DHE 116 Chapter 3 Dental x-ray machine components pg20-23

  1. ______ contains the master switch and other exposure buttons. Image Upload 1
    Control panel
  2. ______ or bracket which enables the tube head to be positioned.Image Upload 2
    Extension arm
  3. ________ contains the x-ray tube from which x-rays are generated.Image Upload 3
    Tube head
  4. _______ is an open-ended cylindrical or rectangular device attached to the dental x-ray machine tube head at the aperture used to direct the useful beam of radiation.
    Image Upload 4
    PID Position Indicating Device
  5. The tube head is attached to the extension arm by means of a _____ that can be revolve 360 degrees horizontally where it is connected. Image Upload 5
    yoke
  6. _____ the amount of x-rays (free e-) produced / amount of current
    determines the available number of free electrons at the cathode filament and therefore the amount of x-rays that will be produced.
    (mA) milliampere
  7. ______ determines the speed of electrons traveling towards the target on the anode and therefore the penetrating ability of the x-ray produced.
    (kVp) kilovolt peak
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DHE 116 Chapter 3 Dental x-ray machine components pg20-23
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DHE 116 Chapter 3 Dental x-ray machine components pg20-23
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