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Dates
1960
circa 1960
Collection
Queen's University School of X-Ray Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnostic Radiology
Accession Number
995004023
Description
X-ray collimator which consists of an outer painted metal square base with a panel on the front; the front panel has two dials with scales which open and close lead shutters inside; the back of the base has an electric cord and light bulb with a removable metal covering; the top of the base has an …
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Accession Number
995004023
Collection
Queen's University School of X-Ray Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnostic Radiology
MeSH Heading
Radiography -- instrumentation
Description
X-ray collimator which consists of an outer painted metal square base with a panel on the
front; the front panel has two dials with scales which open and close lead shutters inside;
the back of the base has an electric cord and light bulb with a removable metal covering;
the top of the base has an eye-shaped movable piece and is open to allow the shutters inside
to be seen
Number Of Parts
1
Maker
Videx
Dates
1960
circa 1960
Date Remarks
1960's
Material
metal: silver; grey; brown
paint: off-white
glass: clear
plastic: black; grey; green; red; blue
Inscriptions
The front panel has two scales (one for each knob); printed words read, "UL [enclosed in
circle] 115 Volts 50 Watts SA [enclosed in circle] Use BLX Projection Lamp Shutters
Closed [up arrow] Duocon by Videx Ser. No. 1202-12"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F3-2
Dimension Notes
Length: 17.0 cm. x Width: 19.3 cm. x Depth: 14.6 cm.
Condition Remarks
Collimator was dirty and dusty; there are several minor scrapes and scratches in the
paint; the mirror is missing; there is some wear on the front panel
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Nancy Chisholm; Bernie Ziomkiewicz; "The Trail of the Invisible Light" by E.R.N. Grigg, M.D.; CD #4
Research Facts
Mirror is missing; shutters used to block and direct x-rays; possibly made by Howdon Videx
Products Corporation, Mount Vernon, New York, USA
Images
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