Balancing Resolution, Speed, Reliability, Integration, and Cost
April 27, 2023
This focus topic explores the challenges and limitations of conventional X-ray tube technologies in providing cost-efficient quality control for battery inspection, for complex casts in the automotive industry, or for large and additively manufactured parts in aerospace.
Manufacturing optimization has always been a series of trade-offs. Maximizing throughput must be balanced with employee and equipment safety. Maximizing profits must be balanced with quality raw materials. And so on.
The same is true for quality control processes. Finding the right X-ray source for specific quality control processes can be challenging, particularly when it comes to balancing the requirement for high resolution detail recognition with the need for reliable uptime, fast inspection throughput and the ease of integration into a production environment. All those parameters determine the performance, reliability, and costs of non-destructive quality inspections.
Characteristics of mini focus, MesoFocus and micro focus
How BAM's initiative QI-Digital and MesoFocus are redefining additive manufacturing quality
May 30, 2023
The German BAM is revolutionizing the quality assurance in additive manufacturing (AM) within the initiative QI-Digital. From metal powder to non-destructive testing with X-ray technology, every step of the production chain is digitally mapped, to manufacture components with consistent quality. The MesoFocus 450 X-ray tube plays a crucial role in helping to achieve this goal. Learn more about BAM's project and the future of quality assurance in additive manufacturing.Read more
Higher speed with Ultra Performance
May 25, 2023
In a world where speed is a crucial part of the pro-duction equation, the new Ultra Performance tube pushes the limits of what is possible. Thanks to its increased power load it allows for shorter exposure times to deliver higher throughput and high uptime while still maintaining excellent image quality.Read more
What's behind the Ultra Performance Tube Series?
May 25, 2023
Hear directly from Michael Hubler, Product Manager X-ray Tubes. In a world where speed is a crucial part of the production equation, the new Ultra Performance tube pushes the limits of what is possible.Read more