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Sources for Gauges

Cobalt-60 (Half life: 5.27 years)

The active part is either cobalt-nickel alloy or metallic cobalt encapsulated in stainless steel (KO-33 or KO-36) and sealed by argon arc welding.

Recommended Working Life: 10 years

Quality Control:

Leakage test: Ultrasonic test
Surface contamination test: Ultrasonic test

Special form certificate:

CoS-15HH: H/053/S-96

CoS-22H: H/009/S-96

Type Code Overall Dimensions Maximum Active Dimensions Maximum Equivalent Activity ISO Classification
D [mm] L [mm] d [mm] h [mm] GBq mCi
CoS-15HH 6.4 16 4 4 55.5 1500 C 66646
CoS-16 H 8 13 5 10 74 2000 C 64545
CoS-17 H 8 8 5 5 55.5 1500 C 64545
CoS-18 H 12 24 5 10 74 2000 C 64545
CoS-19 H 12 19 5 5 55.5 1500 C 64545
CoS-21H 6 6 4 4 55.5 1500 C 64545
CoS-22H 5 5 3 3 74 2000 C 64545

Other Radiation Sources

Industrial Sources (Cobalt-60)

Gamma Radiography Sources (Iridium-192)

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