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Cygnus Instruments Ltd

Cygnus House
30 Prince of Wales Road
Dorchester
Dorset
DT1 1PW
United Kingdom

Telephone : 01305 265533
Fax : 01305 269960
Email : sales@cygnus-instruments.com
Web : www.cygnus-instruments.com


Article archive for Cygnus Instruments Ltd;

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Why is the Cygnus 1 Ex so Unique? 04 June 2024

Cygnus Instruments is renowned for accurate, easy-to-use Ultrasonic Thickness Gauges. Their unique Cygnus 1 Ex, designed for all hazardous Zones (0, 1, and 2), is not just safe; it’s certified Intrinsically Safe to ATEX, IECEx, and UKEX standards. Its advanced data logging, live A-scan & B-scan display, and manual gates/gain make it a must-have for professionals in the oil and gas, chemical, and petrochemical industries....

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Hazardous area inspection SOLVED by Cygnus’ latest gauge 05 March 2024

Working in potentially explosive atmospheres has a lot of strict and complex rules, regulations and procedures – especially when it comes to inspections using “Hot Tools” that can cause ignition. The Cygnus 1 Ex is different to any ultrasonic testing (UT) equipment on the market. Here’s why…...

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A brand-new Ex instrument you cannot afford to miss! 14 October 2022

Since the Materials Testing Exhibition kick-started the launch of Cygnus 1 Ex gauge, we have highlighted many of its unique features; however, there is much, MUCH more to this impressive piece of tech than meets the eye....

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Cygnus releases a brand new EX Certified Thickness Gauge! 05 September 2022

The wait is finally over. Lucky visitors to our stand at The Materials Testing Exhibition last month, were first to see the much anticipated, new Cygnus EX-certified product in the flesh. Now, it’s time to reveal what the new Cygnus 1 EX Intrinsically Safe Ultrasonic Thickness Gauge is all about!...

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Is your equipment certified to the correct level for its use? 16 August 2022

Carrying out inspections with testing equipment certified to a suitable protection level is crucial to ensuring the testing operation does not jeopardise the safety of hazardous environments. This article explains the key details to understand in regard to the correct equipment to use, and where....

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Is your equipment certified to the correct level for its use? 01 July 2022

Carrying out inspections with testing equipment certified to a suitable protection level is crucial to ensuring the testing operation does not jeopardise the safety of hazardous environments. This article explains the key details to understand in regard to the correct equipment to use, and where....

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Safe NDT in explosive atmospheres 26 November 2021

Usually, the Cygnus 1 Intrinsically Safe Ultrasonic Thickness Gauge is the only choice for use in Zone 0 and Zone 1 hazardous areas. However, many locations surrounding these areas can be classified as Class 1 Division 1 and therefore don’t necessarily require the use of intrinsically safe equipment to operate there, instead these areas can use Explosion Proof (XP) equipment....

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Ultrasonic testing in mining and volatile storage environments 08 November 2021

In its October article, Cygnus Instruments examined the devastating costs of failure to maintain equipment handling hazardous materials such as oil, gas and chemicals. Whilst a regular maintenance schedule helps secure productivity and ROI, maintenance work can cause a fire or explosion in such volatile conditions....

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Using Ultrasonic Testing in oil, gas and chemical industries 01 October 2021

The cost of equipment failure within oil, gas and chemical industries (including fuel depots, processing plants and LPG vessels) on workers, shareholders, equipment, and the environment is often devastating....

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Cygnus 1 Intrinsically Safe – your trusty partner in hazardous situations 07 September 2021

Did you know? The Cygnus 1 Intrinsically Safe ultrasonic thickness gauge is the only one of its kind in the world certified to Class 1, Div 1 (“Zone 0”) for ATEX, IECEx and CSA-US. As well as being intrinsically safe, Cygnus 1 is extremely rugged and specifically designed for measuring metal thickness to determine wastage or corrosion in Zone 0, Zone 1 hazardous and potentially explosive environments....