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OverviewThe Ignis type irradiator is self-contained, dry source storage Category I. equipment. The irradiator in which the sealed sources are completely enclosed in a dry container constructed from solid materials and shielded at all times.

Operation – The fixed sources are in cylindrical arrangement in the centre of the equipment and shielded by lead. The pneumatic hoist system moves down the product to the middle of the source cage and raises it up after operation. During irradiation the sample holder canister can be rotated to enhance the homogeneity of the irradiation field.  The equipment can be operated automatically by a PLC system.

Technical specifications

 Source Details

 Sealed Source


 Maximum Activity

888 TBq (24 kCi)

 Source Type

CoS-44 HH-N

 Source Dimensions

Ø11 x 220 mm

 Source Cage Type


 Source Cage Capacity

48 pcs

 Radiation Details

 Maximum Central Dose Rate

10 kGy/h

 Dose Uniformity (Max)

± 20%

 Maximum External Dose Rate

 (5 cm from surface)

25 μSv/h

(2 mR/h)

 Product Configurations

 Canister Volume

5 litre

 Canister Dimensions (Inside)

Ø150 x 270 mm

 Irradiator Dimensions

 Height x Width x Depth

3.2 x 1.4 x 1 m

 Floor Loading Area

1.4 m2

 Total weight

9000 kg


ApplicationThe irradiator is a multipurpose equipment to be utilized mainly for irradiation of medical products or other research goods in maximum 5 litre volume.

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