3 Requirements for Manipulators for Industrial Computed Tomography
December 08, 2014
Industrial CT is more than just scanning and image quality.
The reality is this: The items you examine in your X-ray system need to be carefully supported, controlled and angled so the scanning process happens accurately, and each scan is 100% reliable. Poor-quality manipulators may require several different images be taken and edited due to alignment issues. This inevitably results in time consuming, costly problems.
That's why we encourage all potential buyers for industrial computed tomography (CT) X-ray equipment to be aware of the key features to consider when choosing manipulators. Here are our top three.
Software for CT scanning systems can do some pretty incredible things, no matter what type of scanner you're using. But, having poorly integrated software can limit the advantages of having great equipment. Better integration of a manipulator means having advanced calibration and alignment features that allow reduced time and manpower for scans.
High Accuracy Levels
Many operations place value only on the accuracy and quality of imaging while forgetting the importance of a manipulator in the process. This can be a mistake, as it could take your technician a long time to realign images and fix issues software alone can't correct. This adds up to additional labor and expenses for test activities.
No Calibration Scan
Calibration scans are a sign your equipment is not up to par. Needing a calibration scan to align the manipulator with the CT scanner means the manipulator is regularly off position. This can consume valuable time and company resources. Make sure you are using a manipulator that doesn't need a calibration scan at the beginning of its use in order to get the best possible results.
Download our free PDF guide to learn more about how choosing the right manipulators affects your bottom line.
Click the button below to get "Manipulators for Industrial Computed Tomography:Get a Grip on Efficiency and Image Quality."
June 02, 2022 | Jeff Urbanski, Peter Koch
Electronics manufacturing companies face the challenge of precise porosity evaluation inside their products. Peter Koch and Jeff Urbanski show new analysis methods working together for more accurate void measurement at critical interfaces.Read more