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Dakota ZX-2

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The ZX-2 ultrasonic thickness gauge is a simple to use fixed velocity gauge that requires no special training to operate. Calibration is done by simply selecting a common material from a list of material types. The gauge is designed and built to withstand the roughest industry conditions, it is affordable and has a 5 year limited warranty. If you’re looking for a quality instrument to reliably meet or exceed your application expectations, look no further.

The ZX-2 has 8 common preset material types and 2 user programmable types. This makes the ZX-2 a little more flexible for those users that have a need to measure more than one material type. The simple PC program allows the user to program the ZX-2 for two additional set material types.

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Overview

Features

  • Keypad is a sealed membrane that is resistant to both water and petroleum products. Eight tactile-feedback keys
  • Low battery indicator on display. Unit turns off automatically when battery is too low to operate reliably
  • Multi-function 7 segment 4.5 digit liquid crystal display. Two 14 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
  • 5 year limited warranty

Technical

Measuring range      0.63 to 914.4 mm, range dependent on material and transducer type

Measuring units      English and metric

Display resolution      0.01 mm

Velocity range      305 to 18,542 m/sec

PRF      200 Hz

Display update rate      10 Hz

Power source      Two 1.5 V alkaline, 1.2 V NiCad, or 1.5 V Lithium AA batteries

Operating time      Typically operates for 45 hours on alkaline batteries and 23 hours on NiCad batteries

Size      Width 63.5 mm x height 114.3 mm x depth 31.5 mm

Weight      312 g

Operating temperature      - 30 to 75 oC

Case material      Extruded aluminum body with nickel-plated aluminum end caps (gasket sealed)

Velocity Settings      Adjustable on keypad and selectable from 8 factory presets and 2 programmable custom velocity options:
Velocity chart
1. Steel 5918 mm
2. Stainless 5664 mm
3. Aluminum 2024 .2510 / 6375
4. Cast Iron 4572 mm
5. Plexiglass 2692 mm
6. PVC 2388 mm
7. Polystyrene 2337 mm
8. Polyurethane 1778 mm
9. Custom
10. Custom
Note - Other common material velocities are detailed in the user manual

Transducer     Dual element (transmit and receive), 1 to 10 MHz frequency range, locking quick disconnect LEMO connectors, 123 cm cable. Please note that custom transducers are available for special applications

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Dakota ZX-2 data sheet

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Dakota ZX-2 user manual

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