly exceeds the standard paintwork thickness, this would indicate the use of filler material for repair work or repainting.

Ideal for car dealers, paint shops and inspectors.

Specialised Products

Railscan 125+

For more than 30 years the Railscan name has meant exceptional performance with class-leading design within the rail infrastructure market. The new Sonatest Railscan 125+ flaw detector delivers a higher level of near-surface resolution and penetrating power into a portable and rugged enclosure. It also offers more measuring capabilities than its predecessors for rail applications such as:

  • rail walking stick inspection solutions
  • rail manual defect sizing
  • rail bottom depth measurements

SonaCam

SonaCam is a mobile and ergonomic ultrasound camera system designed for NDT inspection of CFRP (Carbon Fibre Reinforced Plastics).

A unique dry and wet transducer technology with high performance signalling electronics creates high-resolution 2D and 3D images of suspected damage areas.


Pipecheck Analyse

Fully compatible with Sonatest's ultrasonic testing instruments, Pipecheck sets a new standard of reliability and efficiency for pipeline integrity assessment teams.

With the help of Sonatest encoded corrosion mapping solutions like the WP2/veo+ package or a manual technique with the MASTERSCAN series, NDT inspectors can directly benefit from the Pipecheck software's rigorous analysis power to calculate a pipe's bust pressure based on the wall deterioration.

This comprehensive solution provides the best solution on the market whether the need is for internal corrosion assessments, ILI correlations or true wall thickness assessments (when combined to the power of portable 3D scanners).

RSflite Composite Solution

Fast, integrated and portable, this is an optimal inspection solution for the composite industry

Ultrasonic Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) has helped engineers inspect all sorts of composite materials for years. Whether it be traditional aluminium laminates or today's more complex carbon fibre-based composites, ultrasonic NDT technology has the ability to acoustically see through these parts and create complete inspection maps. Comprehensive volumetric integrity reports can be generated and supported by imaging reports that are as easy to interpret as traditional X-Ray.

Active with key industry leaders for more than 60 years, Sonatest is proud to present the new generation RapidScan: the RSflite, UTmap and WheelProbe2 linear array solution.

WheelProbes

WheelProbe 2

The WheelProbe 2 is proving to be unrivalled in the field of composite inspection and corrosion monitoring in terms of speed and ease of use, in addition to achieving excellent results.

Typical applications included: Corrosion Mapping, Marine Inspection, Aerospace Fuselage, Aerospace Large Area scanning and Automotive Testing.


Single Element WheelProbe

The Single Element WheelProbe uses Sonatest rubber technology for near-dry ultrasonic coupling.

Using a single element 15 mm immersion probe, the Single Element WheelProbe is designed to operate between 1 MHz and 10 MHz and is available with a low pressure 38 mm tyre and a higher pressure 25 mm tyre.

It is complete with an optical positioning encoder and can be connected to any conventional flaw detector.

Scanners

Composite Inspections

C-Clamp - Universal Encoder

The C-Clamp encoder is an economical universal accessory for single axis inspections requiring no tools for setup and operation. Ideally suited to linear manual phased array inspections it can also fit a broad range of ultrasonic transducers and wedges. The compact design allows use in areas with limited access.

The C-Clamp encoder arms can be quickly adjusted to the tramsducer or wedge width and then locked and clamped with thumbscrews. The waterproof wheel encoder is then fitted either behind or alongside the clamp dependent upon the inspection needs. The encoder is spring loaded onto the surface with the spring tension adjustable via the attachment thumb screw.

This simple and versatile encoding device is ideal for single-axis manual phased array inspections including: Pipe and Vessel welds, Bolt hole crack detection, Linear array corrosion mapping, B and C-scans.

Standard Flat Plate Weld


STIX - Upgradable Weld Scanner

Upgradable solution to scan circular pipe welds using TOFD, Phased Array or combined techniques at your fingertips!

This exclusive modular approach starts from a simple and functional STIX 2 wedge magnetic scanner that can be upgraded to fit any required configurations by adding one of the modular options.

Any Sonatest Phased Array and TOFD wedges can be accommodated and the integrated latch allows easy PCS (Probe Centre Spacing) adjustments and scanner installation. A Park brake is provided to hold the scanner in any desired location. All the wheels (magnetic or not) are coated with urethane to prevent foreign debris from hindering smooth rolling of the scanner.

Each STIX system includes a spring loaded module to ensure accurate positioning. The encoder output is fully compatible with Sonatest instruments.

MultiMag

This manually-operated magnetic scanner is ideal for weld inspection of steel pipes using multiple probes including phased array, TOFD and pulse echo. The MultiMag can be used on 3" pipes up to flat plate. The compact scanner is highly versatile and can carry up to four ultrasonic probes.

The MultiMag can operate with any multi-channel flaw detection system. It includes a sprung-loaded wheel encoder that is wired to suit the customer's instrumentation.
Optional accessories include a guide chain to maintain scanner alignment and direction or a laser guide for the operator to track a weld line by eye.

Odi

The Odi encoder is used to provide encoded position of a probe along the scan axis/ The small size of the Odi makes it a perfect tool for hard to access areas or where space is limited.

The Odi has a clamp system so it can be used with any manufacturer's wedge and probe combination. This also allows it to be clamped to a scanning frame to provide encoded position.

C-Clamp - Universal Encoder

The C-Clamp encoder is an economical universal accessory for single axis inspections requiring no tools for setup and operation. Ideally suited to linear manual phased array inspections it can also fit a broad range of ultrasonic transducers and wedges. The compact design allows use in areas with limited access.

The C-Clamp encoder arms can be quickly adjusted to the tramsducer or wedge width and then locked and clamped with thumbscrews. The waterproof wheel encoder is then fitted either behind or alongside the clamp dependent upon the inspection needs. The encoder is spring loaded onto the surface with the spring tension adjustable via the attachment thumb screw.

This simple and versatile encoding device is ideal for single-axis manual phased array inspections including: Pipe and Vessel welds, Bolt hole crack detection, Linear array corrosion mapping, B and C-scans.

Odi-II

The Odi-II is used to provide encoded position of two probes along the scan axis and its small size makes it a perfect tool for manual TOFD scanning.

The Odi-II uses Jireh's standard probe holder arms, which are compatible with most manufacturer's wedge and probe combinations. It is also available with a variety of encoder output cable options, making it compatible with most major UT instruments. The Odi-II is the perfect solution to carry out manual TOFD scans.

Rotix

The ROTIX - Chain Weld Scanner kit is designed to provide encoded position of probes circumferentially around piping for weld inspection on ferrous or non-ferrous inspection surfaces.

It is completely configurable for phased array, TOFD and conventional UT with single or multiple probes. Since this package includes a set of 8 magnetic wheels, this scanner can also perform inspection without the chain on ferrous materials like a standard magnetic scanner.

MagMan Scanner

This manually-operated magnetic wheeled scanner is ideal for weld inspection of pipes using multiple probes including phased array, TOFD and pulse-echo.

The MagMan can be used on 1.5" pipes up to flat plate. This robust scanner can carry up to twelve ultrasonic probes.

Stix - Long Seam Weld Scanner

The STIX - Long Seam WELD scanner is specially designed to translate Phased Array and/or TOFD probes along both sides of a pipe longitudinal seam weld.Available in two versions, this magnetic scanner can handle 2 or 4 probe wedges for longitudinal scanning down to a 150 mm (6 in) pipe diameter. It can also handle flat surface inspection as well as circumferential scanning down to 275 mm (10 in) pipe diameter.

Swift

Swift is a compact single axis, magnetic wheeled scanner that holds a pair of TOFD or Phased Array probes for weld inspection. This low profile scanner operates on 3" pipe (Ø88.9 mm) up to flat.

The Swift provides a simple scanner design capable of accurate high performance inspections in difficult-access areas and comes complete with a spring-loaded waterproof wheel encoder to provide accurate position recording for defect sizing of welds.

Small Pipe Circumferential Weld

Bracelet - Bore Pipe Weld Scanner

This manually operated belt scanner is the ultimate scanning aid for phased array inspection of circumferential welds in small bore pipework.

This lightweight and low-profile scanner is extremely easy to set up and use for weld testing on pipe sizes from 0.5" to 4". The Bracelet is compatible with industry standard miniature phased array transducers and is designed to be used in areas of limited access with a scanner height of 13 mm.

Transducers

Compression

There are four different offering in single and dual "straight beam″ transducers:

Contact

Applied directly to the flat surfaces of the test material or object, this range of single element transducers are commonly used to measure thickness and to detect flaws on plates, bars, forgings, casting and extrusions. Standard ranges of single compression transducers are available with different frequencies and damping specifications to fit the purpose of the application. The crystal and casing dimensions are also important, per example a smaller diameter can be applied to test slightly curved surfaces and the inclusion of a magnet can hold the transducer to ferrous surfaces.

Twin Crystal

A twin compression transducer is a mix between a contact and a delay line because both crystals (P&C) sit on two very thin, slightly angulated wedges facing each other. These are primarily used to measure thickness, detect flaws and corrosion in thin materials, especially where near surface resolution is required. This range is also ideal for use in general and critical weld inspection.

Delay Line

Delay Line transducers transmit and receive sound waves with one element, coupled to the surface as with compression transducers. The crystal is held off from the test piece surface by a delay block, allowing the inspection to be carried out very close to the test piece surface.

Immersion

Immersion transducers are mainly used for mechanised or automatic systems and in principle, operate in the same way as standard contact compression transducers. Immersion applications take place in immersion tanks filled with water, where the test object is placed on a turntable or roller system so that the object is moved at a constant speed past the transducer. Applications include flaw detection in metal or composite parts inspecting bond testing or online thickness gauging, C-scan or B-scan imaging of components.

Angle Beam

Angle Beam Transducers allow the sound beam to be introduced into the test material at an angle. Plastic wedges of controlled geometry are attached to the transducer active element in order to establish the desired angle. Sonatest wedges are precision engineered to produce a refracted shear wave within the test object at specific angles. Frequent applications include weld testing, forgings, castings, shafts, cracks - radial and corrosion.

Through Transmission

Operating in through transmission mode using two transducers, the soft tipped transducers are for use with Sonatest Dryscan capabilities available on flaw detectors such as the Masterscan or Prisma series. Applications include the testing of composites, rubber, wood, ceramics and friction material. No surface preparation is required for the majority of applications and it is an ideal solution for test specimens with complex shapes. The roller probes (RP) are mainly used where automated testing is required.

Phased Array

Sonatest offers a wide offering of phased array transducers in three different lines:

X-Series

The X-Series range offers a broader choice in transducer specifications (frequency, element size and quantity) together with the assurance of industry standard configurations. All X-Series transducers are now delivered with an integral 2.5 m cable and a quick I-PEX latch connector including an adapter bracket that is compatible with any standard I-PEX instrument. Other length and connector options are available upon request.

DAAH

Recognised for its high quality and performance for more than 10 years, the DAAH (Detachable Active Array Head) range provides a unique phased array transducer solution by splitting the array from the cable. This concept also yields advantages in cost at purchase but also for maintenance in the long run as a cable is much less expensive to repair then replacing a phased array probe.

There are two type of DAAH cable sockets, the compact D1 and the larger D5 that fit respective DAAH probe sub-family. All DAAH cables are delivered with an integral 2 m cable, a single probe socket and a quick I-PEX latch connector including an adapter bracket that is compatible with any standard I-PEX instrument. The cables can also be delivered with a dual socket option, eliminating the need for phased array splitter box. Sonatest offers a special customization service for DAAH cables, indeed other length and connector options are available upon request.

Stringer

Developed in consultation with aerospace manufacturers for scanning long stringer components where access to the stringer radius is critical. Using a solid hard-wearing rubber shoe, and moulded plastic hand grip, this transducer is also suited to scanning large curved parts. The stringer transducer range can be supplied with different frequencies, a standard 64 or larger 112 element array and is delivered with one or two high resolution encoders to ensure 100% coverage at each end of the part to inspect.

Couplant

Sonagel Range

The Sonagel range is designed for use on all types of metallic surface and is especially suited to solving the problems of rough, pitted, uneven surfaces allowing smooth probe movement during testing. The thixotropic properties of this couplant give excellent wetting and acoustic transmission and do not allow the product to flow all over the test area. This makes it very economical to use as you only cover the working area and not the whole piece, and is especially suitable for vertical and overhead surfaces.

Sonagel incorporates chemicals, which allow very slow drying even at elevated temperatures, whilst being free of VOC's and other hazardous materials. However, it does contain a special tracer dye to enable areas to be checked for coverage but the couplant is still very easily removed with gentle water washing or solvent wipes.

Sonagel W

This couplant is designed for use on all types of metallic surface and is especially suited to solving the problems of rough, pitted, uneven surfaces to allow smooth probe movement during testing.

The thixotropic properties of this couplant give excellent wetting and acoustic transmission and do not allow the product to flow all over the test area; and so is very economical to use as you only cover the working area not the whole piece.

Sonagel D1

Sonagel D1 is designed for use on all types of metallic surface and is especially suited to rough, pitted, uneven surfaces allowing smooth probe movement during testing. The thixotropic properties of this couplant give excellent wetting and acoustic transmission and do not allow the product to flow all over the test area. This makes it very economical to use as you only cover the working area and not the whole piece, and is especially suitable for vertical and overhead surfaces.

Sonagel O

This product is designed for use on all types of metallic surface and is especially suited to solving the problems of rough, pitted, uneven surfaces allowing smooth probe movement during testing.

The thixotropic properties of this couplant give excellent wetting and acoustic transmission and do not allow the produce to flow all over the test area. This makes it very economical to use as you only cover the working area and not the whole piece and is especially suitable for vertical and overhead surfaces.

Sonagel LTHT

This product is designed for use on all types of metallic surface and allows smooth probe movement during testing, at elevated temperatures. This gives good probe contact and acoustic transmission and prevents flow over the test area. It is very economical to use as you only cover the working area and not the whole piece

Accessories

Calibration Blocks

Calibration Blocks, or standards, for ultrasonic testing come in many shapes and sizes. The type of calibration block depends upon the NDE application and the form and shape of the subject being tested.

The material of the Reference Block should be the same as the material being inspected and the artificially induced flaw should closely resemble that of the actual flaw that the operator is testing for.

Radiographic

X-Ray Film

Industrex M100

M100 film is an ASTM E 1815 Class I and EN 584-1 Class II film that offers very fine grain with extremely high contrast and definition and its versatile as it can be used with direct x-rays or with lead screens.

Carestream Industrex M100 film is available in a wide range of sizes and packaging formats and is designed for applications such as:

  • Aircraft Inspection
  • Composites (fibre reinforced)
  • Pipelines
  • Welded Fabrication

And many more application sectors.

Industrex MX125

MX125 film incorporates Carestream's patented T-Grain Emulsion technology. This medium speed film offers very fine grain and high contrast. Its excellent sensitivity makes it perfect for high-energy critical radiography. You can use it with direct x-rays or with lead foil screens. This film is classified as ASTM E 1815 Class 1.

Industrex MX125 film is available in a wide range of sizes and packaging formats and is designed for applications such as:

  • Aircraft Inspection
  • Nuclear Applications
  • Electrical Applications
  • Forensics
  • Pipelines
  • Composites, fibre-reinforced
  • Welded Fabrications

And many more application sectors.

Industrex T200

T200 film is our fastest ASTM E 1815 Class 1 and EN584-1 Class 4 rated film. This film is a medium speed, high contrast film with very fine grain. T200 film can withstand high temperatures and its less susceptible to handling and static artic facts. It is also versatile which can be used with direct x-rays or with lead screens.

Carestream Industrex T200 film is available in a wide range of sizes and packaging formats and is designed for applications such as:

  • Aircraft Inspection
  • Castings
  • Composites (fibre reinforced)
  • Pipelines
  • Welded Fabrication

And many more application sectors.

Industrex AA400

AA400 film is an ASTM E 1815 Class II and EN 584-1 Class 5 rated film. This film offers high speed, high contrast film with fine grain image. AA400 is an incredibly robust film and can withstand high temperatures and it is less susceptible to handling and static artic facts. So you get what toy need whatever conditions you are working under.

Carestream Industrex AA400 film is available in a wide range of sizes and packaging formats and is designed for applications such as:

  • Aircraft Inspection
  • Nuclear Applications
  • Archaeological Artefacts
  • Pipelines
  • Concrete
  • Munitions

And many more application sectors.

Industrex DR50

DR50 is classified as ASTM E 1815 Class Special and EN 584 Class 1. DR50 is an extremely durable slow speed with very fine grain. It can withstand high temperature and high humidity and resists both handling and static artefacts.

Carestream Industrex film is available in a range of sizes and packaging formats and is designed for applications such as:

  • Aircraft Inspection
  • Composite (fibre-reinforced)
  • Welded Fabrication

And many more application sectors.

Industrex HS800

HS800 offers high speed high contrast with Carestream's T-Grain Emulsion Technology. This medium grain film can be processed in automatic processing chemicals in the short 5 minute cycle or a manual 2 minute cycle. With a cold image tone and high gloss finish you get the image you need, whatever the conditions.

Carestream Industrex HS800 film is available in a range of sizes and packaging formats and is designed for application such as:

  • Thick-wall castings
  • Concrete
  • Pipeline and lay barge applications
  • Bridges
  • Construction

Carestream Industrex Chemicals

Industrex LO Fixer and Replenisher

Industrex LO Fixer and Replenisher is recommended for all NDT and Industrial imaging films. It offers improved archivability, great for automatic and manual processing and can be used in chemical auto mixers.

Industrex Single Part Developer Replenisher

Ideal for 5-minute automatic or 4-minute manual cycles for processing of all NDT films. Single Part Developer Replenisher is an all-in-one developer and replenisher; it is only necessary to add water to the proper dilution.

Carestream Industrex Processors

Carestream Industrex M43ic Processor 2

Designed for high volume NDT customers, this processor provides multiple processing cycles and dry-to-dry processing in as little as two minutes. The processor also comes standard with integrated closed-loop chiller to ensure consistent temperature in hot environments or when water supply is not temperature controlled to further enhanced capability and image quality in harsh NDT environments.

Carestream Industrex M37 Plus Processor

This table top processor is ideal for automatic processing in mid-volume facilities. While compact, it offers the output you need and the excellent image quality and reliability you demand. The processor ensures totally automatic film handling and supports nine programmable-controlled processing channels thats allows for flexibility in your day-to-day NDT film production.

Industrex Digital Imaging Plates


Industrex Digital Imaging Plates

These Digital Imaging Plates offer the flexibility of film without the need for wet processing. This lets you capture and read images quickly and easily, both in the field and in the lab. INDUSTREX Digital Imaging Plates are a natural fit for computed radiography in Non-Destructive Testing applications.

INDUSTREX Digital Imaging plates are designed for applications such as:

  • Castings
  • Erosion and Corrosion
  • Pipeline Inspection
  • Welded Fabrication

And many more application sectors.

Carestream Digital Systems

Carestream HPX Pro

The HPX-PRO CR system is built for high image quality, improved productivity and extreme portability. Thus next-generation system is a lightweight, portable CR imaging solution that is quick to deploy and rapidly produces high-quality images utilizing a new single-pass scan/erase protocol.

The HPX-PRO's software incorporates a new user interface designed to get you set-up and imaging fast, with batch mode capability to keep in pace with extreme process conditions like pipeline imaging. The new software tools also provide quick image analysis and customised reporting for generating unique customer reports in seconds. From hardware to software, to deep in the field and instant image sharing, the HPX-PRO is a complete system, designed to improve productivity.

Carestream HPX1-Plus

The HPX-1 Plus offers many improvements. Improved optics for better imaging, up to 30% faster throughput on long saturated plates (very high exposure), an improved imaging plate transport system to protect imaging plates, higher mechanical reliability and a more user-friendly DICONDE compliant software for the best experience in digital imaging.

The HPX-1 Plus is a full width CR reader capable of running extra long imaging plates, The system has a wide dynamic range with high sensitivity, making it ideal for almost any type of imaging application. Whether you're using a gamma or X-ray source, the HPX1-Plus' high sensitivity can help reduce shot time. It shows exceptional performance in weld applications, delivering weld-quality images consistently and dependably.

The complete system ships pre-configured and is ready to operate with a few simple connections. The powerful, easy-to-learn software and intuitive interface minimizes training time; your operators will be up and running fast.

WAVE

Overview

What if you could tailor the settings on your UT device and alter it to your own process and people’s needs? An instrument where all the useful parameters are pre-set and available in less than two clicks? Now you can.

Introducing WAVE by Sonatest. It integrates the latest technologies available in order to create a revolution in the ultrasonic non-destructive testing equipment market.
Not only is it innovative, but the customisable interface also optimises the daily workflow, and a unique and embedded interactive scan plan, with ray-tracing capability and simulation tools, consolidates your results.

Its wifi capability allows you to access it anywhere in the field, eases data transfer, application installation and manages calibration date and software version.

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