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MFE HPX Wall Crawler

MFE HPX HIGH PERFORMANCE X-TYPE WALL CRAWLER

The MFE – HPX Wall Crawler (High Performance X-Type) is the most capable and rugged magnetic crawler available.

Product Description

The MFE – HPX Wall Crawler (High Performance X-Type) is the most capable and rugged magnetic crawler available. With it’s high maneuverability, highest power density rare earth magnet motors, lightweight at 12.5 lbs and sealed position encoder for B-Scan Buggy (also available), the MFE – HPX Wall Crawler is the fastest method for inspecting remote access areas and a much safer alternative for tank wall and roof inspection.

Features:

  • Absolutely the fastest method for inspecting remote access areas.
  • Large suspension travel; the best crawler available for difficult obstructions and surfaces.
  • Turn-key system includes everything needed for ultrasonic tank corrosion inspection.
  • Safer alternative for tank wall and roof inspection.
  • Single and Dual element transducers for variable conditions.
  • Parts machined from billet 6061 Aluminium and 303 stainless steel.
  • Highly maneuverable.
  • Sealed positional encoder for B-scan acquisition.
  • Strategic weight reduction cavities.
  • Tough hand coat anodizing.
  • Highest power density rare earth motors available.
  • Proprietary direct drive gear set design; no chains, belts, set screws, or clamps to allow slippage.
  • Completely sealed unit.
  • Improved spring detent suspension.
  • Increased power, torque, and adhesion.

Specifications:

  • Scanner Size:   10″W x 10.5″L x 5″H (254 mm x 267 mm x 127 mm).
  • Scanner Weight:   12.5 lbs (5.7 kgs.).
  • Driver Size:   10″W x 12.5″D x 4″H excluding handle (254 mm x 317 mm x 102 mm).
  • Cable Length:   100 ft (30.5 M).
  • Cable Weight:   9 lbs. (4 kgs.).
  • Scanner Speed:   30 ft/minute (6″/second or 9.1 M/minute.
  • Magnetic Pull:   150 lbs on 0.25 steel plate; 12.1 pull/weight ratio for scanner; 7.1 pull/weight ratio for scanner and entire cable.
  • Tractive Pull:   72 lbs on 0.25 steel plate; 5.75:1 tractive pull/weight ratio.
  • Wheel Base:   5″.
  • Obstacle Clearance:   Will crawl over a 1.25″ obstacle with incline of <45°.
  • Suspension Conformity:   All wheels contact with 2″ elevation of one wheel.
  • Joystick Control:   Remote Control, 50′ cable.
  • Water System:   AC Only (See WS2) or AC/DC Battery (See WS3).
  • Power Requirements:   AC Controller – 110VAC @ 1.35A (150W) 220VAC compatible.
  • Scanner Operating Voltages:  +/- 12VDC drive, 5VDC encoder.
  • Standard Accessories:   Optical Encoder w/line driver interface.

For further information please email:  ndt@ndt.com.au

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