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Constancy test of X-ray equipment

Constancy test of X-ray equipment

As an inspection authority pursuant to the Austria Accreditation Law, TÜV AUSTRIA Medical Technology is an independent and competent partner in the field of constancy tests. Our offer covers all makes of X-ray equipment. We cooperate closely with the Institute of Radiation Protection and Dosimetry in this field.
The tests are performed using our own measuring instruments and phantoms at the intervals specified in ÖNORM S 5241.
As an independent testing authority that does not profit from either sales or the repair and maintenance of X-ray equipment, we guarantee an objective assessment of the systems to be tested.

Your advantages

Your advantages from a cooperation with TÜV AUSTRIA Medical Technology:

  • Profit from our decades of experience in the field of medical engineering, the great expertise of our staff and our cooperation in norms and standards.
  • We cooperate closely with the Institute of Radiation Protection and Dosimetry. This gives you access to an extensive range of services with a single contact person.
  • We are an independent testing authority, profiting from neither the sale nor repair and maintenance of X-ray equipment. We guarantee an objective assessment of the equipment to be tested. We do not have a close or dependent relationship with industry, commerce or authorities and are free from any instructions in our assessments.
  • Thanks to our many years of experience in the healthcare sector, we are familiar with the procedures and can thus perform the tests quickly and smoothly on your premises.
  • Save time and money by combining various types of services - your one-stop solution!
  • Our internationally recognized tests and test certificates are based on quality-assured checklists. This is your guarantee for legal security, and saves time and effort.
  • The measuring and test equipment we use is modern, calibrated regularly and if necessary replaced by the latest equipment on a regular basis.
  • Our nationwide network of service points in Austria helps save your travelling costs.

Target group

Operators of X-ray equipment and systems.

Test procedure/services

  • We will be pleased to prepare a quotation for the services you desire. Following your confirmation of the order, one of our test engineers will contact you to arrange an individual appointment.
  • After arranging an individual appointment, we perform the tests using our own measuring instruments and phantoms at the intervals specified in ÖNORM S 5241.

Statutory and normative principles

The statutory provisions and recognized rules of technology applicable in each case serve as a basis for the constancy test, in particular the following standards and legal regulations:

  • ÖNORM S 5240-2
  • ÖNORM S 5240-5
  • ONR 19524-20
  • IEC 61223-2-6
  • TÜV AUSTRIA checklists
  • Medical Radiation Protection Regulation – MedStrSchV
  • COUNCIL DIRECTIVE 2013/59/EURATOM DES RATES of 5 December 2013 laying down basic safety standards for protection against the dangers arising from exposure to ionising radiation, and repealing Directives 89/618/Euratom, 90/641/Euratom, 96/29/Euratom, 97/43/Euratom and 2003/122/Euratom, Official Journal of the European Union L 13/1
  • Decrees of the responsible regional administrative authorities

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