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).