Starc


Overview

Sonatest offers a range of Starc general weld probes in two different lines:

Compression variant

Single crystal 0° compression wave probe with hard face (ceramic) for long life.  Very good sensitivity and resolution.  For use on smooth and machines surfaces.

Shear wave variant

Angle beam shear wave probe with high perfomance  Ø10 mm single crystal in stainless steel housing, offering exceptional sensitivity and high resolution for exact and critical inspections.

Features

  • Single ceramic hard face contact probe
  • Lead Zirconate Titanate crystal
  • 2 MHz and 4 MHz variants, 10 mm and 20 mm diameter crystals
  • Available with Lemo 00 and Subvis connectors
  • Stainless steel enclosure

Frequent applications

  • Bars & Billets
  • Bond Testing
  • Brazed Joints
  • Casting & Forging
  • Ceramics
  • Composites
  • Critical Welds
  • General Welds
  • Glass
  • Machined Parts
  • Tube & Pipe

Transducer Models

Product Code Description Frequency
(MHz)
Crystal Diameter
(mm)
Nearfield Length*
(mm) N
STARC2-10 Single Crystal Ø10mm 2Mz 2 10 8.5
STARC2-20 Single Crystal Ø20mm 2Mz 2 20 34
STARC2-45 Single Shear 2Mhz 45° 2 10 5
STARC2-60 Single Shear 2Mhz 60° 2 10 7
STARC2-70 Single Shear 2Mhz 70° 2 10 6
 
STARC4-10 Single Crystal Ø10mm 4Mz 4 10 17
STARC4-20 Single Crystal Ø20mm 4Mz 4 20 67
STARC4-45 Single Shear 4Mhz 45° 4 10 24
STARC4-60 Single Shear 4Mhz 60° 4 10 23
STARC4-70 Single Shear 4Mhz 70° 4 10 21

 

Size Options Connector
Probe Size Case Dimensions Type Position
Ø
(mm)
A
(mm)
B
(mm)
C
(mm)
Lemo 00
(Z)
Top
(T)
Side
10 30 31 31 x   x
20 30 31 31 x   x
10 21 15 29 x x  
10 30 20 20 x   x
20 30 20 20 x   x