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x-ray exposure holder

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Dates
1982
circa 1982
Collection
Dr. Charles Hayter Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnostic Radiology
Accession Number
005017009 a-b
Description
An x-ray exposure holder consisting of a folder (a) which is made up two pieces of cardboard connected via a black piece of tape at the top with a fastener at the bottom; inside the folder is a copper screen which is glued to the bottom piece of cardboard; there is an orange cardboard folder insid…
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Accession Number
005017009 a-b
Collection
Dr. Charles Hayter Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnostic Radiology
MeSH Heading
X-Ray Film
Radiography -- instrumentation
Description
An x-ray exposure holder consisting of a folder (a) which is made up two pieces of cardboard connected via a black piece of tape at the top with a fastener at the bottom; inside the folder is a copper screen which is glued to the bottom piece of cardboard; there is an orange cardboard folder inside as well with glue marks visible where it was formerly glued to the brass screen.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - holder - Size: Length 31.0 cm x Width 28.6 cm x Depth 0.4 cm
b - folder - Size: Length 31.0 cm x Width 26.1 cm
Provenance
Used on Cobalt for check films at the Toronto-Sunnybrook Regional Cancer Centre.
Maker
Eastman Kodak Company
Site Made (City)
Rochester
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1982
circa 1982
Date Remarks
Donor's remarks.
Material
cardboard: grey, black, orange
metal: yellow
Inscriptions
"Kodak X-ray // Exposure Holder // Made in U.S.A. by EASTMAN KODAK COMPANY // Rochester, New York 14650 - TM. Reg. U.S. Pat. Off. // Kodak" printed on the outer cover
"not loaded // and has // copper screen // in // EW // Feb. 22. 1990" printed in green marker on a yellow sticker stuck to the outer cover
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F3-6
Condition Remarks
The cover is torn in some places.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Dr. Charles Hayter; CD #2
Research Facts
The used could employ regular film instead of industrial film that is now used; images with this method were good for the head, neck, and extremities, pretty goof for the breast, and poor for the thorax and abdomen.
Images
Less detail