Posts Tagged ‘Boom’

You Can Stop Digging Any Time Now

May 23, 2012 Leave a comment

A photo showing extensive cracking in the dipper handle of a P&H 4100 Shovel.

If you look closely you will also see significant cracking at the base of the boom.

General View of Crack

Side View

Underside View

Categories: Visual Inspection Tags: , ,

Interesting Orientation

May 22, 2012 1 comment

The following images show a crack in a Marion 8050 Dragline Boom Lacing.

The crack was initially detected visually and confirmed with Magnetic Particle Inspection.

Crack Visually Detected

Crack Confirmed With MPI

Dragline Boom Cluster Cracking

April 9, 2012 1 comment

Photos of BE1370 Boom Cluster

Cracking initially detected with Ultrasonics.

Lacing removed and MPI to confirm.


Ultrasonics and MPI post repair.

Image showing cracks confirmed with MPI

Image post repair

When Things Go Bad

March 19, 2010 Leave a comment

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Your UT Job Today

March 18, 2010 Leave a comment

UT of all Nodes and Nozzles

     Start Here

     Finish Here

   And make sure the report goes out this afternoon……….