Iridium is also used throughout the industrial radiography industry to detect structural damage to metal parts. QSA Global, Inc.’s SENTINEL Ir-192 radioisotope sources are used to perform industrial gamma radiography on materials such as castings, forgings, and weld defects.
- Gamma Energy Range : 206-612 keV
- Steel Thickness : 0.39 in-3.54 in (10 mm to 90 mm)
- Radioisotope Output : At 1 m per Ci (37 GBq): 0.48 R/hr (4.80 mSv/hr)
At 1 ft per Ci (37 GBq): 5.2 R/hr (52.0 mSv/hr)
- Half-Life : 74 days
- Special Form Certification: USA/0392/S-96, USA/0179/S-96