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JL Shepherd Mark 1 137Cs Irradiator

Supplier: Nuclear Australia

A&DM are the Australian Representatives for the J L Shepherd range of Irradiators.

Price Guide: POA

JL Shepherd Mark 1 137Cs Irradiator


  • Safety Interlocks on Door and Source Lift Mechanisms
  • Large Cavity, up to 300 mm (Ø) x 350mm (h)
  • Controllable Environment
  • Uses 137Cs (30 yr half life)
  • No frequent dosimetry corrections or costly reloadings
  • Variable Flux (up to 100x)
  • Simple operation - no motors, transmissions or complicated drive mechanisms
  • Fast Source Travel time, no need for time travel corrections
  • Spills do not affect operation, easily cleanable


  • Biological Irradiation of animals in a controlled environment
  • Botanical and Horticultural Irradiation
  • Sterilization of Pharmaceuticals or Medical appliances
  • Radiation Research on materials at High or Cryogenic Temperatures
  • Radiation Chemistry Reactions (systems can be set up in fixed position and allowed to reach equilibrium conditions before exposure to radiation)

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