Using a Vertical Scanner for Horizontal Scanning in Non-Medical Applications of Computer Assisted Tomography
Kantzas, A., Chatzis, I., Macdonald, I.F. and Dullien, F.A.L.,
CSNDT Journal, Mar/Apr 1988, Pages 20.
A vertical CAT scanner was modified to perform horizontal scans. The scanner was mounted onto a tilting mechanism that allowed the scanner gantry to be positioned anywhere between 0° and 90° from the vertical position. The gantry itself was modified in a way that allows for good weight distribution and proper indexing while on horizontal position. The patient couch was discarded and substituted by a lighter sample holding mechanism.