Shimadzu Releases the Xslicer SMX-6000 Microfocus X-Ray Inspection System

January 7, 2016. Shimadzu Corporation announces the release of the Xslicer SMX-6000 microfocus X-ray inspection system for non-destructive inspections. This is the first Shimadzu system to include inclined fluoroscopy and CT imaging functionalities in a single package and which is capable of obtaining cross-sectional images immediately after inclined fluoroscopy.

Figure 1. Xslicer SMX-6000

  • Equipped with a Shimadzu microfocus X-ray generator and high-sensitivity flat panel detector and featuring CT scanning capability.
  • Smooth and quick switching is now enabled between viewing fluoroscopic and cross-sectional images.
  • The system includes a new Xslicer CT image processing engine used to fully automate calibration and provide high-speed scanning.
  • The system can be used to observe distortion-free, high-magnification, and high-resolution images of detailed internal structures.
  • Easy Operation.
  • Easy CT Imaging.
  • Easy-to-See Inspection Results.
  • Automatic Image Quality Adjustment Function.

Figure 2. Interface of software


The system can used in a wide range of applications such as:

  • Inspection of Electronic Components: Digital camera, Lens, Connector, Power IC, Cell-phone, Chip inductor, Micro SD card…
  •  Inspection of Automobile Parts: Aluminum die-casting products, Micro turbine, Pressure sensor,  Oxygen sensor, …
  • Inspection of Turbine with oblique imagine.
  • Motorbike parts,
  • Health
  • Other fields

Damaged IC


           Fluoroscopic Image                         Cross-Sectional Image        Volume rendering Image

Figure 3. Fluoroscopic, Cross-Sectional, Volume rendering Images of Damaged IC

Heat-Damaged Connector

                Fluoroscopic Image                                           Volume rendering Image

Figure 4. Fluoroscopic and Volume rendering Images of Heat-Damaged Connector (The position in red circle is NG)

Figure 5. Oblique Images of Turbine

Source: ETA


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