Superficial Radiotherapy Tube





Inlet and outlet openings of the

anode water cooling system.

The electric connection socket

on the filament end of the tube.




The water cooling system (Reproduced from “The Encyclopedia of X-Rays

and Gamma Rays”, by  George L. Clark – 1962 – p.1091)



High intensity long wave-length x-ray (low penetration) therapy tube.


Water-cooled heavy copper grounded anode. Tungsten target. Beryllium window.


No manufacturer’s name, probably Philips.


Dating probably to the fifties or sixties.


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