SOMATOM ForceGet two steps ahead with Dual Source CT

Get two steps ahead in clinical excellence, workflow performance, and expert leadership. Our Dual Source CT scanner SOMATOM Force enables new levels of image quality, clinical outcomes, and ultimately precision medicine. Intelligent automation supports safe, standardized, and highly performant workflows – allowing reproducible precision. Thinking beyond today, you’re connected to the future with an ever-growing expert community and exclusive access to our advanced research environment.

  • Get two steps ahead in clinical excellence
  • Get two steps ahead in workflow performance
  • Get two steps ahead in expert leadership

Features & Benefits


    SOMATOM Force supports high-precision diagnosis, reliable therapy response evaluation, and improved care for every individual.

    Improve diagnostic accuracy and get excellent image quality with our unique VectronTM X-ray tube
    • Bring image quality to the next level – with free-breathing and powerful imaging: Scan obese, elderly, unconscious or uncooperative patients without sedation, minimized motion artifacts, and high-resolution imaging.
    • Improve patient care – with gentle and ultra-low-dose scanning: With SOMATOM Force, you can reduce the amount of contrast media required, leading to improved patient well-being.
    • Make sound decisions – with 4D imaging at half the dose and dose-neutral Dual Energy: With 4D imaging and Dual Energy CT, you get high-quality images rich in information for more precise decisions – at low dose.

    Get consistent images with our FAST Integrated Workflow and adapt scanning parameters to offer patients personalized scanning.

    FAST Integrated Workflow for automated precise patient positioning

    • Position patients precisely – with FAST Integrated Workflow: Our FAST 3D Camera supports fast, accurate positioning and the Touch Panels allow you to stay with your patient.
    • Accommodate the smallest to the tallest – with personalized scanning: Outstanding speed, power reserves, and sensitivity: SOMATOM Force adapts to every need. And smart automation adjusts scan parameters to every individual.
    • Zero-click postprocessing with Rapid Results: Get zero-click postprocessing within the selected scan protocol, and fast and reproducible results – independent of operator skills.

    Increase your reputation by spearheading medical innovation – and share advanced clinical knowledge in a circle of peer experts.

    Interact with peers in the CT community.
    Advance your research with professional tools
    • Advance your research – with professional tools: Develop and share algorithms, test reading prototypes, and explore new trends in our syngo.via Frontier1 research environment.
    • Connect with peers and lead a global community: Gain access to a community of clinical experts that regularly shares knowledge and the latest medical developments peer-to-peer.
    • Expand your capabilities and rethink your way of working: With Dual Source imaging, CT started to transform care delivery. One of the most prominent examples of change is trauma imaging.

    Clinical Use

    Watch Koen Nieman, MD PhD, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands and learn how to do a dynamic myocardial perfusion

    Technical Specifications


    2 x VectronTM X-ray tubes


    2 x StellarInfinity detectors with 3D anti-scatter collimator

    Number of acquired slices
    384 (2 × 192) slices
    Rotation time
    up to 0.25 s1
    In-plane temporal resolution

    up to 66 ms1

    Generator power

    240 kW (2 x 120 kW)

    kV steps

    70 – 150 kV, in steps of 10 kV

    Spatial resolution

    0.24 mm1

    Max. scan speed

    737 mm/s1 with Turbo Flash

    Table load

    up to 676 lbs / 307 kg1

    Gantry opening

    78 cm


    Accelerate you or your staff’s workflow and knowledge with PEPconnect and PEPconnection*. Engage in learning activities at any time and on any device for a personalized learning experience with PEPconnect. Using a PEPconnection subscription, you can access a workforce education management plan as well as analytics and progress report tracking.

    *Subscription required. Availability of subscription depends on country.

    Subscription Button Icon
    Be the first to know about our events, training, and news