The Cygnus 2PLUS is a simple to use, multi-mode thickness gauge having Multiple-Echo, Echo-Echo and Single-Echo capabilities. The rotatable end-mounted display makes it ideally suited for climbing and rope access.
The twin shot injection moulded enclosure has a soft but durable TPE outer skin which is comfortable to hold and protects against bumps while the hard internal shell offers maximum strength and environmental protection certified to the demanding US MIL STD 810G standard.
Perfect for use on flat plate, curved surfaces or pipes our Multiple-Echo single crystal probe technology means you can measure through thick coatings and only the remaining metal thickness is displayed.
The unit still relies on Multiple-Echo to provide simple and accurate measurements, with the added benefit of Echo‑Echo and Single-Echo using twin crystal probes for extreme corrosion. Echo-Echo for measurements on painted metals but with heavy back wall corrosion / pitting and Single‑Echo for measurements on uncoated surfaces with heavy front face and/or back-wall corrosion and attenuative materials such as cast metals or plastics / composites.
|Materials||Sound velocities between 1000 – 9000 m/s – covers virtually all common engineering materials|
|Accuracy||±0.1 mm or 0.1% of thickness measurement, whichever is greatest, when calibrated in accordance with Cygnus Instruments calibration procedure|
|Resolution||Multiple-Echo mode – 0.1 mm or 0.05 mm
Single-Echo and Echo-Echo modes – 0.01 mm
|Measurement Range in Steel||Single crystal probes in Multiple-Echo:
Twin crystal probes in Single-Echo:
Twin crystal probes in Echo-Echo:
|Connector||Twin Lemo 00|
|Power||3 x AA batteries|
|Battery Life||10 hours minimum|
|Electronics||Dual channel pulser|
|Display||End-mounted OLED (rotatable)|
|Size||132 x 82 x 34 mm|
|Weight||300 grams (inc. batteries)|
|Operating Temp.||-10°C to 50°C|
|Environmental Rating||IP67 (dust tight and immersion – 1 metre for 30 mins)
Explosive Atmosphere: Safe operation as defined by Class I, Division 2, Group D, as found in the National Fire Protection Association Code (NFPA 70), Article 500, and tested using MIL STD 810G Method 511.5, Procedure I
MIL STD 810G Method 501.6 (high temp +55°C)
MIL STD 810G Method 502.6 (low temp -20°C)
MIL STD 810G Method 507.6 (humidity 95%)
MIL STD 810G Method 512.6 (immersion – 1 metre for 30 mins)
|Shock and Impact||MIL STD 810G Method 514.7 (vibration – 1 hour each axis)
MIL STD 810G Method 516.7 (shock 20g – 11ms half sine shock pulse, 40g 11ms in each axis)
MIL STD 810G Method 516.7 (26 drops – transit drop 1.22 m)
|Compliance||CE, British Standard BS EN 15317:2013|
|Environmental||RoHS, WEEE compliant|
|Warranty||3 years on gauge and 6 months on probe|