The Rail Rover Digital Ultrasonic Flaw Detector is the latest hand pushed ultrasonic rail testing machine. It has 9 independent ultrasonic transmit/receive channels for rail testing and an independent channel for hand-held confirmation, sizing and manual inspection of welds and foot rail. Other features include a GPS location system, internal memory for saving data and the ability to transfer data to a PC or laptop via micro SD card connection to allow for simple defect management.
- Channels: 9+1.
- PRF: 400Hz.
- Detection Range: 0-300 mm.
- Dynamic Range: >16 dB (normal); 2-6 dB (suppression).
- Horizontal Linearity Error: <0.5%.
- Vertical Linearity Error: <3%.
- Attenuation Range: 10dB +/- 1dB.
- Gain error: <1dB for each 12dB.
- Working Voltage/Power DC12V @ 8W.
- Operation Temperature: -40 degrees C ~ +50 degrees C.
- Tank Capacity: 20 litres.
- Weight (dry): 28kg.
- Dimensions (LxWXH): 750 x 350 x 800 mm.
Three modes (single A scan, multiple A scan and A+B scan) are available in the Rail Rover. Press one button to switch freely among A scan and multiple A scan. All modes have storage and recording function. The images can be replayed directly in the system and saved in micro SD card for storing and processing on a PC.
Memory and Review:
Rail Rover can store up to 4GB in data files. Each file includes data, time, operator information, defect location, rail size and distance. Alternatively, it can store continuous recordings using A and B scan format. Using a micro SD card, it can save data for up to 6 months’ operation. The recorded information can be reviewed directly on site using the Rail Rover, or transferred to a PC. Software is supplied with the Rail Rover for the user to manage this data using a PC.
GPS Location System:
Rail Rover can record the testing time, working time, speed and walking distance. All this information can be recorded and downloaded to a PC for management. This information can be printed as a report for direct maintenance.