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Christoph Schnitger
Christoph Schnitger
18:10 Apr-06-2011
Search for ==> battery powered hand-held panoramic x-ray tube

Dear Colleagues,

we have Need for a battery powered x-ray tube ( like: ICM, MEDEX or... ), hand held
( light weight ), beam characteristic: panoramic ; Energy: 160 KeV down to 120 keV,
small focal spot size, low current we can accept based on that we work direct digital !"

Unfortunately after a long internet search i found nothing. So i need an idea who have such
x-ray tube available (!!! ); maybe also we can implement a x-ray tube from other application fields as NDT !

If somebody have a good idea or knows a manufacturer please drop me a line !

 
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Nigel Armstrong
Engineering, - Specialist services
United Kingdom, Joined Oct 2000, 1096

Nigel Armstrong

Engineering, - Specialist services
United Kingdom,
Joined Oct 2000
1096
20:02 Apr-06-2011
Re: Search for ==> battery powered hand-held panoramic x-ray tube
In Reply to Christoph Schnitger at 18:10 Apr-06-2011 (Opening).

Dear Christoph

i hope you have a VERY steady hand to hold your hand-held X-ray tube steady with! I can almost accept battery-powered with the cleverness of battery and circuit designers nowadays. I suppose hand-held could work by measuring and processing arm tremors! Good luck in your hunt, please post if you find what you are looking for.

 
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Leonids
NDT Inspector,
Norway, Joined May 2008, 104

Leonids

NDT Inspector,
Norway,
Joined May 2008
104
08:10 Apr-07-2011
Re: Search for ==> battery powered hand-held panoramic x-ray tube
In Reply to Christoph Schnitger at 18:10 Apr-06-2011 (Opening).

Try to find some impulse x-ray machine. Trere must be a lot available in CIS

 
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Leonids
NDT Inspector,
Norway, Joined May 2008, 104

Leonids

NDT Inspector,
Norway,
Joined May 2008
104
15:52 Apr-07-2011
Re: Search for ==> battery powered hand-held panoramic x-ray tube
In Reply to Christoph Schnitger at 18:10 Apr-06-2011 (Opening).

http://www.ndt.by/catalog?sobi2Task=sobi2Details&catid=5&sobi2Id=33
not quite hand held, but tube itself is 5kgs only

use online translator to help yourself:

http://www.microsofttranslator.com/bv.aspx?from=&to=de&a=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.ndt.by%2Fcatalog%3Fsobi2Task%3Dsobi2Details%26catid%3D5%26sobi2Id%3D33

 
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Joe Buckley
Consultant, ASNT L-III, Honorary Secretary of BINDT
Level X NDT, BINDT, United Kingdom, Joined Oct 1999, 523

Joe Buckley

Consultant, ASNT L-III, Honorary Secretary of BINDT
Level X NDT, BINDT,
United Kingdom,
Joined Oct 1999
523
17:23 Apr-07-2011
Re: Search for ==> battery powered hand-held panoramic x-ray tube
In Reply to Leonids at 15:52 Apr-07-2011 .

I really really really would not want to use a panoramic generator hand-held.
Chances of not accidentally irradiating yourself would seem very small

directional set is possible however:

http://www.cmosxray.com/index.shtml

have a couple of possibilities

 
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sadek997
NDT Inspector,
AR, Poland, Joined Feb 2011, 12

sadek997

NDT Inspector,
AR,
Poland,
Joined Feb 2011
12
23:56 Apr-07-2011
Re: Search for ==> battery powered hand-held panoramic x-ray tube
In Reply to Christoph Schnitger at 18:10 Apr-06-2011 (Opening).

160keV held in hand - heh You people state good jokes nowadays :)
to power up an eqiupnent like this you need at least 1 kW power source so equip Yourself with a large batery pack in Your local market :)

 
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Leonids
NDT Inspector,
Norway, Joined May 2008, 104

Leonids

NDT Inspector,
Norway,
Joined May 2008
104
08:35 Apr-08-2011
Re: Search for ==> battery powered hand-held panoramic x-ray tube
In Reply to Joe Buckley at 17:23 Apr-07-2011 .

I believe Mr.Schnitger by "hand-held" meant "small, light, portable and handy in confined spaces". As far as I know people normally don't shoot x-ray exposures as they do with a shotgun :)

 
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