[ RadSafe ] Removal of Cs-137 source from an old irradiator
royherren2005 at yahoo.com
Mon Aug 15 16:42:42 CDT 2011
The very best deal to be had for disposal of these types of items can be found
at Off-Site Source Recovery Project, OSRP, http://osrp.lanl.gov/. The cost to
your facility will be minimal, that is if there is any cost at all.
From: "DrDonRhodes at cs.com" <DrDonRhodes at cs.com>
To: radsafe at health.phys.iit.edu
Sent: Mon, August 15, 2011 2:35:30 PM
Subject: Re: [ RadSafe ] Removal of Cs-137 source from an old irradiator
I had a similar problem 25 years ago involving 200 curies of Co-60
in an experimental device which I designed and built. I had a complete set
of drawings, but I did not try to remove the sources.
I got a type B shipping container from Chem Nuclear Systems, loaded
the device, mixed and poured in concrete and shipped for disposal.
This is expensive and does not help you much.
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