Advaced Hatch Cover and Watertight Integrity Testing System by Coltraco Ultrasonics

Coltraco Limited UK has always been a spotlight when it comes to the ultrasonic monitoring instrumentation. Over the years counting to be more than 2 decades, we have specialized in studying the need of various sectors we majorly touch such as oil and gas, defense, industrial sectors and multiple other options. Most importantly, we assist marine industry in various means such as providing them with better solutions to come up with perfect deliverance of cargo or other voyage they are on. System is provided to the cruise ships to test the integrity of compartments and hatch covers to make sure there are no leaks in order to finish the journey with secured cargo.

Since 1989, we keep on producing new innovated products and measuring instruments to help people get the results in quickest, simplest and easiest way without going into budget issues. Permascanner® Dynamic is our semi-fixed ultrasonic watertight integrity test indicating system for the dynamic testing of hatch cover maintenance, holds, bulkheads, cable transits and watertight doors and compartments at sea. Derived from its sister product – Portascanner®, Permascanner Dynamic is designed to quickly identify leak sites in their extent and precise location, whilst at sea. Furthermore, facilities of Optional Accessories and Permascanner® Dynamic are provided as after sales benefits on demand. The details of both of these facilities are mentioned below:

  1. Permascanner™ Dynamic

Permascanner® Dynamic allows a pattern of readings to be recorded against varying sea states, enabling a true picture of the seal integrity to be recorded over time. It efficiently helps you for hatch covers integrity, multiple cable transit areas testing and watertight doors continuously over varying sea-state states. The ultrasonic hatch cover testing system will enables Marine Super-intendants, Barge Supervisors or OIMs to embody its highly accurate readings into an enhanced on board safety procedure. We are committed to developing continuous monitoring solutions especially for hatch cover maintenance. This will enable the hatch-covers to be tested whilst on voyage at sea to see how the vessel is responding to the dynamic sea states. We have given below a visual representation of thishatch cover maintenance and watertight integrity testing system. Give it a look!

  1. Optional Accessories

Extended Hi-Life Generator Additional standard generators can be used when testing large holds and the Extended Hi-Life Permascanner™ Generators can provide up to 10 days continuous testing whilst at sea.
Why purchase Coltraco Portascanner II?
Since 1989, Coltraco Ultrasonicshas been designing and manufacturing ultrasonic instrumentation for safety and servicing. In 2012 we partnered with a fellow well respected UK OEM of thickness gauges to design our current models.
Our Portascanner™ is carefully hand built and undergoes rigorous quality testing to ensure it meets the high standards expected by our customers, and to provide them with long-term reliability.
Our Commitment to Safety
We are dedicated to being a Safeship™ and Safesite™ company, encouraging safety for safety’s sake. Our Portascanner™ is part of our range of 14 products and systems which are all designed to offer alternative methods to traditional means of testing, for example fire suppression systems, watertight integrity, flow testing and more.
Our Commitment to Science
We are committed to designing and manufacturing the most mathematically accurate products and systems globally, supported by the highest standards of technical support and customer care.
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Ultrasonic Leak Sensors by Coltraco has made Life easier for Cargo Cruises’ Owners

Over the years Coltraco is working in this industry, we have come up with various products and systems to assist the industries we are catering. Two of the reasons of Coltraco are maintaining the pace with the ones of sectors it provides ultrasonic monitoring equipment whereas offering various solutions under every range to make sure there is no affordability issues for anyone. As the time passes, new additions are made to different ranges we produce.  We are delighted to offer a new addition brought and manufactured to the family of Portascanner.

As we are an international supplier of ultrasonic monitoring instruments out of which ultrasonic gas leak detector is one. Others include ultrasonic liquid level indicator, hatch cover maintenance and watertight integrity testing devices, multiple cable transit areas testing device, cargo-safe hatch cover tester, systems and others. Coltraco Ltd is considered to be one of the most recognized companies to give its appreciable services in ultrasonic gadgets. We possess expertise in all sorts of installations including offshore and onshore. In regards to the achievements of Coltraco, it has become easy for the customers with a broader scope of integrated gas hatch cover testing systems to meet the specific monitoring necessities for all the processing and leaks they are manufactured for.

Ultrasonic technology have always been demanded by the people of related industries, factories or owning shipping business, especially if they majorly qualify to transport cargo. With the integration of the related technology, it is really convenient to get hold of the related database. Moreover, with Coltraco you can get permanent data storage by transferring data to computers and keep a complete record, which makes it even convenient to work with relative devices. Furthermore, after sales services also include the option of permanent and continuous ultrasonic hatch cover testing system, which can make it easier for people to manage.

With the help of relevant data, it is easy to keep an eye on the monitoring device along with the supervision of fire suppressing system. These monitoring techniques are manufactured with ultrasonic sensors, which is capable enough to detect leaks, which are reflected back to the surface and detected with the help of intensity. The frequencies are detected in accordance, which is calculated afterwards by the device. Coltraco qualifies for efficient ultrasonic leak detector you must possess so that you may never get disappointed by the function of fire suppressing system. It is not about investing on system only but to maintain it properly.

How Coltraco facilitates small businesses with its ultrasonic level indicator?

Is small business requiring monitoring system? Are small business owners can enjoy Coltraco’s products? Well, the answer is a clear yes. One of the best features of Coltraco is in regards to the multiple options it provides to people, keeping their needs and probable budgets. It provides the competitive ultrasonic liquid level indicators’ price which can never be beaten at any cost. The package is enhanced with high quality product package, price and customer support and after sale assistance.

Coltraco Limited is regarded to produce multiple ranges of a single system in accordance to the requirement and affordability. There are various constant gaseous fire extinguishing monitoring system have been manufactured, keeping various scales of businesses’ needs. The Permalevel’s range is produced by respective company to assist business in order to keep check on the fire-extinguishing system. Out of this range, Permalevel Load Weight System is designed specifically for businesses that look for reasonable alternative for consistent fire suppressing monitoring system. They have a system, which has installation of ultrasonic level indicator that offers the respective authority with constant liquids levels measurements.

This system possesses the compatibility of measuring and monitoring the liquid contents with its perspective of levels of any number of cylinders but regarded to be appreciable for CO2 & CO2 Marine systems. This system is managed to closely monitor the weight of fire extinguishing agent enclosed inside the cylinders. This accuracy comes in regards to the close contact this system has with cylinders.

When there appears a liquid level downfall around 5% or less, this system triggers with an alarm to give a sign to the concerned authority to treat the reason of causing such massive loss. This counterweight signifies the falls as a visual signal of accidental discharge and leakage. The system provides an immediate notification if used in conjunction with an infrared sensor or limit switch. These can also be used to monitor system and connect external alarms such as buzzers. This constant system of monitoring with liquid level indicator is qualified to provide you with accurate results. This system is a simple formula with great efficiency and low price to continuously monitor your CO2 cylinder without any mistake. There are other ranges available as far as continuous gaseous monitoring system is required.

If you want to look for other options in case you need fire-extinguishing systems round the clock on different scale, check the Coltraco Fire Suppressing Monitoring Systems now.

Efficiency Level of Permalevel®Fire Extinguishing Application

Factually, there are different applications available in the market to deal as fire extinguisher. Among so many options available now, Permalevel® is another but certified and efficient fire extinguishing application introduced by Coltraco. It is considered to be best for fixed installation in numerous power stations such as nuclear, electricity and gas and oil production and exploration. Moreover, it is even considerable for data storage, defense, telecommunications centers and defense sectors. Permalevel® is an advanced ultrasonic liquid level indicator which qualifies to monitor these installed fixed fire extinguishers which is a major problem to be handled. It is considered to be the easiest and simplest way to assure the appropriate level of liquid within the verified containers and produced to handle difficult sectors efficiently without manual input.

Coltraco has manufactured this liquid monitoring device to make sure it is capable enough to test other liquids as well such as industrial chemicals and liquids, which are carried in vessels and tanks and conducts ultrasound. Any liquid carried in any single skinned container of wall with thickness of 2 to 20mm and a conductor of ultrasound. This majorly applies to the CO2 Systems used as fire extinguishers. This liquid gas level indicator is really simple to use once it is installed in the required place. At the same time, the sensor is attached to the main unit along with the cylinder as well. Manual inspection can be done in case the alarm or alerts are given to the main unit through fixed Permalevel® if the liquid level falls below the considered or fixed point.

Liquid Level Indicator Manufactured by Coltraco to Give Best Results

We are living beings who are ruled by minds whereas we believe in practical life rather than imaginative world. If universe is studied closely, you would know that things have deep connections in between them. The study of producers and markets is all about dealing the needs of people as business world is all about catering the requirements of people which are only possible by relating them closely. Recently, the war among the manufacturers and suppliers is all about coping up with time and people. An item can hit the most astounding offers of it is superior to anything its forerunner in addition to it should have a critical ascent in the quality as well. Acquiring quality the items has turned into an issue of extreme level headed discussion among makers and they are competing to make the nature of their items superior to all others.

Quality must be acquired an item in the event that it contains materials of unrivaled quality and that too in precisely the ideal amount. Keeping up the level of materials in each group of generation is not a simple undertaking by any stretch of the imagination. Since on account of large scale manufacturing the materials are included a bigger amount, measuring them in mass is just conceivable with an ultrasonic level indicator. This ultrasonic marker is sufficiently capable to gauge the level of fluids and strong materials in the hardest compartment introduce today.

The holders in processing plants are of a wide range of shapes and made of an assortment of materials. Numerous compartments, for example, a solitary cleaned holder keep a variety of gages to be joined with them. This makes an intense circumstance for the generation staff since it can be hard to know the amount of a material has been included. Any variety in the amount can prompt a grievous mix which would bring about lost materials and work costs. That is the reason going out on a limb are disheartened and generation process ought to be solid and sensible.

No item can be made with including some sort of fluid. In the sustenance business vinegar, oil and water are the fundamental things which should be included exact sums. They are measured with the assistance of a fluid level marker to know precisely what amount has been included the blend. Including excessively of a fluid can make the blend excessively messy. This kind of blend could never deliver the taste that is wanted from it henceforth the whole materials will be squandered. The liquid level indicator has turned into a fundamental piece of each assembling unit.

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Advantages Offered with Ultrasonic Flow Meter by Coltraco

Portasonic consists of a handheld portable clamp-on transit time flow meter device for accurate flow measurement from outside a pipe – especially for fire protection water sprinkler and fire hydrant systems. The unique clamp-on fixture design makes the installation very straightforward and requires no special tools or skills and due to the non-invasive nature of clamp-on transducers, there is no pressure drop, no moving parts, no leak and no risk of contamination or corrosion. This ultrasonic flow meter Ideal for the measurement of flows in clean, non-aerated fluids such as water, water/ glycol and oils in full pipes from ½” to 180” (12 to 4570 mm) diameter can be measured and the ultrasonic signal penetrates all common metal and plastic pipe materials.

Key Features of Ultrasonic Flow Meter

•    Accurate flow measurement from outside of a pipe with clamp-on sensor
•    No pressure drop, no moving parts, no leaks and no contamination
•    Simple set-up and ease of operation with digital processing
•    Long term reliability and battery life, light weight, compact and reliable
•    Suited for a wide range of industrial applications
•    Larges display with user-friendly calibration menu
•    Measures, totalizes and transmits flow in both directions

Advantages of Portasonic/ Portasteele

We are a proud to announce Coltraco now offers the Portasonic – portable ultrasonic flow meter to provide a new dimension to our range, especially catering for the sprinkler system maintenance in the fire industry amongst others. State of the art technology provides an effective means to enhance the management of your systems.

Accurate flow data provides the chance to make energy saving measures by fine tuning the systems. It does this through self-adapting proprietary signal quality tracking, allowing the system to automatically optimally adapt to the people to the pipe material and flow profile in both directions. Portasonic offers sustained operation across a wide range of applications and environments due to the non-invasive external clamp, requiring no mechanical parts to be inserted into the pipe wall or in any other way to effect the operation of the system. The ultrasonic signal penetrates all common metal and plastic pipe materials containing clean, non-aerated fluids, most typically being water, water/ glycol and oils.

How important hatch cover testing can be for cargo ships?

It is something beyond doubt that shipping industry is regarded to be the most profitable and biggest industrial sector in the entire world. The most unfortunate thing that ever happens to this industry is in accordance to the claimed damages by the customers for the lost cargo the ships are carrying. By handing out the cash they earn is mostly wasted in fulfilling and meeting the losses of claimed damages for the cargo. It commonly happens due to the leakage that mostly appears to make different external component in the cargo stored in numerous compartment. Ingression of water into the stored cargo is the most common issue that is caused in which in return the clients claim numerous damages. This often results in loss of billions of dollars when the cargo is being carried worth more than the total worth of the entire ship. Honestly, if you ask any genius or successful person who is billionaire and successfully running yachting business, he would definitely recommend you to carry hatch cover testing devices as they keep you attentive and informed about the condition of the cargo being carried without manually visit which obviously cannot be as accurate as a designated and manufactured device can.
Water is really dangerous and harmful for numerous products especially electronics, clothes, electric products and food. They become nothing more than rubbish which can ultimately cause you billion to recover the products. It is more convenient to possess a hatch cover testing instruments which can definitely help you save much time and expenses. The main reason for water entering ship is leakage differently located on it when primarily is responsible for the following destruction. Moreover, Ultrasonic Thickness Gauge can be a great help in regards to measuring the width and stability of every material which will alert you if found any leaks or damaged surface hence you can now save your cargo. You can find numerous companies dealing in these products such as Coltraco Ltd. You will find them reasonable and efficient.