Metallurgy


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 […]


Tube inspection

This system has been installed to inspect 100% of stainless steel pipes. GERMANY ©KARL DEUTSCH


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 […]


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


Multi-group weld inspection using MANTIS

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 […]


Y-joint inspection

By Frédéric REVERDY, Business Development Manager in M2M A while back we had a post about a T-joint inspection with GEKKO. We just received a nice carbon steel Y-joint from Sonaspection […]


Surface breaking crack characterization with TFM

By Frédéric REVERDY, Business Development Manager in M2M A while back I had a post about surface breaking crack characterization using TFM on calibrated notches (read here). This post showed […]

Surface breaking crack characterization with TFM

Nozzle inspection on GEKKO

By Frédéric REVERDY, Business Development Manager in M2M Ultrasonic Inspection of nozzles has always been a challenge due to the geometrical complexity of the component, the changing surface curvature and […]


Welds

Welds are often critical parts to inspect. They are subject to huge constrains and have to be inspected with NDT techniques. Phased-array technologies provide a wide range of solutions for […]

weld inspection M2M Mantis phased array UT NDT

Corrosion

Corrosion can induce wall thickness and pitting. Challenge is to map fast with high accuracy and high probability of detection.The GEKKO, associated to 2 axis-scanner, offers the best solution for […]


Corrosion mapping improvement

(Portuguese version only) Avanço da monitoração da corrosão pela técnica ultrassônica phased array FMC/TFM   SINOPSE A contínua monitoração do estado da corrosão presente em equipamentos do setor óleo e […]


Thick-plate inspection

Thick-plate inspection The inspection of thick plates of large dimensions is a productivity challenge. While satisfying high-resolution requirements for defect detection and sizing (AA class, aerospace grade), the inspection speed […]