Block Imaging is pleased to announce the completion of CT tube repair and reload capabilities within their Block Imaging West facility in Ranch Cordova, CA. The launch of this depot builds on its acquisition of Varex Imaging’s RHIT facility in 2021. Throughout the last year, Block Imaging has transformed the facility into a harvesting, component repair, and forward stocking operation. The addition of the CT tube repair and reloading is just one of many ways the company plans to utilize the facility to expand and enhance services to the imaging industry.
Block Imaging President Jason Crawford remarked, “Our Block Imaging West facility has allowed us to provide West coast customers with superior service due to its location. With the launch of CT tube repair and reloading as well as CT high voltage tank repair, we can provide additional value to healthcare providers everywhere. These services significantly drive down the total cost of ownership for CT assets as they mature by providing options for lower cost on-going maintenance.”
Block Imaging’s first replacement CT tubes will be for the GE MX200 series CT tubes, used on certain models of GE’s Brightspeed, Discovery, Lightspeed, and Optima series CT systems. These tubes will also be compatible in fit, form, and function with the replacements manufactured by GE for the GE MX200 series, the Dunlee DA-200 series, the Varex MCS6074 model, and the Chronos AU200 series CT tubes.
Replacement CT tubes from Block Imaging will be fully repaired or reloaded and tested to OEM specifications. Reloaded models of the MX200 series CT tubes with new inserts will be available with a 12-month full replacement warranty. Repaired tubes will include a warranty commensurate with age and use.
“This exciting addition to Block Imaging’s capabilities represents years of experience and planning to establish the necessary processes to produce high-quality new and pre-owned CT tube housing assemblies. We are proud to be able to offer these services to our customers and look forward to the release of additional models and capabilities in the months to come.” Crawford added.