Posts Tagged ‘Dragline’

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

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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When Things Go Bad

March 19, 2010 Leave a comment

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It Starts with One

March 18, 2010 1 comment

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