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Geschäftsbericht 2013
The fascination of technology
«Technology with Passion» is more than just a slogan for the COMET Group. A peek behind the curtain of the Flamatt and Hamburg sites shows various facets of our passion for technology.

PRECISION WORK

The tungsten filaments are fitted into the cathode by hand to a precision of one one-hundredth of a millimeter.

YXLON ENSURES BETTER ROAD SAFETY

Tires are checked for quality assurance with the help of X-rays. The YXLON Y.MTIS tire inspection system automatically detects any manufacturing flaws in the X-ray image – an important contribution to road safety.

COMET PUSHES THE BOUNDARIES

Know-how and precision inform the development of the compact ebeam lamps. A foil just 7. 5 μm thin – about one-tenth the diameter of a human hair – must be welded onto the ebeam window.

INNOVATION IN SEARCH OF PERFECTION

When developing ever higher-performing vacuum capacitors, every detail matters – such as the electrode being tested here, in a plasma chamber also developed by COMET.

Technology The COMET Group is a global leader in the field of X-ray, high-frequency and e-beam technology.
Customers The COMET Group supplies customers and downstream industries in the automotive, aerospace, electronics, semiconductor and airport safety sectors and for sterilizing packaging for drinks.

SIMPLE AND INTUITIVE

Users of the new YXLON CT systems get highly precise three-dimensional images with just a few clicks. Thanks to remote monitoring, they also know the system's status and the progress of the scan even when they are not nearby.

WITH PERSISTENCE AND RELIABILITY

At the PCT research and development laboratory, not only are innovative products developed, but existing components are continuously tested for reliability. Only in this way can our market leadership be maintained and consolidated.

Locations COMET AG was founded in 1948. Headquartered in Flamatt, Switzerland, it is represented at 13 sites in all global markets.

EFFICIENCY AND PRECISION

With so-called "done-in-one" equipment, all processing steps, from blank to finished part, can be performed by the same machine. In addition to higher machining accuracy and faster production lead times, this means COMET can reduce the costs of its parts manufacturing in Flamatt.

FAST FORWARD INTO THE THIRD DIMENSION

To further boost the computed-tomography capabilities at YXLON, two additional shielded x-ray vaults were built in Hamburg for testing large CT systems.

SUPERIOR PRODUCT QUALITY THROUGH PROCESS EXCELLENCE

To achieve the best ultra-high vacuum in the x-ray tube, the cleaned parts are assembled in a climate-controlled environment.