Guided Ultrasonics Limited offers you the QSR1® device for pipe scanning

By: Franyi Sarmiento, Ph.D., Inspenet, August 4, 2022

Guided Ultrasonics Limited (GUL), a world leader in the supply of guided wave pipeline testing equipment, training and services, is a high-tech company specializing in the design and manufacture of state-of-the-art nondestructive testing software, sensors and equipment. GUL offers the Quantitative Short Range Scanning (QSR) device.

The QSR1® incorporates the latest guided wave technology and hardware to semi-automatically scan pre-defined sections of straight pipe for corrosion under pipe supports (CUPS).

Photo Courtesy of GUL: QSR1®.

This equipment automatically measures the circumferential diameter and wall thickness of the pipe in fractions of a second.

It is a suitable instrument for motorized guided wave scanning on straight pipe sections, with the additional compatibility to operate with GUL’s cloud-based platform.

It is lightweight, with automated scanning, features operator identification, rugged design, extended frequency range, built-in GPS, 7″ LCD touch screen. Supplied with: software license, network charger, USB cable, ethernet cable.


Nominal pipe sizes 6″ to 24″ (DN 150 to 600)

Thickness 6 mm to 13 mm (¼” to ½”)

Operating temperature -20° to +70°C (0 to 160°F)

Clearance varies according to diameter.

Special frames available for limited free space.

Photo Courtesy of GUL: QSR1®.

Guided Ultrasonics Limited (GUL), are located at Wavemaker House, Unit 3 Brentwaters Business Park, The Ham, Brentford TW8 8HQ, United Kingdom, telephone +44 (0) 845 605 0227, email and for further information, please visit their website at


Photo: Guided Ultrasonics Ltd