The RS 3400 x-ray blood irradiator

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Simultaneously Irradiates Six Blood Products, in 5 minutes, with Excellent Dose Uniformity and Reliability.

Powered by QUASTAR® Technology in the RS 3400

The RS 3400 is a medical device (FDA 510k), which uses X-rays when the irradiation of blood products for Graft Versus Host Disease (GVHD) is indicated. This irradiator is a direct replacement for Cesium irradiators and has no security, shielding disposal, or NRC site license requirements.

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Patented rotator holds 1 to 6 blood product canisters or syringe holders that circulate around the QUASTAR® X-ray Source providing excellent dose uniformity.

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Cycle time for 25 Gy center dose is less than 5 minutes.

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Direct replacement for Cesium irradiators.

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1 Single X-ray Power Supply and QUASTAR® emitter that run
at less than 80% of maximum power providing for increased longevity.

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Six 1 liter canisters for conveniently loading a variety of blood products (whole blood, platelets, & syringes) in the same cycle.

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Mounted on wheels for easy installation.

The RS 3400 is US-FDA cleared and CE marked.

QUASTAR® Technology

Like a quasar, the most potent X-ray source in the universe, the Rad Source QUASTAR® proprietary emitter technology produces high output X-ray radiation efficiently and reliably for a wide variety of irradiation applications. Uniquely capable of creating more X-rays per unit power, QUASTAR® is only available from Rad Source Technologies, Inc. Another feature of the QUASTAR® is that it is easily replaceable and repairable. All Rad Source devices are made in the USA.

Safety and Quality

  • All irradiators receive a quality inspection, dose map, and radiation survey prior to shipment and again at installation.
  • All Rad Source irradiators are manufactured as cabinet X-ray devices and conform to the radiation safety guidelines in US CFR 1020.40.
  • Available for purchase: Barcode Scanner, Syringe Holders, Extra Canisters, and Phantoms.

Specifications

Dimensions:

Height – 68″
Width – 34″
Depth – 36″

Electrical Requirements:

Single phase, 50/60Hz, 208-240VAC, 30A [L1,L2/N, GND]

Cooling System:

Self-contained On-board cooling system. No external water connections required.

Irradiation Guidelines:

USA (FDA): 15Gy min./25 Gy central/50 Gy max.

Europe (EDQM & UK (BCSH): 25 Gy min./50 Gy max.

Weight:

862kg (1,900 lbs)

Just a few users of the RS 3400

  • OREGON HEALTH and SCIENCE
  • LIFESTREAM BLOOD CENTER
  • CANCER TREATMENT CENTERS of AMERICA
  • MEMORIAL BLOOD CENTERS
  • PINNACLE HEALTH
  • GRADALIS Inc.
  • INSTITUTE for TRANSFUSION MEDICINE
  • CHILDREN’S Hospital of ALABAMA
  • MEMORIAL Hospital
  • ONEBLOOD
  • AVERA McKENNEN Hospital
  • UCSF (Mission Bay Hosp)
  • St. THOMAS Health System
  • YORK Hospital (Wellspan)
  • SUN COAST Blood Bank
  • MIDLAND MEDICAL CENTER
  • NORTHSHORE UNIVERSITY HEALTHSYSTEM
  • UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON
  • UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA
  • OKLAHOMA BLOOD INSTITUTE
  • COMMUNITY BLOOD CENTERS
  • CHRISTIANA HEALTHCARE
  • AMERICAN RED CROSS – St. Louis, Mo
  • VALLEY CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL
  • AMERICAN RED CROSS – Ft. Wayne, IN   
  • SACRED HEART Hospital
  • EMORY UNIVERSITY
  • WALTER REED NATIONAL MILITARY MEDICAL CENTER
  • AMERICAN RED CROSS – Pomona, CA  
  • UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA
  • BEN TAUBE HOSPITAL – HARRIS COUNTY HEALTH
  • STORMONT VAIL HOSPITAL
  • LUKE’S MEDICAL CENTER
  • RADY CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL
  • UC SAN DIEGO  
  • AMERICAN RED CROSS – Oakland, CA
  • ORLANDO HEALTH
  • PALMETTO HEALTH
  • CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL of COLORADO
  • BARNES JEWISH HOSPITAL
  • BARNES JEWISH HOSPITAL
  • LAHEY HOSPITAL
  • LANCASTER GENERAL HOSP.
  • AMERICAN RED CROSS – Detroit
  • TEXAS CHILDREN’S HOSP. AT TMC
  • EISENHOWER ARMY MED. CTR.
  • ARNOLD PALMER CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL
  • Mt. SINAI HOSPITAL
  • V C U  MEDICAL CENTER
  • American Red Cross – Portland
  • American Red Cross – Cleveland
  • HIGHLAND PARK (NorthShore) Hospital
  • CHRIST HOSPITAL
  • MEMORIAL SLOAN KETTERING CANCER CENTER
  • MEMORIAL SLOAN KETTERING CANCER CENTER
  • UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA HOSPITAL
  • PROVIDENCE HOSPITAL
  • MORRISTOWN HOSPITAL
  • American Red Cross in Great Falls, MT
  • American Red Cross in Dallas, TX
  • ARKANSAS CHILDREN’S Hospital
  • FRANCIS HOSPITAL
  • NY BLOOD CENTER
  • JOHNSON CITY MEDICAL CENTER (Mountain States Healthcare)
  • American Red Cross in Boston, MA
  • AMERICAN RED CROSS – (Ashley) NE PA
  • AMERICAN RED CROSS – (Johnstown) NW PA  
  • AMERICAN RED CROSS – St. Paul MN
  • LIFESTREAM (United Blood Services)
  • LIFESERVE in Sioux City, IA.  
  • AMERICAN RED CROSS – Omaha NE
  • THE BLOOD CONNECTION
  • VANDERBILT UNIVERSITY
  • VANDERBILT UNIVERSITY
  • AMERICAN RED CROSS – Yakima, WA
  • MEDSTAR WASHINGTON Hospital
  • UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN
  • NORTHWESTERN U. Central DuPage Hospital
  • CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL of Seattle, WA.  
  • RUSH UNIVERSITY MEDICAL Ctr.
  • TEXAS CHILDREN’S Hospital
  • WILCOX MEDICAL CENTER
  • MEDSTAR GEORGETOWN UNIV. Hosp.
  • OUR LADY OF THE LAKE Regional Medical Ctr.
  • VIA CHRISTI – ST. FRANCIS Hospital
  • AMERICAN RED CROSS – Farmington, CT
  • AMERICAN RED CROSS – Durham, NC
  • U of CALIFORNIA – BENIOFF OAKLAND CHILDREN’S Hospital
  • AMERICAN RED CROSS – Charlotte NC
  • AMERICAN RED CROSS – Salt Lake City,  UT
  • WESLEY MEDICAL CENTER Hospital
  • AMERICAN RED CROSS – Norfolk, VA  
  • AMERICAN RED CROSS – Boston (Dedham), MA
  • UNIVERSITY of MARYLAND MEDICAL CENTER
  • HENDRICK HEALTHCARE
  • STAMFORD HOSPITAL
  • WESTCHESTER MEDICAL CENTER
  • BELLEVUE HOSPITAL
  • NORTHWELL – LENOX HILL HOSPITAL

What our users have to say:

The performance of the RS 3400 has been great. The staff have not had any issues using the irradiator. Very simple to operate and user friendly. I would purchase another RS 3400 and would recommend this product. Great conpany to work with.

Greg Early

Blood Bank Manager, Children's Hospital of Alabama