Ir-192 After-loading Sources for Brachytherapy
Half life: 73.827days.
Principal Technical Specifications: Iridium metal wire is irradiated in nuclear reactor and then sealed in stainless steel capsule by argon-arc welding. The capsule is welded with flexible stainless steel wire rope holder.
Application: high dose rate after-loading equipment for the treatment of intra-cavitary and interstitial cancers.