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How Industrial CT Scanning Inspections Can Improve Your Production Outcome

Written by Technology Magazine on June 17th, 2016. Posted in 3d scanner services, Ct part calibration scan, Ndt services

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Industrial CT (or computerized tomography) scanning is rapidly improving. Thanks to CT technology, manufacturers can now perform an industrial CT scanning inspection on their products in greater depth and shorter time than ever before.

The Evolution of CT Scanning

Originally invented by a British engineer from EMI Laboratories, Godfrey Hounsfield, and South African-born physicist from Tufts University in Massacheusetts, Allan Cormack, in 1972, CT scanners were originally used for clinical purposes. Installed between 1974 and 1976, the first clinical CT scanners were used for head imagine only. Whole body systems didn’t become available until 1976. Still, it wasn’t