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North Star Imaging Company Profile
Qualifications: Exhibitor in at least 2 MD&M and/or MEDTEC shows
Markets Supplied: North America, Europe, Worldwide
2D Digital X-ray Radiography and 3D Computed Tomography Scanning SystemsNorth Star Imaging provides industrial nondestructive testing X-ray equipment, services and training to the medical device industry. No testing challenge is too small or too large for our attention. We offer state-of-the-art X-ray equipment to test the integrity of everything from heart valves and pacemakers to aircraft wings.
2D Digital Radiography & 3D CT X-Ray Inspection Services
Nearly everywhere we go we are surrounded by Medical Devices. Whether its catheters, surgical needles, implantable devices, stents, heart valves, staple device or defibrillators. Medical assemblies are part of everyday life.
Our technology allows us to image, measure and quantify fine internal and external features, density variations and anomalies nondestructively.
- Compare actual parts to 3D CAD models inside and out-nondestructively
- Calculate void analysis
- Have the basis for FEA, reverse engineering and other inputs
- Analyze plastics, metals, composites and many other materials
- Samples can range in size from microns to feet in size
Industrial X-ray/CT scanning is frequently used for Research and Development, Failure Analysis, Quality Control Assurance, 3D Metrology and more. This is a very beneficial technology for both your own manufacturing and quality control activities as well as monitoring and analyzing competitor’s products.
Need immediate Inspection? North Star Imaging’s Inspection Services Group provides real-time X-ray inspection and CT scanning services to virtually anyone needing to verify the integrity of internal components, with quick turnaround times.
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30 Years of Innovation
North Star Imaging (NSI) manufactures, sells and services state-of-the-art X-ray Imaging systems and CT equipment for industrial use. Our company also designs and develops the software applications used in our systems. NSI provides system solutions from basic low production or R&D, to high resolution/high production/high energy. Our standard range of products are extremely flexible to meet varied customer requirements.
NSI began in the field of industrial X-ray testing in 1986 in Minnesota. The company built its first Digital Radiography equipment in 1991 and first Computed Tomography system in 2002. From 2006, NSI widened its services and added an Inspection Services Group (ISG) offering need based consulting for anyone needing X-ray and/or computed tomography scanning. Aside from the ISG services, the company also has a Technical Service & Support team that is on call 24/7 to address immediate global customer service needs.
In 2010, the company was acquired by ITW, a global company with 51,000 employees across 56 countries. Then in 2012, NSI doubled the size of its facility in Minnesota and opened North Star Imaging Europe in Paris (France) .
The global demand for powerful X-ray and CT equipment that provide precise and automatic material analysis with a non-destructive view of composite structures is what pushes NSI to constantly raise its bar of excellence in product innovation. The company has the widest product portfolio range in the industry today which keeps NSI way ahead of its competition. NSI offers seven (7) standard X-ray and CT/micro CT systems including the newly launched CXMM 50, an X-ray test...