Radiodetection PCMx

Radiodetection PCMx

Radiodetection’s PCMx system enables corrosion and Cathodic Protection System (CPS) professionals to evaluate the condition and effectiveness of pipeline coatings. Users can locate faults and holidays in the coatings, and identify shorts caused by contact to other structures. Our portable 25W transmitter represents a major advance in portability and usability.


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Please note - Product designs and specifications are subject to change without notice. The user is responsible for determining the suitability of this product.

PCMx enables pipeline managers to identify and prioritise preventative maintenance on pipelines; extending asset life by identifying possible sources of corrosion at an early stage.

The system can be used to conduct ACCA and ACVG surveys in accordance with ANSI/NACE SP0502-2010 ‘Standard Practice for Pipeline External Corrosion Direct Assessment Methodology’. These surveys, which may be conducted separately or simultaneously, can be used to locate and pinpoint coating defects or identify shorts made by contacts with other structures.

Removal of the detachable foot leaves a fully-featured RD8100PDLG pipe and cable locator. Depth of cover and GPS positional data is also captured.

Simultaneous survey option
User selects simultaneous or separate ACVG and ACCA surveys.

Improved ergonomics
Receiver weighs just 4.9lbs (2.2kg), easing full-day usage.

Removable foot
Leaves a fully-featured, premium RD8100 pipe & cable locator.

One second mapping measurements
Saves time and money.

Integrated GPS
Automatic capture of GPS co-ordinates on survey logs.

Depth of cover
Pipeline depth recorded alongside current, voltage and GPS data.

Companion Android App
Allows graphing on the move, includes walk-back and walk-forward.

PC App
Offers improved charting tools.

Guidance arrows for quick location, Null arrows to check for distortion.

New Tx-25
Smaller, lighter transmitter with rechargeable battery, ideal for distribution networks.

Transmits 19mile+ (30km+) signals for long-range transmission pipelines.

Enhanced self-test
Checks calibration of receiver, giving on-site user confidence.

Verify and certify the calibration of your PCMx receiver using PCM Manager PC software.

Software and Apps
Mobile App for Android cell phone or tablet (data transfer via Bluetooth)
PC App for PC (data transfer via USB)