US Patent No. 10,512,146

X-RAY TUBE CASING


Patent No. 10,512,146
Issue Date December 17, 2019
Title X-ray Tube Casing
Inventorship Carey Shawn Rogers, Milwaukee, WI (US)
Andrew J. Desrosiers, Milwaukee, WI (US)
Matthew Karesh, Milwaukee, WI (US)
Assignee General Electric Company, Schenectady, NY (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,512,146

1. An x-ray tube casing for an x-ray tube insert, the casing comprising:a central frame adapted to receive the x-ray tube insert therein, the central frame including a side wall and at least one passage formed internally within the side wall, the passage having an inlet end and an outlet end, wherein the at least one internal passage comprises:
a first internal passage having an inlet and an outlet, wherein the first internal passage and is not in fluid communication with an interior space defined by the central frame; and
a second internal passage having an inlet and an outlet, wherein the second internal passage is in fluid communication with the interior space defined by the central frame.