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Magman

MagMan
4th Generation

The highly versatile MagMan now features fourth generation upgrades to make this manual scanner even easier to use in the field. Suitable for weld testing of steel pipes, it features magnetic wheels, can hold twelve transducers (phased array, TOFD, single element), and can be configured to inspect both circumferential and longitudinal pipe welds.
The highly versatile MagMan now features fourth generation upgrades to make this manual scanner even easier to use in the field. Suitable for weld testing of steel pipes, it features magnetic wheels, can hold twelve transducers (phased array, TOFD, single element), and can be configured to inspect both circumferential and longitudinal pipe welds.

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The highly versatile MagMan now features fourth generation upgrades to make this manual scanner even easier to use in the field. Suitable for weld testing of steel pipes, it features magnetic wheels, can hold twelve transducers (phased array, TOFD, single element), and can be configured to inspect both circumferential and longitudinal pipe welds.
Overview

The highly versatile MagMan now features fourth generation upgrades to make this manual weld inspection scanner even easier to use in the field.

MagMan can hold twelve probes, so is ideal for inspections requiring a combination of phased array and one or more TOFD pairs or multiple UT probes and can be configured to inspect pipe welds from 2” OD circumferential and 9” OD longitudinal up to flat on ferromagnetic material.

MagMan updates include; Three new increment rails for more accurate PCS measurements, A waterproof spring-loaded wheel encoder and Quick release toolpost and wheel adjustments and quick release wedge changes, reducing the reliance on tools.

Compact yet robust, MagMan also benefits from large magnetic wheels providing a stable platform and a smooth rolling motion. The frame includes angular adjustment to enable the scanner to be used on small diameter pipes.

Up to twelve transducers, arranged as six pairs on either side of the weld are mounted on to spring-loaded toolposts that push them onto the inspection surface with a constant force providing a stable positioning system. The toolposts incorporate gimbals in two directions to ensure the transducers stay in constant contact and accommodate surface variations.

MagMan can operate with any multi-channel flaw detection system and optional accessories include, a guide chain to maintain scanner alignment and direction or a laser guide for the operator to track a weld line by eye.

Benefits
  • Versatile solution holding up to 12 probe combinations of phased array, TOFD and conventional UT
  • Adaptable scanner covers from 2” OD circ and 9” OD seam welds, up to flat
  • User-friendly quick release adjustments for ease of use in the field
  • Accurate PCS measurement using new increment rails
  • Customisable with a wide range of accessories or for bespoke applications
  • Robust construction for site conditions
  • Compatible with any manufacturers probes, wedges and flaw detectors
Specification
  • Holds from 2 up to 12 probes
  • Quick release adjustments throughout
  • Frame incorporates three measurement rules for accurate probe separation
  • Probes independently sprung and gimballed
  • Independent suspension on all 4 magnetic wheels for uneven surfaces
  • Accurate tracking via guide chain or laser
  • Water-proof, spring-loaded wheel encoder
  • Compact design: 350mm x 325mm
  • Lightweight yet robust aluminium frame: 3kg
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Kit & Accessories

Standard Kit:

  • 1 x Adjustable scanner frame
  • 4 x Magnetic wheeled suspension units
  • Waterproof spring-loaded encoder wired for any system (includes 5m cable)
  • Standard Tool-posts (see order information for quantities and codes)
  • 2 x Phased array wedge cradles (applicable to PA models only)
  • Irrigation manifold and tubing
  • 1 x Rugged hand carry case

Options and Accessories:

  • AEP-TPOST-30 Standard Toolpost
  • AEP-TP-FORKS-30 Forks & 30x30mm base
  • AEP-TP-PA-CRADLE Phased Array Cradle
  • AEP-ENCWP-2.5M-TERM Wheel Encoder with 2.5M cable
  • AEP-ENCWP-5M-TERM Wheel Encoder with 5M cable
  • AEP-MAGMAN-ENC-BRACKET Encoder Bracket
  • AEP-MAN-CHAIN 5M Guiding Chain
  • AEP-MAN-CHAIN-GUIDE Chain Guide Bracket
  • AEP-MAGMAN-PCS-EXT-BAR Bar attachment
  • AEP-MAN-LASER-GUIDE Laser guide and bracket

Order Information

Product Code Description Standard
Toolposts
(30x30mm Forks)
PA Cradles &
Toolposts
AE-MAGMAN-PA-2 MagMan 2PA - 2
AE-MAGMAN-PA-4 MagMan 4PA 2 2
AE-MAGMAN-PA-6 MagMan 6PA 4 2
AE-MAGMAN-PA-8 MagMan 8PA 6 2
AE-MAGMAN-2 MagMan 2 2 -
AE-MAGMAN-4 MagMan 4 4 -
AE-MAGMAN-6 MagMan 6 6 -
AE-MAGMAN-8 MagMan 8 8 -
 
Product Video

This manual weld scanner is highly versatile to meet a wide range of weld configurations. Capable of holding 12 probes and scanning pipes of 1.5" circumferential and 9" Axial up to flat.

The MagMan can be configured with a range of accessories to assist in its use including laser and chain guides, extended bars and transverse tool posts. Phoenix can also customise your solution to meet demanding applications.

 

 

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