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Olympus Scientific Solutions America

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Test & Measuring Instruments

Ultrasound Phased Array System supports automated inspection.

August 10, 2015

Targeting manufacturers that need to increase inspection speed due to production levels, phased array solution includes FOCUS PX scalable acquisition unit, FocusPC data acquisition and analysis software, as well as FocusControl and FocusData SDKs. Fanless FOCUS PX incorporates phased array ultrasound technology and has scalable architecture for parallel driving of up to 4 units. Software and SDKs facilitate development of application-specific interface programs to control FOCUS PX. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Dual Linear Array Probe provides corrosion imaging.

February 23, 2015

Adding entry-level inspection capability to existing Olympus HydroFORM® and RexoFORM corrosion solutions, Dual Linear Array™ Probe helps optimize inspection of internally corroded parts such as pipes, tanks, and plates. Phased array solution offers features such as large beam coverage, accelerated scan speed, and C-scan imaging with increased data-point density. Aluminum housing facilitates handling and operation while carbide wear plates protect wedges for durability. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Ultrasonic Thickness Gauge utilizes dual element transducer.

June 16, 2014

Ergonomically designed for one-hand operation, Model 27MG makes accurate measurements from one side on internally corroded or eroded metal pipes and structures. Battery-operated unit features backlit LCD and intuitive color-coded keypad with direct access to many key features. Automatic Probe Recognition ensures optimal transducer performance, while Auto Zero compensation maximizes accuracy of measurements on hot surfaces, and Gain Adjust optimizes measurements on sound-attenuating materials. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Eddy Current Flaw Detectors feature 5.7 in. VGA display.

June 16, 2014

Available in 4 models, NORTEC 600 Series provides Application Selection menu, all-in-one display, real-time readings, and signal calibration in Freeze mode. NORTEC 600 delivers basic single frequency eddy current inspection; NORTEC 600C adds digital conductivity and coating thickness measurements; NORTEC 600S adds rotating scanner use; and NORTEC 600D adds dual frequency capabilities. Featuring IP66 rating for harsh field conditions, battery-powered units provide 10 hours of standard operation. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Portable Test Stand enhances XRF analyzer usability.

March 5, 2014

Flex Stand, available for DELTA handheld XRF analyzers, enables hands-free testing of small samples, standard size sample cups, and bagged samples. In horizontal configuration, sample is positioned in chamber with adjustable platform and secured with groove and/or 3-position ramp. In vertical configuration, sample is positioned in chamber on top of analyzer's measurement window and held by gravity. Analyzer is secured to shielded test chamber via push-and-click motion and released via bar pull. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Flaw Detector supports range of applications.

October 3, 2013

To meet range of application requirements, OmniScan MX supports conventional eddy current testing (ECT), eddy current array (ECA), and bond testing (BT) C-scan technology via 2 module versions. Both modules are compatible with MXE (ECT/ECA) and MXB (BT C-scan) software, facilitating transition between technologies. In ECA mode, flaw detector can perform inspections through thin coatings on conductive material. C-scan BT technology is suited for honeycomb composite inspections. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Flaw Detector uses corrosion inspection software.

September 5, 2013

Available with portable EPOCH 600 Ultrasonic Flaw Detector, Corrosion Module includes automatic ultrasonic setups based on transducer selection, Automatic Gain Control, thickness gage measurement algorithm, V-Path correction, and transducer wear compensation using automatic zero function. Module also features corrosion-style data logger file types, color-coded Grid View, and timed B-scan view for fast data collection and consolidated reporting of areas of interest. Read More

Vision Systems, Software, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Flaw Detector Software offers simplified interface.

July 11, 2013

With single operation mode, every item of Omniscan v4.1 interface is always accessible. Title bar provides instant access to main display options, and most common functions are available through interactive menus of full-screen mode, offering tablet-like operation. For applications requiring multi-probe configuration, multi-group layouts are optimized so that scanner configuration is reflected in software interface. Position of different scans is determined by their distance to center of weld. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Flaw Detector offers portability and affordability.

June 25, 2013

Equipped with 8.4 in. touchscreen for displaying software interface, OmniScan® SX flaw detectors provide solution for linear zero-degree inspections, such as corrosion mapping and composite inspection, as well as weld inspection using one phased array group or one TOFD channel. Model SX PA is 16:64PR phased array unit, which is equipped with UT channel for pulse-echo, pitch-catch, or time-of-flight diffraction (TOFD) inspection techniques. Read More

Software

Life Science Software features customizable interface.

May 28, 2013

With support for multi well plates, cellSens v1.8 includes customizable pre-sets for wide range of plate formats. Software provides panoramic individual well imaging that composes montage as user moves across specimen, along with one-button direct movement between wells and frame-by-frame navigation. Users can also build personal interface, with My Functions window, by selecting and grouping commands and icons according to individual needs and frequently used tasks. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Hall Effect Thickness Gauge measures from 0.0001 in. to 1 in.

December 6, 2012

Utilizing magnetic method, Magna-Mike® 8600 makes thickness measurements on glass, composites, and non-ferrous metals such as aluminum, brass, copper, and titanium. Gauge offers straight and angled magnetic probes with replaceable wear caps, color LCD with full VGA resolution, and USB/RS-232/VGA outputs. Internal data logger stores more than 475,000 thickness readings in various file formats, while Micro SD card slot provides additional storage and data transfer. Read More

Vision Systems

Bright, Wide Angle Lens work in challenging situations.

November 29, 2012

Able to capture subjects in low-light environments, Micro Four Thirds® M.ZUIKO® DIGITAL 17 mm f1.8 lens has 9 lens elements in 6 groups to deliver sharp images of subjects. Optical system features 3 aspherical lenses, including Dual Super Aspherical element to correct aberrations and High Refractive index lens to correct high spherical aberrations. At 1.4 in. long, lens also features MSC autofocusing mechanism and Snapshot Focus mechanism for pan focusing with distance indicator. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Flaw Detector provides numerous TOFD capabilities.

November 20, 2012

OmniScan MX2 supports 2-channel conventional ultrasound module (UT2), which can be used for TOFD (Time-of-Flight Diffraction) inspections, and onboard software featuring TOFD-specific capabilities/features. In addition to pulser voltages (340 V), PRF capabilities, and SNR, features include TOFD wizard, PCS calibration tool, multiple TOFD screen layouts, Lateral Wave straightening function, and B-scans that facilitate setups as well as improve acquisition displays and defect sizing. Read More

Software, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Flaw Detector utilizes phased array and ultrasound modules.

November 6, 2012

For expanded capabilities, OmniScan MX2 Flaw Detector is available with PA2 Phased Array module with UT channel, and UT2 two-channel conventional ultrasound module that can be used for Time-of-Flight Diffraction. NDT SetupBuilder software can create inspection setups based on configuration of component or part to be inspected, while OmniPC software revision provides comprehensive data analysis capabilities for inspection data acquired with flaw detector. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Linear PCM Recorders capture pure sound up to 130 dB SPL.

October 17, 2012

Designed to capture and playback sound exactly how users experience it, LS-12 features two 90° directional stereo condenser microphones with frequency response of 60 Hz to 20 kHz, while LS-14 compliments microphones with third omnidirectional center TRESMIC, increasing frequency response to 20 Hz to 20 kHz. Mode Select Dial, located on bottom right-hand corner, can be set to Tuner, Manual, Quick, and Smart modes. Files are recorded in PCM or MP3 modes and saved to internal memory or SD/SDHC card. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Ultrasonic Thickness Gage offers multiple measurement options.

October 3, 2012

Compatible with dual- and single-element transducers, handheld 45MG achieves instant readings from one side of material and delivers repeatable measurements. Functionality is enhanced via optional Thru-Coat® and Echo-to-Echo technology and time-based B-scan. When used with code-activated single element transducer option, unit can make accurate thickness measurements, with resolution of 0.0001 in., on diverse materials. Optional single-element High Penetration feature is also available. Read More

Software

Data Analysis Software supports phased array flaw detectors.

May 7, 2012

OmniPC is computer-based software program that provides analysis capabilities for inspection data acquired with OmniScan flaw detector. It offers capabilities such as data, reference, and measurement cursors for defect sizing and reporting. OmniPC features readings database for trigonometry, flaw statistics on axes, volumetric position information, and code-based acceptance criteria. Data acquisition and analysis can be conducted concurrently and keyboard shortcuts are provided for file analysis. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Laboratory and Research Supplies & Equipment, Optics & Photonics

IR Metrology System measures bond parameters of 3DS-ICs.

July 18, 2011

Utilizing confocal IR laser scanning microscope technology, 3DIR Metrology and Defect Review System measures post bond parameters of 3D stacked integrated circuits, such as overlay alignment accuracy, bonding interface thickness variations, and bonding interface quality. System measures alignment points at selected die of bonded wafers, stores images and data, and summarizes results. Correlation of overlay alignment offset data to electrical yield provides early indication of bonded wafer yield. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Optics & Photonics

Imaging Microscopes leverage feature-enhancing software.

May 19, 2011

FluoView FV1000 confocal laser scanning microscopes and FV1000MPE multiphoton excitation systems are available with FV10-ASW v3.0 software, which incorporates high dynamic range imaging and minimizes signal to noise ratios to produce clear, highly resolved images. Other functionality includes partial stitching with multi area time lapse imaging to allow analysis of specific regions of interest. Channel un-mixing feature, usedwith FV1000MPE, allows spectral un-mixing of multi-color samples. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Phased Array Flaw Detector features 10.4 in. touchscreen.

May 6, 2011

With optimized data storage capacity and transfer rate, OmniScan MX2 provides inspection capabilities for manual and automated phased array applications. Integral 10.4 in. LCD touchscreen facilitates navigation, text input, and parameter setup, while SD card and USB interfaces provide connectivity. Fully compatible with phased array modules already in field, modular instrument comes with all software options, including multigroup, time-of-flight diffraction, and weld overlay wizard. Read More

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