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A1040 MIRA 3D

Ultimate ultrasonic tomography for quality assessment of concrete structures

A1040 MIRA 3D is a low frequency ultrasonic tomography system suitable for manual and automated assessment concrete structures. Due to its novel A-DPC® sensor technology, it provides unbeatable penetration depth, inspection sensitivity and imaging resolution by implementing three-dimensional FMC / TFM in each instrument position.

The instrument consists of lightweight body with 4 x 8 Active Dry-Point-Contact transducers with integrated pulser-received circuits and parallel DAQ electronics wirelessly connected to the powerful smartphone that implements image reconstruction and visualization algorithms by means of parallel graphic processor units on-board. This hardware solution allows achieving highest performance for real-time 3D-TFM imaging.

By using special transmitting techniques such as enhanced burst energy an outstanding penetration depth has been achieved even by using relatively small active aperture of the instrument. Although, for additional extending the inspection range arbitrary aperture extension can be utilized by two and more array units in one configuration.

INTROVIEW® Pro – Desktop or Laptop software for remote unit control and 3D visualization & analysis of Big Data is an essential part of the instrument delivered in the standard delivery set. The open data format for customized developments by user – for offline as well as online applications – complete the functional package of this extraordinary instrument.

This product can be rented.

The ultrasonic tomograph A1040 MIRA 3D is the best solution for ultrasonic testing of highly scattering materials, such us concrete and reinforced concrete, stones, rock, composites, ceramics, wood, epoxy, refractory materials. Among others, following main applications can be mentioned as application fields of the instrument:

  • Localization of reinforcement rebars and other elements (tendon ducts, anchors, hollow pipes, cables, hollow pipes), also beyond of rebar layers
  • Detection of material voids, estimation of their position and size in 3D: cavities, inclusions, honeycombs, cracks
  • Thickness measurement by one-side access
  • Detection of grouting defects in tendon ducts and grouting couplers
  • Assessment of fireproof stones
  • Instrument type Multi-channel ultrasonic pulse echo tomograph with built-in matrix transducer array
  • Number of channels: 32 (extendable to 64, 96 etc.)
  • Number of independent elements in the matrix transducer aperture: 32 (extendable to 64, 96 etc.)
  • Type of the ultrasonic transducers: Active dry point contact (A-DPC) transducers with ceramic wear proof tips and integrated pulser-receiver electronics
  • Bandwidth: from 10 to 90 kHz
  • Material sound velocity range: from 1.000 to 4.000 m/s (from 40 to 157 inches/s)
  • Maximum penetration depth in concrete: up to 3.000 mm (118 inch)
  • Maximum penetration depth in reinforced concrete: up to 1.000 mm (400 inch)
  • Power supply: Exchangeable Li-Ion battery 18650
  • Battery operation time: up to 10 hours
  • Maximum dimensions of one unit without handles: 200x125x100 mm (7,9 x 4,9 x 3,9 inch)
  • Maximum weight of the electronic unit with the batteries, handles and tablet PC mounted: 3.5 kg
  • Air temperature range: from -10 to + 50 °С (from 14 to 122°F)
  • Relative air humidity at +35°С / 95°F, max. 95 %
    Average service life, min. 5 years
  • N.° 1 Electronic unit A1040 MIRA 3D with 32 x A-DPC® transducers
  • N.° 1 Tablet-PC with protective case
  • N.° 1 Reference block for regular functional tests
  • N.° 6 Exchangeable Li-Ion battery 18650
  • N.° 2 Type C power supply
  • N.° 2 Data cable USB Type C
  • N.° 1 INTROVIEW® Pro Software with 12 Months Update & Support service
  • N.° 1Hard case
  • Warranty certificate
  • Operating Manual
  • N.° 2 for battery exchange

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