Hounsfield Facility: 3D X-ray imaging
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Computed Tomography (MicroCT) for Other Applications

These 3D visualisations were created from MicroCT datasets. Through advanced image analysis techniques, it is possible to separate the different phases of materials within a sample and false colour them for clarity.

Food Technology

manderinaero 

Aerated chocolate permitting analysis of 3D porosity and bubble size distribution.

Biomaterials

 poppypod

Poppy seed pod allowing automatic assessment of inclusions and particles

Engineering

 cementcore

Metal wires in a cement core allowing evaluation of strength characteristics

 

 

Pharmaceutical

capsule 

Paracetamol capsule showing visualisation of particle   packing density

 

Electronics

memorystick 

 A USB stick allowing detailed component analysis and defect detection

 

 

 

Geosciences

 sandstone

Sandstone scanned to reveal changes in morphology     following fluid flow

 

 

Hounsfield Facility

The University of Nottingham
Sutton Bonington
Loughborough, LE12 5RD

telephone: +44 (0) 1159 516786
email: craig.sturrock@nottingham.ac.uk