STP28A: A Million-Volt Portable Radiographic X-ray Unit

    Charlton, E. E.
    Research Laboratory, General Electric Co., Schenectady, N. Y.

    Westendorp, W. F.
    Research Laboratory, General Electric Co., Schenectady, N. Y.

    Pages: 13    Published: Jan 1943


    Abstract

    A million-volt portable X-ray unit of small dimensions and light weight is described. Its principal features are: the multisection X-ray tube, the coreless resonance transformer, and the Freon gas insulation. It permits radiography from ten to several hundred times faster than with older equipment through thick masses of steel ranging from ¼ in. to 8 in., producing a radiographic definition of from 1 to 2 per cent.


    Paper ID: STP43912S

    Committee/Subcommittee: E07.01

    DOI: 10.1520/STP43912S


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