The MULTIX++ full parallel architecture provides uncompromised performance. Ideal to optimize inspection speed, MULTIX++ systems are able to drive up to 256 channels in parallel. Usable directly with its dedicated software or remotely through third-party applications. The software handles complex configurations can be setup with the software.
MultiX++ systems can perform electronic and/or sectorial scanning, Full Matrix Capture (FMC), pulse-echo, pitch-catch acquisitions with standard UT, TOFD, linear, matrix, TRL, personalized 2D… phased-array probes with up to 256 elements.
Surface Adaptive Ultrasound (Saul)
Designed for the inspection of complex composite structure, the Surface Adapting ULtrasound (SAUL) technique enables the inspection of components with varying geometries (flat, concave, convex surfaces), using a unique configuration. Used by Aircraft manufacturers and their suppliers, SAUL is the perfect tool for the inspection of complex composite components.
Smart flexible probes, co-designed by CEA and IMASONIC, are phased-array probes (linear or matrix) with a conformable front-face and a real-time profilometer. SMART is the M2M software plug-in that handles those probes. SMART is able to maintain in real-time the characteristics of the ultrasonic beam as the probe moves along complex components.
Natively included in the MultiX++ systems, this inspection mode optimizes parallel firing of multiple apertures (on the same or distinct probes). It is designed to improve the productivity while maintaining the same resolution as the one achieved with an electronic scanning. Moreover, FAST can even achieve higher speeds when firing the entire aperture of the array combined with an electronic scanning in reception . The time necessary for this process is the time of a single shot. Ideal for inspection of thick structures demanding speed.
Hardware acquisition gates, software gates, synchronization of gates
Acquisition trigger on event (threshold, echo, etc.),
acquisition on user-specified trigger (e.g., time, coder)
Choice of data (e.g., RF, peaks, elementary A-Scan), real-time imaging, user-specified configuration
Public file format for parameters (XML) and data (binary), max. data flow 30 MB/s
Customized focusing, electronic scanning, sectorial scanning, full matrix capture (FMC)
Pulse-echo and transmit-receive modes, DDF with dynamic aperture
2GB hardware RAM (enabling fast multiplexing),
Corrected images (e.g., sectorial B-Scan, C-Scan)
adjustable voltage: 10 to 80V with 1V step, negative rectangular pulse adjustable width: 30 ns to 625 ns, step of 2.5 ns, rise time + 10 ns (80V, 50 Ω), max. PRF: 30 KHz
bandwidth: 0.8 to 20MHz, adjustable gain on each channel from 0 to 80 dB adjustable analog DAC on 50 dB (max. 40 dB/µs) synchronized on events cross-talk between two channels > 50 dB, max. input signal amplitude: 0.8 Vpp
max. sampling frequency: 100 MHz (adjustable from 100 MHz to 6.6 MHz), range : 10 bits input impedance: 50 Ω, global delay: 0 up to 1.6 ms, step of 10 ns
delay-laws at transmission/reception: 0 to 20 µs, step of 2.5 ns
digitizing depth: up to 50,000 samples (8,000 samples max. per elementary channel)
FPGA on CPU-board
Standard box: Multiplexed architecture: 16×64 *
Rugged box: Multiple device capability IP 50 – Fanless Operating temperature : -10°C > 50°C | 14°F > 122°F
CIVA subset into Multi2000 software, complete description of the inspection configuration focal-laws and associated ultrasonic field computation
CIVA, NDT kit / ULTIS
Windows-based PC, USB2 link between Hardware and PC (desktop or laptop)
Standard box: L x W x H: 212mm x 145mm x 70mm – Weight: ~1,3kg (battery included)
Rugged box: L x W x H: 200mm x 150mm x 100mm – Weight: ~2,6kg