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Model 575

Model 575 Extra large beam width phantom for transducers with high penetration



Description and specifications:


The phantom is 12 cm wide, 24 cm high and 4 cm deep. At the scanning surface the inside of the box is 14 cm wide.


The surface is covered with a protective plate of 0,5 mm PE, that allows transmission of Ultrasound. 


The phantom contains:


23 single threads for 30-40 dB axial and lateral resolution.


5 groups of 6 single threads for 6 dB lateral resolutions.


Attenuation of background material 0,5 dB * cm * MHz. Tolerance see data sheet.


Sound speed of background material 1540 m/sec. Tolerance see data sheet.


All threads consists of 1 nylon filaments 0,1 mm Ø.


Outer dimensions: 18 cm  * 9,5 cm * 30 cm


Weight: 4 kg




Once every month inspect the phantom.

The surface must always be covered with 1/2 - 1 cm preservative fluid.  Fluid that disappears by desiccation should be replaced by distilled water.

Once every 3 month replace the preservative fluid.

Please notice that the lid may not be 100 % tight. Drain fluid off before transportation, but never let it stay dry more than a few days.

The phantom will not stand frost. Safe storage temperature: 0 - 45 degrees Celsius.



Prescription for preservative fluid:

   906 ml Distilled Water

   94 ml Glycerol (85 %) or 65 g PEG MW400

   5 g  Acnibio OCS

   1 g Citric ascid