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Cygnus 1 Intrinsically Safe Thickness Gauge

Available for rental/ hire from Ashtead Technology - the Cygnus 1 Intrinsically Safe Thickness Gauge.

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The Cygnus 1 Intrinsically Safe is a rugged, shock-proof multiple echo ultrasonic surface thickness gauge designed for safely measuring metal thickness to determine wastage or corrosion in potentially explosive environments. By using multiple echo technology the metal thickness gauge measurements are error checked using 3 return echoes to provide repeatable, reliable results.

Supplied ready to use in a protective carry case with 2 rechargeable batteries, the Cygnus 1 Intrinsically Safe can achieve up to 10 hours of continuous testing before recharge is necessary.

  • Certified Intrinsically Safe to: ATEX Marking Group I & Group II, CSA Class 1 Group A, B, C & D Division 1
  • For use in Zone 0, Zone 1 hazardous areas
  • No plant shutdown or hot work permit necessary
  • Heavy duty sealed unit – IPX5 and IPX7 rated – highly water / dirt / dust resistant
  • Rugged, durable, shock proof construction
  • Stable calibration – linear accuracy – no zero adjustment
  • Self verification of the measurements to ensure accuracy
  • Various probe options
  • Two rechargeable batteries with charger
  • Displays sound velocity settings
  • Echo strength indicator to aid measurement
  • Bright LED display with polarised filter
  • Probe frequency selectable
  • Low battery warning
  • Metric / Imperial switchable
  • Also approved for use in mines
  • Chemical plants
  • Petroleum, chemical storage tanks
  • Oil and gas production facilities such as pipelines and offshore platforms
  • Dry, dusty environments where ignition could occur
  • LPG vessels
  • Road transport tankers carrying potentially explosive contents
  • Grain processing plants
  • Fuel depots
  • Processing vessels
  • Structures and facilities in mines