Beam alignment device
helps radiographer position the PID or cone in relation to tube and film
metal plate with an opening, which can be used to restrict the size of the beam.
regulate the x-ray beam include the timer, kVp (kilo-voltage), and mA (milliaperage).
contains master swicth,indicator light,selector buttons,exposure botton
activates the machine to produce x-rays.
light on control panel when xray is exposed also beeps
a part of the dental x-ray machine; suspends the x-ray tubehead and houses electrical wires that extend from the control panel to the tubehead.
is one that is placed outside of the mouth during x-ray exposure.
Films used inside the mouth
device that is used to position an intraoral film in the mouth an retain the film in place during exposure
Illuminated when the equipment is turned on
the tightly sealed heavy metal housing that contains the dental x-ray tube; includes the metal housing, insulating oil, tubehead seal, x-ray tube, transformers, alumnium disk, lead collimator, and PID(position indicating device).