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Offline neukyhm

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My X-Ray Machine
« on: November 28, 2018, 04:42:32 PM »
Hi everyone, I'm new here. I didn't know this forum existed until the user station240 at EEVblog forum suggested to post my machine here too. I'm glad I found this since I'm in love with everything involving high voltage.

I built an x-ray machine as my final degree project. Quick details:

-Fully 3D printed case
-Modified ZVS Mazzilli driver optimized for high frequency
-CEI OX/70-G4 x-ray tube
-Arduino UNO, so it's remotely controlled
-Custom HV transformer made with an ETD59 core (primary is 3+3 turns, secondary is 232 turns)
-Work frequency: ~110kHz
-Power: ~80W



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I uploaded a video showing the construction process. The video is not intended to be a tutorial. I'm planning to release the project paper so anyone can see the details, but it must be after I get my mark.


Here are some tests:



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Re: My X-Ray Machine
« Reply #1 on: November 28, 2018, 07:14:52 PM »
Hi neukyhm and welcome to HVF :)

That is a nice little machine you built, you really went all in on the details in the construction, which leads me to say that its a wonderful build process video. I like the body cam / CAD overlay combination.

Now for the questions :)

What body cam are you using?

What kind of intensifying screen is it that you are using? I have on/off been looking for phosphorus casettes for future project, but never found any reasonable priced.

What kind of control do you have between the Arduino UNO and the ZVS HV supply? Is it just on/off control of the supply voltage or did you extend the ZVS driver with more active driver circuitry?
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Re: My X-Ray Machine
« Reply #2 on: November 28, 2018, 07:33:44 PM »
Hi neukyhm and welcome to HVF :)

That is a nice little machine you built, you really went all in on the details in the construction, which leads me to say that its a wonderful build process video. I like the body cam / CAD overlay combination.

Now for the questions :)

What body cam are you using?

What kind of intensifying screen is it that you are using? I have on/off been looking for phosphorus casettes for future project, but never found any reasonable priced.

What kind of control do you have between the Arduino UNO and the ZVS HV supply? Is it just on/off control of the supply voltage or did you extend the ZVS driver with more active driver circuitry?
Hi Mads, thanks for the welcome :P

I'm using a Gopro Hero 4, wich is not the best option. These cameras are really bad at low light conditions, you can see in the video that it captures very well only the part of the table where the lamp is.

My screen is an old Fuji Speed Green I got at an auction on eBay for 6€, I was very lucky. If you are looking for screens, I have seen some Kodak Lanex on eBay too, they are a bit expensive though

In the video you can see that I'm mounting a relay module with two relays. One of them cuts the x-ray tube's filament and the other one turns on and off the ZVS, no extra circuitry, just this relay between the power supply and the ZVS.

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