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Dakota ZX-1 & ZX-2
Ultrasonic Thickness Gauges

The Dakota ZX-1 & ZX-2 are basic fixed velocity Ultrasonic Thickness Gauges that require no special training to operate.

The ZX-1 is a dual element corrosion style thickness gauge, with single programmed material velocity that can be programmed for any material via computer.

The ZX-1 & 2 are basic fixed velocity gauges that require no special training to operate.  Calibration is done by simply scrolling to a known material velocity, or selecting a common material from a list of material types in the ZX-2. The gauges were designed and built to withstand the roughest industry conditions, are affordable, and are backed by a 5 year limited warranty.

 

If you’re looking for a quality instrument to reliably meet or exceed your NDT application expectations, look no further.

Dakota Fixed Velocity Ultrasonic Thickness Gauge ZX-1 ZX-2 Ultrasonic Thickness Gauge
Description

Dakota ZX-1 & ZX-2 Overview

The Dakota ZX-1 & ZX-2 are basic fixed velocity ultrasonic thickness gauges.

Calibration is done by simply scrolling to a known material velocity, or selecting a common material from a list of material types in the ZX-2.  The gauges were designed and built to withstand the roughest industry conditions, are affordable, and backed by a 5 year limited warranty. 

Key Features:

• Easy To Operate.

• 5 Year Warranty, CE-Certified and Made in USA​

• Pulse-echo measurement.

• Dual element transducers (1-10MHz options).

• 120MHz FPGA timing.

• 150 volt square wave pulser.

• Low-temperature custom LCD display (-22 F / -30 C).

• Adjustable material velocity.

• Selectable material list (ZX-2 only).

• IP65 protection rating.

• 5 year limited warranty.

Applications:-

Thickness Testing Applications include:

• Corrosion & Pitting

• Tube & Pipe

• Tanks

• Boilers

• Glass

• Variety of other Applications

Technical

Dakota ZX-1 & ZX-2 Technical

Physical

Power Source

  • Weight: 11 ounces (with batteries).

  • Size: Width (2.5 in / 63.5 mm)
    Height (5.17 in / 131.3 mm)
    Depth (1.24 in / 31.5 mm)

  • Operating Temperature: -22 to 167F (-30 to 75C).

  • Case: Extruded aluminum body with nickel-plated aluminum end caps (gasket sealed).

  • Two 1.5V alkaline, 1.2V NiCad, or 1.5V Lithium AA cells

  • Typically operates for 45 hours on alkaline and 23 hours on NiCad batteries.

  • Low battery indicator on display. Unit turns off automatically when battery is too low to operate reliably.

Display

Keypad

Transducer

  • Sealed membrane that is resistant to both water and petroleum products.

  • Seven or eight tactile-feedback keys - dependant on model.

  • Dual element (transmit and receive)

  • 1 to 10 MHz frequency range.

  • Locking quick disconnect LEMO connectors.

  • 4 foot cable.

  • Custom transducers available for special applications.

  • Multi-function 7 segment 4.5 digit liquid crystal display with 0.500 in digit height. Two 0.125 in14 segment fields for labels and values, and one 7 segment field for labels and values. Additional icons to indicate features and modes.

  • Backlight is selectable on/off/auto, and selectable brightness (Lo, Med, Hi) options.

  • Bar graph indicates stability of reading.

Certification

  • Factory calibration traceable to NIST & MIL-STD-45662A.

Warranty

  • 5 year limited.

Measurement

  • Range: Measures from 0.025 to 36.00 inches (0.63 to 914.4 millimeters). Range dependent on material and transducer type.

  • Units: English & Metric

  • Resolution: 0.001 inches (0.01 millimeters)

  • Velocity Range: 0.0120 to .7300 in/μs (305 to 18,542 m/sec)

  • PRF: 200Hz

  • Display Update Rate: 10Hz

  • Velocity Settings:  ZX-1 adjustable on keypad.  ZX-2 adjustable on keypad and selectable from 8 factory presets and 2 programmable custom velocity options.

  • Velocity Chart in. / mm
    1. Steel 4340 .2330 / 5918
    2. Stainless 303 .2230 / 5664
    3. Aluminum 2024 .2510 / 6375
    4. Cast Iron .1800 / 4572
    5. Plexiglass .1060 / 2692
    6. PVC .0940 / 2388
    7. Polystyrene .0920 / 2337
    8. Polyurethane .0700 / 1778
    9. Custom
    10. Custom

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