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20:30 Oct-09-2019
Raw UT data files / Converting OPD to raw data files

Hi There,

I am looking ot better understand the process of converting OPD (olympus) files into CSV or other consumable formats that I can analyze without the proprietary omniscan software. Alternatively if there is a way to donwload that raw data file directly that would be good too. Does anyone have experience with this?

Some light reading across this forum I have seen the NDT Data Access Library software mentioned as a potential solve, but not sure how that works.

Thanks for any help on this topic!

nick bublitz
VeriPhase, USA, Joined May 2010, 137

nick bublitz

Joined May 2010
15:11 Oct-10-2019
Re: Raw UT data files / Converting OPD to raw data files
In Reply to Antony at 20:30 Oct-09-2019 (Opening).

The data access library gives you access to the raw data via your own common language programming. I would suggest finding the manual for the DAL and seeing if it will fit your needs (from internet or Olympus representative).I think it is also here: https://www.olympus-ims.com/en/resources/manuals/

You can access data in CSV from an OmniScan MX2/SX fairly easily by right clicking the C-scan (amplitude or thickness )in OmniPC and exporting. It goes to a directory on your computer. I believe this info is in the manual. I believe it is also possible on the instruments directly if you do not have OmniPC.


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