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Events

AVONIX TEXAS GRAND OPENING 2021

September 16, 2021

Join us and our strategic partners, Nikon Metrology, for a Grand Opening Celebration at our new Avonix X-ray and Computed Tomography Laboratory in Texas.

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Avonix Imaging News

Chris Peitsch Joins the Avonix Imaging Team!

November 9, 2020

Avonix Imaging is excited to announce the addition of Chris Peitsch as the Business Development Manager for our X-ray / CT System product lines! Chris joins us with industry leading…

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Avonix Imaging Expands with New Inspection Services Laboratory in Texas

October 21, 2020

Avonix Imaging, headquartered in Maple Grove, MN, is proud to announce the opening of a new X-ray Imaging Services laboratory near Dallas, TX. The office in Irving, TX provides 2D…

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Why should you use X-ray / CT Imaging Services?

October 21, 2020

Industrial X-ray Imaging Technology is now more accessible than ever. Industrial X-ray Imaging is no longer a tool only useful for a small handful of applications. The increased capabilities of…

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First Annual ACE Core Values Day

July 16, 2020

Our first annual ACE Day is in the books! We had a great day of giving back to our community, team building on a go-kart track and overall, reflecting on…

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Avonix Imaging ISO 9001:2015 Plaque
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Avonix Imaging ISO 9001:2015 Certified!

July 13, 2020

Avonix Imaging, LLC, is proud to announce a successful audit and certification in accordance with ISO 9001:2015. Adhering to ISO 9001:2015 standards is a conscious step taken by the Avonix…

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ACE Response to COVID-19

April 20, 2020

At Avonix Imaging, our core values of Authenticity, Competency and Empathy (ACE), are foundational to all that we do. Extraordinary circumstances, such as the current COVID-19 pandemic, exemplify the importance…

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Kids Activity While Working From Home
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Coloring Pages – Kids Activity While Working From Home

March 30, 2020

We know working from home with your kids present can be challenging. We love them dearly, but the mute button rarely seems to work on them.  Fortunately, many of our…

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Open during COVID19
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Productivity During COVID-19

March 24, 2020

First and foremost, Avonix Imaging’s thoughts and prayers are with all those affected by COVID-19, as well as for our health-care workers, first responders and leaders making life-critical decisions in…

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Congratulations To The Avonix Imaging FLL Robotics Team

December 13, 2019

“Team Avonix” First Lego League (FFL) robotics team had a strong showing at the Minnesota Regional Tournament on Sunday, December 8, 2019, and earned an Architectural Innovation award. Pictured from…

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Worlds Only Microfocus X-ray Tubes with Rotating Targets

September 12, 2019

Microfocus technology is required to achieve the resolution necessary for inspecting today’s most challenging components.   With the advent of additive manufacturing in production and the ever-increasing need to manufacture…

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Tallest Standard Microfocus-based CT System in the World

August 13, 2019

Two Avonix Imaging Announcements First – to announce our C3 Serial Number-1. It’s our newest CT system model and is currently undergoing extensive laser alignment testing prior to its shipment…

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Avonix Imaging News, Trade Show, X-ray Industry News

NDTMA 2019 Will Be Held February 12th through 14th in Las Vegas – Visit Avonix Imaging – Booth #34

February 5, 2019

The Nondestructive Testing Management Association (NDTMA) will hold their annual conference at the Golden Nugget in Las Vegas, Nevada. The event begins on Tuesday, February 12th.  Avonix Imaging will be located in…

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Avonix Imaging to Attend Two Large Industry Trade Shows

October 25, 2018

The annual ASNT Conference & MD&M Minneapolis are on the agenda for next week. The American Society for Nondestructive (ASNT) Annual Conference begins Sunday evening October 28th in Houston, Texas….

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Avonix Imaging News, Trade Show

Avonix Imaging to Present at ASNT Chicago During IMTS 2018

September 5, 2018

We are pleased to announce Jeffrey Diehm, Co-founder and a Managing Director at Avonix Imaging, will be speaking at the American Society for Non-destructive Testing (ASNT) Chicago Sector meeting on September 10th. …

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Avonix Imaging to Attend Control in Germany and RAPID + TCT in Texas 

April 23, 2018

We are looking forward to attending these two large events, meeting with customers, and seeing our international colleagues.  The Control trade fair is at the Stuttgart Exhibition Centre April 24th to…

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Imaging Equipment, Inspection Services, Products and Services

See the Inside of a Major League Baseball

March 30, 2018

In honor of Major League Baseball’s 2018 season… At Avonix Imaging we thought it would be interesting to explore what’s inside of a baseball by using a CT x-ray. Lucky…

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Case Story, Inspection Services

Aspen Research Case Study – Using CT Inspection Data

March 21, 2018

 Computed Tomography (CT) Provides Non-destructive Data… Image Source: Aspen Research Blog We’d like to share a blog one of our customers, Aspen Research Corporation, recently posted about how computed tomography (CT) inspection assisted in discovering…

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Lee Sisters Foundation Interviews Avonix Imaging in Donor Showcase

March 9, 2018

The Lee Sisters Foundation mission statement is – To help children who live in extreme poverty by providing for their basic needs: food, clean water, shelter and education.  Because of…

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Computed Tomography Installation by Avonix Imaging at Sandia National Laboratories

February 28, 2018

We are pleased to announce another successful computed tomography large-envelope system build and installation. Sandia National Laboratories, in Albuquerque, New Mexico, selected the M2 EL (external load) manipulator with Nikon 225kV and 450kV microfocus x-ray sources.  This granite-based system also features dual-detectors including a Varex 1621 DDA and Nikon CLDA along with the 2-position panel-scanning option. …

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Products and Services

Happy Valentine’s Day from Avonix Imaging

February 13, 2018

They say that life is like a box of chocolates… Happy Valentine’s Day from all of us at Avonix Imaging!

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Inspection Services, Metrology Measurement Challenge, Products and Services

Metrology – Measurement Challenge: How do you measure something that’s flexible, transparent, and/or has complex geometry?

February 1, 2018

Take a CPAP mask for example – it seems pretty basic in appearance…  However, when it comes to assessing a CPAP mask from a measurement perspective – it proves to be very complex. In metrology, traditional measurement tools such as CMMs and Laser Scanners, are…

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Take a Look: Our New M2 225/450

January 17, 2018

Avonix Imaging is proud to announce our new M2 225/450 large envelope inspection system is now available for contract X-ray and CT inspection services! Located in our Maple Grove, Minnesota…

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computed tomography
Imaging Equipment, Inspection Services

Inside Fireworks with Computed Tomography

June 30, 2017

At Avonix Imaging we are an inquisitive group! Therefore…we think it’s “a blast” (pun intended) to use our super cool computed tomography equipment to really see what makes stuff tick….

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Case Story, Defect Analysis, Nikon Metrology

Nikon Metrology Case Story: Saline Lectronics

April 10, 2017

Nikon Metrology Case Story: Saline Lectronics Nikon Metrology has revolutionized defect analysis for electronic components for one Michigan company. Saline Lectronics is an electronics contract manufacturer, founded in 2002 and…

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Avonix Imaging News

Year In Review 2016

January 31, 2017

As we begin 2017, Avonix Imaging has much to celebrate from the past year. We’d like to share some highlights as we look at our year in review. Growth As…

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Case Story, Nikon Metrology, X-ray Industry News

Nikon Metrology Case Story: Mindarika

January 6, 2017

Nikon Metrology Case Story: Mindarika For needed improvements in their quality assurance department, award-winning Mindarika turned to Nikon Metrology for computed tomography (CT) capabilities. Mindarika, India’s largest four-wheeler automotive switch…

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Contract Inspection

November 30, 2016

In any industry, being unable to find a failure in materials, products, or components can be frustrating and costly. You lose valuable time and dollars testing the part again and…

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X-Ray CT System Installation at Mexican University

June 16, 2016

A Mexican university has a brand-new CT scanning system thanks to Nikon Metrology and Avonix Imaging. This May, Avonix ventured south of the border to build and install a Nikon…

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Avonix Imaging News, Uncategorized

Meet Our Newest Employee

July 15, 2015

“I live by the philosophy that our customers are the reason we exist as a company, and deserve to be treated as such. My responsibility is to maintain their trust…

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Our Process

July 13, 2015

From start to finish, our process is simple: Contact Us – via email or phone to discuss your application and the potential solutions. A picture is worth a thousand words!…

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Who Is Avonix?

July 7, 2015

Avonix Imaging is an industry leading x-ray and CT imaging source, providing world-class industrial x-ray and CT (computed tomography) imaging services and equipment. Avonix Imaging has new, state-of-the art CT…

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X-ray Industry News

X-Ray Computed Tomography expands horizons of anthropology at Duke university

April 18, 2014

At Duke University (Durham, NC), the school’s X-ray micro Computed Tomography equipment spans a growing number of disciplines and users. One of the main researches is related to anthropology studying…

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X-ray Industry News

University Applies Metrology CT

January 15, 2014

Many components and assemblies have internal features that are difficult to inspect nondestructively, as conventional metrology requires them to be sectioned. Examples are a hollow hydroformed camshaft, a 3D printed…

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Avonix Imaging News

Avonix Imaging Co-Founder Assists In Groundbreaking Discovery

October 18, 2013

Avonix Imaging and company co-founder, Jeffrey Diehm, were acknowledged in a recent article in Live Science detailing the use of high-resolution industrial computed tomography imaging (CT or 3D x-ray) to…

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Avonix Imaging Announces Newest Addition To The A.I. Team

September 25, 2013

Avonix Imaging has expanded the company’s capabilities with the addition of their newest team member.  Jeremy Krantz recently joined Avonix in the role of field-service engineer after a successful 5-year…

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Avonix Imaging Featured in July Issue of Aerospace Manufacturing and Design

August 6, 2013

Avonix Imaging was recently featured in the July issue of Aerospace Manufacturing and Design magazine.  An article entitled “Taking Advantage of Today’s Technology” highlights the application of x-ray and CT…

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Using Computed Tomography (CT / 3D X-Ray) During Forensic Investigations To Memorialize Evidence and Combat Spoliation

June 13, 2013

Traditionally, x-ray imaging has been used as a tool in forensic analysis to help investigate possible failures of components which may have led to a loss or to defend manufacturers…

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Avonix Imaging Announces The Addition Of Their Newest Industrial X-ray System

June 11, 2013

In order to meet the ongoing growth of their business, Avonix Imaging has recently accepted delivery of a new Nikon Metrology XT V 160 Digital X-ray Imaging System.  The XT…

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Avonix Imaging Relocates To Expand Their Industrial X-ray and CT Imaging Services Capabilities

June 7, 2013

Avonix Imaging relocated to a larger facility in early March in order to accommodate the continued growth of the company.  By moving a few doors down into a brand new…

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Avonix Imaging, LLC Featured In March “Quality Magazine” Article

March 16, 2013

A recent “Quality Magazine” article entitled “X-ray Computed Tomography Expertise Helps Build A Business”, chronicles the startup of Avonix Imaging and the owners’ philosophy for the industrial x-ray and computed tomography…

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Imaging Equipment

Avonix Imaging’s New Equipment Arrives

July 9, 2012

Avonix Imaging is excited to accept delivery of their brand new Nikon Metrology XT H 225 ST microfocus x-ray/CT system.  This new system includes state-of-the-art proprietary x-ray tube technology and…

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Avonix Imaging Moves Into New Offices

June 18, 2012

We are excited to move into our new office space located in the Polaris Office Park at 2355 Polaris Lane No., Suite-116, Plymouth, MN  55447.  This premiere office park on…

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Avonix Imaging Is Formed

April 24, 2012

The new legal entity, Avonix Imaging, LLC, is recognized by the State of Minnesota and begins official operations as a business dedicated to becoming a leader in providing world-class industrial…

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