Cobalt 60 (Co-60)

Sealed radioactive sources

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EXERTUS® VOX 100 / 400 Source Holder

The successful use of gamma radiography depends on the ability to provide sufficient radiation to penetrate the weld and produce an image of acceptable resolution and contrast on the processed radiographic film.

Cobalt 60 sealed source is also used throughout the industrial radiography industry to detect structural damage to metal parts.  The Co-60 sealed source design, provide a cost-effective alternative meeting or exceeding regulatory requirements for radiation source encapsulations.

The capsules are tested to comply with Special Form Certification, also fully accredited by the IAEA.


Exposure rate at
1 m for 1 Ci in R/h


Steel working thickness
in mm


Co-60 Half-life
in years


Gamma spectrum
in meV