Testing Wall Thickness In The Most Efficient Way

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You have a newly designed V8 engine with a very complex path of piping that needs wall thickness analysis done to make sure oil flow is perfect and that there proper sealing. The complex design makes maintaining the desired wall thickness and tough battle. You have two options to analyze the walls; take days to cut a large amount of sections into you piping and measure each one to ensure the perfect wall thickness throughout, or take an hour to use an X-ray CT scanner to measure your piping and find any flaws without damaging the product.
An X-ray computed tomography (CT) scan in the industrial service areas allows new products to be inspected and failure analyzed at cost that is about 25% to 75% that of other technology. Industrial CT scanning services use computers that take data from X-ray images of a three-dimensional product and converts it into a two-dimensional image of a slice or section. These X-ray images are able to be taken at rates as fast as 30 frames for each second.
One great use for these X-ray images is wall thickness analysis. Without the x-ray images, manually cutting and measuring wall sections was the only way to analyze the walls. This was an extremely time consuming and tedious process, but X-ray CT scanning can analyze walls in less than an hour without cutting sections of the product.
The CT will scan you part and then create a boundary of both the internal and external features of the part. It will calculate the distance between each surface to identify the minimum wall thickness. These images will appear as a color coded model to show the variations from the pre-specified wall thickness.
Instead of spending multiple days or tedious work complete your wall thickness analysis, spend an hour X-ray CT scanning to save time and money. It will not only make your job easier, but it will add quickness by allowing more products to be done during a days time.