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Aakash
Aakash
05:01 May-09-2011
ACOUSTIC EYE

Dear All
Any one Knows about ACOUSTIC EYE TECHNOLOGY FOR HEAT EXCHANGER INSPECTION?
ITS GOOD SYSTEM?

 
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Collin Maloney
NDT Inspector, - Plant Inspector
Applus RTD, Australia, Joined Nov 2000, 147

Collin Maloney

NDT Inspector, - Plant Inspector
Applus RTD,
Australia,
Joined Nov 2000
147
10:57 May-19-2011
Re: ACOUSTIC EYE
In Reply to Aakash at 05:01 May-09-2011 (Opening).

Have just brought one and awaiting delivery, will let you know how the training and application demonstration goes

 
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S S Ananthan
Consultant,
RAA Tech Solutions, India, Joined Jun 2000, 36

S S Ananthan

Consultant,
RAA Tech Solutions,
India,
Joined Jun 2000
36
11:22 May-19-2011
Re: ACOUSTIC EYE
In Reply to Aakash at 05:01 May-09-2011 (Opening).

I had used a similar equipment called acoustic ranger from Phoenix ISL and for me it was a very good one for blockage detection

 
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Aakash
Aakash
03:15 May-25-2011
Re: ACOUSTIC EYE
In Reply to S S Ananthan at 11:22 May-19-2011 .

Dear Ananthan
Do you have procedure and any inspection standard for that products?
(eg - ASNT, PCN, ANY)

Pls send me my Email

 
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Rom
Rom
16:46 Jul-01-2014
Re: ACOUSTIC EYE
In Reply to Aakash at 03:15 May-25-2011 .

ACOUSTIC EYE TECHNOLOGY can detect only 100% damage (hole). I recomend use guided waves. Wright me and I could send you more information

 
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marco lancellotti
NDT Inspector,
IST NDT , Italy, Joined Mar 2011, 56

marco lancellotti

NDT Inspector,
IST NDT ,
Italy,
Joined Mar 2011
56
10:32 Jul-02-2014
Re: ACOUSTIC EYE
In Reply to Aakash at 05:01 May-09-2011 (Opening).

good Morning
I studied the documents that are on acoustic technique eye and looks very promising, although it seems to me that it has a major limitation:
if the tube is present in our water, this is seen as a fouling or clogging a slight drop and even worse if this covers a crater that is not seen. However, if the pipe is dry and clean in my opinion offers great advantages. Unfortunately, the other major limitation is that you can not detect defects on the outer side of the tube.
Finally, I believe that there are different limitations on the use of licenses. I have heard that there are a maximum number of inspections (fire) that you can do and then the instrument is locked by software and to use it you have to ask for the intervention of the manufacturer.
If engineers Acoustic Eye see this thread maybe I'd get clarification

 
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Daniel Bobrow
Consultant, Sales and Market Development, Ibero-America
Self employed, Israel, Joined Apr 2010, 1

Daniel Bobrow

Consultant, Sales and Market Development, Ibero-America
Self employed,
Israel,
Joined Apr 2010
1
19:34 Dec-21-2014
Re: ACOUSTIC EYE
In Reply to marco lancellotti at 10:32 Jul-02-2014 .

Hi Marco. You are correct about the need to get rid of remaining water so that locally accumulated water, such as in tube bends, do not appear as blockages. This is easily done by blowing the tubes with pressurized air (about 2-5 seconds) or letting the water drip through the tubes at an angle. Of course, this is not an issue in the case of vertical tubes.

I'd like to add that the latest AcousticEye model, the Duet, applies pulsed guided ultrasonic waves together with acoustic pulses, detecting also OD faults and poses less stringent cleaning requirements along the tube.

Regarding software lockage; as long as the customer pays for its annual license the software remains open. Nevertheless, this is a pure commercial issue that has nothing to do with the software itself.

 
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Ravindra Yadav
Consultant, NDT Level-3
Oceancare Corporation Sdn. Bhd., Malaysia, Joined May 2013, 1

Ravindra Yadav

Consultant, NDT Level-3
Oceancare Corporation Sdn. Bhd.,
Malaysia,
Joined May 2013
1
06:05 Jun-07-2018
Re: ACOUSTIC EYE
In Reply to Rom at 16:46 Jul-01-2014 .

Hi Rom,

currently we have acoustic eye (APR) technology. Could you advise me about guided wave for tube inspection?

 
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Younes
Younes
14:05 Aug-29-2019
Re: ACOUSTIC EYE
In Reply to Collin Maloney at 10:57 May-19-2011 .

How much you brought please?

 
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Jeff Lew
Jeff Lew
10:27 Sep-02-2019
Re: ACOUSTIC EYE
In Reply to Younes at 14:05 Aug-29-2019 .

Please send your APR enquiry to sales@talcyon.com or visit our website: talcyon.com to find out more about APR technology.

 
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