MS&T 2016

ACERDE will be presenting at MS&T 2016, in Salt Lake City, October 23-27, 2016.

Reclaim of Medical X-ray Tube Targets

Abstract: Medical X-ray tubes typically have 6 figure price tags and the X-ray target component can represent up to 30% of their cost.  An X-ray target, endures temperatures >2000C, high voltage (>100kV), rotating at speeds >120Hz while under high vacuum, however less than 4% of the target mass is consumed during the life of the X-ray tube.  A commercially viable coating process has been developed to replace this consumed material allowing the X-ray target to be reused to significantly reduce the target lifetime component cost and improve the utilization of the precious and refractory metals used to produce them.

 

More informations about this event here: http://www.matscitech.org/

 

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