Industrial Gauging & Analysis Sealed Radioactive Sources.

 

QSA Global, Inc. has over 60 years' experience as the industry leader developing and manufacturing sealed radioactive sources for industrial gauging and analysis. Our industrial sources are designed for numerous gauging applications including density, level, coal, and cement analysis.

QSA Global, Inc.'s sealed radioactive source capsules are available in many different sizes and activities to meet your specific needs.

Isotope Radiation Type Application Activity Range
Am-241 / Be Neutron Source Neutron Backscatter, Level, PGNAA Mineral & Moisture Analysis, Calibration 1 mCi-20 Ci
(37 MBq-740 GBq)
Am-241 Low Energy Gamma Source Fill Height, Thickness Gauging, Phase Analysis, Calibration 1 mCi-5 Ci
(37 MBq-185 GBq)
Cf-252 Neutron Neutron Backscatter, Level, PGNAA Mineral & Moisture Analysis 1 µg-5 mg
(20 MBq-1000 GBq)
Cs-137 High Energy Gamma Source Level, Density, Multi-Point Density Arrays, Calibration 1 mCi-10 Ci
(37 MBq - 370 GBq)
Co-60 High Energy Gamma Source Level, Density, Calibration 100 mCi-10 Ci
(3.7 GBq-370 GBq)
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Industrial Sealed Radioactive Sources FAQs

 
  • What type of gauges are your sealed radioactive sources compatible with?

    QSA Global, Inc.'s sealed radioactive 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 sealed source by serial number, model number, capsule code, or product code?

    With over 60 years of historical disposal knowledge working with various manufacturers and gauge models worldwide, QSA Global, Inc. can easily identify and verify your sealed 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 sources and gauges legally.

  • I am not sure what size source 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.

  • Are your sources Special Form or Normal Form?

    QSA Global, Inc.’s sources are Special Form and we offer exceptional regulatory support.

     

  • Can Cf-252 sources be used for coal and cement analysis?

    Yes, QSA Global, Inc. offers coal and cement analysis sealed radioactive Cf-252 sources in any activity. Two of the most common sizes are 19 µg and 29 µg.

  • How can I find a replacement 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 ship internationally?

    QSA Global, Inc. can ship domestically and internationally. We have a global network of export specialists that provide transport expertise when you are facing challenging logistical issues.

    Our Type A containers are available for rent to help you send your devices to us quickly and easily. We can also arrange clearance at US destination ports to help prevent transport delays.

  • Can you help me recycle/dispose of old sealed sources?

    Yes, we offer disposition services for old or unwanted radioactive sources.

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QSA Global, Inc.'s  Am-241 / Be, Am-241, Cf-252, Cs-137, and Co-60 industrial sealed source capsules are available in many different sizes and activities to meet your specific needs for Gauging, Calibration, Coal, and Cement Analysis.

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Disposition Services.

Radioactive materials 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 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.