An X-ray application required 35 kV for the x-ray, together with several other voltages for feeding other parts of the equipment (as filament current, anode rotation and other auxiliary). Available space for the power equipment was limited.
Powerbox developed a 35 kV high voltage generator where the input converter also supplied a bus voltage feeding converters for all other loads.
This architecture reduced the number of converters required, which in turn:
- Reduced space requirement, due to fewer converters
- Reduced heat dissipation due to fewer conversion steps, which in turn further reduced space requirement
- Increased system availability due to fewer units involved
- Optimized system cost by reducing both the number of converters and the space required
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