Discover 5 reasons to use the Wavemaker with GUL rings

Inspenet, April 19, 2023

Discover the top 5 reasons to perform inspections with the equipment: Wavemaker® G4 Mini and the Compact® ring from Guided Ultrasonics Ltd. (GUL) .

Guided Ultrasonics Limited (GUL), the world’s leading provider of guided wave pipeline testing equipment, training and services, is a high-tech company specializing in the design and manufacture of software, sensors and State-of-the-art Non-Destructive Testing equipment.

Wavemaker ®

Wavemaker® is the trade name of the guided wave system used by GUL Screening for pipe scanning. The system consists of 3 main components: the transducer ring, the Wavemaker® instrument, and the laptop.

GUL produces a series of Wavemaker® instruments: The Wavemaker® G4 Mini Full is the current version of the instrument that is recommended to most customers. For all those who just want to collect data from gPIMS sensors, the G4 Mini Base and gPIMS Mini Collector are also available. The 32-channel Wavemaker® G4 continues to be supported and is produced to special order.

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GUL Wavemaker® Instrument Series

Compact® Rings

The Compact® Ring is the latest addition to the GUL Guided Wave Transduction System, which has been designed to be lightweight and low profile. This new system has been completely redesigned to take advantage of everything that has gone before, while reducing weight by 35%, axial width by 30% and radial clearance to less than 38mm.

It is an inspection system designed to address a wide range of inspection challenges, including:

– Bare / painted pipes

– Highway crossing pipes with or without sleeve

-Buried pipes

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GUL Compact® Ring

What are the top 5 reasons to use Wavemaker ® with Compact ® transducer rings?

The Wavemaker® G4 mini pipeline detection technology from Guided Ultrasonics Ltd. (GUL) enables rapid inspection of tens of meters of pipeline from a single test position for pipeline corrosion detection; mainly: Corrosion Under Insulation (CUI), Corrosion under pipe supports (CUPS), Sludge, Pitting corrosion and Internal corrosion.

AbsCal is GUL’s proprietary signal processing method that can be used to quickly and accurately calibrate DAC curves, giving inspectors confidence in the accuracy of their GWUT or LRUT inspection. AbsCal is only available in WavePro software through the GUL Screening system.

Inspectors have top 5 reasons to use the Guided Ultrasonics Ltd. (GUL) Wavemaker® G4 Mini and Compact® Ring:

#1 Unmatched Product Design with a Reputation for Quality

#2 Perpetual software license with free updates

#3 Absolute Calibration for Precise DAC Adjustments

#4 Global technical support; available on demand

#5 Boost voltage (350V) to maximize signal to noise ratio

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