Flaw Detector incorporates EC and ECA technologies.

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OmniScan® MXE flaw detector offers eddy current (EC) and eddy current array (ECA) technologies used to detect surface and slight subsurface defects in metallic structures. Included MXE v2.0 software offers interface with step-by-step Wizard Assistance Menu that accelerates calibration and setup of application parameters. Alarm features offer flexible setup conditions, and other features include raster scan function as well as seamless switch between EC inspection and ECA inspection.

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Olympus NDT Releases MXE-2.0 Software for the OmniScan Eddy Current and Eddy Current Array Flaw Detector

Waltham, MA, July 2008 - Olympus NDT, a world leader in nondestructive testing technologies, is pleased to announce the release of MXE software version 2.0 for the OmniScan® MXE flaw detector. The OmniScan MXE offers eddy current (EC) and eddy current array (ECA) technologies that are predominantly used to detect surface and slightly subsurface defects in the metallic structures found in aerospace, marine, automotive, and manufacturing applications.

The new MXE-2.0 software includes various new and advanced features to make eddy current and eddy current array inspections easier and faster than ever before. The software's improved user interface boasts a comprehensive step-by-step Wizard Assistance Menu that ensures faster calibration and setup of application parameters. Alarm features are more intuitive with flexible setup conditions. Several other key features have been improved for the user including full compatibility with the Olympus Universal Multiplexer to enhance OmniScan MXE performance even further, a renewed raster scan function, and a seamless switch between eddy current inspection and eddy current array inspection. Combined with many other practical features, the changes that have been implemented in this new software package will provide inspection companies and quality control departments with the increased productivity, reduced training time, and expanded flexibility that only the OmniScan can offer.

About Olympus NDT
Olympus NDT provides an industry-leading portfolio of NDT solutions featuring innovative ultrasonic testing (UT), eddy current (ET), and related nondestructive testing technologies. Our goal is to supply reliable and economical inspection and maintenance systems globally that enhance environmental and personal safety, security, and productivity for customers, and that also contribute to society. We are committed to actively pursuing the development of new technologies, products, and services offering the best solutions to a large variety of customers' needs.

The Olympus NDT head office is located in Waltham, Massachusetts, USA. The company is represented by an extensive network of branch offices and representatives in all the major industrial regions of the world.

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