Industrial Gauging & Analysis Sealed Radioactive Sources

Analysis - Radioactive Sources

QSA Global, Inc. has over 60 years of experience as the industry leader developing and manufacturing sealed radioactive sources for industrial gauging and analysis. Our industrial sources are designed for numerous gauging applications including density, level, coal, and cement analysis.

QSA Global, Inc.’s sealed radioactive source capsules are available in many different sizes and activities to meet your specific needs.

Americium-Beryllium (AmBe) Industrial Neutron Sources

QSA Global, Inc. manufactures Americium-Beryllium (AmBe) sealed neutron sources for industrial gauging and analysis applications worldwide. Our AmBe sealed sources are double encapsulated in stainless steel components and designed to withstand harsh industrial environments.

IsotopeRadiation TypeApplicationActivity Range
Am-241 / BeNeutron SourceNeutron Backscatter, Level, PGNAA Mineral & Moisture Analysis, Calibration1 mCi-20 Ci
(37 MBq-740 GBq)
Am-241Low Energy Gamma SourceFill Height, Thickness Gauging, Phase Analysis, Calibration1 mCi-5 Ci
(37 MBq-185 GBq)

Californium-252 (Cf-252) Industrial Neutron Sources

QSA Global, Inc. manufactures premium quality Californium (Cf-252) sealed neutron sources for industrial gauging, analysis, and calibration applications. We have a long history, spanning several decades, designing and manufacturing custom Cf-252 neutron sources for many coal/cement cross-belt analyzer companies worldwide, including Thermo Fisher®, DFMC®, SABIA®, Scantech®, and Gamma Metrics®.

Our Cf-252 neutron sources are single or double encapsulated in stainless steel components and available in many different sizes and activities to meet your specific needs.

Radiation Type:Neutron Source
Measurement:Neutron Backscatter, Level, PGNAA Mineral Analysis, Calibration
Standard Activity RangeUp to 3 mg (1.6 Ci / 60 GBq)
Neutron OutputUp to 6.9 X 109 n/s
Half-Life (T1/2)2.645 Years
ISO/ANSI StandardISO 2919/ANSI N43.6

Cesium-137 (Cs-137) Industrial Gamma Sources

QSA Global, Inc. manufactures high-energy gamma Cesium-137 (Cs-137) sealed sources for industrial level gauging, density gauging, multi-point density arrays, and calibration applications worldwide.

Our industrial Cs-137 sealed sources are double, triple, or quadruple encapsulated utilizing stainless steel components and designed to withstand harsh environments.

Radiation TypeHigh Energy Gamma Source
MeasurementLevel, Density, Multi-Point Density Arrays, Calibration
Standard Activity Range1 mCi – 10 Ci (37 MBq – 370 GBq)
EncapsulationDouble, Triple, or Quadruple Encapsulated Stainless Steel
Half-Life (T1/2)30.17 years
Recommended Working Life15 years

Cobalt-60 (Co-60) Industrial Gamma Sources

QSA Global, Inc. manufactures high-energy gamma Cobalt-60 (Co-60) sealed sources for industrial level gauging, density gauging, and calibration testing applications worldwide. Our industrial Co-60 sealed sources are double or triple encapsulated utilizing stainless steel components and designed to withstand harsh environments.

Radiation Type:Gamma Source
Measurement:Level Gauging, Density Gauging, Calibration
Standard Activity Range100 mCi-10 Ci
(3.7 GBq-370 GBq)
EncapsulationDouble and Triple Encapsulated Stainless Steel
Half-Life (T1/2)5.27  years
Recommended Working Life:15 years