Software Update Enhances Radar-Based Concrete Inspection System

GSSI has releases a major software update for the StructureScan Mini XT, the latest generation of the company’s all-in-one concrete inspection GPR system. The update expands StructureScan Mini XT capabilities with an increased depth range, improved Focus Mode, and a unique Auto Drill feature.

 

The update increases StructureScan Mini XT’s depth range by 20% to up to 24 inches for greater visibility in survey situations involving thick structural concrete and slab on grade. Additionally, algorithm improvements enhance the StructureScan Mini XT’s gain at greater depths.

 

The improved Focus Mode uses input from the StructureScan Mini XT’s 2.7 GHz high-resolution antenna to resolve closely spaced and bundled targets within concrete, offering precise visualization where traditional GPR hyperbolas would condense data into a singular dot. Users can sweep between raw GPR data and the easy-to-read focused view. The new Auto Drill feature searches for potential obstructions to a planned core location. The innovative software tool uses a specialized algorithm to identify possible obstacles to drilling operations by analyzing a user-selected position and size (1/2’ to 6”) on a 3D grid.

 

StructureScan Mini XT comes with an antenna, positioning system, and control unit combination that features an intuitive touchscreen interface and six-button control options. Use the QuickScan mode to collect data with the push of one button or select ScanMax and Scan3D modes for advanced data interpretation and visualization. Real-time migrated data, onscreen reference markers and real-time signal floor indicator are also available. For more info, checkout StructureScan Mini XT.

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