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Micro-CT Applications for Analysis of Adhesive Bonds in Wood

MICRO-CT NEWS, ARTICLES, AND INFORMATION April 2018: Micro-CT Applications for Analysis of Adhesive Bonds in Wood Micro X-ray computed tomography study of adhesive bonds in wood Micro-CT was used in this study to investigate whether adhesive penetration influences stress transfer from one substrate to the next. The researchers developed a numerical model …

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Micro-CT Applications for Analysis of Geomaterials

X-ray microtomography for the identification of microstructural properties of shale This use of X-ray micro-CT combined with nanoindentation tests is proposed for the qualitative and quantitative characterization of Shale, a fine-grained sedimentary rock composed of highly compacted clay particles, nanometric porosity, and silt-sized particles of other minerals. With a series of samples, …

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Micro-CT of Paving Materials Using the Bruker SkyScan 1173

Using micro-CT to Examine Material Structural Properties Through the assessment and modeling of construction materials, researchers can derive detailed structural predictions of material performance over time1. Micro-CT provides a tool for civil engineers to non-destructively examine structure and generate a detailed map of the internal features suitable for use in finite element …

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micro-CT in entomology

Micro-CT Applications in Entomology

MICRO-CT NEWS, ARTICLES, AND INFORMATION February 2018: Micro-CT Applications in Entomology The following articles illustrate benefits in using micro-CT for studying ant taxonomy and biodiversity, as well as for morphological documentation. Also included is an article on using micro-Ct for scanning live insects. More X-Ray microtomography for ant taxonomy This in-depth exploration …

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Introducing Seth Hogg, Ph.D., Micro Photonics’ new Laboratory Manager

We wish to welcome Seth Hogg, Ph.D., to his new position as Laboratory Manager. Seth has a unique background that makes him an excellent fit for this position, where he will be broadly responsible for managing our in-house micro-CT imaging lab services. In addition to managing our day-to-day micro-CT scanning services, Seth …

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Thoughts on Turning Points and Scientific Innovation

Scientific research has always been global to some extent, with major contributions coming from around the world. But globalization has sped up, with increasing exchanges of ideas, research tools, and scientific collaboration, all made possible by the development of the internet. Micro Photonics has played its own part in this transformation since …

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Micro Photonics and Tribotron Partner to Provide Hand Abrasion Testing Instrumentation

Micro Photonics, Inc. and Tribotron, AG, Partner to Provide Hand Abrasion Testing Instrumentation Offering superior instrumentation for testing lab samples or finished products under real life conditions. ALLENTOWN, Pennsylvania, January 10, 2017 — Micro Photonics, Inc., a full-service instrumentation sales, training, and support company, and Tribotron, AG, a Switzerland-based manufacturer of high precision surface characterization instruments, …

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SkyScan 1173 from Micro Photonics being used to digitize all species of fish

With more than 25,000 species identified worldwide, fish demonstrate more species diversity than all other kinds of vertebrates. A unique project using a SkyScan 1173 Micro-CT Scanner from Micro Photonics is changing the way scientists, teachers, students, and amateur ichthyologists will be able to study any fish from around the globe. This …

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How Much Does a Roughness Gauge Cost?

How Much Does A Portable Surface Roughness Tester Cost? A question asked by every customer interested in measuring surface roughness is How Much Does A Portable Surface Roughness Tester Cost? Roughness gauges are relatively inexpensive and the answer will vary depending on the functionality of the tester, but the short answer is …

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2014 – Happy New Year from Micro Photonics

Micro Photonics wishes you a wonderful, healthy, and successful New Year! Each new year starts with vibrant colors exploding out of the inside of a firework, and sounds filling the streets with joy and camaraderie. Celebrations of the new beginning year stretch around the globe with smiles as everyone looks for a …

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