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Anwar Aziz Faruqui
Director, -
GLOBAL NDE SERVICES, Pakistan, Joined Apr 2007, 12

Anwar Aziz Faruqui

Director, -
GLOBAL NDE SERVICES,
Pakistan,
Joined Apr 2007
12
09:35 Apr-16-2011
Ultrasonic Thickness Measurement Probe of 3.0 mm Dia.

We are in need of an Ultrasonic Thickness Measurement Probe of 3.0 mm diameter for taking the thickness measurements in between the fins around the Boiler Tubes. The maximum distance inbetween the fins is 4.0mm. The depth of the fins around the Boiler tubes is 8.0mm. Can any body suggest from where we can find such a probe which can be used in StressTel T Mike-E or Times TT100 Thickness Meter. Incase it does not match
with the above thickness meters than we can buy another compatible to such a probe.

 
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Wieslaw Bicz
Engineering,
PBP Optel sp. z o.o., Poland, Joined Feb 2009, 259

Wieslaw Bicz

Engineering,
PBP Optel sp. z o.o.,
Poland,
Joined Feb 2009
259
20:19 Apr-16-2011
Re: Ultrasonic Thickness Measurement Probe of 3.0 mm Dia.
In Reply to Anwar Aziz Faruqui at 09:35 Apr-16-2011 (Opening).

We are able to make such probes, since our speciality is (among others) the manufacturing of non standard probes.

W. Bicz

 
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creed
NDT Inspector,
n.n., Joined Jul 2009, 28

creed

NDT Inspector,
n.n.,
Joined Jul 2009
28
11:29 Apr-19-2011
Re: Ultrasonic Thickness Measurement Probe of 3.0 mm Dia.
In Reply to Anwar Aziz Faruqui at 09:35 Apr-16-2011 (Opening).

Anwar,
Normally with the air fin cooler system, we can choose MFL method for checking the corrosion along the tube is better than others method, ofcourse the cost is very high.

 
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Jim Yukes
Consultant
Canada, Joined Aug 2005, 11

Jim Yukes

Consultant
Canada,
Joined Aug 2005
11
15:53 Apr-20-2011
Re: Ultrasonic Thickness Measurement Probe of 3.0 mm Dia.
In Reply to Anwar Aziz Faruqui at 09:35 Apr-16-2011 (Opening).

It sounds like you are trying to inspect HRSG or OTSG tubes from the outside. If you have access to the inside of the tube the ultrasonic IRIS from Pan American Industries works well to locate wall thinning and is not affected by the external fins. If you only have external access the electromagnetic PEC system could be of use. Aptech Engineering (Alberta) Ltd. supplies this service. PEC identifies wall thinning though insulation and coatings and can be effective on applicatons such as finned HRSG tubes or studded recovery boiler tubes from the tube OD.

www.panamiris.com

http://www.aptechtexas.com/rw_common/themes/Aptech/downloads/Canada-CapabilitiesServices&Clients.pdf

 
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Brenda Zeitlin
Brenda Zeitlin
10:00 Apr-21-2011
Re: Ultrasonic Thickness Measurement Probe of 3.0 mm Dia.
In Reply to Jim Yukes at 15:53 Apr-20-2011 .

APR offers an excellent inspection method for finned tubes. www.acousticeye.com

 
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Aakash
Aakash
08:34 May-09-2011
Re: Ultrasonic Thickness Measurement Probe of 3.0 mm Dia.
In Reply to Brenda Zeitlin at 10:00 Apr-21-2011 .

Hi Brenda
Pls how its work Acoustic Eye System,
That APR tecnology approve any Class or Standard?

 
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Anwar Aziz Faruqui
Director, -
GLOBAL NDE SERVICES, Pakistan, Joined Apr 2007, 12

Anwar Aziz Faruqui

Director, -
GLOBAL NDE SERVICES,
Pakistan,
Joined Apr 2007
12
08:54 Jun-05-2012
Re: Ultrasonic Thickness Measurement Probe of 3.0 mm Dia.
In Reply to Wieslaw Bicz at 20:19 Apr-16-2011 .

Dear Mr. Bicz
Will you please let me know the details of your non standard probes for thickness measurements.

 
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Wieslaw Bicz
Engineering,
PBP Optel sp. z o.o., Poland, Joined Feb 2009, 259

Wieslaw Bicz

Engineering,
PBP Optel sp. z o.o.,
Poland,
Joined Feb 2009
259
21:34 Jun-05-2012
Re: Ultrasonic Thickness Measurement Probe of 3.0 mm Dia.
In Reply to Anwar Aziz Faruqui at 08:54 Jun-05-2012 .

This probes are made according to the wishes of customer. You shoul define your needs and we will make you a proposal.

 
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