Linear Accelerator Parts

Knowing the Ins and Outs of Linac Repairs Part 1

October 23, 2019 Radparts 0

Understanding the complexities of linear accelerators can be rather difficult since these machines are such large, expensive machines. A linear accelerator operates by delivering external beam radiation treatments to patients fighting cancer, but they also include additional imaging systems that are attached such as portal dosimetry or onboard imaging which too add to the complexity.… Read more

LINAC Removal and Disposal Service

September 20, 2019 Radparts 0

Out with the old and in with the new as people always say. Replacing your radiation equipment is a must in the cancer treatment world to better provide quality and efficient services to cancer patients worldwide. If repairs to linear accelerators exceeds the value of the machines, it is best to begin looking at buying… Read more

Pre-planning Linac Maintenance

August 23, 2019 Radparts 0

Medical linear accelerators have continued to make progress through history since the late 1950’s and pave new ways for curing a variety of different cancers that once were not an option to treat. The design of the equipment combines the use of hardware and software that together gives the advantage of precision and overall success… Read more

Techniques Used in Radiation Therapy

July 30, 2019 Radparts 0

The leading cause of death globally remains to be cancer. The word cancer is often used when a person describes how a loved family or friend dies. The first cancer treatments appreciated were introduced in 1895 after the discovery of Xrays. Cancer treatment has continued to progress at an increasing rate each year with new… Read more

Choosing Radparts For Your Linac Needs

June 28, 2019 Radparts 0

Radparts is a unique supplier of OEM replacement parts for linear accelerators and CT scanners.  We partner with Acceletronics who offers a number of services surrounding LINACS including sales of new and refurbished radiation equipment, the servicing of radiation equipment, and a variety of services including relocation and removal of linear accelerators.  This arrangement allows… Read more

Installment Two – The Process of Treating Cancer Using Radiation

November 29, 2018 Radparts 0

In our first installment on treating cancer with radiation we took a look in to exactly what radiation therapy was, how it worked, and how treatment is planned and delivered.  In today’s installment we will look deeper into what patients can and cannot doing during treatment, how long treatment sessions take, what to expect, and… Read more

Replacing Equipment: Age Is Not the Only Factor

October 22, 2018 Radparts 0

There are a number of factors that hospitals, medical facilities, and healthcare organizations must consider before they replace equipment besides age.  Each year companies could potentially waste thousands of assets by focusing solely on the age of their equipment. It wasn’t long ago that healthcare facilities were zealous to add all of the latest surgical… Read more

Radiation Therapy: Equipment Used by Veterinarians

October 5, 2018 Radparts 0

When many of us think of cancer and how it affects us and the lives we lead we are more often than not picturing human patients however, we are not the only ones that affected by cancer.  Today’s post is all about cancer in our pets and how their treatment includes similar treatment plans and… Read more

General Radiotherapy Machines

September 21, 2018 Radparts 0

The most common machine used to distribute external beam radiotherapy treatment is known as a linear accelerator or LINAC for short.  LINAC systems generate high energy x-rays that are carefully aimed at the cancerous tumors.  This process is done with much care given to direct the rays in a manner that does as little harm… Read more

Preventive Maintenance Increases the Lifespan of LINAC Systems

August 23, 2018 Radparts 0

LINAC systems are just one of the methods that facilities use to administer radiotherapy to patients with cancer. The high cost of this technology necessitates that preventive maintenance be routinely undertaken to extend the life span of linear accelerator parts and other radiation oncology equipment. Linear accelerator parts should be serviced to ensure high quality… Read more