TOPAZ16 is a 16 channel fully integrated phased array UT device for non-destructive testing (NDT) projects. Optimally designed for Oil & Gas, Power Generation,Manufacturing and Transportation applications, TOPAZ16 delivers best in class productivity with unmatched value.

Zetec has always had a reputation of a premier products supplier of NDT solutions. TOPAZ16 is our entry into more mainstream inspection markets. It is ideal for the most common applications including:

  • Weld inspections
  • Corrosion mapping
  • Encoded or manual inspections
  • Complex component inspections and more

Featuring powerful UltraVision touch software onboard, TOPAZ16 data analysis and reporting capabilities are the best in its class. Visit the UltraVision Touch page to learn more about the software features.

With a class leading operating temperature range and a rugged aluminum casing with no air intake, TOPAZ16 is built to meet a wide range of inspection demands regardless of the environment.

The 10.4″ high resolution display has one of largest size ratios when compared to an instrument’s total footprint. This highly responsive touch screen offers the best resolution in its class so it is crystal clear inside and outdoors. Plus it can even be operated when wearing gloves.

More Uptime with hot swap battery capability

  • Multiple scanning configurations: sector, linear and compound
  • One Dedicated UT Channel: a separated conventional UT channel offers 200v pulser and works in P/E or P/C configurations for TOFD examinations
  • Fast and safe data transfer: TOPAZ16 features an internal solid state drive (SSD) for quick, reliable data transfer and storage during operation
  • Numerous connectivity options: TOPAZ16 has the connectivity options you need. Includes One USB 3.0 port (delivering 10x speed improvement vs. USB 2.0), two USB 2.0 ports, Gigabyte LAN, HDMI, plus one UT channel and a PA UT connector

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Fully integrated inspection process

From preparation to reporting, TOPAZ16 is the complete solution. This fully integrated and simplified approach can reduce the amount of equipment needed to perform an inspection.

Best in class features delivering new levels of productivity

​​Since its introduction in 2013, the award-winning TOPAZ ultrasonic instrument family has always stood for portable productivity. TOPAZ16 is no different with best in class features including

10.4″ high resolution multi-touch display

TOPAZ16 features a very wide, highly responsive multi-touch screen that not only offers the best resolution in its class but also one of the largest display size to instrument footprint ratios. With TOPAZ16, you can see more data, more clearly inside or outdoors.

Best in class temperature operating range

You can take full advantage of all the power of TOPAZ16 from -10 degrees Celsius to 45 degrees Celsius. Add the optional fan kit and TOPAZ16 delivers in environments up to 53 degrees Celsius. TOPAZ16 is built to meet your specific needs no matter how harsh the environment is.

High signal quality

With digitizing up to 800% and 16-bit amplitude resolution, TOPAZ16 provides the signal quality you need with less chance of saturation.

Fully integrated inspection process

TOPAZ16 is capable of handling all steps in an inspection process helping to lower costs

  • Preparation: Specimen editor and focal law calculator helps make setups simple
  • Acquisition: TOPAZ16 has the features that deliver a highly efficient data acquisition process
  • Analysis: Full suite of basic and advanced tools are onboard for a more efficient and effective analysis
  • Reporting: TOPAZ16 is ready to print standard or custom reports in a touch

UltraVision Touch Software embedded

TOPAZ16 includes this powerful software onboard. Leverage one single software platform across the entire family of Zetec UT products saving valuable training time and enabling new levels of system synergies. Benefit from powerful features including:

  • Embedded advanced focal law calculator with visual feedback
  • Onboard volumetric merge and measurement tools
  • Interactive help onbaord the instrument
  • Remote control capabilities

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Built to go anywhere

TOPAZ16 is compact and lightweight in a robust aluminum casing with no air intake. The full metallic housing improves durability and thermal transfer efficiency. Plus the unit weighs only 4.5 kg (10 lbs). Combine that with the best in class operating temperature range and 10.4″ high resolution touch display and TOPAZ16 will deliver the results you need almost anywhere, anytime.


Seamless setup with Zetec scanners and probes

Getting started with TOPAZ16 couldn’t be easier. When any Zetec scanner such as the award-winning NDT PaintBrush, Weld Crawler or probe is connected, TOPAZ16 can automatically recognize and preconfigure the inspection sequence accordingly, saving valuable time.

More Uptime with hot swap battery capability

TOPAZ16 is designed to accomodate two batteries in a hot swappable sequential discharge configuration. So as one battery is being used, the other is being charged enabling the unit to always remain powered by battery. Ideal for in-field inspections where power outlets aren’t easily accessible.


Multi-probe and multi group support

The 16/64 version of TOPAZ16 offers multi-group support, one probe at a time. The 16/128 version can do it simultaneously making weld inspections simple with the optional probe splitter accessory.

TOPAZ16 is available in two versions

  • 16/64 – Featuring up to 16 active channels on up to 64 element probes
  • 16/128 – Featuring up to 16 active channels on up to 128 element probes for enhanced inspection capabilities
  • Future-proof – Upgrading from the 16/64 version to the 16/128 is completed through a software update. There’s no need to return the product to Zetec for upgrading

    With class leading software capabilities, temperature operating range, multi-touch screen and proven Zetec quality, TOPAZ16 delivers unmatched value. It is sized for convenience and built to perform.