Sealed Radioactive Source, Americium
Product Code : JLI-PLE-10573
The foil is further protected from accidental damage by a wire gauze cap over the open window’ of the mount. The active material is enclosed in metal foil fixed in a cylindrical mount provided with a stem of 4mm diameter. The nature and strength of each source is clearly engraved on its mount and it is also colour coded for identification. Each is supplied in a small lead castle’ in a suitably labelled MDF storage box 100 x 75 x 65mm high. A data sheet is enclosed with each.
5μCi (185 kBq) of Americium241 incorporated in a silver-palladium disc which transmits a substantial proportion of the alpha particles and a small amount of low energy gamma emission.
• Half-life: 458 years
• Colour code: Brown
• Emissions: α and γDownload as Pdf