[ RadSafe ] IBIS Sr-90 source construction
Ted de Castro
tdc at xrayted.com
Tue May 24 22:39:41 CDT 2016
Well I guess it actually IS true that these days ALL knowledge can be
gotten from Google!
To that end - just to see if - I used the Google search term "IBIS
helicopter blade pressure indicators". While NOT finding EXACTLY the
information you are seeking I did see confirmation that the system uses
Sr-90 sources, and reference to a few procedures for dealing with that,
how much SR-90 they use and that it IS in a readily dispersible form
(from a 1999 accident article) - and that's from just a cursory view of
the first 4 or 5 links.
I wouldn't bet that deeper inspection would not find what you are
seeking or at least a path to that information.
Ted de Castro
On 5/24/2016 2:04 PM, Rees, Brian G wrote:
> Does anybody on the list know the physical form of Sr-90 sources used in helicopter blade pressure indicators?
> Specifically, is it strontium titanate, or some other material with a low solubility?
> Brian Rees
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