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INDUSTRIAL CONTROL MACHINES limited company

Zoning des Plenesses Rue Crosset B-4840 WELKENRAEDT - BELGIUM Tel.: +32. (0)87.44.01.50 Fax : +32. (0)87.44.01.60 info@icm.be http://www.icm.be

INSTRUCTION MANUAL

SITE-X PORTABLE X-RAY GENERATORS with CCU186 CRAWLER CONTROL UNIT

ICM sa 2001

SITE-X with CCU186 Instruction manuel - ICM sa

1.

FOREWORD

2.

WARNING

3.

RECEPTION OF YOUR SITE-X 3.1. 3.2. 3.3. INSPECTION OF EQUIPMENT ON DELIVERY COMPLETE YOUR GARANTEE CERTIFICATE IDENTIFICATION OF YOUR EQUIPMENT

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4.

DESCRIPTION OF COMPONENTS 4.1. 4.2. 4.3. PANORAMIC ORTHOGONAL SITE-X: GENERAL DESCRIPTION CCU186 CRAWLER CONTROL UNIT CCU186R REMOTE CONTROL UNIT

5.

ASSEMBLY AND CONNECTION OF COMPONENTS 5.1. MECHANICAL ASSEMBLY 5.1.1. ASSEMBLY OF SITE-X 5.1.2. ASSEMBLY OF CCU186 UNIT 5.2. CONNECTION OF POWER SUPPLY 5.3. CONNECTION OF THE CONTROL SIGNALS 5.3.1. STX (START EXPOSURE) INPUT 5.3.2. XON (EXPOSURE ON) OUTPUT 5.4. CCU186 -SITE-X CONNECTING CABLE 5.5. CONNECTION OF THE REMOTE CONTROL UNIT

6.

SWITCHING ON - PRECAUTIONS 6.1. 6.2. 6.3. 6.4. VARIOUS POWER SOURCE OPTIONS GROUNDING CONNECTION PREHEATING THE X-RAY TUBE VARIOUS PRECAUTIONS TO BE OBSERVED DURING USE

7.

OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS: DAILY OPERATIONS 7.1. SWITCHING ON 7.2. SELECTION OF KV, MA AND PRE-HEAT PERIOD PARAMETERS 7.2.1. SELECTION OF KV PARAMETER 7.2.2. SELECTION OF MA PARAMETER 7.2.3. SELECTION OF T PARAMETER 7.3. PRE-HEATING PROCEDURE 7.4. IMAGE EXPOSURE
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7.5. 7.6. 7.7. 8.

ADJUSTING THE INTENSITY OF THE DISPLAY DISPLAYING THE SERIAL NUMBER OF THE SITE-X UNIT DISPLAYING OF MOST RECENTLY ACTIVATED SAFETY CONDITION

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ERROR MESSAGES 8.1. 8.2. OPERATING SAFETY MESSAGES GENERAL INFORMATION MESSAGES

9.

SPARE PARTS AND ACCESSORIES

10.

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS SITE-X C3003 GENERATOR CONTROL UNIT CCU186 / REMOTE CONTROL UNIT CCU186R

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10.1. 10.2. 11.

CONSTRUCTIONAL DRAWINGS

12.

PTB CERTIFICATE SITE-X C3005/3

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1.

FOREWORD

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Dear Client, You have just taken delivery of your new SITE-X generator. This is an ideal occasion on behalf of all of us at ICM to thank you once again for the confidence you have shown in us. Your SITE-X generator uses the very latest technology available in many of its components and sub-assemblies. This is to ensure greater efficiency and reliability. As you have no doubt realised, this is a modern, high-performance piece of equipment which will provide you with many years of excellent service. We would like to assure you that we remain at your entire disposal. Yours faithfully,

Jacques GOUFFAUX Managing Director ICM sa

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2.

WARNING

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X-rays are ionizing radiations. They are thus intrinsically dangerous to health. It is vital that persons using this equipment avoid direct radiation, and also keep clear of indirect radiation. As a result, we can only recommend that the use of SITE-X generators be strictly limited to personnel who have undergone suitable training and instruction on the potential dangers of such radiation and in the methods to be adopted to ensure efficient and appropriate protection of both themselves as well as other persons who, through their activities, may be directly or indirectly exposed momentarily. On this subject, we would request that you immediately check that all current regulations are being observed.

ICM sa cannot be in any way held liable for damage caused should these recommendations not be observed.

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3.

RECEPTION OF YOUR SITE-X

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3.1.

INSPECTION OF EQUIPMENT ON DELIVERY

Despite all the precautions that have been taken, your generator, or one of its components, may have been damaged during transport. We would ask you to carry out a detailed inspection of the equipment as soon as possible and to notify us promptly of any damage that you may observe. You may contact us directly:

ICM sa
Zoning des Plenesses Rue Crosset B-4840 WELKENRAEDT - Belgium Tel: +32.(0)87.44.01.50 Fax: +32.(0)87.44.01.60

Or your distributor:

3.2.

COMPLETE YOUR GARANTEE CERTIFICATE

3.3.

IDENTIFICATION OF YOUR EQUIPMENT

Full identification of your equipment is vital for transport purposes, and particularly when completing Customs formalities. It is also the simplest method of clearly and rapidly identifying your generator and its control unit in our manufacturing records. The information required is marked on an identification plate. The plate on the SITE-X generator is situated on the end cap, next to the connecting socket (see paragraph 4, page 10). The plate for the CCU186 control unit is situated on the side panel (see paragraph 4.2, page 11).

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4.

DESCRIPTION OF COMPONENTS

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4.1.

PANORAMIC ORTHOGONAL SITE-X: GENERAL DESCRIPTION

The C3003 and C2254 SITE-X models are portable X-ray generators which have been specially modified for automatic, intra-tube testing. The overall size has been reduced as much as possible to allow them to be used in small diameter tubes and around small radius bends.
Anode cooling air outlet

Anode cooling air inlet

X ray discharge port 360 x 40 (outside generator body)

Generator body

Flashing indicator light or RADIAL connecting socket

Flashing indicator light or AXIAL connecting socket

Identification plate

Pressure gauge (visible through port)

Figure 1: Panoramic SITE-X The position of the flashing indicator light and the connecting socket are easily interchangeable according to user preference. All the dimensions are detailed in chapter 11,Constructional drawings, page 32.

4.2.

CCU186 CRAWLER CONTROL UNIT

This control unit has been specially designed for use with SITE-X C3003 and C2254 generators used in intra-tube testing. For this purpose, this power supply has been simplified as much as possible in order to combine both reduced size and excellent reliability. However, this simplification has not been made at the expense of performance; it is, in fact, capable of delivering continuous power levels of 900W, and in particular, it ensures that the supply voltage to the generator remains perfectly steady independent of battery voltage values, provided that these remain within stated limits (see chapter 10, Technical specifications, page 29). You can thus be sure of obtaining SITE-X with CCU186 Instruction manuel - ICM sa page 11

perfectly constant intensity and contrast values from the first through to the very last image, without having to make any corrections to the exposure times The CCU186 is an OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer) component; this means that it is designed to be integrated into a complete system (crawler) and that this integration must respect certain constraints. It must be carried out by qualified personnel, and must be approved by the technical services of ICM. Our technical services are at the entire disposal of our customers to advise them in this delicate and important operation. More details are given in chapter 5, Assembly and connection of components, page 13.

plaque didentification bornier connecteur de la tlcommande

1 2 3 4 A B C D E F G H I

borne de terre

radiateur

Figure 2: CCU186 Control unit

4.3.

CCU186R REMOTE CONTROL UNIT

This remote control unit is required to program the image parameters (kilovolts and milliamps) as well as to control the pre-heat procedure. Once these operations have been completed, the remote control unit may be disconnected and there is thus no need for it to remain on the crawler during image exposure. The parameters that have been programmed in are stored in the memory of the CCU186, even after the power supply is switched off.

Figure 3: CCU186R Remote control unit

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5.

ASSEMBLY AND CONNECTION OF COMPONENTS

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Figure 4: Connection of components

5.1.

MECHANICAL ASSEMBLY
5.1.1. Assembly of SITE-X

The SITE-X has four mounting points at each end which allow it to be mounted on any existing or future model of crawler using simple adapter mountings. See chapter 11 Constructional drawings, page 32. These drawings also provide precise details of the beam geometry. We strongly recommend that the SITE-X be mounted on a suspension system such as rubber blocks ("Silentbloc"). Shock loading caused by the system passing over welds in the tube being tested should be minimized.

5.1.2. Assembly of CCU186 unit


In order to provide the user with a maximum of options, the CCU186 is supplied mounted on its heat sink without any cover. Two very important limitations must be observed when mounting the unit: - The electronic boards in the CCU186 must not be exposed to any humidity, for reasons of insulation. The system must therefore be sealed off, using the flat sealing strip supplied (see chapter 11, Constructional drawings page 32), and the connectors and hermetic stuffing glands for the various cables. See paragraphs 5.2 to 5.5 for further details. - Since the life expectancy of the various components is closely linked to their operating temperature, it is vital that the heat sink be positioned such that there is good heat dissipation; the ideal position is horizontal with the heat sink uppermost. Under no circumstances should the heat sink be enclosed in a confined space which does not allow heat to be eliminated.

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5.2.

CONNECTION OF POWER SUPPLY

Details of the type of power source required for the CCU186 are given in paragraph 6.1,Various power source options page.18 This power supply is connected to terminals 2 and 3 of the terminal block of the CCU186. Take extreme care with the polarity: any inversion can cause serious damage to the electronic circuits. The +ve is connected to terminal 2 and the -ve to terminal 3. The power supply cable is not supplied. In view of the fact that power consumption is approximately 8A, it is recommended that wires with a cross-section greater than 1mm2 are used. These power supply wires may be run within the same cable as the control signal wires (see next paragraph). This cable must be connected either via a stuffing gland or a waterproof connector. The overall length is not of great significance, provided that the voltage drop along it allows the voltage applied to the CCU186 to remain within the prescribed limits. Since no fuse is fitted to the CCU186, it is imperative that the power supply circuitry be protected by a 10A fuse.

5.3.

CONNECTION OF THE CONTROL SIGNALS

No cable is supplied for these signals. They may be connected by means of small cross-section wires (0.25 mm2). They may be run within the same cable as the power supply wires. Their length must not exceed 10 metres. This cable must be connected either via a stuffing gland or a waterproof connector.

5.3.1. STX (Start exposure) Input


This input is brought out to terminal 1 of the terminal block. The exposure commences when it is connected to the earth (ground). It switches an opto-coupler as shown in Figure 5 below. It can be operated by a switch, a relay, a transistor, or any other switching unit. When it is in the open (OFF position), this component is subject to a voltage of 28 volts. When it is in the closed (ON position), it carries a current of 10 mA.
+28V

optocoupler

18V

1k 10

STX

Figure 5: STX Input

5.3.2. XON (Exposure on) Output


This output is brought out to terminal 4 of the terminal block. It indicates whether the image requested is actually being taken, or whether it has been interrupted for any particular reason (for example a thermal overload). It is active when pulled low, in other words it is at earth (ground) potential when an image is being taken.

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It operates as an open collector output (see Figure 6 below). It may be used directly by a logical input fitted with a pull-up resistance (example 1), or may supply a relay coil (example 2). The maximum voltage that may be applied is 30 volts, with a maximum current of 100 mA.
+5V 4k7 optocoupler XON XON Example 1 max. 30V TTL input

XON Example 2

Figure 6: XON Output

5.4.

CCU186 -SITE-X CONNECTING CABLE

The cable is supplied with a standard length of 2 metres. At one end it is fitted with a circular 9-pin female plug, which must be connected to the male socket fitted to the SITE-X. The other end is fitted with 9 terminals labelled A to I, which must be connected to the corresponding terminals on the terminal block. This cable must pass through a stuffing gland; its external diameter is 17 1 mm.

5.5.

CONNECTION OF THE REMOTE CONTROL UNIT

The cable supplied for the remote control unit is divided into two parts. One part is a 20 cm length of cable to allow connection of the CCU186 (see Figure 2 page 12) to the socket which should be positioned on the cover (see sectional drawing in chapter 11, Constructional drawings, page 32). The other part is 2 metres of cable connected to the remote control unit, the other end being fitted with a male plug which connects to the socket mentioned above.

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6.

SWITCHING ON - PRECAUTIONS

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6.1.

VARIOUS POWER SOURCE OPTIONS

The CCU186 has been designed to operate by drawing power from a bank of batteries delivering a nominal voltage of 120VDC. Its wide tolerance of voltage levels (see chapter 10, Technical specifications, page 29) means that all types of batteries may be used from fully charged to almost completely discharged state of the elements, without any loss in performance. Nevertheless, it is also possible to use a 120VDC supply obtained by rectifying and smoothing the 220V/50Hz mains supply (using a step-down transformer) or from a generator. The only conditions are that the voltage must remain within the prescribed limits, and the residual ripple must not exceed 7V. In the case of a 50Hz mains supply operating through a full-wave rectifier, this corresponds to a filtering capacitor of 10,000F. Important remark: maximum efficiency of the system is achieved when the power source provides high voltage levels. As voltage values decrease, the losses increase as well as the operating temperature. It is for these reasons that we recommend that the unit should not be operated for long periods at full power from low voltage power supply sources. The polarity of the power source relative to the earthing connection is not significant: provided that the connection is made according to paragraph 5.2 page.15 Either the +ve or the -ve terminal of the power source may be connected to ground.

6.2.

GROUNDING CONNECTION

An X-ray generator also operates as a very high voltage generator. For reasons of safety, it is vital that the external housing of this generator is connected to ground. This can be done very simply by connecting the grounding terminal of the CCU186 to the main chassis of the crawler. Even if this unit is insulated from the tube to be tested due to insulating wheels, its electrical "mass" should prevent any increase in potential of the system. Should this solution prove to be unsatisfactory, the crawler itself should be connected electrically to the tube, using a short length of chain or braided wire for example.

6.3.

PREHEATING THE X-RAY TUBE

The X-ray tube is comprised of two electrodes, one positive, the other negative (anode and cathode). In order to accelerate the electrons, which generate the radiation when they collide with the target, a very large electrical field is created between these two electrodes. To avoid creating problems of ionization, the space between the anode and cathode has to be subjected to a very high vacuum. This vacuum is created during the manufacturing process, but has a tendency to deteriorate over time if an electrical field is not applied frequently in order to regenerate it. This is why, when an X-ray tube has not been used for a period of time exceeding 8 hours, it is imperative that power is applied to the tube progressively (incorrectly termed "pre-heating") in order to reconstitute the vacuum in an orderly and controlled manner, and thus avoid any avalanche effects which are extremely damaging to the tube. This operation can be carried out very simply and completely automatically using the CCU186 and the CCU186R, without requiring any battery bank switching systems. It only takes a few minutes a day, but ensures a marked increase in the life expectancy of your X-ray tube. Just a few minutes which must be put against the cost of premature replacement of the tube and the costly downtime of the equipment. It is for this reason that the person in charge of the unit must ensure that our recommendations concerning this matter are scrupulously observed. It goes without saying that the ICM guarantee is only valid if this is done.

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The required pre-heating period depends upon the length of time which has elapsed since the tube was last used: Length of time since last use From 8 hours to 2 days From 2 days to 7 days From 7 days to 20 days From 20 days to 2 months More than to 2 months Pre-heating period 5 minutes 10 minutes 20 minutes 30 minutes 60 minutes

Attention: it is recommended that the equipment be operated regularly at its nominal operating voltage. Avoid leaving the equipment unused for periods of more than 2 months.

6.4.

VARIOUS PRECAUTIONS TO BE OBSERVED DURING USE

Observing certain simple rules will ensure that operations are performed under conditions of greatest safety, both for the operator and the equipment. Some of these rules will ensure that you obtain images of the highest quality. We advise you most strongly to adopt the following recommendations: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. Only authorized personnel shall use the SITE-X generator. Take care that the SITE-X generator is never used with a supply voltage exceeding 140VDC. Avoid exposing the equipment to bright sunlight for extended periods. Check that neither the air inlet nor outlet to the generator becomes blocked. Never use any connecting cables other than those supplied by ICM. The circular jack plugs MUST be locked in position.

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7.

OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS: DAILY OPERATIONS

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7.1.

SWITCHING ON

When the unit is switched on, provided that the CCU186R remote control unit is connected, the following message moves across the display: iCM sa SITE-X CCU186 Vx.xx This message may be cancelled by pressing any key. Then: - If no error conditions are detected, the unit starts to display alternatively the three parameters: kilovolts, milliamps and pre-heating period; for example: 300 kV 3 mA 05 min

These are in fact the last parameters that were programmed into the unit before the power supply was switched off. If the CCU186 detects that the SITE-X is not the same unit as was connected previously, it falls back to the minimum kV and mA values for the generator and a pre-heat period of 30 minutes. At this point, it is possible to carry out any of the operations described in paragraphs.7.2 to.7.7 - If, however, any error condition is detected, a corresponding message is displayed until such time as the error condition is corrected (see chapter 8, Error messages, page 25).

7.2.

SELECTION OF KV, MA AND PRE-HEAT PERIOD PARAMETERS

The principle is the same for each of the parameters: A key (kV, mA or T) allows a parameter to be selected; The and keys select the figure to be modified (hundreds, tens or units); The and keys allow the selected figure to be modified within the permitted limits; The ENTER key enters the value into memory.

7.2.1. Selection of kV parameter


Example: programme in 180 kV. Action
Press KV Press Press Press Press Press Press ENTER

Display
300 kV 300 kV 290 kV 280 kV 280 kV 180 kV 180kV 3.0 mA 05 min

Information
Current kV parameter

Comments
The flashing figure shows that the units figure may be modified. The flashing figure shoxs that te tens figure may be modified The flashing figure shows that this figure may be modifioed The hundreds figure may be modified

All aprameters are diplayed in rotation

The new value is introduced. It will be retained in memory even after the power is switched off.

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7.2.2. Selection of mA parameter


Example: programme in 1.9 mA. Action
Press mA Press Press

Display
3.0 mA 2.9 mA

Information
Current mA parameter

Comments
The flashing figure shows that the tenthsr figure may be modified The and keys allow the figure to be modified The flashing figure shows that the units figure may be modified. The and keys allow the figure to be modified The new value is introduced. It will be retained in memory even after the power is switched off.

2.9 mA

Press

1.9 mA

Press ENTER

180kV 1.9 mA 05 min

All parameters are displayed in rotation

7.2.3. Selection of T parameter


Example: programme in 10 minute pre-heat period Action
Press T Press 5 times Press ENTER

Display
05 min 10 min 180kV 1.9 mA 10 min

Information
Current period parameter

Comments
The flashing figure shows that the units figure may be modified. The and keys allow the figure to be modified. The new value is introduced. It will be retained in memory even after the power is switched off.

All parameters displayed in rotation

are

Important remark: this parameter corresponds to a pre-heat period and not an exposure time. exposure time is solely determined externally by the state of the STX signal.

The

7.3.

PRE-HEATING PROCEDURE

Please refer to paragraph 6.3, Preheating the X-ray tube, page.18 Connect up all the units and switch on as described above, then follow the simple procedure detailed below: Programme in the required pre-heat period as described in paragraph 7.2.3. Push the start button; For 10 seconds, the remote control unit will display the message "WARNING", and the CCU186 will emit a warning sound. This period allows the operator time to get clear of the generator before the emission of any X-rays; The pre-heat cycle then starts. If the remote control unit remains connected, it displays the message "X-RAYS" until the end of the pre-heat period. Remarks: Pre-heating is always effected automatically at 1mA and up to 300kV; If necessary, the pre-heating cycle may be interrupted by pressing the STOP button. If an incident occurs and the pre-heating cycle is halted, an error message is displayed on the remote control unit (see chapter 8,Error messages page 25) and the unit will shut down. The power supply must then be switched off SITE-X with CCU186 Instruction manuel - ICM sa page 22

and then reconnected and the pre-heating cycle restarted. TAKE GREAT CARE OVER THIS POINT: IF THE PRE-HEATING CYCLE HAS NOT BEEN COMPLETED FULLY, YOUR X-RAY TUBE IS AT RISK Attention: a generator emits X-rays during the pre-heating cycle. All recommendations concerning X-ray emissions are applicable in this situation.

7.4.

IMAGE EXPOSURE

Starting an exposure is carried out simply by activating the STX contact (see page 15). If the remote control unit is connected, the message "X-RAYS" is displayed during the whole of the exposure period. The exposure is terminated in one of three ways: 1. By deactivating the STX contact; 2. By pressing the STOP button on the remote control unit; 3. In the event of a safety shutdown. In this event, an error message is sent to the remote control unit. If this unit is not connected at that moment, the error message may be displayed later (see paragraph 7.7, Displaying of most recently activated safety condition, page 23). Remark: it is not necessary for the remote control unit to be connected to make an exposure. The exposure will be made according to the latest kV and mA parameters that have been programmed into the unit and which are stored in the CCU186 and not in the remote control unit.

7.5.

ADJUSTING THE INTENSITY OF THE DISPLAY

Depending upon the ambient lighting conditions in which the unit is operating, it may be necessary to increase or decrease the intensity of the display. The set levels range from 1 (lowest intensity level) to 7 (highest intensity level). The procedure is as follows: Action
Press Press 4 times Press 6 times Press ENTER

Display
Brightn 5 Brightn 1 Brightn 7 180kV 1.9 mA 10 min

Information
Current brightness parameter level

Comments

All parameters displayed in rotation

are

Level 1: minimum intensity. Level 7: maximum intensity. The new value is introduced. It will be retained in memory even after the power is switched off.

7.6.

DISPLAYING THE SERIAL NUMBER OF THE SITE-X UNIT

Just pressing the ? button will cause the following message to move across the display: SITE-X Cxxxx Nxxxxxxx/x Vx.xx Cxxxx represents the type of generator (C3003 or C2254) Nxxxxxxx/x represents the serial number of the SITE-X Vx.xx represents the firmware version of the CCU186

7.7.

DISPLAYING OF MOST RECENTLY ACTIVATED SAFETY CONDITION


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When an incident occurs during the operation of the unit, it is not always possible to connect the remote control unit immediately in order to determine the cause of the problem. If the ? button is pressed twice, the remote control unit will display the most recently activated error message, even if the power supply has been disconnected in between times. This allows a rapid diagnosis to be made and the problem to be resolved. For further details concerning the messages displayed, refer to chapter 8, Error messages page 25.

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8.

ERROR MESSAGES

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8.1.

OPERATING SAFETY MESSAGES Source of problem Corrective action

Message displayed
TP SEC

Temperature/Pressure safety: leave the unit to cool for a few either, the unit is too hot; a minutes. thermostat controls the anode if the problem persists, check that temperature in the X-ray tube, the pressure shown on the another one controls the high pressure gauge (see Figure 1 voltage transformer. page 11) is greater than 4.3 bar.. or, the SF6 gas pressure is too if this is not the case, contact low. your service agent Safety messages generated by the Switch off the power supply and electronic circuitry. attempt to start an image exposure. if the problem remains, contact your agent with details of the message displayed. The CCU186 is unable to drop to the Operate at higher kV values. kV value that you have programmed Use batteries with lower voltage in, probably because the battery levels voltage is too high.

Chop Flt Inv Flt mA Err

kV Err

8.2.

GENERAL INFORMATION MESSAGES Source of problem Corrective action

Message displayed
NO SITE-X

The CCU186 is unable to establish Check out the CCU186 - SITE-X communication with the generator. connection (see paragraph 5.4 page 16) The remote control unit is unable to Check out the CCU186 - CCU186R establish communication with the connection (see paragraph 5.5 page CCU186. 16) The firmware version of the Contact your agent for an updated CCU186R remote control unit does version of firmware. not correspond with that of the CCU186

NO CCU186

VERSION?

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9.

SPARE PARTS AND ACCESSORIES

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Reference
00000421 00000348 00000310 00000260 00000125 00000100

Description
PCB CCB310 PCB CCB110 PCB CCB202 PCB SIT111 MOSFET Transistor 500V 36A 0.1 Over-voltage cartridge 90V

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10. TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS

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10.1. SITE-X C3003 GENERATOR


Characteristic
Output voltage range Output voltage selection increment Tube current range Tube current selection increment Geometry of radiation Maximum useable angle of beam Dimensions of lens system Inherent filtration Load cycle at 40 C ambient temperature Operating temperature range Storage temperature range SF6 insulation pressure at 20 C Cooling fan supply voltage Ambient protection index Penetration in steel at max. power (DFF=700mm / Film D7Pb / D=1.5 / T=20 min.) Position of power connector measurement circuits (kV and mA) Overall dimensions ( x length) Total weight without accessories choice mm kg Axial/Radial yes 248 x 757 27

Units
kV kV mA mA mm mm alu % C C kg/cm VDC mm Fe

C3003
160 300 1 13 0.1 Pan. Ortho. 360 x 40 5 x 0.5 7.5 100 -25 +70 -40 +80 4.5 28 IP65 56

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10.2. CONTROL UNIT CCU186 / REMOTE CONTROL UNIT CCU186R


Characteristic
GENERAL

Units
-

CCU186
8 bits - 8 MHz

Micro-processor controller Category of electronic components POWER SUPPLY Type of power supply Single voltage power supply range Max. mean current consumption
(300 kV / 3 mA - SITE-X C3003) MEASUREMENTS AND CONTROL Direct measurement of kV and mA-precision

Industrial (-25C +85C)


Pb ou Cd-Ni batteries 80 to 140 8

VDC A

of control

% kV/mA min. %

+0.5 / -0.5 yes 1/0.1 2 60 (pas de 1 min) 0.2

Display of programmed parameters (CCU186R) Programming increments for kV, mA (CCU186R) Useable range for internal pre-heating timer (CCU186R) Precision of battery voltage regulation CONTROL AND DISPLAY LED display with adjustable intensity Tactile Polyester alphanumeric keyboard (CCU186R) Main power switch START, STOP and delay time Semi-automatic pre-heating according to kV selested WEIGHT, DIMENSIONS AND ENVIRONMENT Total operating weight Overall dimensions CCU186(L x H x P) Overall dimensions CCU186R(L x H x P) Operating temperature range Storage temperature range

lin x char keys -

1 x 8 with non-reflect screen 12 From crawler From crawler yes

kg mm mm C C

4 280 x 170 x 162 100 x 211 x 26 -25 +85 -40 +85

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11. CONSTRUCTIONAL DRAWINGS

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Figure 7: Overall dimensions of SITE-X C3003 SITE-X with CCU186 Instruction manuel - ICM sa page 33

Figure 8: Lower end cap SITE-X with CCU186 Instruction manuel - ICM sa page 34

Figure 9: Upper end cap

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Figure 10: Overall dimensions and mounting of CCU186 SITE-X with CCU186 Instruction manuel - ICM sa page 36

12. PTB CERTIFICATE SITE-X C3005/3

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Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt
Braunschweig und Berlin Certificate N 6.22 - T173
Equipment type : Equipment designation : X-ray tubehead : X-ray insert : Working maximum values : (1) Non medical (industrial) x-ray generator

SITE-X C3005/3
Type : Manufacturing N : Type : Manufacturing N : 300 kV (pulsed) 18000 mAs/h 6 mA C3005 9509029/1 C300/5NRF 3002325

Equipment application : Manufacturer and petitioner :

Non destructive testing Industrial Control Machines S.A. Avenue du Pr-Aily, Centre Socran B-4031 Angleur, Belgium

Date of test : Documents of entreaty :

27.02.1996 Manufacturing drawings : N. : 101-066 du 22.02.1996 N. : 201-068 du 21.09.1995

Complementary details are part of the PTB s documents. Page 2 of PTB certificate N 6.22 - T 173 The equipment here above mentioned has been tested according to the 8 of the general rules for the protection against ionised radiation dated 08.01.1987(BGBl.I, p. 114). After the maximum leakage areas have been determined, we have measured the maximum local dose rate with the help of PTB s measurement instrumentation. The standard control unit was set with following parameters : Voltage applied to insert : 300 kV Insert current : 3 mA Under these conditions, we have measured an output voltage of 292 kV 3 kV applied to the insert for a voltage power supply of 230V. Tests results : The maximum local dose rate set for a load per time unit of 18000 mAs/h (2) with the output window closed and at a distance of 1 m from the focal spot is 8.1 mSv/h. Therefore, the prescriptions for non medical x-ray generator according to annexe III, 1.2.2. of the general safety rules about the protection against ionised radiation dated 08.01.1987 are met. Braunschweig, 29.03.1996 for order

(G.Nolte)

(1) According to the petitioner s specification.


(2) ICM s note : a load per time unit of 18000 mAs/h corresponds to a insert current of 5 mA on continuous duty.

SITE-X with CCU186 Instruction manuel - ICM sa page 38