Posts Tagged ‘Cracking’

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


A Good Find

March 16, 2011 1 comment


Component: Dragline Bullgear

Detected with Eddy Current, confirmed with Magnetic Particle.

Note: Eddy Current commonly used to negate the requirement of detailed cleaning. Inspection is done straight through the grease.

Cause: Cracked joining bolts.


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Not Quite Normal

March 26, 2010 Leave a comment


P&H 4100 Propel Final Drive Shaft

Cracking initally detected with Ultrasonics whilst in-situ.

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