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TUNGSTEN VIAL SHIELDS

Lightweight unbreakable shield providing maximum protection. The smooth polished surface of the tungsten alloy is easy to keep clean or sterilise. Designed to accommodate reagent vials from most kit manufacturers. Removable screw top has a dished opening to expose vial septum. The vial top is held firmly against the septum opening by an internal spring.

Material Specifications

Tungsten pot and lid: Tungsten 90% plus Ni and Cu Balanced

Spring: Compression – BS 1726 PT 1 (2002) Stainless Steel

Insert: Plastic

Cap: Plastic with lead disc (2BT.TVPC ONLY)

Code Description Cap Type Wall Thickness
2BT-TVPC Tungsten Vial Shield Plastic Cap (Lead Insert) 3mm
2BT-TVST Tungsten Vial Shield Tungsten Swivel Top 3mm
2BT-TVST6 Tungsten Vial Shield Tungsten Swivel Top 6mm
2BT-TVE Elution Vial Shields Plastic Cap (Lead Insert) 6mm

STAINLESS STEEL VIAL SHIELDS

New universal shield. Stainless steel exterior, white coated interior. Two large lead glass windows set at 180°. Removable screw base contains spring to hold vial against top orifice. Supplied with plastic cup to hold small diameter vials centrally against orifice. Push-on plastic cap with lead insert provides complete shielding and protects vial septum.

• Overall height: 90.0mm

• Overall diameter: 41.0mm

• Internal diameter: 27.5mm

• Weight: 700g

• Minimum Pb. shielding: 6mm

• Pb glass windows: 56mm long x 9.5mm wide x 5mm thick.

Code Description
203 Stainless Steel Vial Shield

DOUBLE WINDOWED VIAL SHIELDS

New universal tungsten vial shield with outer acrylic window protection. Two large lead glass windows set at 180°. Base contains spring to hold vial against top orifice. Supplied with plastic cup to hold small diameter vials centrally against orifice. Push-on plastic cap with lead insert provides complete shielding and protects vial septum.

Code Description
2BT-TVSW3 Double Windowed Vial Shield, 3mm Tungsten, 3mm overall, 83mm h x Ø 55mm
2BT-TVSW6 Double Windowed Vial Shield, 6mm Tungsten, 6mm overall, 93mm h x Ø 75mm

YTTRIUM-90 ZEVALIN REACTION VIAL SHIELD

Code Description
2053-607 Vial Shield, Y-90, Reaction, 10ml

Y-90 Zevalin mixing and dose drawing is performed using a 10ml reaction vial supplied by IDEC in the Zevalin kit. This shield is designed to fit that specific vial, and to attenuate beta and bremsstrahlung radiation associated with yttrium-90. The shield’s top and bottom are threaded and knurled to allow quick insertion and removal of vials with minimal hand exposure. The top cover incorporates a septum access aperture with a pivoting shield to further reduce exposure.

 

Lead and aluminium construction attenuates beta and bremsstrahlung radiation

Inside height and diameter sized specifically for Y-90 reaction vial

Pivoting aperture cover for quick and convenient access to vial septum

Removable top and bottom to minimize exposure during vial transfer

Dimensions: 2.2Øx3.2" H (56x81mm)

Inside Dimensions: 1.06Øx 2" H (40x 51mm)

Shielding:

– Cylinder: 0.5" thick (13mm) lead and 0.06" thick (1.5mm) aluminium

– Bottom End Cap: 0.5" thick (13mm) lead and 0.06" thick (1.5mm) aluminium

– Top End Cap: 0.25" thick (6.4mm) lead

– Cover: 0.31" thick (7.9mm) lead, 0.06" thick (1.5mm) aluminium

Weight: 3.9lb (1.8kg)