[ RadSafe ] Looking for a small 137-Cs pellet source

dcoble tds.net dcoble at tds.net
Wed Aug 25 05:16:43 CDT 2010

I used to work for a broker that specialized in disposal of sources.  They
may be helpful in providing you with a source at an economically feasible
Contact Ben Sirknen at Ameriphysics.  www.ameriphysics.com or John O'Neil at
Chase Environmental Group, Inc.  www.chaseenv.com.

Good Luck
Douglas Coble
Sevenson Environmental Services, Inc

On Mon, Aug 23, 2010 at 2:31 PM, Thompson, Dewey L <DThompson3 at ameren.com>wrote:

> Looking to see if there is anyone out there with a radioactive source
> pellet they would like to get rid of.  I am looking at purchasing one or
> more 137 Cs sealed pellet source of between 10 and 20 millicuries (370 MBq
> to  740 MBq).  The exact size of the pellets do not matter much, 1/2 inch
> (diameter or less and 1 inch or less in length (12 mm diameter x 25 mm long)
> would be a nice starting point.
> We would pay a negotiated price for the source and pay shipping of course.
>  The obvious point of asking the group if anyone has a spare source is to
> avoid purchase of a new source.  (Anyone have an old pellet source that you
> would like to get rid of without paying the source disposal company????)
> There are no license limitations for us to receive such a source.
> If you have any interest, please call or email me:
> Thanks
> Dewey Thompson
> Staff HP
> Ameren UE - Callaway Nuclear Plant
> P.O. Box 620, Fulton, MO  65251
> DThompson3 at ameren.com
> (314) 225-1061 (voice)
> (573) 676-4484 (FAX)
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