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Main Title Collection of Radium Leak Test Articles.
Author Wood., Valorie ;
CORP Author National Center for Radiological Health, Rockville, Md. Medical and Occupational Radiation Program.
Year Published 1968
Report Number MORP-68-1;
Stock Number PB-178 479
Additional Subjects ( Radium ; Radiation monitors) ; ( Radiation hazards ; Reports) ; Radiation measurement systems ; Health physics instrumentation ; Cryogenics ; Helium ; Containers ; Radioactive waste ; Actinide series ; Collecting methods ; Thorium ; Radon ; Mathematical models ;
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
NTIS  PB-178 479 Some EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. 07/26/2022
Collation 111p
Contents: Apparatus and method for testing radium or thorium capsule seals; Photographic technique for leak testing radium sources; A technique in testing radium sources for leakage; A technique for auto-radiographs of radium containers; A proposed method for radium leak testing by the use of the superfluid properties of helium; A new method for leak-testing sealed sources of radium-226 and thorium-228; Use of autoradiographs to detect defects in radium needles and tubes and inequalities in the distribution of the radium; Testing radium capsules for radon leakage; Radon film badge; Some defects in radium needles - their detection and some consequences; A method for testing radium containers for leakage using the well-type scintillation counter; The examination of radium containers for radon leaks; Methods used for testing radiation sources for leakage and contamination; Simple test for leaking radium sources; Daily leak checking of the entire stock in a radium safe; and An approach to leak testing of sealed radium sources.