Bruker SkyScan 1172 Micro-CT

The Bruker SkyScan 1172 is a retired model of Micro-CT scanner that is succeeded by the SkyScan 1272. The SkyScan 1272 has improvements over the 1172, which include: 

  • Improved X-ray detector with both a 11mp or 16mp option
  • Improved maximum object size from 50mm to 75mm
  • Reconstruction – GPU-powered reconstruction algorithm

To learn more about the SkyScan 1272, click here. 

With over 90 years of combined experience, Micro Photonics is the Bruker micro-CT leader in the U.S.

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the SkyScan 1272  is right for your application.

SkyScan 1272 Features

  • New 16Mp or 11Mp cooled 14bit X-ray detector in one, two or three offset positions
  • Up to 14450×3240 pixels in every image, 209Mp in each of 2600 slices reconstructed after one scan
  • Down to 0.35µm isotropic detail detectability with phase contrast enhancement for submicron details
  • Automatically variable acquisition geometry for shortest scan at any magnification
  • Integrated micro-positioning stage allows easy finding most optimal sample placement
  • Scanning sample during compression, tension, heating, cooling (optional stages)
  • Standard automatic filter changer with 6 positions and wide range of source energy selection
  • 2D/3D image analysis and realistic visualization
  • Optional 16-position automatic sample changer

SkyScan 1272 Specifications

  • X-ray source
    20-100kV, 10W, <5µm spot size
  • X-ray detector
    16 mega-pixel (4904 x 3280 pixels) or 11 mega-pixel (4032 x 2688 pixels), 14-bit cooled CCD fiber-optically coupled scintillator
  • Maximum object size
    75mm in diameter, 70mm in height
  • Spatial resolution
    0.35um (16 mega-pixel camera) and 0.45um (11 mega-pixel) detail detectability
  • Reconstruction
    GPU-powered reconstruction algorithm
  • Optional stages
    Cooling, heating, compression / tension
  • Radiation safety
    <1µSv / h at any point on the instrument surface
  • Dimensions
    1160W x 520D x 330H mm (440H with sample changer)
  • Weight
    150kg uncrated

Not sure about the best instrument for your application? Do you want to see micro-CT results of your sample?
Our specialists are happy to help.

Not sure about the best instrument for your application? Do you want to see micro-CT results of your sample?
Our specialists are happy to help.

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