Ground Penetrating Radar for Concrete Inspection: StructureScan Pro

StructureScan Pro is a multipurpose concrete inspection system that provides a wide range of antenna options for concrete and other applications. Using the SIR 4000 controller, the StructureScan Pro offers GPR professionals solutions to any scanning situation.

Ground Penetrating Radar for Concrete Inspection: StructureScan Pro

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Ground Penetrating Radar for Concrete Inspection: StructureScan Pro

Image Credit: Geophysical Survey Systems

Applications

  • Scan for rebar, post tension, conduits and non-metallic objects
  • Concrete slab scanning
  • Locate voids
  • Concrete imaging
  • Condition assessment
  • Structural inspection

Features

  • Sturdy transit case
  • SIR 4000 control unit
  • Lithium-ion battery (2)
  • 1600 or 2600 MHz antenna
  • Dual-bay battery charger
  • Model 615 handcart with encoder
  • Two-year warranty
  • 7-m Control cable

Accurate, Reliable and Safe Concrete Imaging

The StructureScan Pro system offers a non-destructive means to precisely investigate concrete structures, locate voids and measure slab thickness.

Ground Penetrating Radar for Concrete Inspection: StructureScan Pro

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Locate Targets in Concrete

The StructureScan Pro locates PVC and metal conduits, rebar, voids and post tension cables.

Ground Penetrating Radar for Concrete Inspection: StructureScan Pro

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Premium Mobility

The sturdy handcart-based system is simple to transport and lighter. GPR is a secure technology without any site hazards or the necessity to cordon off work areas as is the case with radiography (X-ray).

Ground Penetrating Radar for Concrete Inspection: StructureScan Pro

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Fully Customizable System

The StructureScan Pro is available with two antenna options — 1600 or 2600 MHz. Engineered to fit users’ demands, the StructureScan Pro is compatible to expand survey capabilities, like bridge and utility applications, with antenna upgrades.

Ground Penetrating Radar for Concrete Inspection: StructureScan Pro

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Data Examples

Real-Time Locating

Data shows a concrete slab strengthened with wire mesh at different depths and a conduit.

Ground Penetrating Radar for Concrete Inspection: StructureScan Pro

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3D Concrete Imaging


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Data illustrates a concrete slab reinforced with post-tension (PT) cables and rebar.

Specifications

Source: Geophysical Survey Systems

System SIR 4000
Antennas Compatible with all GSSI antennas
Number of channels Records data from 1 single-frequency antenna or 1 dual-frequency antenna
Data storage 32 GB Flash, 1 GB RAM
Display 10.4” LED
GPS Data logged internally
Display modes Linescan, Full 3D
Environmental rating IP64
Data acquisition  
Data format RADAN® (dzt)
Output data format 32-bit
Scan interval User-selectable, up to 4000 scans/sec
Number of samples per scan 256, 512, 1024, 2048, 4096, 8192, 16384
Operating modes Continuous (time) or survey wheel (distance triggered) or point mode
Time range 0-20,000 nanoseconds full scale, user-selectable Gain: manual adjustment from -42 to +126 dB Number of segments in gain curve is user-selectable from 1 to 8
Standard real-time filters Infinite Impulse Response (IIR) - Low and High Pass, vertical and horizontal - Finite Impulse Response (FIR) - Low and High Pass, vertical and horizontal
Advanced real-time filters Migration, Surface Position Tracking, Signal Noise Floor Tracking, Adaptive Background Removal
Automatic system setups Storage of an unlimited number of system setup files for different survey conditions and/or antenna deployment configurations
Automatic antenna recognition Automatic recognition of Smart Antennas to allow maximum compliant transmit rate
Languages
English, Chinese, Japanese and French
Operating
Operating temperature -20 °C to 40 °C (-4 °F to 104 °F)
Battery Inspired Energy Ni2040ED, 3 hour runtime (battery life dependent on level of display brightness)
Transmit rate Up to 800 KHz (International) US/Canada and CE rates depend on antenna model
Input/Output
Available ports Analog and Digital, RS232, HDMI, Ethernet to PC, USB 2.0 port and mini USB
Ethernet RJ45 100BT Ethernet
USB host USB host with external keyboard support, USB flash drive support and USB HUB support
Mechanical  
Dimensions 14x10x2.75 in (36x25x7 cm)
Weight 10 lbs (4.53 kg) including battery
Relative humidity <95% non-condensing
Storage temperature -40 °C to 60 °C (-40 °F to 140 °F)

 

Accessories

SIR 4000 Stand

The SIR 4000 stand has been engineered for concrete applications where it is necessary to prop up the control unit to visualize the data. This stand comes with user-replaceable plastic feet that have been engineered to enable the stand to be used on rough surfaces.

Ground Penetrating Radar for Concrete Inspection: StructureScan Pro

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SIR 4000 Carry Harness

The SIR 4000 harness has been engineered for applications in which the user has to use both hands for the survey. The harness can be mounted onto the waist and shoulders of the user to easily distribute the controller’s weight.

Ground Penetrating Radar for Concrete Inspection: StructureScan Pro

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