Olympus NDT has introduced its new EPOCH LTC digital ultrasonic fl aw detector. Weighing only 0.96kg, this handheld instrument is now the smallest in its line of EPOCH fl aw detectors. The EPOCH LTC is built for use in a wide range of weather conditions and diffi cult inspection environments. Its sealed case meets IP67 requirements to withstand the rigors of very wet or dusty environments while the multi-colour transfl ective LCD with full VGA resolution provides superior readability from bright sun light to complete darkness.

The unit also features a simple keypad that allows full control from the left or right hand for direct access to all important functions. The EPOCH LTC provides powerful standard measurement features and specialised software options to fi nd internal defects in a variety of materials. The instrument is EN 12668-1 compliant and features a square wave pulser, selectable digital fi ltering, gain range from 1 to 110 dB, peak memory, 0.001 inch (0.01 mm) measurement resolution, and one gate with programmable alarm. Dynamic DAC/ TVG software is standard with the EPOCH LTC and application specifi c software options include DGS/AVG fl aw sizing, Manual PRF Control, Extended Range, Tunable Square Wave Pulser, Curved Surface Correction, and AWS D1.1 / D1.5. www.olympusndt.com