ULTRASOUND DETECTION

Pinpoint Predictive Maintenance provides the following ultrasound services:

  • Compressed/Vacuum air and gas leaks

  • Steam traps/valves 

  • Gas compressor packages (cooling lines, valves, pumps, flanges, piping leaks)

  • Grease lubrication

  • Underground fluid leaks

  • Bearings, pumps, motors

  • Pump cavitation issues

  • Electrical arc flash prevention (arcing and tracking detection)

  • Corona (partial discharge)

Inspections are non-intrusive, and performed during production.

Ultrasound Instrument
Ultrasound Instrument

UE Systems UP15,000 Ultrasound Instrument

Compressed Air Leaks
Compressed Air Leaks

Checking compressed air system for leaks with Long-Range Module.

Leak Spreadsheet
Leak Spreadsheet

Using my air leak cost estimator spreadsheet for reciprocating compressors.

Sub-station Corona Check
Sub-station Corona Check

Using ultrasound for checking sub-station for corona discharge.

Electrical Arcing
Electrical Arcing

Visual representation of electrical arcing in the ultrasound range of frequency.

Corona Damage
Corona Damage

White area is the result of ionization due to corona discharge (basically...).

Electrical Arcing
Electrical Arcing

Note: Ultrasound unit is further away from electrical equipment than appears in picture.

Tracking Damage
Tracking Damage

High-Voltage tracking damage.

Cornville Station
Cornville Station