The Basic Components of a Mobile MRI and Why You Need to Know Them What is a Mobile MRI Scanner? Let’s begin with a brief overview of the MRI mobile unit configuration. A mobile MRI unit is a self-contained suite that houses the scanner, control… Read More »Mobile MRI Scanner Basic Configuration
What is End of Life? When an OEM, such as GE, decides that a system is at the “end of serviceable life,” what they are basically saying is that they will no longer be making parts for that machine. You may have heard this term… Read More »What Does “End of Life” Mean for Your GE MRI Scanner?
The difference between an MRI and an iPhone It’s a common mistake of customers to believe that an MRI is like a computer or iPhone. So, in the world that we have with high-tech electronics, your iPhone gets old and it can’t keep up with… Read More »No, an MRI does not get outdated like an iPhone
What is the importance of refurbishment and testing? A previously owned system will undergo a refurbishment process to be restored to the same quality as a new system using original parts, test equipment and procedures. Service coverage, including things like installation, warranty, applications training and… Read More »Importance of Refurbishment and Testing
In the beginning Original intent as a company was to be the company behind other companies. When companies said, “I can do this,” we worked behind the scenes to make it happen. And we made it happen on specific types of equipment, MRIs, CTs, specifically… Read More »The History and Evolution of SWMR
Anyone who services and works around MRI’s is used to hearing a chirping sound day after day. That sound is your MRI working 24 hours a day 7 days a week. Have you ever stopped to think about what the significance of it is? The… Read More »What is cold head and why is it important to the MRI
How are parts refurbished? Coil Refurbishment Process When a used coil come is it typically has cosmetic paint and fiberglass issued. To refurbish the part the coil electronics are removed and placed in static bags. The technician applies replacement fiberglass that has been sanded smooth,… Read More »Coil Refurbishment Process
Commonly Asked Questions What is a cold head? Inside the MRI is a cooling system containing liquid helium keeping the magnet cool. When the helium is exposed to increased temperatures is turns from liquid to gas. Inside of this cooling system is a part called… Read More »Cold Head FAQs