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Portable Test Stand enhances XRF analyzer usability.

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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.

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Original Press Release

Olympus Introduces the Portable Flex Stand for its DELTA Handheld XRF Analyzers

Press release date: February 25, 2014

Olympus is pleased to announce the release of the Flex Stand, a compact test stand for its DELTA handheld X-ray fluorescence (XRF) analyzers. This portable accessory offers a cost-effective and simple, hands-free solution to test small samples, standard size sample cups, and bagged samples. In the horizontal configuration, the sample is positioned in the chamber with an adjustable platform and secured with a groove and/or three-position ramp. In the vertical configuration, the sample is positioned in the chamber on top of the analyzer’s measurement window and held by gravity.

The DELTA XRF analyzer is secured to the test chamber with a simple push-and-click motion and is released with a convenient bar pull. The test chamber is shielded so that during testing, the x-ray radiation levels are at background. The portable Flex Stand is non-interlocked and is recommended for use with 40kV DELTA XRF analyzers.

The DELTA XRF Flex is particularly convenient for a variety of sample types.

• Precious Metals: small pieces of jewelry and precious metal scrap
• Alloys & Metals: small components, shavings, turnings, wires
• Environmental & Mining: samples in baggies or prepped in standard XRF sample cups
• RoHS & Consumer Safety: small components & pieces, wires & cables

For more information on the Flex Stand for DELTA XRF analyzers, please visit http://www.olympus-ims.com/en/xrf-xrd/delta-handheld/.

About Olympus NDT

Olympus NDT is a world-leading manufacturer of innovative nondestructive testing instruments that are used in industrial and research applications ranging from aerospace, power generation, petrochemical, civil infrastructure, and automotive to consumer products. Leading-edge testing technologies include ultrasound, ultrasound phased array, eddy current, eddy current array and X-ray fluorescence. The Olympus NDT product lineup includes flaw detectors, thickness gages, in-line systems, automated systems, industrial scanners, analyzers, pulser-receivers, probes, transducers, and various accessories. Olympus NDT is also a distributor of remote visual inspection instruments and high-speed video cameras in the Americas. Olympus NDT is based in Waltham, Massachusetts, USA, and has sales and service centers in all principal industrial locations worldwide.

For more information please contact:
Meindert Anderson
Corporate Director, Marketing Communications
Olympus NDT
(1) 781-419-3562
Meindert.anderson@olympusNDT.com
Web: www.olympus-ims.com

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