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|NDT.net Issue - 2007-08 - NEWS ||NDT.net Issue: 2007-08|
Publication: e-Journal of Nondestructive Testing (NDT) ISSN 1435-4934 (NDT.net Journal)
Olympus NDT Introduces the GLIDER Manual X-Y Scanner for Composite InspectionOlympus Scientific Solutions Americas (OSSA)231, Waltham, MA, USA
Waltham, MA, USA, July, 2007 - Olympus NDT, a world leader in nondestructive testing technologies, is pleased to introduce the GLIDER, the latest generation of a manual 2-axis encoding scanner designed primarily for the inspection of composite and aluminum aircraft parts such as fuselages. The GLIDER offers significant advantages due to its cost-efficient design, multi-technology capability, and lightweight but rugged construction.
With a light, aluminum frame and removable index arm, the GLIDER can easily be transported or reassembled for use on multiple parts. The GLIDER is available in three sizes: GLIDER 18×18, GLIDER 24×24, and GLIDER 36×36, providing scan areas of 46 cm × 46 cm, 61 cm × 61 cm, and 91 cm × 91 cm respectively. The GLIDER will interface with the OmniScan modular flaw detector or any other data acquisition system.
The new GLIDER manual X-Y scanner is yet another important Olympus NDT product in its ongoing commitment to provide the aerospace market with a full portfolio of high-quality testing instruments and accessories.
The new GLIDER is available immediately from Olympus NDT`s offices and sales representatives worldwide.
About Olympus NDT
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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Keywords: Electromagnetic Testing (ET) (1345), Ultrasonic Testing (UT) (4102), eddy current testing (ECT) (563), instrumentation (454), manual scanner,
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