Component of Cobalt 60 radiotherapy machine with variable source to skin distance

Made:
1953-1954 in Cambridge

Winding handle, component of Cobalt 60 radiotherapy machine with variable source to skin distance, originally rated at 400 curies, but later uprated to a nominal 1000 curies, made at Cambridge University Workshops, 1953-'4 and used at Bristol General Hospital, 1955-1984

Details

Category:
Radiomedicine
Object Number:
1985-362 Pt20
type:
component
credit:
Bristol Royal Infirmary