Ultrasonic thickness gauge takes measurements from one side of pipe

May 6, 2014

Olympus has announced the release of the 27MG ultrasonic thickness gauge, designed to take measurements from one side on internally corroded or eroded metal pipes and structures. The 12-oz., battery-operated unit is designed for one-handed operation.

Standard features include automatic probe recognition, auto zero compensation for measurements on hot surfaces, gain adjust for measurements on sound-attenuating materials such as cast metals, differential mode, high-low alarm settings, and a min./max. mode that recalls the minimum or maximum thickness at 20 measurements/sec.

The gauge comes standard with the D7910 dual-element transducer that enables inspectors to make thickness measurement in basic corrosion applications. For measurements on very thin or thick materials or small-diameter pipes, the company offers dual-element transducers.

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