Controller/Timers, Automated Radiographic Exposure
Definition : Devices designed to terminate x-ray exposures when sufficient intensity of x-ray radiation has reached the x-ray detector to provide acceptable film darkness. These devices are commonly known as automatic exposure control (AEC) devices; they are usually included as an integral component of the Bucky system of a radiographic system table or placed after the image intensifier in a fluoroscopic system. The controllers signal the control system to stop the radiation from the generator when the radiation intensity is appropriate, usually displaying the exposure time in milliseconds. Stand-alone AEC devices are available to upgrade x-ray units and systems that do not have those capabilities; dedicated controllers designed for mobile radiographic units and mammographic equipment are also available. Stand-alone units are also used for inspection, calibration, and/or quality control of radiographic and/or fluoroscopic units and systems.
Entry Terms : "Automated Exposure Control (AEC) Devices, Radiographic" , "Phototiming Devices, Radiographic" , "Automated Radiographic Exposure Controllers" , "Automatic Exposure Controls, Radiographic" , "Portable Phototiming Devices, X-Ray"
UMDC code : 16894
Advanced Instrument Development Inc
Advanced Instrument Development, Inc. has focused on x-ray subsystems for other manufacturers. Products have included High Speed Starters, Solid State Contactors, Heat Unit Integrators, and other similar items. AID has developed an enviable reputation among OEMs for the quality of its products.
The company is also a leading manufacturer of medical and surgical products, including gloves, surgical apparel and fluid management products. In addition, the company supports the growing diagnostic industry by supplying medical products to clinical laboratories and operating the nation's largest network of radiopharmacies that dispense products to aid in the early diagnosis and treatment of disease.
Fluke Biomedical is a division of Fluke Corporation. Fluke Corporation is the world leader in the manufacture, distribution, and service of electronic test tools and software and is a wholly owned subsidiary of Danaher Corporation (NYSE:DHR). With over 30 years experience serving biomedical test customers and Fluke's 55 years defining electronic test products, Fluke Biomedical is positioned to bring innovation and value to the healthcare support organizations.
Fluke Nederland bv
Fluke Nederland bv
GE Healthcare USA
GE Healthcare provides transformational medical technologies and services that are shaping a new age of patient care. Our broad expertise in medical imaging and information technologies, medical diagnostics, patient monitoring systems, drug discovery, biopharmaceutical manufacturing technologies, performance improvement and performance solutions services help our customers to deliver better care to more.