New Bruker SkyScan 1273 Micro-CT
The Bruker SkyScan 1273 is a new micro-CT scanner for samples up to 500 mm length, 300 mm diameter and a maximum weight of 20 kg. This is a new standard for non-destructive testing (NDT) using a benchtop system.Follow @blue_scientific
New Bruker SkyScan 1273
The Bruker SkyScan 1273 is a benchtop 3D X-ray microscope that uses micro-computed tomography (Micro-CT) technology.
It delivers an unmatched level of performance for non-destructive testing (NDT) of larger, weighty objects using a benchtop instrument.
- Requires minimal lab space
- Easy to use
- Virtually maintenance-free
- Low cost of ownership
Scan Large, Heavy Objects
Samples can be up to:
- 500 mm long
- 300 mm in diameter
- Up to 20 kg in weight
Until now, this was not possible using a benchtop scanner, and required a larger floor-standing system.
There are powerful positioning stages for precisely controlling your sample to get the images and information you need.
High quality images can be acquired in just a few seconds, using a high-energy X-ray source running at high power (130 kV, 39 W) and a large format, sensitive 6-megapixel flat-panel detector.
This enables you to generate high resolution 3D images of internal structures with a voxel size smaller than 3 µm.
Helical scanning ensures your results are free of distortion, artefacts and blurring. This is even possible for planar structures in all directions.What is helical scanning?
Bruker’s InstaRecon speeds up reconstruction by up to 100 times compared to traditional algorithms – one of the fastest CT reconstruction methods in the world.
Software is also included for data collection, image analysis and visualisation – a complete package that’s powerful but also easy to use.
Its large sample capacity makes the SkyScan 1273 ideal for non-destructive 3D internal imaging in a variety of industrial and scientific areas, including:
- Defect detection in casting, machining, and additive manufacturing
- Inspecting complex electro-mechanical assemblies
- Pharmaceutical packaging
- Advanced medical tools
- Drill cores in geology
- Non-ambient microscopy
Blue Scientific is the official UK and Nordic distributor of Bruker Micro-CT. If you’d like more information about the new scanner or if you’d like a quote, please get in touch: