Non-destructive inspection instruments utilize X-rays to penetrate materials. They include both fluoroscopy instruments and CT instruments, which are capable of creating tomographical images and performing 3-D observation. The images obtainable from minute of X-rays focus delivery high magnification. These instruments are essentially microscopes, which enable us to peer inside materials without destroying them.
Shimadzu released its first X-ray generating equipment for industrial use in 1933 and now has over half a century of experience in this field. Our current lineup reflects this extensive experience, and our instruments are contributing to improving quality and ensuring safety throughout the world.
One major feature of these products is the outstanding sharpness of the images they produce. This is the result of Shimadzu's expertise at creating all three key components: the X-ray generator, the X-ray detector, and the image processing technology. Another major feature of these instruments is their user-friendly design. All our new instruments can perform observation positioning via an external image, allowing the operator to focus on the inspection display. Further, by eliminating the necessity for various types of calibration and automating as many tasks as possible, these instruments have been designed so that anyone can easily generate clear images.