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|NDT.net Issue - 2009-03 - NEWS |
|Olympus Introduces New Software for the OmniScan iX Industrial Ultrasonic Flaw Detector. The OmniScam iX Gains RPS705 Certification.|
March 02, 2009 -- Olympus is pleased to introduce the new iXU 2.1 software for the OmniScan iX industrial ultrasonic flaw detector, which is designed for high-speed nondestructive testing of industrial components. This newly revised software improves the overall ease of use of the system with a redesigned intuitive graphical interface that includes shortcut keys and touch screen features. The improved TCG curve (Time Corrected Gain) now allows up to 32 points, negative values, and combines a linear material attenuation function. A new immersion ruler has also been added to simultaneously monitor the water column and its position in relation to the material. Additional features include a degree scale for scan axis, an External pace trig mode, increased digitalization frequency, and improved stability and performance. The iXU 2.1 is now available for download and installation at www.olympus-ims.com.
Olympus is also pleased to announce that the OmniScan i X with i XU 2.1 software has now gained official RPS705 (Ultrasonic Inspection of Disc Forms) certification. A copy of the official announcement is available at www.olympus‑ims.com. Rolls-Royce has also included the OmniScan iX in its Quality Control Test Procedure (QTCP) #6265, which is available only on the Rolls-Royce web site