Product News: Leica Steel Expert 2.0 Now Available as Upgrade or Full Package

07 May 2014

Leica Microsystems now offers the latest version of the Leica Steel Expert 2.0 software module for fast, precise quality control in steel manufacture and processing as an upgrade. Customers already using Leica Steel Expert will benefit from the latest features of the new 2.0 version at an affordable price. Existing users of Leica Steel Expert 2.0 will benefit from an update of the integrated industrial standards, as the upgrade contains the latest version of each standard. Report templates for the respective Japanese and Chinese standards are also included.

“Leica Microsystems strives to continually improve the quality and efficiency of its products and services. Part of this effort entails providing frequent and industry-relevant upgrades so that our customers can keep their products up-to-date,” says Thomas Locherer, Product Manager for materials microscopes and application software at Leica Microsystems.

Leica Steel Expert 2.0 software performs automated analysis of non-metallic inclusions in steel and provides precise, fast, and reproducible measurements of the purity of steel alloys, in compliance with many international standards. Leica Steel Expert 2.0 exactly matches the users’ workflows, offering an easily mastered, intuitive interface. With its new detection algorithm, the software reliably detects sulfides, oxides, and a wide range of carbonitrides. Analysis can be performed on the live image or the saved image. The position, area, length, breadth, and shape of the inclusions are stored as raw data