Mammography QA Accessories



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Breast Compression QC Device

This device measures the compression force to assure accuracy and reproducibility. Appropriate compression of the breast may be the single most important parameter of screen film mammography; it lowers the radiation dose, enhances image contrast and improves visibility of pathologies.

Force Range: 3-30 kg (6-66 lbs)
Accuracy: ± 0.27 kg
Contact Area: 8.5 cm diameter
Size: 11.5 x 9 x 5 cm (4.5 x 3.5 x 2 in)
Weight: 0.91 kg (2 lbs)
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High Purity Aluminum HVL Set


Gammex’s High Purity Aluminum HVL Attenuator Set includes 6 sheets of 99.99% pure aluminum. The set is proven to provide more accurate measures of half value layer in mammography than aluminum alloys. This level of purity is required for accurate testing and compliance to the Mammography Quality Standards Act, Half Value Layer (MQSA HVL).

Construction: 99.99% Pure Aluminum
Size: 10 x 10 cm (4 x 4 in)
Weight: 0.09 kg (0.2 lbs)
Thickness: 0.1 mm

Aluminum Step Wedge

The Aluminum Step Wedge is economical and allows users to examine the effects of changing the digital image receptor settings and film-screen combinations.

Construction: High Purity Aluminum Alloy and Copper, 9 steps 0.3 mm high x 1.4 cm deep
Size: 14.2 x 4 cm (5.6 x 1.9 in)
Weight: 10 g (0.4 oz)
Aluminum Wedge
Phototimer Tools

Phototimer Consistency Tool

These easy-to-use, economical tools are designed to test Automatic Exposure Control (AEC) performance. Test tools include seven pieces acrylic (model 159A) and seven piece of breast tissue equivalent material

Construction: 7 pieces of Acrylic (159A) and 7 Pieces of Breast Tissue Equivalent Materials (159A-BR)
Model 159A Sizes: 3 each of 14 x 14 x 1.90 cm ± 2.0 mm;
2 each of 14 x 14 x .95 cm ± 1.5 mm;
2 each of 14 x 14 x 0.48 cm ± 1.0 mm
Model 159A-BR Sizes: 3 each of 14 x 14 x 2 cm ± 0.2 mm;
2 each of 14 x 14 x 1 cm ± 0.2 mm;
2 each of 14 x 14 x 0.5 cm ± 0.2 mm
Weight: 159A: 2.3 kg (4.3 lbs)
159A-BR: 1.95 kg (4.3 lbs)