One of the most common issues we see with OEC products is torn cables. By my estimate, 30-40% of the OEC C-arms that come to us for refurbishment have some kind of tear in their cable casings. This means exposed wires, which means room for performance issues and safety liabilities. On top of that, an interconnect or high voltage cable costs around $2,500 on exchange and can take 2-3 labor-intensive hours to replace!
From our experience and our conversations with rad techs, we've learned that these issues can often be avoided by doing these 3 things: