Cesium-137 (Cs-137) Industrial Gamma Sources.

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QSA Global, Inc. manufactures high-energy gamma Cesium-137 (Cs-137) sealed sources for industrial level gauging, density gauging, multi-point density arrays, and calibration applications worldwide.

Our industrial Cs-137 sealed sources are double, triple, or quadruple encapsulated utilizing stainless steel components and designed to withstand harsh environments.

Radiation Type High Energy Gamma Source
Measurement Level, Density, Multi-Point Density Arrays, Calibration
Standard Activity Range 1 mCi – 10 Ci (37 MBq – 370 GBq)
Encapsulation Double, Triple, or Quadruple Encapsulated Stainless Steel
Half-Life (T1/2) 30.17 years
Recommended Working Life 15 years

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Industrial Cs-137 X38 Hero

Industrial Cs-137 Source Design

 

QSA Global, Inc. has over 60 years of experience developing and manufacturing Cs-137 sealed sources for industrial gauging and calibration applications. We have many capsule designs available to meet your specifications. The following are our most popular high-energy gamma Cs-137 industrial sealed sources. 

Capsule Code: X38

US Model #: CDC.700, CDC.711M
Activity 1 mCi-10 Ci
(37 MBq-370 GBq)
Dimensions Ø0.50 in x 0.76 in
(Ø12.8 mm x 19.3 mm)
Double Encapsulated 316L Stainless Steel
Special Form Certificate USA/0703/S-96, USA/0363/S-96
ISO/ANSI Rating C66646

Capsule Code: X8

US Model #: CDC.800
Activity 1 mCi–300 mCi
(37 MBq-11.1 GBq)
Dimensions Ø0.24 in x 0.32 in
(Ø6.1 mm x 8.3 mm)
Double Encapsulated 316L Stainless Steel
Special Form Certificate USA/0634/S-96
ISO/ANSI Rating C66546

Capsule Code: X9

US Model #: CDC.93
Activity 500 mCi–3 Ci
(18.5 GBq-111 GBq)
Dimensions Ø0.32 in x 0.48 in
(Ø8.1 mm x 12.3 mm)
Double Encapsulated 316L Stainless Steel
Special Form Certificate USA/0640/S-96
ISO/ANSI Rating C66646

Capsule Code: X2016

US Model #: CDC.700
Activity 1 mCi–300 mCi
(37 MBq-11.1 GBq)
Dimensions Ø0.32 in x 0.48 in
(Ø8.1 mm x 12.3 mm)
Double Encapsulated 316L Stainless Steel
Special Form Certificate USA/0703/S-96
ISO/ANSI Rating C66646

Capsule Code: X9084

US Model #: CDC.711M
Activity 1 mCi-10 Ci
(37 MBq-370 GBq)
Dimensions Ø0.61 in x 0.91 in
(Ø15.6 mm x 23.2 mm)
Triple or
Quadruple Encapsulated
304L Stainless Steel
Special Form Certificate USA/0774/S-96
ISO/ANSI Rating 97C66646

Capsule Code: X9092

US Model #: CDC.HT
Activity 1 mCi–3 Ci
(37 MBq-111 GBq)
Dimensions Ø0.50 in x 0.76 in
(Ø12.8 mm x 19.3 mm)
Double Encapsulated High-Temperature Alloy
Special Form Certificate USA/0789/S-96
ISO/ANSI Rating 97CXX646
(X=1175°C, X= 60,000 psi)

Manufactured for continuous use up to 550°C

Worldwide Cs-137 Delivery

 

QSA Global, Inc. provides many options for loading and shipping Cs-137 sealed sources worldwide, including:

  • We will ship your Cs-137 sealed sources in our Type A transport containers. You can return the container to us or purchase it for continual use.
  • You can ship your empty Type A source containers to us. We will fill your container with your new Cs-137 sealed sources and send the container back to you.
  • You can send your empty gauges to us. We will load your gauges with Cs-137 sealed sources and send them back to you or dropship them directly to your customers to save you time and logistics costs. When we drop ship to your customers, our regulatory support team works with your customers to complete all required paperwork to successfully transport the gauges to your customers. We can also arrange clearance at US destination ports to help prevent transport delays when shipping internationally.
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Industrial Cs-137 FAQs

 
  • What type of gauges are your industrial Cs-137 sealed sources compatible with?

    QSA Global, Inc.'s Cs-137 sealed sources are offered in a wide variety of sizes and activities, and there are options compatible with all gauge manufacturers. Some of the most common gauge manufacturers we work with are:

    • Vega (Ohmart)
    • Thermo Fisher
    • Berthold
    • Endress & Hauser
  • I'm looking for an Amersham or AEA Technology source. Can you help me?

    QSA Global, Inc. was formerly known as Amersham Corporation and AEA Technology, among others. We are the original equipment manufacturer of Am-241 / Be, Am-241, Cf-252, Cs-137, and Co-60 industrial sealed radioactive sources.

  • Can I look up my industrial Cs-137 source by serial number, model number, capsule code, or product code?

    With our extensive knowledge working with various manufacturers and gauge models worldwide, QSA Global, Inc. can easily identify and verify your sealed Cs-137 sources.

    Specifically, we have a comprehensive database of source manufacture dates, SSDRs, source certificates, and serial numbers to identify what radioactive source is inside your gauges and provide the special form certifications required to transport your Cs-137 sources and gauges legally.

  • What Cs-137 source size do I need?

    QSA Global, Inc. provides technical guidance on the capsule dimensions, interface, assembly, and specific handling features based on your preferences and needs.  We can help replace an old source or design a new source for your application.

  • What options are available for Cs-137 transport?

    QSA Global, Inc. provides many options for loading and shipping Cs-137 sealed sources worldwide, including:

    • We will ship your Cs-137 sealed sources in our Type A transport containers. You can return the container to us or purchase it for continual use.
    • You can ship your empty Type A source containers to us. We will fill your container with your new Cs-137 sealed sources and send the container back to you.
    • You can send your empty gauges to us. We will load your gauges with Cs-137 sealed sources and send them back to you or dropship them directly to your customers to save you time and logistics costs. When we drop ship to your customers, our regulatory support team works with your customers to complete all required paperwork to successfully transport the gauges to your customers. We can also arrange clearance at US destination ports to help prevent transport delays when shipping internationally.
  • Are your Cs-137 sources Special Form or Normal Form?

    QSA Global, Inc.’s  Cs-137 high-energy gamma sources are Special Form and we offer exceptional regulatory support.

  • How can I find a replacement Cs-137 source?

    Simply provide us with the serial number, U.S. model number, Special Form Certificate (SFC), or product code and we can match this to the replacement source you need.  

    Don't have that information handy? QSA Global, Inc. has a comprehensive database of source manufacture dates, SSDRs, source certificates, and serial numbers to identify what radioactive source is inside your gauges and provide the special form certifications required to transport your sources and gauges legally.

  • Can you help me recycle/dispose of old Cs-137 sources?

    Yes. QSA Global, Inc. offers disposition services for old or unwanted Cs-137 sealed sources.

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QSA Global, Inc.'s industrial Cs-137 sealed sources are available in many different sizes and activities.  Our multi-disciplined technical experts are here to help you find the right Cs-137 for your level, density, multi-point density arrays, or calibration gauging applications.  

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Disposition Services.

Industrial Cs-137 sealed sources that are no longer required must be transferred to a licensed recipient for final disposition. QSA Global, Inc. can provide all the services needed for the disposition of your sealed Cs-137 sources.

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Formerly known as Amersham Corporation and AEA Technology, QSA Global, Inc. is the original equipment manufacturer of Am-241, Am-241/Be, Cf-252, Cs-137, and Co-60 industrial sealed radioactive sources.