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ISonic 2006 ISonic 2006 Ultrasonic Flaw Detector & Recorder with Imaging Capabilities
Inspect and Backup  Portable Ultrasonic Flaw Detector And Recorder Large Bright High Resolution Colour Touch Screen Built-In Probe Position Encoding Means USB, LAN, VGA outputs Huge Data Storage Capability Longitudinal, Shear, Guided, and Surface Waves A-, B-, CB-, C-, D-, P-Scan and TOFD Corrosion Profiling and Flaw Imaging Up To 20m Length of One Line Scanning Record Playback A-Scans for Recorded Images Enhanced Signal Evaluation for Live and Frozen A-Scans Defect Sizing and Pattern Analysis Compliance with ASME and RBIM Procedures ISONIC 2006 uniquely combines functionality and mobility of high performance portable digital ultrasonic flaw detector with recording, imaging, and data processing capabilities of smart computerized inspection system ISONIC 2006 resolves a variety of ultrasonic inspection tasks: A-Scan-based inspection using conventional pulse echo, back echo attenuation, and through transmission techniques Straight Line Scanning and Recording: o Thickness Profile B-Scan imaging and recording is performed through continuous capturing of wall thickness readings along probe trace o B-Scan cross-sectional imaging and recording of defects for longitudinal and shear wave inspection is performed through continuous measuring of echo amplitudes and reflectors coordinates along probe trace o CB-Scan horizontal plane-view imaging and recording of defects for shear, surface, and guided wave inspection is performed through continuous measuring of echo amplitudes and reflectors coordinates along probe trace o TOFD Inspection – RF B-Scan and D-Scan Imaging For Straight Line Scanning and Recording it may be used: o Time-based mode (built-in real time clock) o True-to-location mode (built-in incremental encoder interface) XY-Scanning and Recording: o Corrosion (thickness) mapping is performed through continuous capturing of wall thickness readings along probe trace o Flaw Detection – Pulse Echo 3D imaging (C-Scan, B-Scan, D-Scan, P-Scan) and recording of defects for longitudinal and shear wave inspection is performed through continuous measuring of echo amplitudes and reflectors coordinates along probe trace with probe swiveling angle dependency where applicable o Flaw Detection – Through Transmission / Back Echo Attenuation 2D imaging and recording (C-Scan) is performed through continuous measuring of signal amplitudes along probe trace o CB-Scan horizontal plane-view imaging and recording of defects for shear, surface, and guided wave inspection is performed through continuous measuring of echo amplitudes and reflectors coordinates along probe trace For XY-Scanning records ISONIC 2006 is equipped with built-in airborne ultrasound encoder controller and appropriate interface. TOFD Inspection may be also implemented using this type of encoder. Optional USB interface to multi-axis mechanical encoder and appropriate software package are also available For all types of Straight Line Scanning and XY-Scanning records A-Scans are captured for each probe position along probe trace and may be played back and evaluated off-line at post-processing stage. This unique feature makes it possible off-line defect characterization through echo-dynamic pattern analysis Thickness Profile B-Scan Data recorded during Straight Line Scanning and Corrosion (thickness) Map data recorded during XY- Scanning is presented in the format compatible with various Risk Based Inspection and Maintenance procedures ISONIC 2006 is a new generation successor of very well known ISONIC 2001 model, which became World leading multi-task portable ultrasonic testing and imaging equipment during recent years (2000 though 2006) and received Frost & Sullivan Award for Product Differentiation Innovation in 2004. Comparing to its predecessor ISONIC 2006 has significantly improved portability and weight, battery life, ultrasonic performance, data processing speed, and human interface ISONIC 2006 has practically unlimited capacity for storing of: Single A-Scans accompanied with corresponding instrument settings Ultrasonic signal spectrum graphs (FFT) accompanied with corresponding RF A-Scans and instrument settings Various A-Scans sequence records along with corresponding Thickness Profiles, B-Scans, CB-Scans, C-Scans, D-Scans, P- Scans, or TOFD Maps depending on mode of operation selected; each record is accompanied with corresponding instrument settings Technical Data
The Sonotron ISonic 2006 - Portable Digital Ultrasonic Flaw Detector & Recorder with B-Scan, C-Scan, D-Scan, P-Scan, TOFD Inspection and Imaging Capabilities.
A-Scan Conventional pulse echo and through transmission A-Scan-based inspection 640X480 pixels A-Scan display with physical dimensions 130 x 90 mm (5.12" x 3.62") of working area is largest one for the plurality of portable ultrasonic flaw detectors Combined adjustable spike wave / square wave pulser equipped with variety of probe impedance matching coils provides optimal ultrasound penetration for various materials characterized either by high or low grain, sound attenuation, and the like High frequency probe may not be destroyed occasionally upon connecting to instrument's firing output even if duration of square wave initial pulse is improperly long thanks to probe damage prevention circuit automatically limiting energy transmitted to probe's crystal 46 dB dynamic range 20 dB/µs maximum slope multiple curve DAC/TCG may be created using up to 40 data points to correct distance – amplitude variations of ultrasonic signals Both theoretical and experimental DAC may be activated either through keying in dB/mm (dB/") factor or through sequential recording echo amplitudes from variously located equal reflectors DAC/TCG may be applied to rectified A-Scans (positive, negative, and full wave) and to RF A-Scans as well Built-in DGS data base for standard probes is unlimitedly expandable Thanks to extended dynamic range signals significantly exceeding A-Scan height (up to 199.9%) may be evaluated without dropping instrument Gain Whilst A-Scan is frozen managing of Gain and Gates settings is still allowed and provides bringing signals to necessary evaluation level and performing required evaluation Dual Ultrasound Velocity Measurement Mode extremely simplifies resolving of sound path distances for dissimilar materials adjacent to each other whereas different values of ultrasound velocity are valid for corresponding signals appearing on the same A-Scan RF display mode combined with frequency domain signal analysis enhances capabilities of the instrument for materials characterization, bond inspection, testing of dissimilar materials, defect pattern analysis, and probes evaluation Optional data logger organizes and manages database files capable to store up to 254745 thickness readings each and organized as 2D matrix. In database every thickness reading is accompanied with corresponding raw data A-Scan and instrument setup. Automatic creating of MS Excel® thickness spreadsheet meets requirements of various Risk Based Inspection and Maintenance (RBIM) procedures And more… see technical data
Thickness Profile imaging and recording is performed through continuous capturing of thickness readings along probe trace: Both time-based (real time clock) and true-to-location (built-in incremental encoder interface) mode of data recording are supported Complete sequence of A-Scans is recorded along with thickness profile Off-line evaluation of thickness profile record is featured with: o Sizing of thickness damages at any location along stored image: remaining thickness, thickness loss, and length of damage o Play-back and evaluation of A-Scans obtained during scanning o Off-line reconstruction of thickness profile image for various Gain and/or Gate settings o Automatic conversion of thickness profile B-Scan data into MS Excel® thickness spreadsheet meeting requirements of various Risk Based Inspection and Maintenance (RBIM) procedures Typical Application: Corrosion characterization
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B-Scan cross-sectional imaging and recording of defects for longitudinal and shear wave inspection is performed through continuous measuring of echo amplitudes and reflectors coordinates along probe trace: Both time-based (real time clock) and true-to-location (built-in incremental encoder interface) mode of data recording are supported Complete sequence of A-Scans is recorded along with B-Scan defects images Off-line evaluation of B-Scan record is featured with: o Sizing of defects at any location along stored image – coordinates and projection dimensions o Play-back and evaluation of A-Scans obtained during scanning o Defects outlining and echo-dynamic pattern o Reconstruction of B-Scan defects images for the various Gain and/or Reject settings o DAC / DGS B-Scan normalization Typical Applications: Pulse echo inspection of welds, composites, metals, plastics, and the like
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CB-SCAN - Line Scanning CB-Scan horizontal plane-view imaging and recording of defects for shear, surface, and guided wave inspection performed through continuous measuring of echo amplitudes and reflectors coordinates along probe trace: Both time-based (real time clock) and true-to-location (built-in incremental encoder interface) mode of data recording are supported Complete sequence of A-Scans is recorded along with CB-Scan defects images Off-line evaluation of CB-Scan record is featured with: o Sizing of defects at any location along stored image – coordinates and projection dimensions o Play-back and evaluation of A-Scans obtained during scanning o Defects outlining and echo-dynamic pattern analysis o Reconstruction of CB-Scan defects images for various Gain and/or Reject settings o DAC/DGS CB-Scan normalization Typical Applications: Long range pulse echo, inspection of annular plates and pipes, for pitting, stress corrosion, etc; weld inspection, surface wave inspection
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XY Scanning CB-Scan imaging of volume under test aside of narrow scanning area is performed through continuous measuring and recording of echo amplitudes, reflectors coordinates, and probe swiveling angle during XY probe manipulating: True-to-location data recording is provided through mechanics free airborne ultrasound determining of probe location and swiveling angle Complete sequence of A-Scans is recorded along with real time CB-Scan imaging Off-line evaluation of captured CB-Scan Images and A-Scan distribution data is featured with: o Sizing of defects at any location of scanned volume: coordinates, XY projection dimensions, and area o Play-back and evaluation of A-Scans obtained during scanning;echo-dynamic pattern analysis o CB-Scan image reconstruction for various Gain and/or Reject settings Typical Application: Flaw detection and corrosion screening using guided and surface waves; defect outlining using angle beam probes
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TOFD Inspection – RF B-Scan and D-Scan Imaging Both time-based (real time clock) and true-to-location (built-in incremental encoder interface and mechanics free airborne ultrasound encoder) mode of data recording are supported Averaging A-Scans whilst recording as per operator's selection Complete sequence of RF A-Scans is recorded along with TOFD map Off-line evaluation of TOFD Map is featured with: o Improvement of near to surface resolution through removal of lateral wave and/or back echo record o Linearization and straightening o Play-back and evaluation of A-Scans obtained during scanning o Increasing contrast of TOFD images through varying Gain setting and/or rectification o Defects pattern analysis and sizing o Zoom of TOFD Map and A-Scans Typical Applications: weld inspection
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ISonic 2006 ISonic 2006 Ultrasonic Flaw Detector & Recorder with Imaging Capabilities
Inspect and Backup  Portable Ultrasonic Flaw Detector And Recorder Large Bright High Resolution Colour Touch Screen Built-In Probe Position Encoding Means USB, LAN, VGA outputs Huge Data Storage Capability Longitudinal, Shear, Guided, and Surface Waves A-, B-, CB-, C-, D-, P-Scan and TOFD Corrosion Profiling and Flaw Imaging Up To 20m Length of One Line Scanning Record Playback A-Scans for Recorded Images Enhanced Signal Evaluation for Live and Frozen A-Scans Defect Sizing and Pattern Analysis Compliance with ASME and RBIM Procedures ISONIC 2006 uniquely combines functionality and mobility of high performance portable digital ultrasonic flaw detector with recording, imaging, and data processing capabilities of smart computerized inspection system ISONIC 2006 resolves a variety of ultrasonic inspection tasks: A-Scan-based inspection using conventional pulse echo, back echo attenuation, and through transmission techniques Straight Line Scanning and Recording: o Thickness Profile B-Scan imaging and recording is performed through continuous capturing of wall thickness readings along probe trace o B-Scan cross-sectional imaging and recording of defects for longitudinal and shear wave inspection is performed through continuous measuring of echo amplitudes and reflectors coordinates along probe trace o CB-Scan horizontal plane-view imaging and recording of defects for shear, surface, and guided wave inspection is performed through continuous measuring of echo amplitudes and reflectors coordinates along probe trace o TOFD Inspection – RF B-Scan and D-Scan Imaging For Straight Line Scanning and Recording it may be used: o Time-based mode (built-in real time clock) o True-to-location mode (built-in incremental encoder interface) XY-Scanning and Recording: o Corrosion (thickness) mapping is performed through continuous capturing of wall thickness readings along probe trace o Flaw Detection – Pulse Echo 3D imaging (C-Scan, B-Scan, D- Scan, P-Scan) and recording of defects for longitudinal and shear wave inspection is performed through continuous measuring of echo amplitudes and reflectors coordinates along probe trace with probe swiveling angle dependency where applicable o Flaw Detection – Through Transmission / Back Echo Attenuation 2D imaging and recording (C-Scan) is performed through continuous measuring of signal amplitudes along probe trace o CB-Scan horizontal plane-view imaging and recording of defects for shear, surface, and guided wave inspection is performed through continuous measuring of echo amplitudes and reflectors coordinates along probe trace For XY-Scanning records ISONIC 2006 is equipped with built-in airborne ultrasound encoder controller and appropriate interface. TOFD Inspection may be also implemented using this type of encoder. Optional USB interface to multi-axis mechanical encoder and appropriate software package are also available For all types of Straight Line Scanning and XY-Scanning records A-Scans are captured for each probe position along probe trace and may be played back and evaluated off-line at post-processing stage. This unique feature makes it possible off-line defect characterization through echo-dynamic pattern analysis Thickness Profile B-Scan Data recorded during Straight Line Scanning and Corrosion (thickness) Map data recorded during XY-Scanning is presented in the format compatible with various Risk Based Inspection and Maintenance procedures ISONIC 2006 is a new generation successor of very well known ISONIC 2001 model, which became World leading multi-task portable ultrasonic testing and imaging equipment during recent years (2000 though 2006) and received Frost & Sullivan Award for Product Differentiation Innovation in 2004. Comparing to its predecessor ISONIC 2006 has significantly improved portability and weight, battery life, ultrasonic performance, data processing speed, and human interface ISONIC 2006 has practically unlimited capacity for storing of: Single A-Scans accompanied with corresponding instrument settings Ultrasonic signal spectrum graphs (FFT) accompanied with corresponding RF A-Scans and instrument settings Various A-Scans sequence records along with corresponding Thickness Profiles, B-Scans, CB-Scans, C-Scans, D-Scans, P-Scans, or TOFD Maps depending on mode of operation selected; each record is accompanied with corresponding instrument settings Technical Data
The Sonotron ISonic 2006 - Portable Digital Ultrasonic Flaw Detector & Recorder with B-Scan, C-Scan, D-Scan, P-Scan, TOFD Inspection and Imaging Capabilities.
A-Scan Conventional pulse echo and through transmission A-Scan- based inspection 640X480 pixels A-Scan display with physical dimensions 130 x 90 mm (5.12" x 3.62") of working area is largest one for the plurality of portable ultrasonic flaw detectors Combined adjustable spike wave / square wave pulser equipped with variety of probe impedance matching coils provides optimal ultrasound penetration for various materials characterized either by high or low grain, sound attenuation, and the like High frequency probe may not be destroyed occasionally upon connecting to instrument's firing output even if duration of square wave initial pulse is improperly long thanks to probe damage prevention circuit automatically limiting energy transmitted to probe's crystal 46 dB dynamic range 20 dB/µs maximum slope multiple curve DAC/TCG may be created using up to 40 data points to correct distance – amplitude variations of ultrasonic signals Both theoretical and experimental DAC may be activated either through keying in dB/mm (dB/") factor or through sequential recording echo amplitudes from variously located equal reflectors DAC/TCG may be applied to rectified A-Scans (positive, negative, and full wave) and to RF A-Scans as well Built-in DGS data base for standard probes is unlimitedly expandable Thanks to extended dynamic range signals significantly exceeding A- Scan height (up to 199.9%) may be evaluated without dropping instrument Gain Whilst A-Scan is frozen managing of Gain and Gates settings is still allowed and provides bringing signals to necessary evaluation level and performing required evaluation Dual Ultrasound Velocity Measurement Mode extremely simplifies resolving of sound path distances for dissimilar materials adjacent to each other whereas different values of ultrasound velocity are valid for corresponding signals appearing on the same A-Scan RF display mode combined with frequency domain signal analysis enhances capabilities of the instrument for materials characterization, bond inspection, testing of dissimilar materials, defect pattern analysis, and probes evaluation Optional data logger organizes and manages database files capable to store up to 254745 thickness readings each and organized as 2D matrix. In database every thickness reading is accompanied with corresponding raw data A-Scan and instrument setup. Automatic creating of MS Excel® thickness spreadsheet meets requirements of various Risk Based Inspection and Maintenance (RBIM) procedures And more… see technical data
Thickness Profile imaging and recording is performed through continuous capturing of thickness readings along probe trace: Both time-based (real time clock) and true-to-location (built-in incremental encoder interface) mode of data recording are supported Complete sequence of A-Scans is recorded along with thickness profile Off-line evaluation of thickness profile record is featured with: o Sizing of thickness damages at any location along stored image: remaining thickness, thickness loss, and length of damage o Play-back and evaluation of A-Scans obtained during scanning o Off-line reconstruction of thickness profile image for various Gain and/or Gate settings o Automatic conversion of thickness profile B-Scan data into MS Excel® thickness spreadsheet meeting requirements of various Risk Based Inspection and Maintenance (RBIM) procedures Typical Application: Corrosion characterization
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B-Scan cross-sectional imaging and recording of defects for longitudinal and shear wave inspection is performed through continuous measuring of echo amplitudes and reflectors coordinates along probe trace: Both time-based (real time clock) and true-to-location (built-in incremental encoder interface) mode of data recording are supported Complete sequence of A-Scans is recorded along with B-Scan defects images Off-line evaluation of B-Scan record is featured with: o Sizing of defects at any location along stored image – coordinates and projection dimensions o Play-back and evaluation of A-Scans obtained during scanning o Defects outlining and echo-dynamic pattern o Reconstruction of B-Scan defects images for the various Gain and/or Reject settings o DAC / DGS B-Scan normalization Typical Applications: Pulse echo inspection of welds, composites, metals, plastics, and the like
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CB-SCAN - Line Scanning CB-Scan horizontal plane-view imaging and recording of defects for shear, surface, and guided wave inspection performed through continuous measuring of echo amplitudes and reflectors coordinates along probe trace: Both time-based (real time clock) and true-to-location (built-in incremental encoder interface) mode of data recording are supported Complete sequence of A-Scans is recorded along with CB-Scan defects images Off-line evaluation of CB-Scan record is featured with: o Sizing of defects at any location along stored image – coordinates and projection dimensions o Play-back and evaluation of A-Scans obtained during scanning o Defects outlining and echo-dynamic pattern analysis o Reconstruction of CB-Scan defects images for various Gain and/or Reject settings o DAC/DGS CB-Scan normalization Typical Applications: Long range pulse echo, inspection of annular plates and pipes, for pitting, stress corrosion, etc; weld inspection, surface wave inspection
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XY Scanning CB-Scan imaging of volume under test aside of narrow scanning area is performed through continuous measuring and recording of echo amplitudes, reflectors coordinates, and probe swiveling angle during XY probe manipulating: True-to-location data recording is provided through mechanics free airborne ultrasound determining of probe location and swiveling angle Complete sequence of A-Scans is recorded along with real time CB-Scan imaging Off-line evaluation of captured CB-Scan Images and A-Scan distribution data is featured with: o Sizing of defects at any location of scanned volume: coordinates, XY projection dimensions, and area o Play-back and evaluation of A-Scans obtained during scanning;echo- dynamic pattern analysis o CB-Scan image reconstruction for various Gain and/or Reject settings Typical Application: Flaw detection and corrosion screening using guided and surface waves; defect outlining using angle beam probes
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TOFD Inspection – RF B-Scan and D-Scan Imaging Both time-based (real time clock) and true-to-location (built-in incremental encoder interface and mechanics free airborne ultrasound encoder) mode of data recording are supported Averaging A-Scans whilst recording as per operator's selection Complete sequence of RF A-Scans is recorded along with TOFD map Off-line evaluation of TOFD Map is featured with: o Improvement of near to surface resolution through removal of lateral wave and/or back echo record o Linearization and straightening o Play-back and evaluation of A-Scans obtained during scanning o Increasing contrast of TOFD images through varying Gain setting and/or rectification o Defects pattern analysis and sizing o Zoom of TOFD Map and A-Scans Typical Applications: weld inspection
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