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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
1969.493.1 a-d
Description
Glass X-ray tube, through which metal tube is visible, and also a second glass tube with wire; halfway down the tube is the lens set in a metal sleeve; metal ends, one of which is threaded; no radiator fins; tube rests in semicircular cutouts on a wooden base, with wooden hal-circles that fasten ov…
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Accession Number
1969.493.1 a-d
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
Glass X-ray tube, through which metal tube is visible, and also a second glass tube with wire; halfway down the tube is the lens set in a metal sleeve; metal ends, one of which is threaded; no radiator fins; tube rests in semicircular cutouts on a wooden base, with wooden hal-circles that fasten over top of the tube to attach it more firmly to the base.
Number Of Parts
4
Part Names
a - X-ray tube - Size: Length 56.0 cm x Diam. 6.3 cm
b - mount - Size: Length 38.0 cm x Width 15.0 cm x Depth 18.0 cm
c - wooden half circle - Size: Length 10.0 cm x Depth 4.0 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Maker
Philips Metalix
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1925
1930
circa 1925-1930
Material
glass: clear
metal: silver
wood: dark brown
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F4-8
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Photo
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
Anode face was at an angle of 20° (early tubes were at 45°); this allowed a heavy load to be used, but focal spot sixe did not have to be increased, as geometrically focal spot size appeared small, due to the angle of the anode face.
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