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Stix – 4 Probe Long Seam Scanner

$USD 7,650.00

The Stix – BGG009 is a manual magnetic scanner designed for longitudinal weld inspection. Featuring magnetic wheels and a trailing encoder, this long seam scanner is designed to translate two phased array probes and two TOFD probes along ferrous scan surfaces. While capable of  circumferential scanning on pipes as small as 25.4 cm (10 in), this scanner will also scan longitudinally from 15.2 cm (6 in) to flat.

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Product Description

Pipe Range, Circumferential: 25.4 cm (10 in) to flat
Pipe Range, Longitudinal: 15.24 cm (6 in) to  flat
Encoder Resolution: 9.05 counts/mm (230.0 counts/inch)
Probe Holding Capacity: 2 phased array wedges, 2 TOFD wedges
Encoder Cable Length: 5 m (16.4 ft)1
Inspection Surface: Ferrous materials


Long Seam Frame: The dual pivot frame bar accommodates longitudinal scanning applications. The synchronized dual pivot frame bar ensures precise scanner setup while full control is provided with the convenient handles.
Circumferential Scanning Perform circumferential scans with this versatile product. Conversion from long seam to circumferential scanning is quick and simple.
Trailing Encoder: A spring loaded, trailing encoder maintains constant surface contact to ensure accurate scanner positioning . The trailing encoder is fully compatible with all standard instruments.
Wheel Blocks: Ergonomic handles provide comfortable scanner control while also providing mounting points for accessories.
Brakes: Brakes are provided to lock the scanner in a required position.
Wheels: The magnetic wheels are coated with urethane to reduce the effects of foreign debris obstructing the scanner motion.  Two sets of 4 magnetic wheels are included with the system to provide optimal magnetic attraction during scanning operations.
Vertical Probe Holders: Countless setup variations and adjustment options are the hallmarks of the vertical probe holder. Fine tune probe and wedge setup with these probe holders that also offer transverse scanning.
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.

Scanner Clearance

Clearance, Long Seam: 14 cm (5.5 in)
Clearance, Circumferential: 11.7 cm (4.6 in)


Size & Weight

Frame Height: 10.5 cm (4.1 in)
Frame Height (Pivot): 19 cm (4.5 in)
Frame Width: 17.5 cm (6.9 in)
Frame Length: 45.4 cm (17.9 in)
Frame Length (Pivot): 35 cm (13.8 in)
Frame Weight: 1.9 kg (4.25 lb)

Probe Holder Specifications

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)
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)

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. Custom umbilical lengths are available.
  2. Approximate shipping weight of standard kit contents.

Kit Contents

Item Quantity*
Stix long seam frame with 8 magnetic wheels
Spring loaded encoder
Vertical phased array probe holder 2
Vertical TOFD probe holder 2
Probe holder arm set – long, drop arm 2
4 mm ID irrigation kit (7/16 in Quick Connect)
Probe holder spare parts kit
3 mm hex driver
Wrench for pivot button adjustment
User manual
Rugged carrying case

* Quantity of one (1) unless otherwise stated.