BX-1 Series X-ray Tubes- BX-1 0.3 mm 8 degree X-ray Tube
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BX-1 0.3 mm 8 degree x-ray tube
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Application: The BX-1 0.3 mm 8 degree is a non-directional beam x-ray tube for use in both medical and industrial applications.  It is suitable for applications requiring excellent stability at techniques to 95 kVp self-rectified and 80 kV constant potential in compact head designs.

Structure:
Anode:  
Tungsten target cast in solid copper anode.   
Cathode:    
Line focus, tungsten filament.    
Envelope:                     
Hard glass, gettered.
Mass:
210 grams, approx.
Dimensions:    
Focal Spot Size:        
0.3 mm, per NEMA Std.  XR 5-1984
Target Angle:            
8 degrees effective.  (20 degrees absolute, double-tilt
geometry, rotated 67 degrees approx.
Shielding:                     
External molded cylindrical shield available with a
lead equivalence of 1mm typical (170 grams typical).

Electrical Ratings:
Voltage:                       
Maximum 95 kVp self-rectified.
Maximum 100 kVp inverse.
Maximum 100 kVp starting surge.
Current:                       



Filament:
See Radiographic Chart.                        


2.20 Amperes Maximum.

Thermal Ratings:
Energy Storage:               
14  kJ (20 kHU)     
Energy dissipation:     
Maximum 233 J/sec (333 HU/sec) continuous.   
 Cooling rate:                       
Maximum 7.5 kJ/min (10.6 kHU/min) averaged over a
one minute interval.

Cooling and Insulation:

     This tube is intended to be used in an environment in which a high-grade transformer oil is used as the primary means of cooling and insulation.  
The oil should have a minimum dielectric strength of 45 kVp per ASTM D 877-49.  All ratings herein assume operation in well circulated oil at a temperature of 70 degrees C maximum.