Faxitron DX-50 CT Scanner


 

Overview:

A Faxitron DX-50 cabinet x-ray system is converted into a small CT scanner to scan electronic components. Software to run the unit and process the scan is coded in Matlab.

Teardown of an identical DX-50 unit

Files:

Links:

 

Faxitron DX-50 CT Scanner (2/10/2019)

Faxitron DX-50 cabinet x-ray system

 

Faxitron DX-50 CT Scanner (2/10/2019)

Faxitron DX-50 cabinet x-ray system with stepper motor and stepper controller

 

Faxitron DX-50 CT Scanner (2/10/2019)

Stepper motor and stepper controller to rotate object to scan

 

Faxitron DX-50 CT Scanner (2/10/2019)

How to convert a X-ray cabinet system into a CT scanner, an overview of the x-ray system, initial tests, and verification of x-ray shielding and interlocks.

 

Faxitron DX-50 CT Scanner (2/10/2019)

How to convert a X-ray cabinet system into a CT scanner, an overview of the x-ray system, initial tests, and verification of x-ray shielding and interlocks.

 

Faxitron DX-50 CT Scanner (2/10/2019)

Calibration of the Hamamatsu flat panel detector, flatfield and darkfield calibration.

 

Faxitron DX-50 CT Scanner (2/10/2019)

Calibration of the Hamamatsu flat panel detector, flatfield and darkfield calibration.

 

Faxitron DX-50 CT Scanner (2/10/2019)

Stepper motor control with a pololou TIC T825, positioning of the stepper within the x-ray system, and routing of the control wiring through the re-entrant sliding shield door.

 

Faxitron DX-50 CT Scanner (2/10/2019)

Projected image of rotated object. Test results with 60 frames incremented at 6 degrees per frame.

 

Faxitron DX-50 CT Scanner (2/10/2019)

Tomographic reconstruction of scanned switch base with IRadon transform.

 

Faxitron DX-50 CT Scanner (2/10/2019)

Projected x-ray image of rotating switch 6 deg per step

 

Faxitron DX-50 CT Scanner (2/10/2019)

Tomographic reconstruction of switch

 

Faxitron DX-50 CT Scanner (2/10/2019)

Single frame of switch base

 

Faxitron DX-50 CT Scanner (2/10/2019)

Circuit board with photomultiplier

 

Faxitron DX-50 CT Scanner (2/10/2019)

Circuit board for Altera MAXII CPLD

 

Faxitron DX-50 CT Scanner (2/10/2019)

Circuit board

 

Faxitron DX-50 CT Scanner (2/10/2019)

Cremat shaping amplifier

 

Faxitron DX-50 CT Scanner (2/10/2019)

CZT x-ray detector with crystals removed

 

 

Faxitron DX-50 CT Scanner (2/10/2019)

 

 

 

 


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