How to Simplify Welds NDT Inspection Using Total Focusing Method (TFM) and Phased-Array UT (PAUT)



M2M is strengthening its range of field equipment with MANTIS, a light and economical version of GEKKO using the same technologies and software interface Capture. With a 16:64 pulsers receivers architecture, MANTIS combines standard PAUT, conventional UT, TOFD and real-time Total Focusing Method (TFM). 

- PAUT | sectorial, linear & compound scanning

- Conventional UT channels | pulse-echo & dual techniques

- TOFD | time-of-flight diffraction with lateral wave straightening

- TFM | total focusing method in real-time for expertise 64:64 parallel channels

- ISO & ASTM code compliant

Weld inspection 2PA + TOFD using flaw detector MANTIS

Boiler tube inspection using compact flaw detector MANTIS ©M2M

High-speed inspection for corrosion inspection using flaw detector MANTIS ©M2M



- Real-time TFM

- Onboard PAUT calculator for all geometries

- Compound scanning

- Multi-group configurations

- High PRF

- Up to 3 encoded axes

- ISO & ASTM code compliant

m2m Mantis PAUT 16:64PR small portable flaw detector



Capture software has been developed for all-level operators. The step-by-step interface is intuitive and simplifies the menus to reduce the risk for errors.

- Intuitive interface, step by step app design

- 3-click TCG, TCG save and import

- 3-click material velocity

- 3-click probe balancing

- 3-click wedge calibration

- Onboard library of probes, wedges & scanners

- Onboard library of geometries and weld preps

- Application oriented templates



- 800% amplitude dynamic

- Cumulated volume views

- TOFD lateral wave linearization

- Customizable inspection report

- Dedicated analysis tools

- Fast Ethernet file transfer

- PC data analysis with CAPTURE


How to Simplify Welds NDT Inspection Using Total Focusing Method (TFM) and Phased-Array UT (PAUT)

Girth-weld inspections require numerous parameters to be specified on most flaw detectors, and the M2M Gekko and its user interface (Capture) solve these challenges. Using off-the-shelf probes, the NDT inspector can quickly configure his unit, scan and analyze the collected data with confidence.
In this webinar, you’ll learn:
• How fast Capture makes it easy to get ready to scan using ultrasonic techniques such as total focusing methods (TFM) and phased-array (PAUT), how streamlined is the analysis of TFM data and how chosen approaches compare.
• How adding TFM to a PAUT unit overcome limitations of each technique
• A case study: girth-weld inspection setup, data acquisition and analysis overview

And much more! Come and discover our state-of-the-art inspection innovations to significantly improve and ease your work!