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What considerations are important when choosing a collimator for portable X-ray units?

When selecting a collimator for portable X-ray units, several crucial considerations must be taken into account. Firstly, the collimator should comply with regulatory standards to ensure patient and operator safety. Its compatibility with the portable X-ray unit’s specifications, such as tube focal spot size and field of view, is essential for optimal imaging. Weight and portability are crucial for on-the-go medical settings. User-friendly controls, ease of positioning, and accurate light alignment aid efficient usage. Additionally, collimators with added features like rectangular field shaping or automatic adjustment enhance diagnostic capabilities. Cost-effectiveness, durability, and the availability of technical support are also vital factors to weigh in the decision-making process. Overall, a well-matched collimator contributes to improved image quality, radiation safety, and overall performance in portable X-ray applications. We are a manufacturer of X-ray machines and their accessories. If you have any needs for collimators, please feel free to contact us. Whatsapp:+86 18953679166. Email: service@newheek.com

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