The Krautkramer USM 36 is the latest development in GE’s USM range of flaw detectors. It combines the 21st century operating platform with the reliable and robust hardware of GE’s well-established Krautkramer portable flaw detection instruments.
Largest Viewable A-Scan display in its class
An important feature of the Krautkramer USM 36 is its large 7 inch screen, with an 800x480 pixel resolution. Signals (A-Scan) can be easily viewed and accurately interpreted, even in bright sunlight, with tired eyes at the end of a long working day.
Simple and efficient operation
The Krautkramer USM 36 uses the familiar rotary knobs of previous models but the function keys have now been minimized into a simple, intuitive 6-key keyboard, allowing simple and efficient operation. Inspection set-up is also easy. Not only for technicians who have used USM Go or USM Go+ for previous inspections, as set-up data is transferable directly from these instruments, which share the same user interface. This commonality of interface also ensures a rapid learning curve for technicians familiar with the USM Go instruments.
Flexible data reporting and storage
As well as easy-to-interpret the crispy A-scans, data reporting on the Krautkramer USM 36 can also include screen shots and A-scan videos. All data is stored on a removable SD-card and reports can be in jpeg or BMP format.
Connectivity is a major feature of the Krautkramer USM 36. Data can be stored on removable SD-card or USB memory stick, either for record purposes or to allow data sharing. A VGA connection allows the instrument’s display to be shown on an external monitor or on a projector screen.
Can be used in the harshest of environments
The Krautkramer USM 36 is fully protected against dust and water ingress to IP66 and can be operated in ambient temperatures from -10°C to +55°C. It can be used in the hardest environments with high humidity levels. The new flaw detector weighs just 2.2 kg including battery. Its Li-ion battery has an operating life of more than 13 hours, with an integrated battery charger if necessary.
Available in three versions
The GE Krautkramer USM 36 is available in three different versions to meet the multiple needs of UT controls. The most advanced model is complete with the DAC, AWS and AVG options. All Krautkramer USM 36 models are equipped with Onda Quadra to have excellent penetration power in all types of materials.