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IPS & IPC2 Phosphor Imaging Plates

X-ray Film Processing Equipment

Exclusively designed for industrial use, targeting all classes in both ASTM and CEN standards, the IPS and IPC2 Imaging Plates from GE Inspection deliver superior image quality, exposure speed and enhanced life. The combination of a wide dynamic range and exposure latitude results in substantial reduction of downtime and greater throughput. Both plates are the latest high-tech components of GE’s computed radiography systems for industrial applications.

 

 

 

 

 

Discover Superior Image Quality

The storage phosphor in the IPS features excellent homogeneity and short response time. The previous pixel is fully faded before the laser stimulates the next one and, as a result, a very high level of sharpness and Signal-to-Noise Ratio (SNR) is obtained. The IPS imaging plate is ideal for weld inspection, castings, and honeycomb structure applications. The storage phosphor in the IPC2 features high absorption efficiency with excellent homogeneity. This results in an extremely fast plate with higher image quality and better SNR than our traditional IPC. The IPC2 imaging plate is ideal for erosion-corrosion inspection applications.

Enjoy enhanced durability and lifespan

Both IPS and IPC2 plates are protected by an Electron-Beam-Cured (EBC) topcoat. This is proprietary technology for hardening a pre-polymer lacquer coat into a high-density polymer shield protecting the phosphor layer. The results are superb resistance to mechanical wear and extensive immunity to chemical cleaning solutions.

Overall, you'll enjoy greater return on your investment.

Profit from greater efficiency

The storage phosphors on our CR plates have a wide dynamic range, resulting in high tolerance conditions and a larger degree of freedom in selecting the used exposure dose.

In addition, the wide exposure latitude of these imaging plates in many cases allows the visualization of all information with a single exposure - e.g. thick and thinner material. Combined, these features have the effect of drastically reducing the retake rate, helping substantially reduce downtime and/or facilitate higher throughput.

Key Features & Benefits

  • Fewer Retakes - High tolerance for varying exposure conditions and a greater freedom in the selection of the exposure dose.
  • Dose Reduction - In many cases, imaging plates allow the visualization of all diagnostic information with only one exposure.
  • Long Lifetime - Imaging plates are protected by an EBC (electron-beam-cured) topcoat. This results in plates with superb protection from mechanical wear and excellent chemical resistance.
  • Image Quality - The composition of the imaging plate storage phosphor material ensures optimum performance. The material has high absorption efficiency, excellent homogeneity and short response time to ensure high sharpness and contrast.

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IPS Phosphor Imaging Plates

  • Aerospace - Multi-layer inspection, honeycombs, weld inspection
  • Power Generation - Weld inspection, turbines
  • Automotive - Casting inspection

IPC2 Phosphor Imaging Plates

  • Oil & Gas - Pipeline inspection, wall thickness Measurement
  • Other - Ballistic research, package inspection
Phosphor composition: BaSrFBrI:Eu2+
Typical luminescence: 390nm
Sizes

IPS
14x17 inch

IPC2
14x17 inch
8x10 inch 8x10 inch
6x12 inch
4,5x10 inch
4,5x17 inch

Handling Relative humidity: 30 – 80 %
Temperature: 10º C – 40º C (50º F – 104º F)
Cleaning For plate maintenance use only GE's Cleaning Wipes
Dimensions 46 D x 72 W x 36 H cm (18” D x 28” W x 14” H)
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