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Rich Roberts
Engineering, Executive Managment
Quest Integrity Group, USA, Joined Nov 1998, 78

Rich Roberts

Engineering, Executive Managment
Quest Integrity Group,
USA,
Joined Nov 1998
78
03:00 May-23-2005
Couplant Free Transducers (2 - 5 Mhz)

Would like to hear about anyone's experience applying "Couplant Free Transducers". Specifically “wheeled transducers in the 2 – 5 Mhz range. We are currently considering using this technology and want to hear pro's and con's. Would be grateful for any feedback, positive or negative.
Regards, Rich Roberts


    
 
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Simon Amallraja
Simon Amallraja
04:17 May-24-2005
Re: Couplant Free Transducers (2 - 5 Mhz)
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: Would like to hear about anyone's experience applying "Couplant Free Transducers". Specifically “wheeled transducers in the 2 – 5 Mhz range. We are currently considering using this technology and want to hear pro's and con's. Would be grateful for any feedback, positive or negative.
: Regards, Rich Roberts
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Contact www.ndtsolutions.com. Mr. Chris Kirby. They make Rapidscan with different kind of Wheel Probes for various applications.

D.Simon Amallraja.


    
 
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Richard Kazares
Richard Kazares
04:45 May-25-2005
Re: Couplant Free Transducers (2 - 5 Mhz)
Silverwing makes an extremely rugged and HIGH PERFORMANCE wheeled transducer which is available in several versions of products made by both Silverwing and NDT Automation. These includes both manual B-Scan and C-Scan systems as well as fully AUTOMATED, high-speed C-Scan systems.

There are technical differences between conventional pulse-echo transducers and wheel transducers - which are essentially dual-element designs - which can be an issue for SOME applications - but for most situations - the "only" difference is the fact that the wheeled design can be used WITHOUT COUPLANT. (For extremely corroded materials with significant FRONT SIDE corrosion, a standard - water coupled - pulse-echo design will provide somewhat better performance - and that factor would be the "only" operational limitation). The up-side (of course) is the operation of these transducers without the need for water or gel couplant.

----------- Start Original Message -----------
: : Would like to hear about anyone's experience applying "Couplant Free Transducers". Specifically “wheeled transducers in the 2 – 5 Mhz range. We are currently considering using this technology and want to hear pro's and con's. Would be grateful for any feedback, positive or negative.
: : Regards, Rich Roberts
: Contact www.ndtsolutions.com. Mr. Chris Kirby. They make Rapidscan with different kind of Wheel Probes for various applications.
: D.Simon Amallraja.
------------ End Original Message ------------




    
 
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Steve McElroy
Steve McElroy
07:27 Jan-13-2006
Re: Couplant Free Transducers (2 - 5 Mhz)
Visit the Silverwing UK Website for more details on Dry Coupled Probes (www.silverwinguk.com or click on the link below) Contact Silverwing UK for any further enquiries.


    
 
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