It is correct that the red cable is of regular network cable type with standard RJ-45 connectors, though standard cables are not reinforced around the connectors to make it rugged. Purposely chosen, this cable type allows for easy replacement worldwide … Continue reading
The stylus ball diameter is exactly that of the BMT original. The BMT Hull Roughness Analyser is accepted as the industry standard instrument for the measurement of hull roughness and offers proven benefits to ship operators, ship builders, ship repairers … Continue reading
Shortly after launch we have received many requests for underwater surveys. Current version, developed for in- and out docking purpose is not suitable for divers. Currently we are investigating the requirements for a waterproof version. Once required know-how and resources … Continue reading
The stylus ball diameter is exactly that of the BSRA original. We have made measurements with both gauges simultaneously on the same ship and got similar results.
The measurement procedure for each vessel is exactly the same. From all roughness measurements an AHR, average hull roughness, is distracted. The AHR is a statistical number. For the statistics to count we need at least 100 measurements. The principle … Continue reading
Since calibration settings of the gauge can be easily adjusted by the user, much like it is the case with coating thickness gauges, TQC does not issue certificates for the gauge itself. Notification – 17-09-2012 As of today TQC will … Continue reading
Since English is the common language within the shipping industry the Hull Roughness Analyser menu options are only available in English. There are no plans to support multiple languages in coming versions or firmware upgrades.
A smooth hull saves money is the message ship operators are being told while paint companies have been introducing new technology and products. Ship operators are (very) confused by all the claims and counter-claims regarding anti-fouling’s. But owners must be … Continue reading