CAMX 2017 preview: Olympus
Olympus (Waltham, MA, US) is featuring its EPOCH 6LT flaw detector, optimized for single-handed operation and high portability applications.
Olympus (Waltham, MA, US) is featuring its EPOCH 6LT flaw detector, optimized for single-handed operation and high portability applications. The unit fits in one hand weighs 890g, with a grip-oriented weight distribution. It attaches to a user’s leg or harness, and rope access technicians can secure the instrument for hands-free operation Users can navigate the menu using just their thumb, and it is dust and water resistance, and drop tested. For inspection, the unit is said to offer features and functions to meet the requirements of nearly any conventional ultrasonic inspection application, including all the core functionality of Olympus’ EPOCH 650 flaw detector. Booth E31.
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