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1

Which x-ray unit component houses the interlock plug?

control unit

2

what do you use to lubricate the coolant pump assembly?

soluble oil

3

where are the electrical connection on the x-ray tube head made?

on the end opposite the target

4

what type of insulating gas is used on x-ray tube heads?

SF6 (Sulfur hexafluoride)

5

Why must the SF6 cylinder be in the upright position while recharging a tube head?

to prevent liquid from getting into the tube head

6

in which step of the computer radiography (CR) process is the plate subjected to a very small laser beam?

scanner

7

in addition to the elimination of film and chemical costs, a transition to computer radiography system creates additional saving in all the following except ....
(A) processing time
(B) exposure time
(C) archival time
(D) rinse time

D. rinse time

8

What is formed as a result of the exposed film being treated with a developer solution?

black or gray metallic silver

9

What type of radiographic film should show sharply graduated changes in density?

film with high contrast

10

What is the opposite film characteristic of contrast?

latitude

11

an x-ray film storage area should not exceed ...

60 percent humidity and 75 degrees Fahrenheit

12

to prevent fogging of film during development, safelight bulbs should ...

not exceed the manufacturer's recommended wattage

13

Given the same type of film, in which condition will it be the the most sensitive to safelight illumination?

exposed dry

14

what is the approximate time an automatic processor takes to produce ready to read radiographs?

11 to 13 minutes

15

what is the normal operating temperature of an automatic processing dryer?

120°F to 140°F

16

what are the primary advantages of automatic film processing?

speed and control over processing

17

Film or processor problems can be traced back to ...

dirt in the equipment

18

what is important to remember when replacing fuses?

ensure size is specified by the manual