[ RadSafe ] cesium 137 check source rate

William Lipton doctorbill34 at gmail.com
Wed Aug 18 11:35:36 CDT 2010

I question the wisdom of handling a source without proper survey
instruments.  The source could be mislabeled.  Even worse, it could be
leaking, in which case you've contaminated yourself and your facility by

Bill Lipton
It's not about dose, it's about trust.

On Wed, Aug 18, 2010 at 4:21 AM, Harley Vance <harleyvance at ymail.com> wrote:

> I just got a cesium 10 microcurie test source in the mail, and I haven't
> gotten my geiger counter yet.
> My question is, what is the approximate rate of radiation at the surface of
> the disc?
> It is blue and I believe it is encased in some kind of epoxy.
> Thanks!
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