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HIGHLY TRANSMISSIVE FOILS AND WINDOW ASSEMBLIES FOR X-RAY APPLICATIONS

Materion X-ray Tube
As the demands of analytical and medical X-ray equipment become more refined, the need for high performance components that produce more precise images is increasingly important. Our advanced X-ray foils and window assemblies are made from high purity beryllium. In some cases, we can use the highest purity beryllium to make window assemblies that are artifact-free to achieve even more accurate and clear results.

Beryllium offers advantages for X-ray equipment that other materials can’t provide, including:

  • Highly transmissive to X-rays

  • Optically opaque material

  • High strength enables very thin windows

Combined, the properties above make beryllium the material of choice for X-ray generators and detectors.

NEW CASE STUDY: IMPROVING MEDICAL IMAGING WITH BERYLLIUM

Varex Imaging Corporation, a world leader in medical X-rays and image processing solutions, streamlined their production of advanced X-ray systems working with Materion to supply them with high purity beryllium X-ray windows.
Read more in our case study.

X-ray windows from materion  Read our X-ray Case Study  

BERYLLIUM X-RAY APPLICATIONS

Beryllium X-ray components are used in a wide range of medical, analytical, and industrial X-ray systems. Materion produces X-ray windows and window assemblies for conventional and transmission X-ray tubes, X-ray detectors, XRF and XRD equipment, NDT equipment and baggage inspection equipment. Materion offers metal x-ray tube housing for CT scanners and systems.

Learn more about beryllium for foils and windows for X-ray applications by contacting our experts.