BX-4 2.0mm 20 Degree X-ray Tube
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BX-4 2.0 mm 20 degree x-ray tube

Application:  The BX-4 2.0 mm 10 degree x-ray tube is a directional beam x-ray tube for use in medical, dental and industrial tube heads.

Tungsten target cast in solid copper anode.   
Line focus, tungsten filament.    
Hard glass, gettered.
400 grams, approx.
Focal Spot Size:        
2.0 mm, per NEMA Std.  XR 5-1984
Target Angle:            
20 degrees effective.  (20 degrees absolute, double-tilt
geometry, rotated 55 degrees approx.)
External molded cylindrical shield available with a
lead equivalence of 1mm typical (445 grams typical).

Electrical Ratings:
Maximum 90 kVp self-rectified.
Maximum 95 kVp inverse.
Maximum 95 kVp starting surge.


See Radiographic Chart.                  

4.5 Amperes Maximum.

Thermal Ratings:
Energy Storage:               
25  kJ (35 kHU)     
Energy dissipation:     
Maximum 250 J/sec (300 HU/sec) continuous.   
 Cooling rate:                       
Maximum 11.5 kJ/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.