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NDT.net Issue - 2015-04 - NEWS
NDT.net Issue: 2015-04
Publication: e-Journal of Nondestructive Testing (NDT) ISSN 1435-4934 (NDT.net Journal)

Sp-Arc provides unique corrosion mapping solution

Phoenix Inspection Systems Ltd67, Warrington, United Kingdom

This year’s NACE International Corrosion Exhibition will see Phoenix Inspection Systems Ltd launch a unique scanner that provides continuous corrosion mapping along unlimited lengths of small bore pipework.

The innovative design of the new Sp-Arc scanner offers fast corrosion assessment longitudinally of a sector of the pipe circumference, with coverage of up to 120° in a single scan.

The main element of the scanner is an irrigated water box housing a curved ultrasonic phased array probe. The water box is set concentric to the pipe surface and seals Sp-Arc to the pipe with replaceable low friction foam gaskets to provide immersion quality ultrasonic data with excellent near-surface resolution.

Equipped with an adjustable buggy and four high strength magnetic wheels, Sp-Arc is ideally suited for inspecting the important underside of ferritic pipes. Available with multiple water boxes to suit the full range of small bore pipe diameters from 1” – 4” NPS, Sp-Arc is a versatile tool for measuring wall thickness.

The Sp-Arc scanner will be officially launched at the NACE International Corrosion Exhibition in Dallas, Texas later this month. Andrew Brewis, Sales Manager - Key Accounts at Phoenix Inspection Systems, said “Phoenix is always striving to be at the forefront of technology and innovation and with our latest product, the Sp-Arc, we feel we have again delivered a product that is not only unique but delivers a cost-effective corrosion mapping solution to the end user.”

If you would like to see the Sp-Arc scanner in action visit Andrew for a demonstration on Booth #24017, NACE International Corrosion Exhibition. Or visit http://www.phoenixisl.com/sp-arc

About Phoenix Inspection Systems Limited
Phoenix Inspection Systems specialises in the design and manufacture of ultrasonic non-destructive testing (NDT) solutions for sectors including energy, aerospace, process industries and rail. Established for over 30 years, Phoenix offers a wide range of standard NDT products and provides custom-made solutions to clients worldwide. Phoenix products are used by some of the world’s leading companies to ensure safety standards and improve quality and efficiency. For further information see http://www.phoenixisl.com Phoenix Inspection Systems Limited is a Nova Instruments company. For further information see http://www.novaic.com/

About NACE Corrosion International Exhibition
Date: 15-19 March 2015
Venue: The Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center, Dallas, Texas, USA
CORROSION 2015 join more than 7,000 corrosion professionals and 450 exhibiting companies for an educational event focused on the prevention and mitigation of corrosion worldwide.

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