Scanco Medical Viva CT40

Scanco Medical Viva CT40

The Scanco Viva CT40 is a high-speed micro CT preclinical scanner with in vivo capabilities for resolving dense tissues including bone (quantification of porosity/volume/density), contrast enhanced structures such as vasculature, tissue engineering scaffolds, and bioengineered and synthetic materials. The CT is equipped with a microfocus X-ray source capable of 5 μm spot size and 50-70 kVp, 8W (160 μA) and can achieve 10 μm nominal resolution. Images can cover a maximum scan length of 145 mm with a field-of-view up to 20-38 mm in diameter. Samples can be up to 80 mm in diameter and upto 200 mm in length. The system includes software for data acquisition, online/offline reconstruction, 2D & 3D analysis and reconstruction, 3D visualization and animation, and archiving. Images can be output into multiple formats (including DICOM) for analysis by third party software.

Manufacturer: Scanco Medical
Equipment Rates & Fees
  RPI Users External Nonprofit External Industry External Industry Partners
Standard $70 $115 $230 $207
Assisted $105 $173 $345 $311
Training $69 $114 $227 $204
  RPI Users External Nonprofit External Industry External Industry Partners
Personnel Time $60 $99 $197 $178

Valid through July 31, 2022. Rates are hourly unless specified otherwise and are subject to change without further notice.

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