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Echomac® PA TW System

For Detecting Weld Zone Defects in Tube & Pipe

Echomac® UT Phased Array System
The new robotic Echomac® PA TW is an operator friendly
test system for detecting weld zone defects in tube and pipe
caused by scarfing or welding processes.

PA TW Features Ensure Minimal Operator Adjustments

 Use one array to sequentially monitor scarf,  No manual changes are needed after initial
evaluate laminar defects, or detect longitudi- setups are stored.
nal OD/ID defects, typical of the welding  Designed to meet API 5L, API 5CT and other
process. global standards.
 B-scan and C-scan views result in real time  Can detect N10 and N5, ID and OD longitudi-
image of the weld profile and defects. nal notches, 3.2mm drilled holes, and half
 Weld profile quickly alerts operator to any wall drilled holes, among others.
issues with the scarfing process.  Test shoes, correctly sized for the customer’s
 Intuitive push button HMI control of the Robot needs, are supplied with the system.
which controls and manipulates the test head.  System uses integrated signals from the mill
 Electronic transducer scanning ensures the PLC to quickly retract the test head,
entire weld zone is covered without the need preventing damage when a cut-out or open
for mechanical movement or operator seam is detected.



 Change diameters quickly by releasing

the test shoe from the transducer
module in the test head, and replacing
the shoe with one for the new size.
 Robot’s concentric position remains
constant with respect to the tube and
requires no adjustment when changing
Spring loaded transducer test shoes. Environmental Cabinet for
module and test shoe Echomac PA TW
inspecting tube weld electronics.
Magnetic Analysis Corp. Tel: 800-463-8622 ~ 914-530-2000
103 Fairview Park Drive Fax: 914-703-3790
Elmsford NY 10523 USA
Echomac® PA TW - Feb 2020