High-energy spiral scan micro-CT

World's first spiral micro-CT


The SkyScan 1173 is a high energy micro-CT scanner for large and dense objects with spiral scan possibility. It includes a newly developed 130kV microfocus X-ray source with improved stability of the focal spot position, a large format (>5Mp) flat panel sensor with special protection by a lead-glass fiber-optic window for achieving a long lifetime under high energy X-rays, and a precision object manipulator for large (up to 140mm in diameter, 200mm in length) and heavy (several kilograms) objects with an integrated micro-positioning stage.









  • No ring artifacts, no partial scan connections
  • Maintenance-free 130kV X-ray source
  • Distortion-free flat panel detector
  • 140mm maximum object size
  • Better than 7µm 3D spatial resolution
  • Continuous scanning for long objects
  • 2D/3D image analysis and realistic visualization