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 UNIVERSITY – OR
  • LIFESTREAM BLOOD CENTER – CA
  • CANCER TREATMENT CENTERS of AMERICA – PA
  • MEMORIAL BLOOD CENTERS – MN
  • PINNACLE HEALTH – PA
  • GRADALIS Inc. -TX
  • INSTITUTE for TRANSFUSION MEDICINE – IL
  • CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL OF ALABAMA – AL
  • MEMORIAL HOSP OF HOLLYWOOD – FL
  • ONEBLOOD UNIT #1 – FL
  • AVERA McKENNEN HOSPITAL – SD
  • UCSF (Mission Bay Hosp) – CA
  • St. THOMAS HEALTH SYSTEM – TN
  • YORK Hospital (WELLSPAN) -PA
  • SUN COAST BLOOD BANK – FL
  • MIDLAND MEDICAL CENTER -TX
  • NORTHSHORE UNIVERSITY HEALTH SYSTEM – IL
  • UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON – WA
  • UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA SAN DIEGO UNIT #1 – CA
  • OKLAHOMA BLOOD INSTITUTE – OK
  • COMMUNITY BLOOD CENTERS – KS
  • CHRISTIANA HEALTHCARE – DE
  • AMERICAN RED CROSS – UNIT #1 – MO
  • VALLEY CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL 
  • AMERICAN RED CROSS – UNIT #2 – IN
  • SACRED HEART HOSPITAL – FL
  • EMORY UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL – GA
  • WALTER REED NATIONAL MILITARY MEDICAL CENTER – DC 
  • AMERICAN RED CROSS – UNIT #3 – CA
  • UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA – NC
  • BEN TAUBE HOSPITAL – HARRIS COUNTY HEALTH -TX
  • STORMONT VAIL HOSPITAL – KS
  • LUKE’S MEDICAL CENTER – MO 
  • RADY CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL – CA
  • UC SAN DIEGO UNIT #2 – CA
  • AMERICAN RED CROSS – UNIT #4 – CA
  • ORLANDO HEALTH – FL
  • PALMETTO HEALTH – SC
  • CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL of COLORADO – CO
  • BARNES JEWISH HOSPITAL UNIT #1 – MO
  • BARNES JEWISH HOSPITAL UNIT #2 -MO
  • LAHEY HOSPITAL – MA
  • LANCASTER GENERAL HOSP. – PA
  • AMERICAN RED CROSS – UNIT #5 – MI
  • TEXAS CHILDREN’S HOSP AT TMC – TX 

 

 

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