Guided Ultrasonics Ltd

Wavemaker House, Unit 3 Brentwaters Business Park, The Ham, Brentford TW8 8HQ
+44 (0) 845 605 0227
+44 (0) 845 605 0228
Karan Dakup
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Affiliations & Approvals:
  • Trade Group Member (BINDT)
  • Training Establishment Approved by BINDT
  • RCNDE Member; BS EN 1SO 9001:2015

Guided Ultrasonics Limited (GUL) was established in 1999 by members of a research team at Imperial College’s Mechanical Engineering Department and is now the global leader in the provision of guided wave pipe testing equipment, training and services. Guided wave testing (GWT) is a relatively new non-destructive testing (NDT) method, which has been pioneered by GUL since its incorporation and the company has led the way in setting the standard for pipeline inspection and monitoring globally. GUL is committed to continuous improvement to meet the needs and expectations of its clients. GUL provides the following services:

  • Supply of guided wave inspection equipment;
  • Training of personnel;
  • Servicing of equipment;
  • Supply of spares; and
  • Consultancy and support services.

Training and qualification services

Guided Ultrasonics offers both classroom and on-site training, for both simple and complex applications, managed by Guided Ultrasonics Ltd Training (GULT) a division of GUL. GULT has trained over 2500 inspectors globally and continues to host more than 50 training courses each year. Its world-class courses include:

  • Level 1 Pipe, which covers testing parameters, data interpretation and reporting;
  • Level 2 SP, which covers advanced inspection of supports and process pipes;
  • Level 2 XB, which covers advanced inspection of road crossings and buried pipes;
  • Level 2 PM advanced training on corrosion detection and monitoring using the gPIMS system; and
  • Appreciation Course for Pipeline Inspection, which is on the fundamental concepts, strengths and commercial benefits of using guided wave technology.

Software products and development

GUL offers specialist software with unique and advanced features for guided wave testing and monitoring, including patented technologies for continuous frequency sweeping, absolute calibration and quantitative measurement of wall loss. The software uses latest artificial intelligence routines.

Wakemaker and QSR systems

Guided Ultrasonics develops and manufactures wavemaker systems that are commonly used for inspection, monitoring of pipe, pipelines, rails and tabular structures.

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