• Understanding ultrasonic thickness measurement

    Ultrasonic thickness measurement has a role in almost all industrial applications. To better understand how the technology works, and how it can be applied, MEPCA sat down with technology specialist, Cygnus Instruments. How does ultrasonic thickness ...

  • Cygnus is celebrating another successful year!

    Cygnus Instruments HQ held a Summer Party last week at the Bull Hotel in Bridport.  We were there to celebrate a great set of results in 2018 – as well as a superb 2019 to date. The setting was an upstairs ballroom on a lovely......

  • ABS Type Approval of Cygnus Hatch Sure successfully renewed – for another 5 years!

    When issuing Type Approval for a product, the American Bureau of Shipping requires a valid Product Design Assessment, from the ABS Technical Division, and a valid Manufacturing Assessment, involving annual surveillance visits.  Both need renewing ev...

  • Oil & Gas Asia Exhibition 2019

    We had our own stand at this busy and well-organised event at the Kuala Lumpur’s Exhibition Centre in Malaysia.  Cygnus Business Development Director, Graham Haines, attended together with Gary, Irma and Galvin from Cygnus Singapore. Sakinah and A...

  • Trusted by marine surveyors around the world – for over 3 decades

    Using the Multiple-Echo technique approved by Classification Societies, all Cygnus ultrasonic thickness gauges provide accurate and reliable metal thickness measurements without the need to remove coatings. The PLUS models also incorporate Single-Ech...

  • Providing quick, simple and accurate thickness measurements with minimal preparation

    Pioneers of the multiple-echo measuring technique which has long since been an industry standard for through coating measurement of material thickness, Cygnus thrive on developing a product range that is application-driven and user-focused. Designed ...

  • Application Spotlight – Undercarriage Inspection

    In Construction and Mining, machine performance is integral to a project’s success and cost efficiency. Undercarriage can make up more than 50% of the maintenance costs of a machine. Any component failures could lead to serious delays or costly rep...

  • Asia Maritime Pacific Purchases 20 Cygnus Ultrasonic Hatch Cover Leak Detectors

    With the support of Cygnus Instruments Ltd, Mariso has successfully signed a purchase contract for 20 Cygnus Hatch Sure leak detectors with Asia Maritime Pacific (Shanghai). Cygnus Instruments Ltd is an established and trusted manufacture of ultrason...

  • Showcasing Cygnus NDT Thickness Gauges at the European Conference on Non-Destructive Testing

    The European Conference on Non-Destructive Testing (ECNDT) in Sweden had a great turnout and there was a good level of interest in the Cygnus MK5 ultrasonic thickness gauges. In particular, we received a lot of interest in the Cygnus 4+ General Purpo...

  • Application Spotlight – Dutch-Style Steel Narrowboat

    Registered Marine Surveyor, Nick Vass MIIMS, conducted a recent survey of a 62′ steel Dutch-style narrowboat “Jan van der HrrM” which was constructed in 2005. The survey took place in drydock, earlier this year, using a Cygnus 4 General Pur...