Gamma Irradiation Facility (GIF)

Sandia National Laboratory,



Institution
Sandia National Laboratory
Name
Gamma Irradiation Facility (GIF)
Building
GIF at TA-V
Gamma Irradiations
Secondary Type
Hot Cells
Tertiary Type
Advanced Instrumentation and Controls
Core Functions
Co-60 irradiation has 137kCi of Co-60 (2014) in 18' deep pool of DI water.
Unique Functions
Test objects at the GIF can be as large as tanks or as small as microchips.
Hotwork Facilities
No Hotwork Facilities Defined
Support Equipment
No Support Equipment Defined
Radiological Limit
>1R/hr @ 30cm
Materials Allowed
beta/gamma only
Sample Encapsulation
No Sample Encapsulation Defined
Atmosphere
No Atmosphere Defined
Commissioning Date
2001
Recent Upgrade
No Recent Upgrade Defined
RAM License
Department of Energy
License End Date
2099
Docket Number
0
User Facility
No
GAIN Partner
No
NSUF Partner
Yes
NE Use Percentage
No NE Use Percentage Defined
Utilization Hours
No Utilization Hours Defined
Number Of Users
No Number Of Users Defined
Number Of Staff
No Number Of Staff Defined
Point Of Contact
Don Hanson
Website URL
http://www.sandia.gov/research/facilities/gamma_irradiation_facility.html
Date Of Data
August 8, 2017