Skoot Base Crawler
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Skoot – Base Crawler

From: $USD 23,238.00

The DNG001 – Skoot Base Crawler is a powerful automated scanner. The ability to carry multiple attachments and various accessories white traversing all types of magnetic surfaces make the Skoot an extremely versatile scanning device. This remotely operated scanning platform can be outfitted with probe holder frames for weld inspection or a raster arm for automated two-axis corrosion scans.

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Product Description

Pipe Range, Circumferential: 6.35 cm (2.5 in) to flat
Pipe Range, Internal Circumferential: 68.6 cm (27 in) to flat
Pipe Range, Longitudinal: 76.2 cm (30 in) to flat
Radial Clearance, Pipes under 200 mm (8 in): 10.4 cm (4 in)1
Radial Clearance, Pipes over 200 mm (8 in): 11.03 cm (4.34 in)1
Encoder Resolution: 1354 counts/mm (6100.9 counts/inch)
Maximum Vertical Payload: 9 kg (20 lb)2
Maximum Travel Speed: 0.5-14.2 cm/sec (0.2-5.6 in/sec)
Power Requirements: 100-240VAC, 50/60Hz, 1.4 Amps
Umbilical Length: 7.5 m (25 ft)3
Inspection Surface: Ferrous


Low Profile Design: The Skoot requires a radial clearance of 11.4 cm (4.5 in), which allows for inspection in limited access applications.4
Magnetic Wheels: Using rare-earth magnets, the Skoot can operate on vertical, horizontal and inverted surfaces.
Scan Versatility: The Skoot can facilitate circumferential scans on pipes as small as 6.35 cm (2.5 in) OD and 68.6 cm (27 in) ID. In addition, flat surface scans and longitudinal scanning on pipes as small as 76.2 cm (30 in) OD are available.
Backpack: The optional backpack conveniently carries ultrasonic accessories with the unit.
Modular Design: Various probe holder frames and lengths of raster arms are available for use with the Skoot.
Built in Encoder: An encoder is integrated into the body of the Skoot. The encoder output is fully compatible with all standard instruments.
Irrigation Kit: The included irrigation kit contains the necessary hoses, fittings, tubing, etc, required to connect a couplant pump to the probe(s) being carried by the scanner.
Tools: Tools for all adjustment and manipulation of your scanner and components are included with the system.
Warranty: 3 year limited warranty on all products.

Pipe Range

Circumferential Minimum OD: 6.35 cm (2.5 in)
Circumferential Clearance Minimum: 10.2 cm (4 in)
Circumferential Minimum ID: 68.6 cm (27 in)


Size & Weight

Base Crawler Height: 11.21 cm (4.41 in)
Base Crawler Height, including handle: 14.86 cm (5.85 in)
Base Crawler Height with manipulation handle: 16.10 cm (6.34 in)
Base Crawler Width: 20.78 cm (8.18 in)
Base Crawler Length: 21.77 cm (8.57 in)2
Base Crawler Length with manipulation handle: 55.97 cm (22.04 in)
Base Crawler Weight: 7.3 kg (5.4 lb)3

Probe Holder Specifications

TOFD Probe Holder

Arm Style Width (W) Length (L)
Short 13 mm (0.513 in) – 45 mm (1.772 in) 36.8 mm (1.450 in)
Phased Array Probe Holder

Arm Style Width (W) Length (L)
Standard 13 mm (0.513 in) – 57.6 mm (2.266 in) 48.5 mm (1.910 in)
Long 13 mm (0.513 in) – 55 mm (2.165 in) 65.3 mm (2.570 in)

Pivot Button Style

Button Style Pivot Hole Size Wedge Type Hex Size
01 8.0 mm (0.315 in) Olympus PA 9.53 mm (3/8 in) PH0011-01
02 5.0 mm (0.197 in) Olympus TOFD, Olympus A27 DMA 9.53 mm (3/8 in) PH0011-02
03 2.7 mm (0.106 in) Sonatest DAAH PH 9.53 mm (3/8 in) PH0011-03
04 9.5mm (0.375 in) 11.1 mm (7/16 in) PH0011-04
06 3.0mm (0.118 in) 9.53 mm (3/8 in) PH0011-06
07 2.3 mm (0.09 in) 9.53 mm (3/8 in) Pivot-Buttons.psd_0002_07
08 Conical Head 9.53 mm (3/8 in) PH0011-08
09 5 mm (0.197 in) Internal Zetec PA/TOFD, Phoenix TOFD 9.53 mm (3/8 in) PH0011-09

Environmental Specifications

Operating Environment: -20°C (-4°F) to 50°C (122°F)
Environmental Sealing: Dust tight, water tight (not submersible)

  1. With backpack and manipulation handle removed, using slip joint probe holders only.
  2. Performance may vary with surface type. Umbilical and attachments are considered payload.
  3. Custom umbilical lengths are available.
  4. Measurements do not include backpack.

Kit Contents

Item Quantity*
Skoot base crawler
Power controller(North American or European plug)
Umbilical, 7.5 m (25 ft) or 30 m (100 ft) lengths available
Handheld controller
Controller cable, 6 m (20 ft)
Manipulation Handle
Cable management, threaded mount, (length dependent on umbilical length)
J300 encoder cable, 5 m (15 ft)
Installation/Removal mat
6 mm ID irrigation kit (7/16 in Quick Connect)
Lifting Sling (safety teather)
3 mm hex driver
3 mm flat driver
Wrench for pivot button adjustment
User manual
Rugged carrying cases (various types based on chosen accessories)  1 – 2

* Quantity of one (1) unless otherwise stated.


Case Types

A Case Type

Two cases carry the Skoot crawler and all standard kit components as well as any 10 – 30 m umbilicals.

  • Skoot base crawler
  • 10 m – 30 m umbilical
Case Type

These cases can store a Skoot crawler, a vertical probe holder frame as well as all standard Skoot kit contents.

  • Skoot base crawler
  • Vertical probe holder
 DNA001-Skoot Cases - G Case Type

Carry a Skoot base crawler, standard kit components, cable management and umbilicals,  as well as a motorized couplant pump.

  • Skoot base crawler
  • Standard kit components
  • Motorized couplant pump
  • 5 m – 30 m (15 – 100 ft) umbilical
  • 5 m – 30 m (15 – 100 ft) cable management
 DNA001 - Skoot Case H Case Type

A Skoot crawler case which contains all standard Skoot kit contents.

  • Skoot base crawler

Demo Request

If you would like to receive a Skoot system for evaluation purposes, please fill out the request form below, indicating your equipment requirements. You will then be contacted by a member of our sales team to finalize the request.

NOTE: Demo equipment is subject to availability at the time of request. Typical evaluation period lasts for 3-5 business days after receiving the equipment.

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Equipment Requested (select all that apply):
 Skoot Crawler Raster Arm (2-axis Scanning) Probe Holder Frame (Weld Scanning)

Other Options:
Umbilical Length
Encoder Cable

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