Micro CT scanning
Basically a smaller version of a human CT scanner.
The Nikon Metrology XT H 225 uses X-rays to cross section a 3-dimentional object (max 25 cm x 33 cm) to create a virtual model using state of the art software without destroying the original sample.
It has uses in a wide range of areas for:
- failure analysis
- quality control
- materials research.
It can magnify the object up to 160 x (400 x using the software) and can ‘see’ structures down to 1 micron in size.
It has a wide range of applications in:
- biomedical research
- micro devices
- composite materials
- polymers, construction
- geological samples (including microfossils)
- space research
For further information on access to any of the instruments please contact:
Professor Sarah Gabbott - Director of the Advanced Microscopy Centre
Department of Engineering University of Leicester
Leicester, LE1 7RH
Tel: +44(0)116 252 3636
For industry enquiries please contact:
Mr Vinay Patel - Advanced Microscopy Centre Manager
Department of Engineering
Tel: +44(0)116 229 7330