Shaw Inspection Systems Releases Pumpkin X-ray Images Ahead of Halloween


Shaw Inspection Systems, the Great Yarmouth, UK-based manufacturer of industrial x-ray inspection machines has released a range of 2-D and 3-D x-ray images of a pumpkin ahead of Halloween to demonstrate the capabilities of its contract x-ray Computed Tomography (CT) service.


[UKPRwire, Mon Oct 27 2008] Shaw Inspection Systems, the Great Yarmouth, UK-based manufacturer of industrial x-ray inspection machines has released a range of 2-D and 3-D x-ray images of a pumpkin ahead of Halloween to demonstrate the capabilities of its contract x-ray Computed Tomography (CT) service.

The pin-sharp images include computer-generated pumpkin “slices” revealing all the interior details of an uncut monster vegetable. The images typify the unique capabilities of the company’s imaging service, which can produce clear three-dimensional x-ray images of very large objects.

Used for non-destructive testing of wide range of industrial materials and components, Shaw Inspections Systems’ Modular X-Ray Bay is also available for more unusual commissions from artists, photographers and the media. It can handle large components up to 200kg in weight, 1m in diameter and up to 2m in height.

Shaw Inspection Systems specialist inspection services include all radiographic techniques including: Real Time Radiography (RTR); Digital Radiography (DR); 2D & 3D Computed Tomography (CT); Computed Radiography (CR); and Film Digitisation.

Note to editors: Pumpkin images can be downloaded from: http://www.ionaftp.com/shaw/Pumpkin/

For more information about Shaw Inspection Systems’ Computed Tomography and other services, or to discuss commissions email: sales@sis.shawcor.com

Further sample CT imagery is available to view in the Shaw Inspection Systems image library at: http://www.shawinspectionsystems.com/library/library.htm

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About Shaw Inspection Systems Limited

Shaw Inspection Systems offers a complete range of x-ray equipment designed to meet specific customer requirements including both the hardware and specialised software for a broad range of inspection applications. The company offers a broad range of x-ray equipment specifically designed to eliminate the need to use x-ray film while speeding up inspection processes technologies. Based in Great Yarmouth, United Kingdom, the company has dedicated research and development capabilities. Its systems and services address extensive and diverse requirements in a wide range of industries including aerospace, military, nuclear and pipeline as well as materials, power, security, pharmaceuticals and medical. For further information visit: www.shawinspectionsystems.com

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