Prepare your measuring device for the future!


SIKORA Refurbishment – Good becomes better

For more than 25 years, SIKORA’s X-RAY 8000 NXT has been indispensable as measuring and control system in the manufacturing process. Due to continuous technical developments, SIKORA has always met the increasing demands in modern production processes. Therefore, as well as regarding the availability of spare parts, the modernization of existing devices is becoming increasingly important. In this way, you extend the lifetime of your X-RAY 8000 NXT considerably.

Professional organization

Each modernization is individually prepared by our SIKORA Service Specialists. Existing device options as well as new, increased demands on the device are included in the planning. All assemblies required for the modernization are configured and pre-installed prior to delivery.

Clear display of the measuring values

Benefit from the latest X-RAY 8000 NXT software including a variety of new options and display possibilities. Due to WINDOWS 10 IoT LTSC, your device is equipped with the latest operating system. This ensures the security in your company network as well as the availability of upgrades.

Quick installation

Due to the pre-installed assemblies, the installation is simply carried out on site by a SIKORA Field Engineer – within shortest time and with minimum production interruptions. During commissioning, you will receive a device training. Thus, you can use the new, innovative functions optimally and immediately.

Technical information

With the refurbishment, your existing X-RAY 8000 NXT is equipped with all future-oriented technologies and features that are also installed in the current X-RAY 8000 NXT devices. Thus, your device is optimally equipped for the future.

Hardware components:

  • Modern processor system with 22“ monitor and touch screen operation
  • Up-to-date control modules for fast control of extruder speed
  • Latest interface technology (e.g. USB, LAN, OPC DA/UA, Profinet IO, Profibus-DP, DeviceNet) for data traffic with a line computer or PLC
  • Modern industrial flash storage instead of conventional hard disks for fast and secure data storage

Software updates:

  • Current X-RAY 8000 NXT software
  • Clear graphical and numerical display of wall thickness, eccentricity, diameter and ovality
    • incl. length-oriented trend display of all values
    • incl. graphic for the distribution of the single values (statistical distribution curve)
    • incl. comprehensive statistics with minimum value, maximum value, mean value and standard deviation
  • Optimal process reliability thanks to 8-point visualization of wall thickness and color marking of eccentricity as well as information on angle and size
  • WINDOWS 10 IoT LTSC (Long Term Servicing Channel) for secure integration into an existing network and ensuring safe and trouble-free operation through regular upgrades

Further features:

  • Real-time remote diagnostics and live video chat in combination with the SAM (Smart Assistance Manager)
  • Guaranteed spare parts availability for the next ten years for all parts of the refurbishment


Are you interested?!

We would be pleased to inform you about the modernization measures available for your X-RAY 8000 NXT. Please send us an email with the device’s serial number.