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Remote Visual Inspection for Automotive Applications


Olympus Contributes to Reliability in the Automotive Industry

Olympus Contributes to Reliability in the Automotive Industry
Even tiny defects of small automotive parts can potentially cause fatal traffic accidents or expensive recalls. Automotive quality is globally improving and quality assessment is essential in the process of automotive development and production. With our extensive product lineup and innovative functionality of our industrial endoscopes, Olympus instruments provide high-quality and versatile inspections, and contributes to quality improvements in the automotive industry.

Accurate Defect Inspections


Casting Defects

sand remaining
Sand remaining
Stereo measurement of blowhole
Stereo measurement of blowhole
Burnt
Burnt

Machining Defects

Burr inside turbo charger
Burr inside turbo charger
Metal chips
Metal chips
Crack
Crack

Object Work process Inspection Recommended endoscope Relevant model
Engine Cylinder
Manifold
Valve
Cam chain
Water jacket
Casting Sand remaining
Blowhole
Burnt
Crack
Φ2.4 mm - 6.0 mm Videoscopes IPLEX TX, IPLEX FX, IPLEX RX, IPLEX RT, IPLEX UltraLite
Machining Burr
Metal chips
Crack
Φ2.4 mm - 6.0 mm Videoscopes,
Φ1.7 mm - 2.7 mm Mini borescopes
IPLEX TX, IPLEX FX, IPLEX RX, IPLEX RT, IPLEX UltraLite, MK Modular Miniscopes
Fuel injection nozzle Drilling Burr
Flaw
Φ1.2 mm - 1.7 mm Mini borescopes MK Modular Miniscopes
Turbocharger Finishing Assembly condition Φ2.4 mm - 6.0 mm Videoscopes IPLEX TX, IPLEX FX, IPLEX RX, IPLEX RT, IPLEX UltraLite
Drive system Transmission Casting Sand remaining
Blowhole
Burnt
Crack
Φ2.4 mm - 6.0 mm Videoscopes,
Φ1.7 mm - 2.7 mm Mini borescopes
IPLEX TX, IPLEX FX, IPLEX RX, IPLEX RT, IPLEX UltraLite, MK Modular Miniscopes
Finishing Burr
Metal chips
Crack
Φ2.4 mm - 6.0 mm Videoscopes IPLEX TX, IPLEX FX, IPLEX RX, IPLEX RT, IPLEX UltraLite
Differential gear Casting Sand remaining
Blowhole
Burnt
Crack
Φ2.4 mm - 6.0 mm Videoscopes,
Φ1.7 mm - 2.7 mm Mini borescopes
IPLEX TX, IPLEX FX, IPLEX RX, IPLEX RT, IPLEX UltraLite, MK Modular Miniscopes
Finishing Burr
Metal chips
Crack
Φ2.4 mm - 6.0 mm Videoscopes IPLEX TX, IPLEX FX, IPLEX RX, IPLEX RT, IPLEX UltraLite
Drive shaft Welding Welding condition Φ6.0 mm - 8.5 mm Videoscopes IPLEX FX, IPLEX RX, IPLEX RT, IPLEX LX, IPLEX LT, IPLEX UltraLite
Exhaust system Catalyst Welding Welding condition
Clogging
Φ2.4 mm - 6.0 mm Videoscopes IPLEX TX, IPLEX FX, IPLEX RX, IPLEX RT, IPLEX UltraLite
Muffler Welding Welding condition Φ4.0 mm - 6.0 mm Videoscopes IPLEX FX, IPLEX RX, IPLEX RT, IPLEX UltraLite
Others Hydraulic pressure
cylinder
Grinding Grinding condition Φ4.0 mm - 6.0 mm Videoscopes IPLEX FX, IPLEX RX, IPLEX RT, IPLEX UltraLite
Fuel tank Welding Welding condition Φ4.0 mm - 8.5 mm Videoscopes IPLEX FX, IPLEX RX, IPLEX RT, IPLEX LX, IPLEX LT, IPLEX UltraLite
Chassis Welding Welding condition Φ4.0 mm - 6.0 mm Videoscopes IPLEX FX, IPLEX RX, IPLEX RT, IPLEX UltraLite
Radiator Finishing Welding condition Φ4.0 mm - 6.0 mm Videoscopes IPLEX FX, IPLEX RX, IPLEX RT, IPLEX UltraLite
Brake Finishing Finishing condition Φ4.0 mm - 6.0 mm Videoscopes,
Φ2.7 mm Mini borescopes

IPLEX FX, IPLEX RX, IPLEX RT, IPLEX UltraLite,
MK Modular Miniscopes

Olympus IMS
Products used for this application

The innovative modular design in 1.2mm, 1.7mm and 2.7mm ultra-thin borescopes allows cost-effective inspections, reducing the risk of damage and need for repair. The compact and versatile system design is ideal for routine inspections such as those found in the automotive industry.

The IPLEX NX videoscope combines our highest-quality images with an intuitive user interface, ergonomic design, and durability for efficient inspection in nearly any environment. Its clear, bright images and powerful measurement features are built to exceed expectations.

The ultra-thin 2.4 mm diameter videoscope with articulation reaches inside almost any narrow or winding area, clearly bringing out tiny defects.
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