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 Your Guide to Medical Imaging Equipment

Enjoy these tips, tricks and insights that answer 100's of questions we've received from radiology and imaging professionals that need help buying, selling, servicing and maintaining their medical imaging equipment: MRI, CT, C-Arm, Digital X-ray, PET/CT and Women's Health. We extend the life of imaging equipment so that healthcare providers worldwide can extend the lives of patients. This is why we answer your imaging equipment questions.

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David Schultz

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Shipping your X-Ray Tube Safely

Posted by David Schultz

Dec 6, 2013 9:22:00 AM

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Having your X-ray tube reloaded? Purchasing a new tube on exchange? Whatever your reason for shipping an X-ray tube, you can use these three tips to decrease the chances of damaging your precious cargo and having to pay more on the back end.


Use the Proper Packaging Material

The trick is to find material that is rigid enough to hold the weight of the X-ray tube but soft enough to absorb the impacts that come with shipping a large package. Try a combination of stiff HDPE foam (high density polyethylene) and cushion-like PU foam (polyurethane).

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Topics: Imaging Equipment Parts, X-Ray

Common C-Arm Battery Problems and Solutions

Posted by David Schultz

Nov 13, 2013 10:06:00 AM

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Unlike creamed corn or a package of Twinkies, C-arms do not do well in storage. If you plan on leaving your system dormant for more than a few weeks, you can expect a slight hiccup in the process when you boot up your system. The culprit: batteries.

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Topics: Imaging Equipment Service, C-Arm, Imaging Equipment Parts

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