Baugh & Weedon BondCheck+

Baugh & Weedon BondCheck+

Baugh & Weedon
BondCheck+

BondCheck+

Features:

  • Supports Pitch-Catch, Resonance and MIA Bond-Testing Modes
  • Pitch & Catch Dry Coupled Bond Testing mode for rapid detection of defects in laminate, bonded or sandwich structures
  • Automatic Test Frequency Optimization
  • Sweep, RF, Y/T, Encoded and Phase/Frequency Plots


BondCheck+ - Applications and Probe Selection

Material Inspection Required Probes Used per Application Probes Applicable / Not Applicable per Application
Bond Stiffeners Disbonds Pitch-Catch & Resonance Pitch-Catch & Resonance are applicable
Carbon Laminate Delaminations, Voids, Porosity Resonance Pitch-Catch is applicable
Carbon or Glass reinforced pipes or pressure vessels Disbonds, delaminations Pitch-Catch Resonance is not applicable
Carbon Overwrapped Pressure Vessels(COPV) Disbonds, delaminations Pitch-Catch Resonance is not applicable
Carbon Skin to Foam Core Disbonds, delaminations Pitch-Catch Resonance is applicable
Carbon Skin to metal Nomex honeycomb Disbonds, delaminations and crushed core Pitch-Catch Resonance is applicable
Carbon-Carbon in Heat Shields Delaminations, cracking, density changes Pitch-Catch Resonance is applicable
Composite Repair Validation Disbonds, delaminations Pitch-Catch Resonance is not applicable
Glass fiber skin to foam or wood core Disbonds, delaminations Pitch-Catch Resonance is applicable
Metal skin to metal honeycomb Disbonds and crushed core Pitch-Catch & Resonance Pitch-Catch & Resonance are applicable
Metal to metal bonded skins Disbonds Resonance Pitch-Catch is applicable
Perforated metal skin to honeycomb core, used for acoustic liners Disbonds Pitch-Catch Resonance is not applicable
Sandwich Structures Far-side flaws or core damage on sandwich construction Pitch-Catch Resonance is applicable
Sandwich Structures (multicore) Inter-core disbonds, core damage Pitch-Catch Resonance is applicable
0.5" / 12.7mm defect Resonance Pitch-Catch is applicable
Curved surface up to 1" / 25mm Pitch-Catch Resonance is applicable
Depth of indication location in multi-layered structures Resonance Pitch-Catch is not applicable


Technical Specifications

Transmit Operating Mode: Pitch-Catch Only
Output Frequency: 1kHz to 100kHz
Main Gate: 0 to 76dB, 0.1dB steps
Output Voltage: 0 to 76dB, 0.1dB steps
Minimum Output drive load impedance: 300 ohma
Waveform Type: Arbitrary waveform, supporting tone burst with rectangle / hanning window and frequency chirp
Transmit waveform points maximum: 8192
Waveform Duration: Maximum 3.2ms
Waveform Output DAC clock rate: 25MHz fixed
Receive Sample Rate: 440kHz (subject to change)
Bit Depth: 16-bit
Gain Range: 0 to 60dB (TBC subject to testing)
Receive Bandwidth: 3kHz to 1MHz - 3 dB points
Time Base Range: 100µs to 2ms
Time Base Delay: 0µs to 1ms
Amplitude / Phase Extraction Cursor: Position Resolution 2 µs
Software Specifications Display Modes: RF, Waveform, Y-T Mode
Acquisition Gate in RF Mode: With adjustable amplitude, start and parameter control
Acquisition Gate in Y-T Mode: Multiple box regions
Calibration Mode: Performing frequency sweep on bonded and dis-bonded areas. Automatic inspection frequency determination with manual adjustment.
Bond / Dis-bond Alarm: State on screen on probe
Live Waveform: Display during parameter adjustment
Save: Inspection data to SD Card
Export: Inspection Report
Encoder: With 1D line plot of chosen parameter (phase / amplitude)
Pitch-Catch Probe Specifications Operating Frequencies: Depends on piezo resonant frequency. Current model 30kHz (suitable for 10kHz to 50kHz operation)
Transmit - receive probe separation: 0.7" / 17mm
Transmit - receive probe linear travel: >0.2" / 5mm
Probe Auto Recognition: Yes
Probe Alarm LED: Yes
Probe Tips: Rounded end and flat end, replaceable by user
Probe housing material: Anodized aluminum case with stainless steel probe housings, rubber finger grip
Probe connector: 8 pin LEMO


Probe Kits & X-Y/R Theta Scanner

Pitch-Catch Probe Kit Includes:

  • Operating frequency: 30kHz (suitable for 10kHz to 50kHz operation)
  • Automatic probe recognition
  • Alarm LED on probe
  • Transmit - Receive probe separation: 0.7" / 17mm
  • Transmit - Receive probe linear travel: 0.2" / 5mm
  • Rounded end and flat end probe tip options, replaceable by user.
  • Probe housing material: Anodized aluminum case with stainless steel probe housings, rubber finger grip.
  • Integrated memory for serial number and easy default settings of BondCheck+
  • Includes probe cable and deluxe probe case


Resonance Probe Kit Includes:

  • Three transducer kit, frequencies to be confirmed
  • Automatic probe recognition
  • Alarm LED on probe
  • Probe housing material: Polymer and stainless steel case with alumina transducer wear face
  • Integrated memory for serial number and easy default settings of BondCheck+


X-Y/R-Theta Scanner Includes:

  • Universal manual scanner system consists of X-Y and R-Theta scanning devices that can be used individually or combined depending on the application requirement. Connects easily to the BondCheck+ to enable C-scanning of a variety of composite components.

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Product Literature

Description Part # Saved Price Add to
Baugh & Weedon BondCheck+ BT-BW-BONDCHECK+ Request Pricing
Pitch-Catch Probe Kit Includes: anodized aluminum case with Stainless-Steel probe housing, rubber finger grip, rounded end and flat end probe tips options, replaceable by user, integrated memory for serial numbers and default settings for the BondChe BT-BW-KAETH001 Request Pricing
Resonance Probe Kit Includes: 3 Transducer Kit, frequencies TBC, Polymer and Stainless-Steel Case with alumina transducer wear face, and integrated memory for serial numbers and default settings for the BondCheck+ BT-BW-RESONANCE-PROBE-KIT Request Pricing
X-Y/R-Theta Scanner - Universal Manual Scanner System Includes: X-Y & R-Theta scanning devices that can be used individually or combined depending on the application and connects to the BondCheck+, enabling C-Scanning of a variety of composite materi BT-BW-X-Y-R-THETA-SCANNER Request Pricing