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X-Ray Film recycling weights chart

Please note that the X-Ray film estimated weights might vary depending on the different types of x-ray films and jackets types used in the industry.

X-Ray film weights estimate by stack height: (for standard 14x17 film)
Stack height Description Estimated weight
1 Ft tall Films in jackets  80 lbs
1 Ft tall Films out of jackets 100 lbs
2 Ft tall Films in jackets 160 lbs
2 Ft tall Films out of jackets 200 lbs
4 Ft tall Films in jackets 320 Lbs
4 Ft tall Films out of jackets 400 lbs
6 Ft tall Films in jackets 480 lbs
6 Ft tall Films out of jackets 600 lbs

 

X-Ray film weights estimate by stack height: (for standard 10x12 film)
Stack height Description Estimated weight
1 Ft tall Films in jackets 35 lbs
1 Ft tall Films out of jackets 45 lbs
2 Ft tall Films in jackets 70 lbs
2 Ft tall Films out of jackets 90 lbs
4 Ft tall Films in jackets 140 Lbs
4 Ft tall Films out of jackets 180 lbs
6 Ft tall Films in jackets 210 lbs
6 Ft tall Films out of jackets 270 lbs

X-Ray films weights estimate by boxes
Box Description Estimated weight
E-Z X-Ray storage box Films in jackets 30-40 lbs
E-Z X-Ray storage box Films out of jackets 40-50 lbs
Banker box 650 file x-rays Films in jackets 30-40 lbs
Banker box 650 file x-rays Films out of jackets 40-50 lbs
Banker box Films out of jackets 50-80 Lbs
Standard x-ray films box  (6" thick) Films in jackets 25-40 Lbs
Standard x-ray films box (6" thick) Films out of jackets 40-60 Lbs

 

X-Ray films weights estimate individual films (sheets)
Films size Films per Lb
14X17 12 films for a Lb
14X11 19 films for a Lbs
10X12 23 films for a Lb
10X8 35 films for a Lb
17X7 24 films for a Lb
14X36 (Spine x-ray film) 7 films for a Lb

 

X-Ray films weights estimate by individual jackets with x-ray films*
please note that this is a very rough estimate.
Jacket size Estimated weight
14X17 (fat) 0.5 Lb per jacket.
14X17 (thin) 0.25 Lb per jacket.
10X12 (fat) 0.25 Lb per jacket
10X12 (thin) 0.1 lb per jacket
14X36 (fat) (spinal radiographs) 1 lb per jacket
14X36 (thin) 0.5 lb per jacket

B.W. Recycling, Inc is not responsible for the weights of the x-ray film, as weights of x-ray films vary depending on the type of x ray film, manufacturer and other factors.

Please note that the estimated weights above refers to actual weights x-ray film for recycling and do not represent the amounts of silver contents for recovery in the x-rays.

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