The Future Is Now

You might be surprised to know cast metal products can be found in 90 percent of manufactured goods and equipment throughout the world. From critical components for aircraft and automobiles to home appliances and surgical equipment, cast metal products play an important role in today’s economy especially in the United States. The U.S. is the world’s largest supplier, shipping $18 billion worth of products annually (according to the Office of Industrial Technologies report, Metal Casting – Industry of the Future).
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Beyond MPE

Thanks to most recent developments, computed tomography (CT) is now an affordable and efficient
technology for non-destructive testing of workpieces made of a vast variety of materials. While digital radiography provides two-dimensional fluoroscopic images, computed tomography typically rotates the object between the X-ray tube and the flat-panel detector 360° and captures several hundred to well over a thousand X-ray images from various angles.
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YXLON White Paper Helps Manufacturers Weigh Use of Third-Party CT and Digital X-ray Inspection Services

Have you ever considered whether Computed Tomography or Digital X-ray Inspection is right for your business?
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Industrial CT is Hip: Quality of Life Enhanced with Additive Manufacturing

The growth of the orthopedics market poses a huge opportunity for Industrial Computed Tomography (CT) as a quality inspection tool for this highly regulated industry, where quality and safety are of the utmost importance. This article published in the recent Medial Design Briefs magazine explores how CT can be a valuable tool for design and quality engineers to help them ensure their critical products meet and exceed regulatory standards, and also details the benefits of CT for additive manufacturing.
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How CT Can Predict the Performance of Agile Additive Manufacturing Designs

Additive manufacturing (AM) is one of the most revolutionary processes to come along in many years, making a dramatic impact on the industrial market. Also known as 3D printing, AM is a manufacturing technique that builds objects layer by layer using materials such as polymers, metals, and composites. This fast-evolving technology is changing the way engineers think about product design by offering enormous flexibility in what is geometrically possible. However, the more complex the design, the more challenging (and necessary) it can be to inspect in the quality control process.
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Additive Manufacturing and Computer Tomography in Formula 1

Additive manufacturing processes have been incorporated into many industries in recent years and play a major role especially in the aviation and automotive industries. Formula 1 is an important technology driver for both of these sectors and is responsible for the development of innovative components of new materials. Renault F1 Team presents examples where Computer Tomography is a tool in research and development.
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Inspection of Metal Additive Manufacturing

Starting out mainly as a prototyping technology Additive Manufacturing (AM) gained tremendous momentum for  use in industrial applications over the last 5 years. For highly demanding functional parts, laser beam powder bed fusion (LB-PBF) became the most dominant AM technology.
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Big Data in Industry 4.0 with At-line X-ray Inspection

Industry 4.0, Internet of Things, Big Data, and Smart Factories are not only trendy buzzwords, the concept of machine to machine communication and integration is becoming vital to the advancement of many manufacturing industries.
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YXLON Helps Reflect on the Trend of Disappearing Biodiversity

The Zoological Museum in the Center for Natural History at the University of Hamburg is currently running a special exhibition about the tragic phenomenon of disappearing species in the animal kingdom.
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Exploring Biological Specimens with Computed Tomography

At the end of July, YXLON International, a company of the Swiss tech holding COMET Group, lent one of their state-of-the-art computed tomography systems to the California Academy of Sciences.  The FF20 CT system will be in use at the institute until January 31st, 2018.
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YXLON Publishes New Computed Tomography (CT) Handbook

X-raying in 3D may seem straight out of a futuristic sci-fi movie, but with the recent advancements of Computed Tomography (CT) it is a reality, and a fast, easy, and affordable option.
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Industrial Computed Tomography for Composites: On-Demand Webinar

Now is your chance to view this webinar to learn how industrial computed tomography (CT) can be used for the inspection of composite materials.
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