XRB011 Monoblock® X-Ray Generators

  • Integrated HV Supply, Filament Supply, X-Ray Tube, Beam Port and Control Electronics
  • Compact & Lightweight
  • Can be Mounted in Any Physical Orientation
  • Analog or Digital Control Interface

80kV, 20-50W X-Ray Source

Spellman’s XRB011 Series of Monoblock® X-Ray sources are designed for OEM applications powering its internal X-Ray tube up to 80kV at 20W and 80kV at 50W. Features like 24Vdc input voltage, small package size, standard analog interface and RS-232/Ethernet digital interface simplify integrating the XRB011 into your X-Ray system. Proprietary emission control circuitry provides excellent regulation of X-Ray tube current, along with outstanding stability and performance.

Typical applications:

  • Medical X-Ray: Fluoroscopy and Radiography for Extremities, Specimen Radiography.
  • Pulsed Fluoroscopy (contact Spellman sales)
  • Industrial X-Ray: Component inspection and Non-Destructive Testing

Specifications

(Ref. 128090-001 REV. U)

X-Ray Characteristics:

Tube Type:  Micro focus tube

Focal Spot:  33µm Nominal, 50µm max. (IEC 336)

Beam Filter:  Ultem 0.060. (1.5mm)

Oil 0.175. (4.4mm)

Beam Geometry:  Symmetrical 40° cone

Input Voltage:

20W: 24Vdc @ 2.5A

50W: 24Vdc @ 4A

X-Ray Tube Voltage:

Nominal X-Ray tube voltage is adjustable between 35kV to 80kV

X-Ray Tube Current: 

20W: 0-250µA over specified tube voltage range

50W: 0-700µA over specified tube voltage range

X-Ray Tube Power:

20/50W, maximum continuous

Voltage Regulation:

Line: ±0.5% for a ±1V change of nominal input line voltage

Load: ±0.1% for a load change of 25µA to maximum rated current

Voltage Accuracy:

Voltage measured across the X-Ray tube is within ±1% of the programmed value

Voltage Risetime:

Ramp time shall be =250ms from 10% to 90% of maximum rated output voltage

Voltage Temperature Coefficient:

≤100ppm/°C

Temperature Stability:

≤.01% per 8 hours after a 1/2 hour warmup

Over Temperature Fault:

Indicates that the internal oil temperature has exceeded 65° C. The high voltage output will be disabled. Toggling the X-Ray ON Command OFF and ON will reset the fault.

Over Voltage Fault:

An overvoltage (OV) fault is detected when the output voltage exceeds 82kV. The high voltage output will be disabled. Toggling the X-Ray ON Command OFF and ON will reset the fault.

Voltage Ripple: 

1% peak to peak

Current Regulation:

Line: ±0.5% for a ±1V change of nominal input line voltage

Load: ±0.5% for a voltage change of 35kV to 80kV

Current Accuracy:

Current measured through the X-Ray tube is within ±2.5% of the programmed value

Over Current Fault:

An overcurrent (OC) fault is detected when the emission current exceeds 275µA (20W model) and 710µA (50W model). Toggling the X-Ray ON Command OFF and ON will reset the fault.

Arc Intervention:

One arc fault. The high voltage output will be disabled. Toggling the X-Ray ON command OFF and ON will reset the fault.

Filament Configuration:

Internal high frequency AC filament drive with closed loop filament emission control

Analog Interface:

Ground referenced 10kV/V, 25µA/V (20W model) and 70µA/V (50W model) for programming and moni­toring analog interface signals. Open collector, active low digital signal interface. Internal jumper is needed to be configured for analog interface.

Digital Interface:

RS-232: standard

Ethernet: optional

Control Software: 

A demo GUI is available for engineering evaluations Interlock/Signals: A hardware interlock functions in both analog and digital programming modes.

Operating Temperature:

0°C to +40°C

Storage Temperature:

-20°C to +70°C

Humidity:

10% to 95% relative humidity, non-condensing

Cooling:

50W option: Customer provided, external cooling fan, 50cfm, minimum 

Analog Interface and Input Line Connector:

25 pin D connector, male

Digital Interface Connector:

RS-232: 9 pin D connector, male

Ethernet: RJ45 connector

Grounding Point:

6-32 ground stud provided on chassis

Dimensions:

20W: 5.81"W X 5.0"H X 10.81"D (147.57mm X 127mm X 274.57mm)

50W: 6.00"W X 5.0"H X 10.81"D (152.4mm X 127mm X 274.57mm)

Weight:

20W: 18lbs (8.165kg)

50W: 20lbs (9.072kg)

Orientation:

Can be mounted in any orientation.

X-Ray Leakage:

Less than 50mR/hr at 1 meter

Regulatory Approvals:

ANSI/AAMI ES60601-1:2005, CAN/CSA-C22.2 No. 60601-1:2008, Designed to meet EN 60601-1:2006, file E242584.

RS-232 DIGITAL INTERFACE— J5 9 PIN FEMALE D CONNECTOR

Pin Signal Parameters
1 NC No Connection
2 TX Out Transmit Data
3 RX In Receive Data
4 NC No Connection
5 SGND Signal Ground
6 NC No Connection
7 NC No Connection
8 NC No Connection
9 NC No Connection

ETHERNET DIGITAL INTERFACE— RJ45 8 PIN CONNECTOR

Pin Signal Parameters
1 TX + Transmit Data +
2 TX -t Transmit Data -
3 RX + Receive Data +
4 NC No Connection
5 NC No Connection
6 RX Receive Data -
7 NC No Connection
8 NC No Connection

ANALOG INTERFACE— J1 25 PIN MALE D CONNECTOR

Pin Signal Parameters
1 +24V +24Vdc±1Vdc @ 4A
2 +24V +24Vdc±1Vdc @ 4A
3 +24V +24Vdc±1Vdc @ 4A
4 NC No Connection
5 +24V RETURN +24V RETURN
6 +24V RETURN +24V RETURN
7 +24V RETURN +24V RETURN
8 Signal Ground Signal Ground
9 Interlock Input Input, Active low, Interlock is low safe to enable high voltage. Connect to +24V Return
10 kV Monitor Output, 0 to 8V = 0 to rated output voltage. Zout=100Ω
11 μA Monitor Output, 0 to 10V = 0 to rated output current. Zout=100Ω
12 X-Ray Ready status Output, Active Low, Open Collector, 24Vdc @ 10mA max
13 X-Ray ON status Output, Active Low, Open Collector, 24Vdc @ 10mA max
14 Filament Standby status Output, Active Low, Open Collector, 24Vdc @ 10mA max
15 Over Voltage Fault Output, Active Low, Open Collector, 24Vdc @ 10mA max
16 Over Current Fault Output, Active Low, Open Collector, 24Vdc @ 10mA max
17 ARC Fault Output, Active Low, Open Collector, 24Vdc @ 10mA max
18 Filament Current Limit Faul Output, Active Low, Open Collector, 24Vdc @ 10mA max
19 Signal Ground Signal Ground
20 Interlock Output Output, Active Low, Open Collector, 24Vdc @ 10mA max
21 μA Program Input, 0 to 10V = 0 to rated output current. Zin=10kΩ
22 kV Program Input, 0 to 8V = 0 to rated output voltage. Zin=10kΩ
23 X-Ray ON Command Input, Active low Low (short) = X-Ray ON High (open) = X-Ray OFF Internal pull up resistor to +15V
24 Signal Ground Signal Ground
25 Over Temperature Active Low, Open Collector, 24Vdc @ 10mA max

Tables & Diagrams

DIMENSIONS: in.[mm]

XRB011 20W Model

SIDE VIEW

XRB011 X-Ray Generator (Image 9)

FRONT VIEW

XRB011 X-Ray Generator (Image 8)

TOP VIEW

XRB011 X-Ray Generator (Image 7) 

 

XRB011 50W Model 

SIDE VIEW

XRB011 X-Ray Generator (Image 4)

FRONT VIEW

XRB011 X-Ray Generator (Image 6)

 

TOP VIEW

 XRB011 X-Ray Generator (Image 7)

 

Note: All specifications are subject to change without notice. Please consult the PDF version of this datasheet for the most up-to-date revision.