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Tritex Multigauge 5500 (Multiple Echo)Thickness Gauge

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Product Code: F25.0121

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Whatever the application, Tritex have an ultrasonic thickness gauge suited specifically for it. The rugged designs not only look good but are also durable. All probes have IPR (intelligent probe recognition), which automatically adjusts settings in the gauge at the same time as transmitting recognition data - the result is a perfectly matched probe and gauge for enhanced performance. That’s not all; the AMVS (automatic measurement verification system) ensures only true measurements are displayed, even on the most heavily corroded metals. Housed in purpose designed cases and incorporating Triple Echo and Coating Plus+ to completely ignore coatings, Tritex Ultrasonic Multigauges are the choice for the future...

Designed for Rope Access

The Multigauge 5500 has been designed for hands free use when climbing on staging, ladders, scaffolding or when accessing by rope. Whether it's onboard a ship, on large storage tanks, climbing on top of a road tanker or inspecting underneath a bridge, the 5500 will make the job much easier.

About Triple Echo Thickness Gauges

All Ultrasonic Thickness Gauges should be calibrated to the velocity of sound of the material being measured. Coatings have a different velocity of sound than metal and it is important they are not included in the measurement. Triple Echo ensures all coatings are completely eliminated from the measurement.

How the Triple Echo Thickness Gauges Work

A transmitted ultrasound pulse travels though both the coating and the metal and reflects from the back wall. The returned echo then reverberates within the metal, with only a small portion of the echo travelling back through the coating each time. The timing between the small echoes gives us the timing of the echoes within the metal, which relate to the metal thickness. The returned echoes need not be consecutive as the gauge will interpret them automatically and calculate the thickness. A minimum of three echoes are checked each time. This is referred to as the Automatic Measurement Verification System (AMVS).

Triple Echo Thickness Gauge Technical Specification

Sound Velocity Range: From 1000 m/s to 8000 m/s (0.0394 in/micro seconds to 0.3150 in/micro seconds)
Probes: Single crystal soft faced - 2.25 MHz, 3.5 MHz & 5 MHz
Measurement Range: 1 - 250 mm (0.04" - 10") depending on probe used
Probe Sizes: 6 mm (0.25"), 13 mm (0.5") & 19 mm (0.75”)
Resolution: 0.1 mm (0.005") or 0.05 mm (0.002")
Accuracy: +/- 0.1 mm (0.005") or +/- 0.05 mm (0.002")
Display: Red 4 character 7 segment LED
Batteries: 3 x disposable 'AA' alkaline batteries or rechargeable NiMH / NiCD
Battery Life: 20 Hours continuous use using alkaline batteries
Gauge Dimensions: 147 mm x 90 mm x 28 mm (5.75" X 3.5" X 1")
Gauge Weight: 330 g (11.6 ounces) including batteries
Environmental: Case rated to IP65, RoHS and WEEE compliant
Operating Temp.: -10 degC to +50degC (14degF to 122degF)
Storage Temp.: -10degC to +60degC (14degF to 140degF)

Kit Contents

Thickness Gauge, Probe, Cable, Spare Membranes, Membrane Oil, Ultrasonic Gel, 15 mm Test Block, Membrane Key, Manual, Calibration Certificate, Carry Case. Multigauge 5500 also has a belt clip.

Additional Information

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Product Code F25.0121

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