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High Energy CT Scanning Services

Remove the Questionable Interpretation - Better Penetration, Better Image Quality

High Energy CT Scanning Services

High Energy X-ray allows inspection of extremely dense and critical parts such as those used in the aerospace, defense, and automotive industries. Common applications that are readily scanned by our MeVX6™ High Energy system include large and complex assemblies, rocket engines and tanks, nickel-based alloys, combustion chambers, engine blocks, turbine blades and more.

North Star Imaging is ISO 9001:2015 certified, ITAR registered/compliant, ASTM compliant, DOD 4145.26-M Compliant, and has ASNT & NAS 410 Level III certified employees.

High energy MeVX Industrial X-ray Scanning System

The MeVX CT System

When you need to have the answers, what’s the true cost of not having enough energy? When inspecting large, dense, or thick materials; penetration can be difficult with energies of 450 kV and less. Noise, Scatter, and beam hardening artifacts negatively impact the image fidelity. The MeVX9 uses a 9 MeV linear accelerator (LINAC) to not only improve penetration but also image quality.

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The Power of High Energy

Nine million electron volts paired with proprietary scatter reduction technology; the MeVX9 has the power to get through your most difficult parts. As you can see with the Turbo Pump shown here, the added penetration significantly reduces artifacts. The reduction of these artifacts allows for better defect detection, geometrical representations of part features, and surfacing of volumetric data for nominal comparisons.

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Remove the Questionable

Accurately represent your true data with our MeVX CT scanning capabilities. Remove the questionable interpretation and gain insight into better data. Increase measurement accuracy, feature clarity, and overall image quality with higher penetration power.

The Results Speak for Themselves

High energy industrial computed tomography scanning is great for:

  • Failure Analysis
  • Assembly Verification
  • 2D and 3D Metrology
  • Internal and External Measurements
  • Research and Development (R&D)
  • Product Quality Compliance
  • Product Contamination
  • Weld and Braze Quality Analysis
  • Plastic Welding/Bonding Quality Verification
  • Additive Manufacturing System Qualification
  • Additive Manufacturing Process Monitoring
  • Reverse Engineering
  • Density Analysis
  • In Situ Monitoring
  • Advanced Material Analysis
  • Museum Artifact Digitization
  • Aluminum and Steel Castings Inspection
  • Medical and Pharmaceutical Device Inspection
  • Electronic Component Inspection
  • Additive Manufacturing Product Inspection
  • Food Products Inspection
  • and much more

High Energy CT Process

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Consult our application specialists to develop a plan of action.

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Ship your product to any of our worldwide locations.

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Rotate, virtually cross section, and measure your part with our viewing software.

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The entire team at NSI California is extraordinary and easy to work with!

- CT Scanning Services Customer, Aerospace Market
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The data package provided by NSI gave me all the information I needed to present to my customer. The NSI staff I interacted with were tremendously helpful and personable.

- CT Scanning Services Customer, Electronics Market