Oil & Gas


Phased-array bolt inspection with Gekko

By Frederic Reverdy, M2M Product Sales Specialist at Eddyfi Technologies We detected a 0.5-mm high crack hidden in the threads of a long bolt (400mm). We used a 10L64-G3 probe positioned on […]


Pitting detection with TFM and MANTIS

Here is a comparison of a linear scanning using 8 elements focused close to the backwall and a TFM using 64 elements with 5L64 probe. The gain is set to […]


Austenitic welds

Ultrasonic inspection of austenitic welds is qualified for in-service inspection since beginning of 2000’s. Implementation of the solution based on the GEKKO associated to DMA probe makes work easier and […]


PAUT T-joint inspection

CRACK DETECTION IN A T-JOINT   Crack detection in a T-joint using GEKKO. We are looking at a 5-mm under-bead crack in one of the fillets. The probe is positioned […]


Inconel weld-inspection

Using Total Focusing Method (TFM) for the inspection of inconel weld, a extended vizualisation area is obtained. Defects are detected close to the top and bottom surfaces. ©Karl Deutsch


Weld inspection

This article shows a video of a multi-group weld inspection, using 2 phased-array and a pair of TOFD probes. With a PRF up to 20 kHZ and the streamlined CAPTURE […]


Screw thread inspection

27-mm long screw thread inspection with TFM technique. Optimal resolution is obtained along the thread. Probe: PA, 5 MHz, 64 elements and a Pitch of 1.8mm. ©Karl Deutsch


Flange corrosion

TFM and PAUT combined on flange face corrosion: A dedicated application developed by Buffalo Inspection. GEKKO and the TFM function allows high POD and clear result interpretation.    


Cladded samples

GEKKO can inspect cladded materials using dual matrix arrays and/or TFM with the full 64-element aperture.