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Olympus provides an industry-leading portfolio of innovative test, measurement, and imaging instruments.

Leading edge testing technologies include remote visual inspection, microscopy, ultrasound, phased array, eddy current, eddy current array, X-ray fluorescence and diffraction, and optical metrology. Our products include ultrasonic flaw detectors and thickness gages, videoscopes, borescopes, microscopes, in-line and advanced nondestructive testing systems, XRF and XRD analyzers, interferometers, and a large selection of industrial scanners, probes, software programs, and instrument accessories.

Olympus instruments are used in industrial and research applications ranging from aerospace, power generation, petrochemical, manufacturing, and automotive to consumer products. Olympus instruments contribute to the quality of products and add to the safety of infrastructure and facilities.

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Waltham, MA 02453 United States
(281) 922-9300

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Ultrasonic Testing

Olympus' full range of portable ultrasonic (UT) flaw detectors provides unmatched capabilities for locating and sizing hidden cracks, voids, disbands, and similar discontinuities in welds, forgings, turbines, and other structural components.

Phased Array Testing

Olympus phased array (PA) instruments use multiple ultrasonic elements and electronic time delays to create beams that can be steered, scanned, swept, and focused electronically for fast, multiple-angle inspections of internal structures.

Eddy Current/Eddy Current Array

Olympus portable eddy current (EC) flaw detectors inspect metallic parts and perform highly reliable flaw detection of surface and near-surface defects.

Remote Visual Inspection

Olympus industrial videoscopes offer portable and intelligent remote imaging solutions with a host of advanced yet intuitive features to capture exceptional imagery of hard-to-access areas.

XRF and XRD Analysis (PMI)

Olympus XRF and XRD analyzers provide highly specific material chemistry for quick and accurate identification of pure metals and alloy grades, allowing users to make actionable decisions immediately rather than waiting several hours or days for laboratory results.

Rental Equipment

Rent, lease, or purchase your equipment directly from Olympus! We have a variety of testing equipment available, including thickness gauges, ultrasonic and eddy current flaw detectors, phased array flaw detectors, videoscopes, and handheld XRF analyzers.

Olympus's Inspectioneering Content

Detecting and Quantifying Cracks Using Eddy Current Array
September/October 2016 Inspectioneering Journal
By Kimberley Hayes, Business Development Manager at Olympus

Detecting, quantifying, and sizing indications characterized as a “crack” in critical equipment have long been the global benchmark of asset integrity programs. Therefore, the increased precision that inspection programs obtain using advanced technologies can dynamically improve the overall assessment.

Ultrasonic Phased Array Tools for High-Resolution Corrosion Inspection
March/April 2016 Inspectioneering Journal
By André Lamarre, Business Development Manager - Power Generation and Pipeline Industries at Olympus Scientific Solutions Americas

This article highlights the evolution of corrosion monitoring from conventional ultrasonic to ultrasonic phased array manual and automated solutions and their use for both general purposes and complex applications.

Olympus Launches IPLEX® G Lite Ultra-Portable Industrial Videoscope
Press Release
Olympus, February 6, 2019

Olympus recently launched its all-new IPLEX® G Lite ultra-portable industrial videoscope for fast, easy visual inspections of small or difficult-to-access locations such as aircraft engines and piping.

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