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Gabriel Herrera
Gabriel Herrera
06:26 Mar-29-2015
Corrosion Calibration on Omniscan SX or MX2

Hello people, please I need some help maybe some one can help me, I'm trying to calibrate my omniscan sx for corrosion detection but I can't, maybe someone knows a guide to do this? I need a special calibration block? I just have the IIW block, and a gauge-steps for measure thickness, thank you so much for the information

 
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Gabriel Herrera
NDT Inspector,
RADIN, Ecuador, Joined Mar 2015, 3

Gabriel Herrera

NDT Inspector,
RADIN,
Ecuador,
Joined Mar 2015
3
13:34 Mar-29-2015
Re: Corrosion Calibration on Omniscan SX or MX2
In Reply to Gabriel Herrera at 06:26 Mar-29-2015 (Opening).

oh sorry, i mean find corrosion with phased array probe not with a conventional probe, I have a 64 elements compression wave transducer, again thank you so much for whatever information aboit that.

 
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Charlie Jackson
Charlie Jackson
16:43 Mar-29-2015
Re: Corrosion Calibration on Omniscan SX or MX2
In Reply to Gabriel Herrera at 13:34 Mar-29-2015 .

Download corrosion sensitivity

I have attached a block we designed to accommodate a scan performed with the Hydroform probe there being no standard recommendation. Our criteria was first detection and then capability of measurement. Our initial test blocks were simply made using standard drills and available plate off cuts, these were followed by specially constructed ‘expensive’ blocks which were produced to satisfy the audit process. We have a working sensitivity of 80% FSH +26dB for corroded components with both manual and PA which accommodates the large dB swings which can be experienced during corrosion scans. The use of soft gain is obviously useful with PA so I would suggest you might want to use FSH + 6dB for your PA scans and then soft gain accordingy

Hope the message helps and apologies the drill size should state 2mm not 1mm diameter.


Charlie


 
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Rick
NDT Inspector, API-510 Inspector / NDT Technician
Contractor, Australia, Joined May 2012, 18

Rick

NDT Inspector, API-510 Inspector / NDT Technician
Contractor,
Australia,
Joined May 2012
18
09:51 Mar-30-2015
Re: Corrosion Calibration on Omniscan SX or MX2
In Reply to Gabriel Herrera at 13:34 Mar-29-2015 .

Hi
are you trying to setup the unit to actually scan for corrosion
or calibrate? (you are already setup ready to go)
for calibration, go with a piece of metal consistent with your expected material and thickness and "fake corrosion" as per charlie
if you are trying to setup. let me know, i'll send you some notes

 
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Tuong
NDT Inspector, PV EIC NDT
PV EIC NDT, Vietnam, Joined Mar 2014, 19

Tuong

NDT Inspector, PV EIC NDT
PV EIC NDT,
Vietnam,
Joined Mar 2014
19
15:04 Mar-30-2015
Re: Corrosion Calibration on Omniscan SX or MX2
In Reply to Rick at 09:51 Mar-30-2015 .

Dear Jackson
What difference in this case with your advice ?,When He using conventional probe(Hard Wedge)
Thanks

 
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Charlie Jackson
Charlie Jackson
16:07 Mar-30-2015
Re: Corrosion Calibration on Omniscan SX or MX2
In Reply to Tuong at 15:04 Mar-30-2015 .

Tuong

There is no difference in the sensitivity using a contact(hardprobe)probe or PA for the inspection of corrosion - as we set a level of Full screen hieght +26dB for contact probes we use the same for PA setup. The block is used to confirm coverage and detection capability for the PA

I hope this answers your question

Regards Charlie Jackson

 
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Carlos Correia
R & D, - -
UCV & EGROUP, Venezuela, Joined Oct 2008, 120

Carlos Correia

R & D, - -
UCV & EGROUP,
Venezuela,
Joined Oct 2008
120
19:15 Mar-30-2015
Re: Corrosion Calibration on Omniscan SX or MX2
In Reply to Charlie Jackson at 16:07 Mar-30-2015 .

Gabriel mira este video, seguro te funciona, saludos

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m2HK5xvo9CE

 
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Gabriel Herrera
NDT Inspector,
RADIN, Ecuador, Joined Mar 2015, 3

Gabriel Herrera

NDT Inspector,
RADIN,
Ecuador,
Joined Mar 2015
3
21:11 Mar-30-2015
Re: Corrosion Calibration on Omniscan SX or MX2
In Reply to Carlos Correia at 19:15 Mar-30-2015 .

Hello friends thanks so much for your answers =) They give me a lot of ideas =) the main problem that i had is when i have to setup the wedge delay and the sensibility, I can see that is similar that when I calibrate my shear wave UTPA transducer to detect discontinuities, but when I calibrate it I used a IIW calibration block, so when I wanna calibrate my compression wave UTPA transducer for corrosion detection I don't know what I must utilise to fulfill the sensibility and wedge delay, the screen looks the same :S.

Carlos muchas gracias el video me fué muy útil, gracias por tu tiempo

 
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Tuong
NDT Inspector, PV EIC NDT
PV EIC NDT, Vietnam, Joined Mar 2014, 19

Tuong

NDT Inspector, PV EIC NDT
PV EIC NDT,
Vietnam,
Joined Mar 2014
19
03:35 Mar-31-2015
Re: Corrosion Calibration on Omniscan SX or MX2
In Reply to Gabriel Herrera at 21:11 Mar-30-2015 .

Many thank Jackson
Dear Carlos. Your Clip for SX and MX2, it is useful to me. Can I use that for MX?Can you help me If you have calibration guide for MX ?
Thank you so much

 
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