Please email the IROC Houston ([email protected])to let us know when you are going to irradiate the phantom (exactly day); we will irradiate standards to meet your schedule. For technical questions and questions regarding the return shipment contactNadia Hernandez or Andrea Molineu. Phone: (713)745-8989 Fax: (713)794-1364 Procedures:Imaging:1.Remove the large white filler plug on the head phantom, using the enclosed blue toolif necessary, and the small red thumbscrew, which is a vent plug. Fill the phantomwith water, rotating the phantom to minimize the amount of trapped air. It will benecessary to overfill the head to ensure that it is full. Check for excessive air and addmore water if necessary. When the phantom is filled, first secure the large white plug,then the small red thumbscrew on the vent hole. 2.Remove the small white bolt in the center of the Imaging Insert and fill the insertwith water, minimizing the amount of trapped air, also by overfilling. Replace thebolt, ensuring black ring is in place. Hand tightening should be enough. 3.Ensure that all bolts and plugs are tight and not leaking. Use the blue tool to tightenthe large filler plug if necessary. Dry off all excess water from the phantom andinsert. Be sure to dry the surfaces of the insert receptacle.4.Insert the imaging insert into the neck of the phantom. The flat side, with no writingon it, should be inserted into the phantom first. Press in very slowly, allowing air toescape. The approximateposition is obtained by aligning the thick yellow lines onthe phantom and the insert. 5.Attach the securing plate over the imaging insert using the two green screwsprovided. Notice the red line on one side of the securing plate. There is an alignmentpin between the insert and the securing plate; you may have to rotate the insert inorder to attach the securing plate.
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