AMAC-500 Magnetically Attached Crawler – Discontinued

This product has been discontinued.

The AMAC-500 is a rugged, magnetically attached, remotely operated crawler designed to perform automated single axis ultrasonic scanning in the inspection of tanks, pressure vessels, and large diameter piping. Combine the AMAC-500 with an Ultrasonic system for automated data collection.


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Product Information

AMAC-500 Crawler

  • Clamping force: Over 250lbs (.25 inch thick steel plate)
  • Drive force: 200lbs vertical pull at stall
  • (4) Wheel Drive
  • (4) Wheel Independent Suspension
  • Left, Right Steerable, Reversible
  • 2.5” Dia Magnetic wheels
  • (2) High power DC servo motors
  • Advanced design allows adherence to changing surface geometry without time consuming adjustments
  • Highly efficient bubbler system which allows the transducer to maintain excellent contact with the scan surface
  • Dimensions: (L,W,H) 14” x 12” x 4”
  • Weight: 20lbs

MCU-1000 Control Unit

  • Direct read position indicator (fed from friction wheel encoder)
  • Encoder line driver receiver
  • Joystick
  • Speed, forward and reverse control
  • Emergency Stop button
  • Three independent modes of operation
    • Speed control with constant forward/reverse operation
    • Joystick (dynamic control for steering, speed, forward and reverse motion)
    • Remote control using the optional RCU-1000 (remote joystick) or other custom control interfaces

MCU-2000 Control Unit (Optional)

  • Menu driven LCD
  • Fully programmable motion controller to define virtually any scan pattern required
  • Rear Panel access to encoder signals
  • Encoder line driver receiver
  • Joystick
  • Speed, forward and reverse control
  • Emergency Stop button

Other Options

  • Extended Control cable lengths
  • Custom bundled control cable
  • Motor mounted Encoders for use with optional MCU-2000
  • Interface cable to encoder signals