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Dates
1925
1930
circa 1925-1930
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnostic Radiology
Accession Number
1969.491.1 a-b
Description
X-Ray tube (a); at one end is a series of radiator fins at right angles to the tube and spaced at regular intervals around the tube; above the fins is a cylindrical section of hard plastic, followed by a chrome-plated (?) section; in the middle of this section is a raised piece of metal whose outer…
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Accession Number
1969.491.1 a-b
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnostic Radiology
MeSH Heading
Diagnostic Imaging
Radiography -- instrumentation
MM= Radiography -- tube
Description
X-Ray tube (a); at one end is a series of radiator fins at right angles to the tube and spaced at regular intervals around the tube; above the fins is a cylindrical section of hard plastic, followed by a chrome-plated (?) section; in the middle of this section is a raised piece of metal whose outer circumference is threaded; this piece has openings at both ends, and at the base is a thickish glass window; on the opposite side of the centre piece is a metal plate with maker's information; beyond the centre piece is another plastic section that meets with a metal cap at the end; in the middle of the flat-topped cap is a fuse-like object that extends outward (lengthwise) from the middle; tube sits on a wooden mount (b).
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - tube - Size: Length 47.0 cm x Diam. 8.3 cm
b - mount - Size: Length 33.3 cm x Width 15.1 cm x Depth 17.5 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Maker
Muller-Media-Metalix
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1925
1930
circa 1925-1930
Date Remarks
From AM card.
Material
metal: silver
plastic: dark red
glass: clear
wood
Inscriptions
On plaque on tube: "MULLER-MEDIA-METALIX // NR. 340525 6kW // Made in Germany"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F4-9
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Photo
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
Latest development of Phillips' line focus tube; note extra-heavy radiator on anode for heat dissipation.
Images
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