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Introduction and use of collimator

The collimator is an electromechanical optical device installed in the output window of the sleeve of the X-ray tube assembly.

Its main function is to control the X-ray beam output field of the X-ray tube to meet X-ray imaging diagnosis and determine the projection range.

To minimize, avoid unnecessary doses, and absorb some scattered light to improve image clarity.

A collimator has been installed and configured on any type of X-ray machine. The collimator is connected to the bulb tube and limits the x light source. The Newheek manual collimator adjusts the effective light field size of the window through the manual knob. You can also configure a ruler to measure the distance to the bed. Built-in halogen lamp or lighting. The Newheek collimator is suitable for different types of X-ray machines.