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Meh Iskandar
Meh Iskandar
08:33 Dec-26-2009
sitescan 240

Dear All,

Happy new year!
I have sitescan 240, and I have a problem to apply it in order to thickness measurements. I could not find the solution from its manual.
I set the range in 100 (for example) it means that every unite in horizontal axis is supposed to be 10 mm. However when I want to check the calibration with 20mm side of reference block, the raising edge is appeared not exactly on second unit of horizontal axis.
we had a length sweep in krautkramer to adjust it, however I do not know, what should I do for site scan 240. Could you please guide me?

Best Thansk,
Mehdi Eskandarzade

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Simon Amallraja
Simon Amallraja
15:44 Dec-26-2009
Re: sitescan 240
In Reply to Meh Iskandar at 08:33 Dec-26-2009 (Opening).

Please check the year of purchase and calibration of the unit. Look for the Authorised OEM approved calibration centre to check the linearity issue. Sonatest Authorised Calibration centre has software assited calibration for all their digital UFDs. You can also contact Sonatest and send your unit for Calibration. Your issue will be solved

Simon

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Joe Buckley
Consultant, ASNT L-III, Honorary Secretary of BINDT
Level X NDT, BINDT, United Kingdom, Joined Oct 1999, 524

Joe Buckley

Consultant, ASNT L-III, Honorary Secretary of BINDT
Level X NDT, BINDT,
United Kingdom,
Joined Oct 1999
524
00:41 Dec-27-2009
Re: sitescan 240
In Reply to Meh Iskandar at 08:33 Dec-26-2009 (Opening).

Hi Mehdi

I'm am sorry for any confusion here, It doesn't sound like the instrument needs electrical recalibration,, although if this is due then Poyeshar should be able to handle it in Tehran. They should be your first point of call for support. Normally I would agree with Simons suggestion of sending it back to us in the UK, But you will understand this can be problematic at the moment. as obtaining the necessary documentation to return equipment to Iran is quite time-consuming.

To make a fine adjustment of the display range a long press on the range softkey will toggle between coarse and fine adjustment

In general for measurements you should use the internal gate, rather than relying on the display. Set the gate to a suitable position on the display and the measurement mode to 'depth' set gate mode to 'flank'

To calibrate for a probe on two thicknesses of metal.

1. Set the velocity to an appropriate nominal value (e.g 5930 m/s for carbon steel)

2. On the thinner piece adjust probe delay to get the desired value.

3. On the thicker piece adjust velocity for the correct value

4. Repeat 2 and 3 until no further adjustment is required.

Later versions of the 240 software have an AUTO-CAL function that will do this for you.

Good luck.

Joe
Technology Manager / Level III, Sonatest Ltd.

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Beket Utegenov
Beket Utegenov
06:17 Sep-22-2015
Re: sitescan 240
In Reply to Joe Buckley at 00:41 Dec-27-2009 .

Good time of day!

Dear Mr. Joe,

We are users of Sonatest company products. We have Masterscan 340, 341 and Masterscan 380M.
Also we have Sitescan 240. User's manual lost and we can not find it in web. Could you please advise where I can get it and it there any chance to upgrade software for this Sitescan 240?

thanks in advance!

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Joe Buckley
Consultant, ASNT L-III, Honorary Secretary of BINDT
Level X NDT, BINDT, United Kingdom, Joined Oct 1999, 524

Joe Buckley

Consultant, ASNT L-III, Honorary Secretary of BINDT
Level X NDT, BINDT,
United Kingdom,
Joined Oct 1999
524
10:00 Sep-22-2015
Re: sitescan 240
In Reply to Beket Utegenov at 06:17 Sep-22-2015 .

HI Beket

I no longer work for Sonatest, so I cannot help with the service questions, and unfortunately I do not have a copy of the 240 manual, however if you have the 340 operation is nearly identical (The 340 has a few more features and higher frequency capability)

I would suggest contacting Sonatest directly, hopefully they will be able to assist.

All the best

Joe

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Philippe Rioux
R & D, Sonatest
Sonatest, Canada, Joined Jan 2015, 37

Philippe Rioux

R & D, Sonatest
Sonatest,
Canada,
Joined Jan 2015
37
13:46 Sep-23-2015
Re: sitescan 240
In Reply to Beket Utegenov at 06:17 Sep-22-2015 .

I uploaded the user manuals to your email address.

If you have any other questions to support those old series, please ask Sales sales@Sonatest.com

Phil

 
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Kelvin
Kelvin
04:36 Sep-29-2015
Re: sitescan 240
In Reply to Simon Amallraja at 15:44 Dec-26-2009 .

Dear Sir,

We are actual users of Sonatest Company. I need to have User Guide/Manual of SONATEST Sitescan 240 urgently. Although I seek in website, there is no guide book concern with this model 240. How can I have this kind of guide book ? and could you help me any suggestions please.

Thanks and Best Regards
Kelvin

 
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Philippe Rioux
R & D, Sonatest
Sonatest, Canada, Joined Jan 2015, 37

Philippe Rioux

R & D, Sonatest
Sonatest,
Canada,
Joined Jan 2015
37
13:08 Sep-29-2015
Re: sitescan 240
In Reply to Kelvin at 04:36 Sep-29-2015 .

Hi Kelvin,
I have replied you with your email address.

Regards,
Phil

 
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