USM 36 Ultrasonic Flaw Detector

Portable, benchtop ultrasonic flaw detector, ergonomic and robust design and the biggest display screen of its class.

Waygate Technologies USM 36 Ultrasonic Flaw Detector combines ergonomic and robust design and the biggest display screen of its class with state-of-the-art UT performance. It incorporates a range of innovative features to ensure that this new instrument is adopted as the everyday workhorse of flaw detectors by NDT inspectors globally.

7 inch LCD display, 800 x 480 resolution
More than 13 hrs of battery life
Pulser (EN12668 specifications):
Spike model;
120 to 300V
30 to 100 ns
SQ model;
120 to 300V, steps of 10V
30 to 500 ns, steps of 10 ns
50 to 1000 ohms damping
Color Leg Indicator in “live” A-Scan for Angle Beam Inspections
Intuitive 6 key keyboard
IP66 rated
Data can be stored on removable SD-card or USB memory stick

Weld Inspection in the Power Generation and Petrochemical Industries
Precise Thickness Measurement in the Automobile Industry
Corrosion Measurement in the Power Generation and Petrochemical Industries
Inspection of Forgings
Inspection of Special Materials

Display screen
Size Diagonal 7”
Active range (W × H) 152.4 × 91.44 mm2
Resolution (W × H) 800 × 480 pixels
Range 4 … 14,108 mm (555“) for longitudinal wave

Display shift (delay) –15 … 3,500 μs
Probe delay 0 … 1,000 μs
Velocity 250 … 16,000 m/s
PRF Automatically optimized 15 … 2,000 Hz,
3 automatic setting modes: Auto Low,
Auto Med, Auto High, Manual

Probe connectors 2 × LEMO-1 or 2 × BNC
USB interface USB type B connector
Service interface LEMO-1B, 8 pin

Pulser mode Spike pulser, optionally: Square-wave pulser
Pulser voltage 120 … 300 V, in steps of 10 V with a tolerance of 10%
(SQ mode)
Pulser falling/rising 10 ns
time max.
Pulser width (SQ mode) 30 … 500 ns, in steps of 10 ns
Pulser amplitude low: 120 V, high: 300 V
(Spike mode)
Pulser energy low: 30 nS, high: 100 nS
(Spike mode)
Damping 50 ohms, 1000 ohms

Digital gain Dynamic range 110 dB, adjustable in steps of
0.2 dB
Analog bandwidth 0.5 … 20 MHz
Equivalent input noise <80 nV/√Hz
Filters Broadband: 1-5 MHz / 2, 2.25 MHz / 4, 5 MHz /
10 MHz / 13, 15 MHz
Rectification Positive half-wave, negative half-wave,
full wave, RF signal

Independent gates Gates A and B (triggering by gate A),
Gate C (option, triggering by gate A or B)
Measurement mode Peak, Flank, J-FLANK, FIRST PEAK