CT Scanner

Shell, Fraunhofer Gesellschaft, Procon X-Ray GmbH

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The innovative vertical CT-scanner developed by Shell, is the largest of its kind in the world. It enables a highly detailed 3D visualization of drilling cores up to 3 meter, while fluids run through the rock. The x-ray source can rotate around the core, visualizing the inside of the material and the interaction with the present liquid at a nanometer scale. It is the only vertically placed CT-scanner where x-ray rotates around the object.

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Sector - Clean & Secure Energy
Location Amsterdam
Year 2015
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