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Alexander Mironenko
Sales,
INTRON PLUS Ltd., Russia, Joined Sep 2001, 17

Alexander Mironenko

Sales,
INTRON PLUS Ltd.,
Russia,
Joined Sep 2001
17
00:00 Sep-21-2001
hand held scanner for metal thicknesses

Please advise magnetic hand held scanner for measuring ferrous metal thickness applicable for example to measure remaining wall
thickness of ship hulls. Everyone's advice is appreciated.


 
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Jamie Gauthier
Jamie Gauthier
05:40 Sep-21-2001
Re: hand held scanner for metal thicknesses
Regarding a hand held scanner (magnetic) for measuring remaining wall on ships hull. Give RTD Quality Services a call and ask about their Incotest machine. It measures remaining wall. It can also measure through up to 6" or 150mm of insulation. This device also has submersible capabilities. Check out RTD Quality Service Inc. Go to www.rtdquality.com.


 
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Steve LaBreck
Steve LaBreck
06:00 Sep-21-2001
Re: hand held scanner for metal thicknesses
: Please advise magnetic hand held scanner for measuring ferrous metal thickness applicable for example to measure remaining wall
: thickness of ship hulls. Everyone's advice is appreciated.
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Panametrics offers Encoded B-scan with the Epoch III and an Non-encoded b-B-Scan for the model 36DLPLUS. Both this units can be used with a Magnetic hand scanner. For more information please go to www.panametrics.com for informaition on the Epoch III and 3 DLPLUS.


 
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Steve LaBreck
Steve LaBreck
06:02 Sep-21-2001
Re: hand held scanner for metal thicknesses
: : Please advise magnetic hand held scanner for measuring ferrous metal thickness applicable for example to measure remaining wall
: : thickness of ship hulls. Everyone's advice is appreciated.
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: Panametrics offers an Encoded B-scan with the Epoch III and an Non-encoded B-Scan for the model 36DLPLUS. Both this units can be used with a Magnetic hand scanner. For more information please go to www.panametrics.com for informaition on the Epoch III and 3 DLPLUS.
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Steve LaBreck
Steve LaBreck
06:03 Sep-21-2001
Re: hand held scanner for metal thicknesses
: : : Please advise magnetic hand held scanner for measuring ferrous metal thickness applicable for example to measure remaining wall
: : : thickness of ship hulls. Everyone's advice is appreciated.
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: : Panametrics offers an Encoded B-scan with the Epoch III and an Non-encoded B-Scan for the model 36DLPLUS. Both these units can be used with a Magnetic hand scanner. For more information please go to www.panametrics.com for informaition on the Epoch III and 3 DLPLUS.
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Art Leach
Sales
GE Inspection Technologies, USA, Joined Apr 2001, 12

Art Leach

Sales
GE Inspection Technologies,
USA,
Joined Apr 2001
12
09:27 Sep-21-2001
Re: hand held scanner for metal thicknesses
: Please advise magnetic hand held scanner for measuring ferrous metal thickness applicable for example to measure remaining wall
: thickness of ship hulls. Everyone's advice is appreciated.
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Depending on the required results, you can utilize a hand held thickness gauge to perform the measurements using a grid measurement pattern. Instruments like the Krautkramer DMS 2 allow you to store the thickness readings in memory, download the readings to the UltraMATE software program, colorize the readings by thinkness and print a comprehensive report of the wall thickness on a single plate, section of complete haul.

The DMS 2 supports B-Scan measurements (cross sectional views of the scan), saving them to memory and downloading to the UltraMATE software for on screen analysis, storage and printing. Again, making excellent reports!

I would also imagine the haul is painted, this using our patented TopCOAT measurement mode would allow wall measurement along with the coating measurement at the same time.The TopCOAT measurement tecnhique is extreemly sensitive to pitting and heavy corrosion giving you better measurement results than convensional echo-to-echo measurement modes.

The DMS 2 and TopCOAT probe also doubles as an auto velocity measurement device for accurate measurements of materials where the velocity is unknown.

Please review the detailed information on the Krautkramer web site.


Art.



 
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Randy Plis
Sales, Consultant
AMDATA NDE Technology LLC, USA, Joined Oct 1999, 23

Randy Plis

Sales, Consultant
AMDATA NDE Technology LLC,
USA,
Joined Oct 1999
23
02:50 Sep-24-2001
Re: hand held scanner for metal thicknesses
: Please advise magnetic hand held scanner for measuring ferrous metal thickness applicable for example to measure remaining wall
: thickness of ship hulls. Everyone's advice is appreciated.

.If you are interested in performing an ultrasonic C-Scan of the inspection area, we have a hand held scanner called a "Field Mouse". It has contoured magnetic wheels for use on vessels as well as piping. Used with a suitable imaging system such as an IntraSpect, it can perform unidirectional "comb" scans, as well as line scans and traditional raster scans.

If you would like additional information, please contact me. Thanks.

Cheers,
Randy Plis
AMDATA NDE Technology
Windsor Locks, CT (USA)
+1-860-627-8750



 
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Joe Buckley, Sonatest Plc
Consultant, ASNT L-III, Honorary Secretary of BINDT
Level X NDT, BINDT, United Kingdom, Joined Oct 1999, 528

Joe Buckley, Sonatest Plc

Consultant, ASNT L-III, Honorary Secretary of BINDT
Level X NDT, BINDT,
United Kingdom,
Joined Oct 1999
528
00:22 Sep-25-2001
Re: hand held scanner for metal thicknesses
We're all leaping in and trying to plug our various boxes (www.sonatest-plc.com for ours!) But is there some reason why a magnetic method, rather than Ultrasonic thickness gauging, is preferred here?

Otherwise I'd agree that the use of an A-scan thickness meter with datalogging (Our Alphagage, the KK DMS2, or the Panametics unit) would be the logical way to go.

Rgds

Joe


: Please advise magnetic hand held scanner for measuring ferrous metal thickness applicable for example to measure remaining wall
: thickness of ship hulls. Everyone's advice is appreciated.
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Alan Hobbs
Alan Hobbs
05:49 Nov-30-2001
Re: hand held scanner for metal thicknesses
I think I've joined this discussion a bit late but here goes... I need a hand held, magnetic method scanner to measure the thickness of a street light steel column. Held on the column above the ground would give one result and at ground level would give a lower reading if the column were corroded up to a few inches below the ground, where all the damage is done.... can anyone out there offer any advice?


: We're all leaping in and trying to plug our various boxes (www.sonatest-plc.com for ours!) But is there some reason why a magnetic method, rather than Ultrasonic thickness gauging, is preferred here?
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: Otherwise I'd agree that the use of an A-scan thickness meter with datalogging (Our Alphagage, the KK DMS2, or the Panametics unit) would be the logical way to go.
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: Joe
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: : Please advise magnetic hand held scanner for measuring ferrous metal thickness applicable for example to measure remaining wall
: : thickness of ship hulls. Everyone's advice is appreciated.
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GUTAVO GONZALEZ
GUTAVO GONZALEZ
01:55 Jan-17-2002
Re: hand held scanner for metal thicknesses
SALUDOS, I NEED THIS INFORMATION IN SPANISH.

: : : Please advise magnetic hand held scanner for measuring ferrous metal thickness applicable for example to measure remaining wall
: : : thickness of ship hulls. Everyone's advice is appreciated.
: : .
: .
: :
: : Panametrics offers an Encoded B-scan with the Epoch III and an Non-encoded B-Scan for the model 36DLPLUS. Both this units can be used with a Magnetic hand scanner. For more information please go to www.panametrics.com for informaition on the Epoch III and 3 DLPLUS.
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Ted Ballenger
Consultant
Krautkramer, USA, Joined Jan 2002, 3

Ted Ballenger

Consultant
Krautkramer,
USA,
Joined Jan 2002
3
03:10 Jan-17-2002
Re: hand held scanner for metal thicknesses
: SALUDOS, I NEED THIS INFORMATION IN SPANISH.

Por fa Vor : Krautkramer.com ANDSCAN.
Corrosion monitoring
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: : : : Please advise magnetic hand held scanner for measuring ferrous metal thickness applicable for example to measure remaining wall
: : : : thickness of ship hulls. Everyone's advice is appreciated.
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: : : Panametrics offers an Encoded B-scan with the Epoch III and an Non-encoded B-Scan for the model 36DLPLUS. Both this units can be used with a Magnetic hand scanner. For more information please go to www.panametrics.com for informaition on the Epoch III and 3 DLPLUS.
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