How It's Made: A Video Introduction to Computed Tomography

Computed tomography (CT) goes light years beyond regular 2-D X-ray technology to deliver accurate three-dimensional images of scanned objects, including their voids and areas of differing density. Jason Robbins, YXLON Senior Product Manager, explains the science of CT in this (fun and nerdy!) educational video.
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Industrial Computed Tomography for Composites: Webinar Nov. 8th

You are invited to attend a free CompositesWorld.com webinar to learn how computed tomography (CT) can be used for the inspection of fiber orientation.
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Advances in X-Ray Inspection For Electronics, Part 3: Microelectronics

As new technologies emerge, they push x-ray systems to evolve and adopt new methods of imaging in difficult materials and locations. One of today's more prevalent and demanding areas that x-ray systems has been able to provide a solution is in microelectronics. 
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Going Beyond Pass/Fail with Automatic Defect Recognition (ADR)

X-ray inspection has long been a preferred way to obtain non-destructive quality data on manufactured parts. With the advent of digital X-ray systems, improved imaging capabilities, and more powerful computers, many manufacturers have come to rely on non-destructive X-ray test systems to make pass/fail decisions on individual parts. This is called Automatic Defect Recognition or ADR.

 
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Advances in X-ray Inspection for Electronics, Part 2: Which Tube?

Within the realm of X-ray inspection for electronics there are a wide range of applications, so a single type of X-ray tube is not a "one-size-fits-all" solution. To address the demands of industries such as electronics manufacturing, better X-ray system manufacturers offer various non-destructive test solutions based on the power, kV and feature recognition capabilities electronics producers need.
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Advances in X-ray Inspection for Electronics, Part 1: Tubes

The “open” transmission X-ray tube was a major step forward for x-ray inspection. This technology itself is  almost 55 years old, but was adopted for X-ray inspection for electronics in 1982 when the German company Feinfocus introduced the first open Microfocus tube. Most  modern high technology electronics systems use Open Tubes.

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X-ray Tube Energies: How High Is Too High?

Enjoy this excerpt from our latest paper, How to Select the Newest X-ray Technology: From Nano to Macro.

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Does X-ray ADR lead to Higher Efficiency and Reliability in Inspection?

When computers take over for humans in most futuristic science fiction movies, the outcomes are usually bad for people. However, when it comes to automated defect recognition (ADR) in real world non-destructive testing, it can be a life saver.

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Developing NDT Inspection Technique and Operator Certification

Managing a Successful Transition from Film to Digital Radiography: Part Two of Two

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International Aerospace Material Standards for Non-destructive Testing

An exerpt from 
Managing a Successful Transition from Film to Digital Radiography: Part One of Two
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Man Versus Machine

Who would you rather entrust the inspection of the ABS circuit board in your car? In our latest article, published in the U.S. Tech in February 2015, we discuss this everlasting question in the field of X-ray inspection.
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3 Requirements for Manipulators for Industrial Computed Tomography

Industrial CT is more than just scanning and image quality
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