Experts Participate in Advancing CT Future

The Computer Tomography (CT) and Digital Radiography subcommittees of the German Society for Non-Destructive Testing (DGZfP) recently invited participants to YXLON International in Hamburg Germany.

In addition to the general and organisational points of the conference and discussion of the status of current projects, the host had ample opportunity to present new developments and research results to around 30 guests during factory tours and demonstrations on the latest X-ray and CT systems. Among other things, ASTM E1695 image quality testing with YXLON’s open-source software was presented to the CT subcommittee, and the current project on focal-spot size determination in the micro and nano focus range with the HiCo mask compared to the JIMA mask was demonstrated and intensively discussed by the experts in both committees.

Dr.-Ing. Frank Herold, Technology Expert for CT at YXLON, is deputy head of the Computer Tomography subcommittee and Dr.-Ing. Klaus Bavendiek, Director Imaging Development at YXLON, is deputy head of the Digital Radiography subcommittee. Both subcommittees belong to the Radiographic Examination expert committee, whose deputy chairman is Dr.-Ing. Thomas Wenzel, also from YXLON and the technology scout for the entire Swiss Comet Group.

The DGZfP is primarily active in science and research as well as in training and further education in the field of non-destructive testing methods, and in its statutes undertakes to make all research results available to the general public. The cooperation in the technical committees and the working groups for the preparation and harmonization of guidelines and standards at national and international level in particular offers members of the association the opportunity to exert a fundamental influence and to drive forward their own developments.

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