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Industrial X-ray System Market - By Product Type (X-ray Detectors, Fully Automated X-ray Devices, Manual X-ray Devices, X-ray Tubes, Others), By Technology (Micro Focus, MiniFocus, NanoFocus), By End Use, Competitive Market Share & Forecast, 2023 - 2032

  • Report ID: GMI7034
  • Published Date: Oct 2023
  • Report Format: PDF

Industrial X-ray System Market Size

Industrial X-Ray System Market size was valued at USD 700.6 million in 2022 and is estimated to register a CAGR of over 8.5% between 2023 and 2032. Increased demand for high-quality products and the need for rigorous quality control and inspection in industries, such as automotive, aerospace, electronics, and manufacturing, are significant factors driving industrial X-ray system adoption.
 

Industrial X-Ray System Market

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Stringent safety regulations and standards in various industries including healthcare, food processing, and aerospace require thorough inspection and testing. Industrial X-ray systems ensure compliance with these regulations. For instance, in March 2023, North Star Imaging launched its new X-ray inspection system, the NSX-3D. It is a high-resolution, 3D X-ray inspection system designed to inspect complex components for defects. Ongoing advancements in X-ray technology including Digital Radiography (DR), Computed Tomography (CT), and high-resolution imaging, have expanded the applications and capabilities of industrial X-ray systems. The trend toward automation and the implementation of Industry 4.0 principles in manufacturing and industrial processes are propelling the adoption of fully automated X-ray systems for quality control and process optimization.
 

Industrial X-ray systems can be expensive to purchase and maintain. The initial capital investment, as well as ongoing costs for maintenance and calibration, can be a significant barrier for some organizations, especially smaller businesses. Another factor restraining market growth is meeting stringent regulatory standards, particularly in sectors including healthcare, aerospace, and food production. Ensuring that X-ray systems are consistently in compliance with evolving regulations can be challenging for some businesses.
 

COVID-19 Impact

The COVID-19 pandemic had significant impacts on the industrial X-ray system market. The pandemic disrupted global supply chains, affecting the production and delivery of X-ray equipment & components. Factory closures, transportation restrictions, and shortages of critical materials and components led to delays and interruptions in the supply chain. Many industries reduced or temporarily halted their operations in response to lockdowns and social distancing measures. This resulted in a reduced demand for industrial X-ray systems for inspection and quality control.
 

Industrial X-ray System Market Trends

The ongoing shift from analog to digital X-ray technology is a major market. Digital Radiography (DR) and Computed Tomography (CT) are increasingly replacing traditional film-based X-ray systems, leading to higher-quality imaging and faster results. The integration of X-ray systems into automated production lines and Industry 4.0 initiatives is growing. Fully automated X-ray inspection systems are being adopted for improved process control and efficiency. There is a growing demand for high-resolution X-ray systems capable of providing finer details and enhanced imaging quality. This is particularly important in industries including electronics and semiconductor manufacturing.
 

Industrial X-ray System Market Analysis

Industrial X-ray System Market Size, By Product Type, 2021-2032, (USD Million)

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Based on product type, the market is divided into X-ray detectors, fully automated X-ray devices, manual X-ray devices, X-ray tubes, and others. The X-ray detectors segment dominated the market with a share of over 25% in 2022 and is estimated to reach over USD 400 million in revenue by 2032. X-ray detectors play a pivotal role in medical imaging, industrial inspection, and security screening. These detectors are essential components in X-ray systems, serving as the critical interface between X-ray radiation and image creation.
 

In the medical field, X-ray detectors contribute to the accurate diagnosis of injuries and diseases, aiding in patient care. With advancements in digital radiography, flat-panel detectors and solid-state detectors have gained prominence, enabling faster image acquisition and reduced radiation exposure. In industrial applications, X-ray detectors are integral to quality control and non-destructive testing processes, ensuring product safety and reliability.
 

Industrial X-ray System Market Share, By End-use, (2022)

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Based on end use, the industrial x-ray system market is divided into manufacturing, electronics and semiconductors, automotive, medical, security, aerospace, food and beverage, oil and gas. The manufacturing segment dominated the global market with a share of over 20% in 2022 and is estimated to reach over USD 400 million in revenue by 2032. The sector plays a pivotal role in boosting the demand for industrial X-ray systems. Manufacturers across various industries including automotive, aerospace, electronics, and heavy machinery rely on X-ray technology for quality control, non-destructive testing, and the inspection of critical components. The ability to detect defects, inconsistencies, and structural issues in materials and products with precision and speed is indispensable for maintaining product quality and ensuring safety.
 

U.S. Industrial X-ray System Market Size, 2021-2032, (USD Million)

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North America dominated the global industrial x-ray system market with a share of over 30% in 2022. The regional market is dynamic and technologically advanced. The region, which includes the U.S. and Canada, is home to a diverse industrial base, ranging from automotive and aerospace to electronics and manufacturing. These industries rely on industrial X-ray systems for quality control, non-destructive testing, and safety compliance. One key factor driving the North American market is the commitment to maintaining high quality standards and regulatory compliance, which has led to the wide adoption of X-ray technology. The automotive and aerospace sectors use industrial X-ray systems extensively to inspect critical components, welds, castings, and composite materials.
 

Industrial X-ray System Market Share

Koninklijke Philips N.V. (commonly known as Philips) is a Dutch multinational conglomerate with a significant presence in the market. Philips, a provider of healthcare and technology products, offers a range of X-ray solutions customized for various industries and applications. Within the market, Philips is engaged in innovation in Digital Radiography (DR) and Computed Tomography (CT) systems. These systems are integral to non-destructive testing and quality control in sectors such as manufacturing, aerospace, and automotive. Philips' industrial X-ray solutions are designed to meet stringent quality and safety standards, providing high-quality imaging, precise analysis, and efficiency. Some major players operating in the industrial X-ray system industry include:

  • Koninklijke Philips N.V (Netherlands)
  • North Star Imaging, Inc. (U.S.)
  • Nikon Metrology NV (Belgium)
  • Nordson DAGE (UK)
  • General Electric Company (U.S.)
  • FUJIFILM Holdings Corporation (Japan)
  • Hitachi, Ltd. (Japan)

Industrial X-ray System Industry News

  • In February 2023, Waygate Technologies and Hexagon AB announced a partnership to develop and market new industrial X-ray inspection solutions.
     
  • In December 2022, YXLON International partnered with Zeiss Group to develop and market new industrial X-ray inspection solutions for the aerospace and automotive industries.
     

The industrial X-ray system market research report includes in-depth coverage of the industry with estimates & forecast in terms of revenue (USD Billion) and volume (Units) from 2018 to 2032, for the following segments:

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By Type, 2018 - 2032

  • Manual X-ray devices
  • Fully automated X-ray devices
  • X-ray detectors
  • X-ray tubes
  • Others

By Technology, 2018 – 2032

  • Micro Focus
  • MiniFocus
  • NanoFocus

By End Use, 2018 – 2032

  • Manufacturing
  • Automotive
  • Aerospace
  • Medical
  • Security
  • Oil & gas
  • Electronics
  • Food & beverage
  • Others

The above information is provided for the following regions and countries:

  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Canada
  • Europe
    • Germany
    • UK
    • France
    • Italy
    • Russia
    • Rest of Europe
  • Asia Pacific
    • China
    • Japan
    • India
    • Taiwan
    • Australia
    • Rest of Asia Pacific 
  • Latin America
    • Brazil
    • Mexico
    • Rest of Latin America 
  • MEA
    • South Africa
    • Saudi Arabia
    • UAE
    • Rest of MEA
       
Authors: Suraj Gujar , Deeksha Vishwakarma

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

Industrial X-ray system industry was worth USD 700.6 million in 2022 and is estimated to expand at over 8.5% CAGR from 2023 to 2032 driven by the rising demand for high-quality products and the dire need for rigorous quality control and inspection across industries.
The manufacturing end-use segment held over 20% market share in 2022 and is projected to generate more than USD 400 million by 2032 attributed to the higher need to detect defects, inconsistencies, and structural issues in materials and products with precision and speed.
North America held more than 30% revenue share of the market in 2022 and is expected to expand at robust pace through 2032 attributed to the diverse industrial base in the region.
Some leading industrial x-ray system companies are Koninklijke Philips N.V (Netherlands), North Star Imaging, Inc. (U.S.), Nikon Metrology NV (Belgium), Nordson DAGE (UK), General Electric Company (U.S.), FUJIFILM Holdings Corporation (Japan), and Hitachi, Ltd. (Japan).

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Premium Report Details

  • Base Year: 2022
  • Companies covered: 16
  • Tables & Figures: 292
  • Countries covered: 21
  • Pages: 300
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