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How X-ray collimators work

X-ray collimator is a device used to confine and focus X-ray beams, widely used in medical diagnosis, industrial inspection and scientific research and other fields. It works as follows:
Scattering limitation: The collimator limits the diffusion range of X-rays by using a scattering limiter made of a specific material. These scatter limiters reduce the scatter of non-primary X-rays emanating from the X-ray tube to ensure that only the primary beam enters the irradiation area.
Focusing: It usually uses collimation holes to focus the X-ray beam. The collimation hole is a small hole or slot in the center of the collimator. When X-rays pass through the collimation hole, the shape and size of the hole will limit and focus the X-ray beam so that it enters the irradiation area in a certain direction and shape. By adjusting the size and shape of the collimation hole, the degree and direction of focus can be changed.
Screening: The collimator may contain filters made of different materials to screen out some unwanted or harmful radiation. These filters selectively absorb or attenuate specific energy ranges in the X-ray beam to produce clearer and safer images.
In general, X-ray collimators confine and focus the X-ray beam by using devices such as scatter limiters, collimating apertures, and filters. This allows the direction, shape and energy range of the X-rays to be controlled to produce the desired clear and safe images. We are a company specializing in the production of X-ray machines and their accessories. If you are interested in this product, please contact us. Whatsapp:+86 18953679166. Email: service@newheek.com.

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