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NSI X5000 – QC

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Universal and Flexible

The X5000 is the most versatile system offered by D2M partner North Star Imaging. The system boasts a large scanning envelop and excellent ergonomics for loading sizable objects while still maintaining the sensitivity to inspect even the smallest of items.

Powerful X-Ray Software

Each new innovation is designed to improve capabilities, increase speed, or downright create a solution the industry has never seen before.

System Specifications

System Capabilities

  • X-ray Energies from 10kV-450kV
  • Geometric Magnification: Greater than 2000x
  • Overall Maximum System Resolution: better than 500nm
  • Meets ASTM E2597 Standard
  • 32” (81cm) diameter x 48” (121cm) tall nominal part envelope

CT Software

  • Comprehensive acquisition, processing and archival program with user-friendly interface
  • High performance image processing and measurement functions
  • Non-proprietary multiple image format output/input. DICONDE compliant
  • Automated program functions for fast analysis
  • Multiple window interface for display of raw image, processed image, density data, etc.
  • Computed Tomography acquisition module.
  • Optional 3D Computed Tomography calibration, reconstruction and visualization
  • Optional 4D Computed Tomography
  • Available with vorteX, subpiX, and mosaiX

X-RAY Source

  • Voltage Range: 10kV-450kV
  • Minimum Focal Spot Size: < 500nm
  • X-ray Tube Types: Nano-focus, Micro-focus, Mini-focus, Open or Sealed, Transmission or Directional or Dual Head
  • Optional Dual Tube configuration

X-RAY Detector

  • Digital X-ray Detector Types: Flat Panel (DDA), Linear Diode Array (LDA), Image Intensifier
  • Grade Options: Standard or CT Premium, 14bit or 16bit
  • Detector Size: Up to 16” x 16” (40cm x 40cm)


  • Maximum Sample Weight: 250lbs (113kg) (400lbs (181kg) optional)
  • Scan Travel (customization available): Vertical = 48” (121cm), Horizontal = 33” (83cm), Z axis (source to detector) = 48” (121cm), Tilt = +20°/-15°, Rotation (optional +/-30°) = 360° continuous (*Exact measurements vary depending on tube, detector and optional configurations)
  • Motorized detector travel for variable focal distance adjustment
    Part Manipulation Control:

    • All drives variable speed joystick controlled
    • Each axis is independently controlled
  • NSI CNC motion control software for automated scanning with automatic image processing and archiving capabilities
  • Option: Rotational stage indexes outside of the cabinet for ergonomic part loading/unloading


  • External Dimensions:
    • 240kV model: 107” Wide x 80” Deep x 92” Tall (271cm Wide, 203cm Deep, 233cm Tall)
    • 450kV model: 126” Wide x 91” Deep x 102” Tall (320cm Wide, 231cm Deep, 259cm Tall)
  • Cabinet Features: Cable access port with cover, interior lighting, powered sliding access door(s), leaded glass viewing window (240kV model only), internal camera monitoring system, safety light curtains
  • Steel/lead/steel construction
  • Meets or exceeds 21 CFR 1020.40 and EN 61010-2-091 2012
  • Touch screen operation
  • Includes one ergonomic desk and chair