Product line RA

Die Product line RA is recommended for radiographic testing (RT), computed radiography (CR), and digital radiography (DR) in aerospace and energy industry. Rod anodes of these X-ray tubes can be easily exchanged with standard transmission targets. Product line RA offers small diameters down to 8 mm as well as directional and transmission targets.

Product line RA

Microfocus rod anode X-ray tube XWT-160-RA

Microfocus X-ray tube XWT-160-RA


  • Easy exchange of rod anodes with standard transmission targets
  • Special solution for semiconductor industry - High Energy transmission rod anode available
  • Automatic calibration for optimum performance
  • Different target types for high flexibility
  • Easy maintenance with adjusted ready-to-use click-in cathodes and automatic tube venting
  • Long-term stability due to application of first-class components
  • Unlimited lifetime


Resolution - 2 stars
Power - 3 stars
Magnification - 2 stars



Non-destructive X-ray inspections in aerospace industry and military

Non-destructive microfocus X-ray inspection in aerospace industry, e.g.:
  • Mechanical components like control valves or flap actuators
  • Circumferential electron beam (EB) welds in conducts and air ducts
  • Rotor blades, turbine blades
  • Aircraft turbines
  • Electronic assemblies
  • (Small) titanium and aluminium castings
  • Composite materials

Non-destructive X-ray inspections in energy industry

Non-destructive microfocus X-ray inspection in energy industry, e.g.: 
  • Wind power stations (power converters, IGCT, IGBT)
  • Pressure valves and pressure vessels (weld seams)
  • Gas turbines (weld seams)
  • Tube-to-tubesheet (TTS) welds of heat exchangers

Technical details

Data Product line RA
Max. voltage (kV) 160 190 225 240
Min. voltage (kV) 20
Max. current (mA) 1.0
Min. current (mA) 0.05
Max. power, emission (Watt) 20
Tube type Rod anode
Target types Reflection / Transmission
Rod anode length (mm) 10 - 250
Rod anode diameter (mm) 8 - 20
Tube weight (approx. kg) 30 51

Technical details product line RA

Max. voltage: 160 kV, 190 kV, 225 kV, 240 kV

Min. voltage: 20 kV

Max. current: 3.0 mA

Min. current: 0.05 mA

Max. power, emission: 20 Watt

Tube type: Rod anode

Target types: Reflection / Transmission

Rod anode length: 10 mm - 250 mm

Rod anode diameter: 8 mm - 20 mm

Tube weight (approx.):

  • 160 kV, 190 kV: 30 kg
  • 225 kV, 240 kV: 51 kg

Scope of delivery

  • Open microfocus X-ray tube with rod anode, turbo vacuum pump, vacuum gauge, and electronic drive unit
  • High voltage generator and high voltage cable
  • Prevacuum pump with vacuum hose
  • Tube controller, power supplies, and safety relays on 19″ mounting panels
  • Set of cables for electrical connection of X-ray tube and components
  • Spare parts case, documentation, and operating software

Options and accessories

  • Exchangeable rod anodes
  • 19″ rack for controller and power supplies including start button and warning light
  • Control computer
  • Exchangeable tube head with reflection target for up to 350 Watt power

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