Mentor UT Ultrasonic Phased Array Flaw Detectors

Take the guesswork out of ultrasonic flaw inspections using the most accurate and intuitive tool on the market today.

Mentor UT is the next-generation Ultrasonic Phased Array Flaw Detector from Waygate Technologies, a Baker Hughes business. It raises the standard of quality, consistency, and accessibility in ultrasonic testing. Read on to learn how Mentor UT revolutionizes inspections, why its easy to adopt, and what makes it surprisingly intuitive to use.

  • Remote calibration-capable
  • High-performance design
  • Rugged durability
  • High-performance design
  • Intuitive operation
  • Physical
    Dimensions: (W x H x D) 295 mm x 230 mm x 60 mm (12" x 9.4" x 2.4")
    Weight, w/Battery: 2.9 kg (6.5 lbs)

  • Display
    Size: 264 mm (10.4") diagonal
    Resolution: 1024 x 768 pixels
    Mode: Indoor and outdoor specific color modes
    Viewing angle: 85 all directions

  • Touch screen (Multi-touch)
    Gloved operation: Yes
    Surface: Chemically strengthened glass, scratch resistant, chemical resistant, optically bonded to display

  • Data storage
    Solid state hard drive: 128 GB
    USB storage: USB 2.0 w included module
    Data capture: Full ASCAN capture for every CSCAN point, all settings. Recall on instrument with full analysis capability
    Data files: memd files, CSV files
    Settings files: All instrument settings plus position in workflow
    Screen capture: JPG Format
    Report: PDF Format

  • Connectivity
    Wi-Fi: 802.11 b, g, n
    Connectors: USB 2.0, Ethernet, HDMI
    Remote collaboration: Local Network and Internet-Enabled via InspectionWorks Connect
    Inspectionworks: Enabled

  • I/O
    Axes: 2 digital quadrature encoders for X-Y axes
    Audible: Tone, 2.7 kHz

  • Power
    Internal battery: 63 WH Lithium Ion
    External battery: 84 WH Lithium Ion
    Power supply: 100 to 240 VAC, 4763 Hz, 1.9 A; 12VDC
    Battery life: 3 hrs internal, 6 hrs with external battery under typical operating conditions
    Compliance: Meets IATA air transport regulations with one contained installed battery and one packed external battery

  • Environmental
    Operating temperature: -21C to +55 C (-6F to 131F) to MIL-STD-810G Method 501.5 & 502.5, Procedure I
    Storage temperature: -21C to +70C (-6F to 158F) to MIL-STD-810G Method 501.5 & 502.5, Procedure II
    Ingress protection: Tested to IP65
    Shock: 4 Transit Drop to MIL-STD-810G method 516.6, Procedure V

  • Data visualization
    User interface: Customizable with Mentor Create software
    Zoom: Any data view may be expanded to full screen with gesture
    Instructional material: Rich Text, JPG, PNG, BMP, PDF or Video (MP4)
    Probe selection: Swap between conventional and phased array on same screen
    Evaluation: 3 Gates, one can be used as interface echo gate
    Measurements: Amplitudes, Depth, Distance, % Wall Loss, Thinnest Point, X and Y Positions
    Calibrations: Phased Array: TCG, Material Velocity, Probe Delay, Sensitivity, Encoder Cal, Dead Element Check | TOFD: PCS,
    Sensitivity, Encoder Cal | Conventional: 2 Point (Material Velocity and Probe Delay), DAC/TCG; DGS; AWS D1.1

Ultrasonic specifications

  • Configuration

    Phased array
    Channels: 32
    Aperture: 132 Elements
    Max elements: 32
    Focal laws: 1024
    Scanning: Linear, sectorial, focused

    Channels: 1

    Pulser (phased array and conventional)
    PRF: 10 Hz to 20 kHz
    Pulse shape: Bipolar or unipolar square wave
    Voltage: 20150 Vpp, 0 - -75V0p; in 5 V steps
    Width: (auto or manual) 503000 nS
    Delay step increment: 10 nS

    Receiver and digitizer (phased array and conventional)
    Gain: 078 dB (Phased Array), 0-94 dB (Conventional); in 0.2 dB steps

    Number of Points: Up to 16
    Slope: 50 dB/S
    Rectification: Pos HW, Neg HW, Full, RF
    Bandwidth: 0.5 MHz to 15 MHz
    Digitizing Rate: 62.5 MHz, up-sampled to 500 MHz
    Delay Step Increment: 2.5 nS
    Acquisition Range: 50 nS to 150 S
    ASCAN Compression Points: 512, 1024, 2048, 4096

  • MUX module specifications
    Dimensions: (W x H x D) 218 mm x 213 mm x 104 mm (8.6 x 8.4 x 4.1)
    Weight, w/Battery: 3.0 kg (6.5 lbs)

    Exchangable battery, hot swap: 84 WH Lithium Ion
    Power supply: 100 to 240 VAC, 4763 Hz, 1.9 A; 12VDC

    Phased Array
    Channels: 32
    Aperture: 1-32 Elements
    Max elements: 128
    Focal laws: 1024
    Scanning: Linear, sectorial, focused

    Channels: 1