X-RAD 225 Series

Biological Irradiator

Precision X-Ray, PXi, X-RAD 225 Is a self contained X-ray irradiation system for high and low dose radiation

Overview

The X-RAD iR-225 is a compact cabinet X-ray irradiator for higher energy irradiation studies and is ideal for delivering high doses in the biology and material sciences.

The Operator Interface is simple to use and yet offers the greatest amount of flexibility for performing high and low dose exposures over a broad range of settings.

Specifications

Cabinet Features
Adjustable Sample Shelf: 10 to 95 cm SSD 
Changeable Beam Conditioning Filter Slides
Cabinet Port to introduce small tubing and cables into chamber area
Complies with US and International regulations for Cabinet X-ray systems

Cabinet Size and Weight
Overall Dimensions: 30"(75 cm)w x 29"(73 cm)d x 62"(157 cm)h
Irradiation Chamber: 26"(65 cm)w x 26"(65 cm)d x 42"(106 cm)h
Weight: 48": 1900 lbs (862 kg)

Power Requirement
1N PE 208-230 VAC, 50/60 Hz, 8 KVA

High Voltage Generator
Maximum Output Voltage: 225 KV
Maximum mA: 45

X-ray Tube
Maximum Potential: 225 KV Maximum Power: 3000 W Type: Metal Ceramic, Fixed Anode, Water Cooled Focal Spot: 7.5 mm (per EN12543) Inherent Filtration: 0.8 mm Be Cooling Pump: Water-Air

Dose Output
Raw Beam: .12 Gy/min at 225 KV, 13.3 mA, 30 cm SSD
Filtered Beam: .6.4 Gy/min at 225 KV, 19 mA, 30cm SSD, (Filter = 2 mm Al)

Operators Control
KV Setting & Display Accuracy: 7.5 KV – 225 KV in 0.1 KV increments
mA Setting & Display Accuracy: 0.1 mA to 45 mA in 0.01 mA increments
Settings Accuracy: < 1%
Exposure Timer: 2-600 seconds or 10-99.9 minutes or continuous
Programmable Settings: 500 locations to recall exposure parameters

Additional X-ray Unit Features
Automatic warm-up

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Precision X-Ray, PXi, X-RAD 225 Is a self contained X-ray irradiation system for high and low dose radiation

Overview

The X-RAD 225 is a self-contained X-ray irradiation system for high and low dose radiation studies normally conducted in research laboratories.

The cabinet requires no additional shielding and features an adjustable specimen shelf and filter station to provide ultra stable and uniform dose delivery.

Programmable exposure settings allow for fast and repeatable exposure setup.

Several Beam Collimators and Dose Measurement and Control Options are also available. Contact PXI for additional information 

Features

  • Automatic warm-up with Intelligent Tube Conditioning
  • Graphical User Interface for operation simplicity

Specifications

Cabinet Features
Adjustable Sample Shelf: 15cm to 63cm SSD
Changeable Beam Conditioning Filter Slides
User Entry Port to introduce small tubing and cables into chamber area
Complies with US and International regulations for Cabinet X-ray systems

Cabinet Size and Weight
Overall Dimensions: 47”(119cm)w x 35”(89cm)d x 77”(196cm)h
Irradiation Chamber: 14.75”(42cm)w x 15”(42.75cm)d x 22”(55cm)h
Weight: 2395lbs (1089 kg)

Power Requirement
1N PE 230 VAC, 50/60 Hz, 35A

High Voltage Generator
Maximum Output Voltage: 225 KV
Maximum mA: 45

X-ray Tube
Maximum Potential: 225 KV
Output Power: 3000 W (higher power option available)
Type: Metal Ceramic, Fixed Anode, Water Cooled
Focal Spot: 7.5 mm (per EN12543)
Inherent Filtration: 0.8mm Be
Cooling Pump: Water-Air or Water-Water models available

Dose Output
Raw Beam: >60 Gy/min at 225KV, 19mA, 30 cm SSD
Filtered Beam: >7.5 Gy/min at 225KV, 19mA, 30cm SSD, (Filter = 2mm Al)

Operators Control
KV Setting & Display Accuracy: 5KV – 225 KV in 0.1 KV increments mA
Setting & Display Accuracy: 0.1mA to 45 mA in 0.01 mA increments
Settings Accuracy: < 1%
Exposure Timer: 1-999 seconds or 0.1-99.9 minutes or continuous

The X-RAD 225HP is a self-contained X-ray irradiation system for high and low dose radiation studies normally conducted in research laboratories.

Overview

The X-RAD 225HP is a self-contained X-ray irradiation system for high and low dose radiation studies normally conducted in research laboratories.

The cabinet requires no additional shielding and features an adjustable specimen shelf and filter station to provide ultra stable and uniform dose delivery.

The TouchRAD Control is multi-user, password protected touch screen interface with a transportable database that can track individual system usage.

Features

Passwords, programmed exposure settings, and database management are controlled by a super-user 

Options available include: Collimators, Dose Measurement & Control, Holding Fixtures 

Specifications

Cabinet Features
Adjustable Sample Shelf: 15cm to 63cm SSD 
Changeable Beam Conditioning Filter Slides
User Entry Port to introduce small tubing and cables into chamber area
Complies with US and International regulations for Cabinet X-ray systems

Cabinet Size and Weight
Overall Dimensions: 47”(119cm)w x 35”(89cm)d x 77”(196cm)h
Irradiation Chamber: 14.75”(42cm)w x 15”(42.75cm)d x 22”(55cm)h
Weight: 3500lbs (1590 kg)

Power Requirement
1N PE 230 VAC, 50/60 Hz, 8KVA or 3N 400 VAC ± 10%, 50/60 Hz, 7KVA

High Voltage Generator
Maximum Output Voltage: 225 KV
Maximum mA: 45

X-ray Tube
Maximum Potential: 225 KV 
Maximum Power: 4000 W
Type: Metal Ceramic, Fixed Anode, Water Cooled
Focal Spots (2): 1mm, 5.5mm, (per EN12543)
Inherent Filtration: 1 mm Be
Cooling Pump: Water-Air or Water-Water models available

Dose Output
Raw Beam: >12 Gy/min at 225KV, 18mA, 30cm SSD
Filtered Beam: >6.4 Gy/min at 225KV, 18mA, 30cm SSD, (Filter = 2mm Al)

Operators Control
KV Setting & Display Accuracy: 5 – 225KV in 0.1 KV increments
mA Setting & Display Accuracy: 0.5mA to 45mA in 0.01 mA increments
Settings Accuracy: < 1%
Exposure Timer:  1-9999 seconds
Programmable Settings:  Thousands of locations to recall exposure parameters
Users & Super-users: >1 thousand individual accounts can be created

Additional X-ray Unit Features
Automatic warm-up with Intelligent Tube Conditioning
Graphical User touch screen interface for operation simplicity
Individual user passwords required for system operation
Excel database of exposure & user history can be downloaded to a USB flash drive

Precision X-Ray, PXi, X-RAD 160XL/XL, precise radiation dosage to specimens in a biological or small animal research laboratory.

Overview

The X-RAD 225XL provides high energy for high and low dose rate irradiation studies in the largest available irradiation chamber while maintaining a very small laboratory footprint.

  • Excellent choice for all cell, tissue and small animal/mouse irradiation studies.
  • Largest 225kV chamber accommodates the  widest range of options and accessories including environmental chambers, mouse pie cages, mouse anesthesia chambers, fixtures, shields, large motorized turntable, X/Y targeting table, and the OptiMAX M-IGRT  multimodal imaging module.
  • Complete system includes high-precision X-ray generators and tubes in a state-of-the-art, fully shielded FDA-compliant cabinet.
  • Utilizes highest-capacity external cooling system to allow unmatched continuous duty cycle operation and longest X-ray tube life.
  • Utilizes highest-capacity external cooling system to allow unmatched continuous duty cycle operation and longest X-ray tube life.
  • Features TouchRAD controller with multi-user, password-protected touchscreen interface with a transportable database that can track individual system usage for billing or review purposes.
  • Full-screen video imaging and image capture of the specimen area with one touch of the TouchRAD screen.
  • Foolproof programmable shelf, filter recognition and automated dose calculations and dose QA.
  • Easy installation with wheeled transport through all standard 32” (81cm) doorways.
  • External Internet-based diagnostics and software updates.

The X-RAD 225XLi has all the features of the 225XL but also includes the built-in OptiMAX M-IGRT imaging module, allowing high-resolution X-ray and optical multimodal imaging inside the cabinet. 

  • High-resolution CCD camera-based imaging in X-ray and optical/bioluminescence imaging modes.
  • Imaging can be used for precise targeting and for visualization of cells, tissues and animal responses to differential irradiation.
  • Optional X-Y stage for controlled delivery of differential doses to specific target regions of  cell plates, tissues and animals.
  • The OptiMAX imaging module can be added at any time to an X-RAD 225XL as an upgrade.

Features

  • Automatic Warm-up with Intelligent Tube Conditioning
  • Graphical user touchscreen interface for operation simplicity with on-screen real-time specimen viewing window 
  • Individual user passwords required for system operation 
  • Excel database of exposure and user history can be downloaded to a USB fl ash drive

Specifications

Cabinet Features
Adjustable Sample Shelf: 15cm to 100cm SSD
Changeable Beam Conditioning Filter Slides
User Entry Port to introduce small tubing and cables into chamber area
Complies with Domestic and International Regulations for safety of cabinet X-ray systems

Operators Controls
kV Setting & Display Accuracy: 5 – 225kV in 0.1 kV increments 
mA Setting & Display Accuracy: 0.5mA to 30mA in 0.01 mA increments 
Settings Accuracy: <1%  Exposure Timer: 1-99999 seconds  
Programmable Settings: Thousands of locations to recall exposure parameters  
Users & Super-users: >9.999 individual accounts can be created

X-ray Tube
Maximum Output:     

  • Standard 225kV/13.3mA   
  • High Power 225kV/17.8mA 

Type: Metal Ceramic, Fixed Anode, Water Cooled  Focal Spots (per EN12543)     

  • (1) X-RAD 225XL 7.5mm (single spot)   
  • (2) X-RAD 225XLi 1mm, 5.5mm (dual focal spot) 

Inherent Filtration: 0.8mm Be 
Cooling Pump: Water-Air or Water-Water models available

Inherent Filtration: 0.8mm Be 
Cooling Pump: Water-Air or Water-Water models available

Dose Output
Raw Beam: >12 Gy/min at 225kV, 13.3mA, 30cm SSD 
Filtered Beam: ~>6.04 Gy/min at 225kV, 13.3mA, 30cm SSD, (Filter = 2mm Al)  
High Powered ~9.0 Gy/mm at 225kV, 17.8mA, 30cm SSD, (Filter = 2mm Al)

High Voltage Generator
Maximum Output Voltage: 225kV  
Maximum mA: 30mA 
Maximum Power: 4000W

Cabinet Size and Weight
Overall Dimensions: 76” (193cm) h x 56” (142cm) w x 31” (78cm) d
Irradiation Chamber: 42” (106cm) h x 25” (64cm) w x 27” (769cm) d

Weight: 3300 lbs (1497 kg)

Power Requirement
230VAC 1ø, 50A, 50/60 Hz

OPTIMAX M-IGRT Imaging Module
For more information on this Multimodal Imaging Module for the X-RAD XLi Series, download the OptiMAX M-IGRT brochure.

Precision X-Ray, PXi, X-RAD 160XL/XL, precise radiation dosage to specimens in a biological or small animal research laboratory.

Overview

The X-RAD 225XLD provides the highest dose available of any 225kV system through the use of "Dual" opposing X-ray sources allowing for blood, tissue, cell, infectious disease, insect, plant and small animal irradiation and sterilization studies in the largest available irradiation chamber while maintaining a very small laboratory footprint.

  • Excellent choice for all blood, tissue, cell, infectious disease, insect and plant and small animal irradiation and sterilization studies.
  • Opposing 225kV X-ray tubes provide the highest dose rate at the largest area for high dose rate irradiation of large samples for high throughput.
  • Largest 225kV chamber accommodates the  widest range of options and accessories including environmental chambers, mouse pie cages, mouse anesthesia chambers, fixtures, shields motorized shelf with carbon fiber insert and large turntable.
  • Complete system includes 2 high-precision X-ray generators and tubes in a state-of-the-art, fully shielded FDA-compliant cabinet.
  • Utilizes highest-capacity external cooling system to allow unmatched continuous duty cycle operation and longest X-ray tube life.
  • Features Dual TouchRAD controller with multi-user, password-protected touchscreen interface with a transportable database that can track individual system usage for billing or review purposes.
  • Full-screen video imaging and image capture of the specimen area with one touch of the TouchRAD screen.
  • Foolproof programmable shelf, filter recognition and automated dose calculations and dose QA.
  • Easy installation with wheeled transport through all standard 32” (81cm) doorways.
  • External Internet-based diagnostics and software updates.

Related Options & Accessories

Available Options: