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DAKOTA ULTRASONICS DFX-8, FLAW DETECTOR, FOR NDT

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DFX-8 Flaw Detector & Thickness Gauge

FLAW DETECTOR FEATURES

THICKNESS GAUGE FEATURES

  • Pulser Voltage: 100 – 200 volt square wave.
  • Gain: 0 – 110 dB range.
  • Filters: Wide, 1, 2, 5 & 10 MHz
  • Sizing Toolkits: DAC, AWS, TCG, DGS.
  • Blanview sunlight viewable QVGA display (320×240 pixels).
  • P.R.F. – 8Hz to 2kHz, adjustable.
  • Screen Refresh Rate: 60 Hz.
  • Detection Modes: Z-Cross, Flank & Peak.
  • Auto: probe zero, probe recognition, and temperature compensation.
  • Transducer Types:  Dual element, Single Contact & Delay line.
  • Measurement Modes: Includes pulse-echo (P-E), echo-echo (E-E), echo-echo verify (E-EV), pulse-echo coating (PECT), pulse-echo temperature compensation (PETP) & coating only (CT) modes to address a variety of applications.
  • Three independent gates.
  • Large data storage with multiple formats: Alpha numeric grid and sequential w/auto identifiers.
  • Store up to 64 custom setups.

 

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SPECIFICATIONS

GENERAL

 

  • Size: 8.5W x 6.5H x 2.5D in (216 x 165 x 70mm).
  • Weight: 4.5 lbs (2.04 kgs), with batteries.
  • Case: Extruded aluminum body with nickel plated aluminum end caps (gasket sealed).
  • Display: Blanview sunlight readable QVGA TFT color display (320 x 240 pixels). Viewable area 4.54 x 3.40 in (115.2 x 86.4 mm), or 5.7 in (144.78 mm) diagonal. 16 color palette, multiple color options and variable
    brightness.
  • Screen Refresh Rate: 60Hz.
  • Display Views: Flaw Detector: Full wave, +/- Rectified, or RF. Thickness Gauge: Digits, +/- Rectified, RF, or B-Scan.
  • Timing: Precision TCXO timing with single shot 100 MHz 8 bit ultra low power digitizer.
  • Measurement Gates: Two independent gates (Flaw), and three gates (thickness). Start & width adjustable over full range. Amplitude 5-95%, 1% steps. Positive or negative triggering for each gate with audible and visual alarms.
  • Operating Temperature: 14 to 140F (-10C to 60C).
  • Environmental: Meets IP65 requirements.

PULSER

  • Pulser Type: Two adjustable square wave pulsers.
  • P.R.F.: 8 to 2000Hz in selectable steps (8, 16, 32, 66, 125, 250, 333, 1000, 2000Hz).
  • Pulser Voltage: 100 – 200 volt peak amplitude, rise/fall time < 10ns into 50ohm.
  • Pulse Width: 40 to 400 ns. Selectable step options 40, 80 & 400 ns (labeled spike, thin and wide).

RECEIVERS

  • Gain: 0 to 110dB with 0.2dB resolution. Manual and AGC control.
  • Damping: 50, 75, 100, 300, 600, & 1500 ohms.
  • Frequency Bands: Broadband 1.8 – 19 MHz (-3dB). Four narrow bands at 1MHz, 2MHz, 5MHz, 10MHz. DFX-8+ additional narrow bands at 0.5 & 15MHz
  • Horizontal Linearity: +/- 0.4% FSW.
  • Vertical Linearity: +/- 1% FSH.
  • Amplifier Linearity: +/- 1 dB.
  • Amplitude Measurement: 0 to 100% FSH, with 1% resolution.
  • Delay: 0 – 999in (25,375mm) at steel velocity.

POWER SOURCE

  • Lithium Ion Pack: 10.8v, 2 amp hrs, typical operation 18hrs.
  • Battery Backup: Emergency battery backup. Six 1.5V alkaline, 1.2V AA Nicad cells, 1.2V AA NI-MH, or other other equivalent power source.
  • Battery life (continuous use): Alkaline (12 hrs), Nicad (5hrs), and NI-MH (12hrs), with default settings.
CONNECTIONS

 

  • USB: Direct USB 1.1 PC connectivity.
  • Power Connector: 12v @ 2 Amps, adapter 100-240 VAC, .7 Amps, 50-60 Hz.
  • 5 Pin LEMO (includes):
  • RS232 Output: RS232 PC serial interface.
  • Alarm Outputs: Two independent alarm outputs triggered by the gates.
  • Transducer Connectors: Two LEMO 00 connectors.

CALIBRATION

  • Automatic Calibration: Longitudinal (straight), or Shear (angle).
  • Probe Types: Single Contact, Dual, Delay, and Angle.
  • Units: English (in), Metric (mm), or Time (μs).
  • English (in), Metric (mm), or Time (μs).
  • Velocity: 0.0100 to .6300 in/μs (256–16,000 m/s).
  • Test Range: 0 to 0.303in (7.70mm) minimum, to 1200in (30,480mm) maximum at steel velocity. Continuously variable.
  • Zero Offset (Probe Zero): 0–999.999 μs.
  • Material Velocity Table: Contains longitudinal and shear velocities for a variety of material types.

MEMORY

  • Log Formats: Grid (Alpha Numeric), or Sequential (Auto Identifier).
  • 4 GB internal and up to 64 GB External SD slot.
  • Screen Capture: bitmap graphic capture for quick documentation.
  • Custom Setups: 64 user configurations.
  • Windows PC & MAC OSX software.

VIDEO

  • Remote Commander: Java PC software allows remote display and control for training/presentation purposes, and custom system integration.

FLAW DETECTOR: FEATURES

  • TRIG: Trigonometric display of beam path, depth, surface distance, and curved surface correction. Used with angle beam transducers.
  • DAC: Up to 16 points may be entered and used to digitally draw a DAC curve. Reference -2, -6, -10, (-6/-12), (-6/-14), (-2/-6/-10) dB. Amplitude displayed in %DAC or dB.
  • AWS: Automatic defect sizing in accordance with AWS D1.1 structural welding code.
  • AVG/DGS: Automatic defect sizing using probe data. Stores up to 64 custom setups.
  • TCG: Time corrected gain. 50 dB dynamic range, 20 dB per microsecond, up to 16 points for curve definition.
  • Measurement Mode: Pulse-Echo (P-E) measures from 0.025 in to 100 ft. (0.63mm to 3048 cm).
  • Auto-Cal: Provides automatic calibration with two reference points.
  • Detection Modes: Zero Crossing, Flank and Peak.
  • Display Freeze: Hold current waveform on screen.
  • Peak Memory: For echodynamic pattern determination.
THICKNESS GAUGE: FEATURES

 

  • Measurement Modes (Dual Element):
  • Pulse-Echo Mode (P-E) – (Pit & Flaw Detection) measures from 0.025 in to 100 ft. (0.63mm to 3048 cm).
  • Pulse-Echo Coating Mode – (Material, Coating, Pit & Flaw Detection): Material: 0.025 in to 100 ft. (0.63mm to 3048 cm). Coating: 0.001 to 0.100 inches (0.01 to 2.54 millimeters).
  • Pulse-Echo Temp Comp Mode (PETP) – (Pit & FlawDetection) Auto temperature compensation – measures from 0.025 in to 100 ft. (0.63 mm to 3048 cm).
  • Echo-Echo Mode (E-E) – (Thru Paint & Coatings) measures from 0.050 to 4.0 inches (1.27 to 102 millimeters). Will vary based on coating.
  • Echo-Echo Verify (E-EV) – (Thru Paint & Coatings) measures from 0.050 to 1.0 inches (1.27 to 25.4 millimeters). Will vary based on coating.
  • Coating Only Mode (CT) – (Coating Thickness) Measures from 0.0005 to 0.100 inches (0.0127 to 2.54 millimeters). Range will vary +/- depending on the coating.
  • One and two point calibration option for material and coating, or selection of basic material types.
  • Auto probe zero, recognition and temperature compensation.
  • High speed scan up to 50 readings per second.
  • Audible alarm with hi/lo limits.
  • Built-in differential mode for QC inspections.
  • 64 custom setup configurations.

TRANSDUCERS

  • Delay line: High Frequency single element delay line style for precision testing of thin materials.
  • Pencil: High Frequency single element delay line style for testing of materials in tight access areas and difficult
    geometries.
  • Contact: Single element contact style for general purpose
    longitudinal & Shear wave flaw detection.
  • Dual: Pitch/Catch dual element style for longitudinal and Shear wave corrosion inspections.

CERTIFICATION

  • Thickness Gauge: Factory calibration traceable to NIST & MIL-STD-45662A.
  • Flaw Detector: EN12668-1 compliant.

WARRANTY

  • 2 year limited

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