When performing an infrared inspection, obtaining quality data relies on the use of proper equipment, thermographer training and knowledge of the system being inspected.
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In order to increase the accuracy of thermographic inspections of steam traps, contact ultrasonic testing should be used as well as infrared imaging. Contact ultrasonics are much more sensitive to trap failures than temperature measurement alone.
Proper planning prevents poor performance. This frequently repeated phrase has been applied to many disciplines and has application in thermography as well.
When working in a new facility or plant area for the first time, you may encounter safety rules that are new or different. It is always a good idea to review safety requirements with the project manager prior to project start to ensure that you are prepared.
Ultraprobe® 3000 Accessories
The following accessories are typically used with the Ultraprobe® 3000.
Ultraprobe® 3000 LRM Ultrasonic Detection Kit
Complete with everything you need for digital route inspection, the Ultraprobe® 3000 LRM kit includes:
- UP 3000 Pistol with Decibel Readout and 16 Segment Bar Graph Display Panel
- “Spin and Click” Sensitivity/Control Dial
- Scanning Module
- Stethoscope (Contact) Module
- Mini-USB I/O Port & Cable
- Storage Entry
- Recharge Jack
- DHC-2HH-Heavyduty, Durable Headphones for Use With a Hard Hat
- Zero Halliburton Carrying Case (Case specs may vary. Please contact us for details.)
- Li Polymer Rechargeable Battery and Charger
- Rubber Focusing Probe
- Stethoscope Extension Kit (SLP-EXT)
- Long Range Module
* Single application kits are available upon request. Please contact us.
|UE SYSTEMS ULTRAPROBE 3000 SERIES KIT/APPLICATION SELECTION CHART|
|Application / Kit #||UP3000KT||UP3000SC||UP3000S||UP3000C||UP3000LRM||UP3000SL|
|Compressed Air Leak Detection||X||X||X||X||X|
|Steam Trap Inspection||X||X||X||X|
|Valve Leak Detection||X||X||X||X|
|Tanks, Pipe Leak Detection||X||X||X||X||X|
|General Mechanical Inspection||X||X||X||X|
For more information on our single application kit for the Ultraprobe® 3000, please contact us.
Ultraprobe 3000 Specifications are as follows:
Construction: Hand-held pistol type made with ABS plastic
Circuitry: Solid state analog and SMD digital circuitry with temperature Compensation
Frequency Range: Frequency response: 35-45 kHz
Response Time: <10 milliseconds Display: 128×64 Graphic LED with LED backlight
Memory: 400 storage locations
Battery: Li Polymer Rechargeable
Operating Temperature: 32° F to 122° F (0° C to 50° C)
Output(s): Calibrated heterodyned output, decibel (dB) frequency, USB data output
Available Probes: Scanning module and stethoscope (contact) module, long range module, RAS MT
Headset: Deluxe noise attenuating headphones. Over 23 dB of noise attenuation. Meets or exceeds specifications and OSHA standards
Indicators: dB, battery status and 16 segment bar graph, sensitivity setting, record number
Threshold: 1 x 10-2 std. cc/sec to 1 x 10-3 std. cc/sec
Dimensions: Complete kit in Zero Halliburton aluminum carrying case 15″ x 22″ x 5″ (38.1 x 55.9 x 11.43 cm)
Weight: Pistol Unit: 1 lb (.45 kg); Carrying Case: 11 lbs (4.99 kg)
Warranty: 1 year standard, 5 years with completed registration form
Available Optional Accessories (Contact us for information)
- Long Range Module doubles detection distance (LRM-3)
- HTS Holster Set (HTS-3)
- Telescoping Flexible Scanning Module (TFSM-3)
Specialized Air and Steam Tags Available.
Covered by one or more of the following patents: 4416145, EPO151115, 502674183.
Ultraprobe 3000 Kit: Meets and exceeds ASTM E1002-2005 requirements for Leak Detection.
UE Systems is committed to continual product improvement; therefore the Ultraprobe 3000 specifications are subject to change without notice. Warranty details are available by request.
Ultraprobe® 9000 Complete Detection Kit
Complete with everything you will ever need for ultrasonic digital inspection, our kit includes:
DHC-2 DELUXE NOISE ISOLATING HEADSET:
This heavy duty headset is designed to block out intense sounds (over 23 dB of noise attenuation) often found in industrial environments so that the user may easily hear the sounds received by the ULTRAPROBE 9000.
WTG-1 WARBLE TONE GENERATOR:
The Warble Tone Generator is used to provide a sensitivity validation (Calibration) test. It is also used as an ultrasonic transmitter designed to flood an area with ultrasound as part of a leak test. When placed in an empty container, it will flood that area with an intense ultrasound that will flow through a leak hole.
RFE-9 RUBBER FOCUSING PROBE:
The Rubber Focusing Probe is a cone shaped rubber shield. It is used to block out stray ultrasound and to assist in narrowing the field of reception of the “Trisonic” Scanning Module.
USB DATA OUTPUT/INPUT CABLE
BCH-9 BATTERY CHARGER:
This is the standard battery charger for the Ultraprobe 9000 with a line input of 120 Volts AC @ 60 Hz. The charging time is about 8 hours. (For countries with 220 Volts @ 50 Hz, the BCH-92 is considered a standard accessory)
BCH-WTG BATTERY CHARGER:
This is the standard battery charger for all Warble Tone Generators that are used with the Ultraprobe 9000. The line input is 120 Volts AC @ 60 Hz and the charging time is about 8 hours. (For countries with 220 Volts @ 60 Hz, the BCH-WTG2 is considered a standard accessory)
SCM-9 TRISONICTM SCANNING MODULE:
This module receives air-borne ultrasounds such as those emitted by pressure/vacuum leaks and electrical discharges. The Trisonic Scanning Module has a phased array of three piezoelectric transducers which focuses the ultrasound on one “hot spot” for directionality and effectively intensifies the signal so that minute ultrasonic emissions can be detected.
STM-9 STETHOSCOPE (CONTACT) MODULE:
This module has a metal rod that acts as a “waveguide”. It is sensitive to ultrasound that is generated internally such as within a pipe, bearing housing or steam trap. Once stimulated by ultrasound, it transfers the signal to a piezoelectric transducer located directly in the module housing. It is “module shielded” to provide protection from stray RF waves that have a tendency to effect electronic receiving and measurement. It is equipped with low noise amplification to allow for a clear, intelligible signal.
SLP-EXT STETHOSCOPE EXTENSION KIT:
This consists of three metal rods that will enable a user to reach up to 31 additional inches (78.7 cm) with the Stethoscope Probe.
The Pistol Grip Housing is the main control unit. It consists of the display panel, the “Spin & Click” controls for volume/frequency adjustment, data entry and data storage, the headphone jack, battery, I/O port, trigger on/off switch and module receptacle.
HALLIBURTON CARRYING CASE
Ultraprobe® 9000 Accessories
The following accessories are typically used with the Ultraprobe® 9000.
|DHC-2BT: BLUETOOTH HEADPHONES
Deluxe noise attenuating headphones – for hard hat use.
The DHC-2BT-TR Bluetooth transmitter must be ordered to pair with the headphones. To learn more, Click Here.
|LRM-9/10: LONG RANGE MODULE
Advanced technology from UE Systems and National Aeronautics and Space Administration brings distant leaks and electrical transmissions close-up. (like an ultrasonic telescope)
|UWC-9/10: ULTRASONIC WAVE FORM CONCENTRATOR (PARABOLIC DISH
The UWC doubles the detection range of standard scanning modules and pinpoints ultrasonic leaks & electric emissions at great distances.
|UE-RAS-MT: REMOTE ACCESS SENSOR
Magnetically mounted contact probe with cable for testing consistency and for hard to reach test points.Must be used with remote access module (RAM) shown below.
Adaptor Enabling Ultraprobe 9000 To Read RAS Sensor.
Permanent Mounted Sensor With 25? Cable Readable by the Ultraprobe 9000 (requires RAM)
|HTS-9: HOLSTER SET
One for the Ultraprobe pistol, module and headphones, the other for accessories. Keeps hands free for walking routes and climbing up and down ladders.
|TFSM-9/10: TELESCOPING & FLEXIBLE SCANNING MODULE with RAM (Remote Access Module)
Extend and Bend this probe to odd angles to locate sound sources in hard to reach areas. (up to 56 in / 1.4 m)
|FSM-9/10: FLEXIBLE SCANNING MODULE
Bend this probe to odd angles to locate sound sources in hard to reach areas.
|EXC-9/10: MODULE INTERCONNECTION CABLE
Shielded cable, works with either module for hard to reach areas. Standard length: 8? (2.4M). Lengths up to 50 ft. are available.
|CFM-9/10: CLOSE FOCUS MODULE
A specialized module to help locate LOW LEVEL pressure and vacuum leaks.
|WTG-2SP: WARBLE PIPE TONE GENERATOR
For leak detection without pressure or vacuum. Heat exchangers, tanks with small openings or pipe sections can be quickly flooded with ultrasound for leak testing.
|UFMTG 1991: MULTI-DIRECTIONAL TONE GENERATOR
This extremely powerful ultrasonic transmitter contains a multiple array of four transducers that produce UE SYSTEMS patented warble tone to cover a circular pattern of 360°.