The cabinet x-ray inspection equipment and machinery in electronics manufacturing industry is regulated by both the federal and state governments. when you received the x-ray inspection system bought from the manufacturer, we may need to know the regulations in your country. below is some regulations of FDA for closed x-ray inspection machine used in non-destructive testing.
FDA Standards for Cabinet X-ray Systems
You can find the Design Safety Standards for closed x-ray inspection system in Title 21 Code of Federal Regulations (Subchapter J, Radiological Health) Parts 1000 through 1005.
Radiation Emission limit: “Radiation emitted from the cabinet x-ray system shall not exceed an exposure of 0.5 milliroentgen in one hour at any point five centimeters outside the external surface.”–CFR – Code of Federal Regulations Title 21, Part 1020.40, (c) Requirements. SeamarkZM X-ray inspection system emission usually under 0.3 μSv/hr, it’s less than the normal background radiation level. (Note: Normal background radiation is approximately 0.02 mR/hr at sea level and approximately 0.5 mR/hr in a plane at cruising altitude during the day.)
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Registration by Local Agency
Every x-ray inspection systems must be registered with your state or governing agency, SeamarkZM will help you to do the related compliance procedures. For particular regulations in your place, please contact the Radiation Control Agency of the state. They can provide details such as: what is needed for an x-ray inspection, what do they inspect, how long does an inspection take, how often do they inspect, how long does it take to test to the x-ray units and what will be reviewed and how long does it take.
Operation & Safety Training
SeamarkZM can provide operation and radiation safety training at our Shenzhen facility or the customer local place to assist them in maintaining compliance with state and federal radiation safety regulations. For more information about the x-ray inspection system, please contact SeamarkZM which can really understand your application.