High energy. High resolution. High versatility.
Small parts or large parts, the optional combination of two X-ray tubes with a spacious flat-panel detector (DDA – digital detector array) and a linear detector array (LDA) caters to the broadest application range. While the mini-focus tube, with its high energy of up to 600 kV, is the right solution for large and dense parts, the directional micro-focus tube (up to 300 kV) provides detailed insights into the inner structures of small components. Seamless switches between 2D radioscopy, 3D cone-beam, and fan-beam CT provide outstanding flexibility and the creation of individual inspection processes.
With its dual-tube configuration, the high-energy, high-resolution FF85 CT achieves extremely precise inspection results for a wide variety of material types and part sizes.
Automotive, Aerospace, Science & research, Welds, Foundries, Add. manufacturing
<1mm Defect, >1mm Defect
Small Size, Medium Size, Large Size
Mode of operation:
FF85 CT highlights
Extensive range of applications from microCT to high-energy CT due to dual tube configuration and both flat-panel and line detector
Large inspection envelope by diverse field-of-view extensions, helical and dual-helical CT techniques
Granite base for temperature stability and precise manipulation
Maximum versatility through up to 7 manipulation axes
Intuitive Geminy user interface with touchscreens for easy system operation
Which items can be inspected with the FF85 CT?
Aluminum, steel, and super alloy components
Additively manufactured parts
Battery cells, modules, and systems
Plastic injection molded parts
Cultural assets, historical art, and archeological objects
Geological, paleontological and biological samples
Which applications is the FF85 CT designed for?
Material and structural analysis in research and development
First article inspection
Small series inspection
Comet Yxlon CTScan 3 line detector array
Comet Yxlon developed the CTScan 3 line detector array (LDA) for customers’ special requirements and challenging applications. With its unprecedented signal-to-noise ratio, its dynamic range, and a pixel pitch of 254 μm, it is the no-alternative solution for the crystal-clear inspection of large and/or dense components. It is designed for up to 600 kV operation reducing unwanted scatter radiation and providing low-noise electronics and highly efficient scintillators.
Almost indestructible: the granite-based manipulator
Another building block that contributes to the premium performance of FF85 CT is the rock-solid granite-based manipulator. It makes the system extremely precise and durable by providing warp resistance and temperature stability.
Various trajectories for maximum flexibility
Graphic symbols and a wide range of automated functions, displayed on the intuitive user interface Geminy make operation easy – regardless of the operator’s skill level. At the same time, it offers a great number of features for flexibility regarding part sizes and inspection tasks, like CT trajectories such as HeliExtend (helical CT scan and reconstruction method), horizontal and vertical field-of-view extensions, a virtual rotation axis, and standard quick/quality scans. Image enhancement tools like ScatterFix 2.0, beam hardening reduction (BHC), or metal artifact reduction (MAR) reduce or eliminate scattered radiation or artifacts in the image.
|Sample Size||800 x 500 [mm] (31'' x 19'')|
|Max. Radiographic Area||460 x 410 [mm] (18'' x 16'')|
|System Dimensions (W/D/H)||1650 x 1400 x 2050 [mm]|
|System Weight||2200 kg|
|FeinFocus X-ray Tube||FXT-160.50 Microfocus or FXT-160.51 Multifocus, 20 - 160 kV voltage range|
|Detector Active Area||1004 x 620 px (Y.Panel 1308), 1004 x 1004 px (Y.Panel 1313), 1276 x 1276 px (ORYX 1616)|
|Pixel Pitch||127 µm|
|Bit Depth||16 bit|
|Oblique Viewing||+/- 70° (140°)|
|3D Modes||Laminography (micro3Dslice), CT Quick Scan, Quality Scan|