Research

Technical Associates, a division of US Nuclear Corp has a working relationship with several of the 17 National Laboratories in the U.S. An outgrowth of the immense investment in scientific research initiated by the U.S. Government during World War II, the National Laboratories have served as the leading institutions for scientific innovation in the United States for more than seventy years.

MODEL

DESCRIPTION

High-Range Submersible Monitors. Digital. Portable. 5 decades. Reads 0.1 to 10,0000 R/hr. The electronic package is a lightweight, waterproof, 6 AA cell operated, solid-state, and MOSFET is driven (Model CP-MU) coupled to specific ion chamber detectors for use monitoring reactor core and fuel pool and their components. Gamma and Neutron detection use a proportional detector.

CP-MU-GN) High-Range Submersible Monitors. Four Linear Ranges:

  • CP-MU-D1 - (GAMMA) High Range
  • CP-MU-D100 - GAMMA) Mid Range
  • CP-MU-D1000 - (GAMMA) Low Range
  • CP-MU-7-D1 - (GAMMA) Very High Range

CP-MU-GN - (Gamma and Neutron Proportional Detector) Very High Range. Local readout. Optional: Computer interface.
Click For Portable Ion Chamber Comparison Chart

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High Range Submersible Ion Chamber. Digital. Portable. 5 decades. Reads 0.1 to 10,0000 R/hr. The electronic package is a lightweight, waterproof, 6 AA cell operated, solid-state, and MOSFET is driven (Model CP-MU) coupled to a submersible ion chamber, 60 feet of special low noise cable with a waterproof coupling to the detector. Local readout. Optional: Computer interface.

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Low Range Tritium Wipe Test Counter. Portable. Measure down to 500DPM. 3" Sample drawer. The unique ion chamber sample counter provides low-range Tritium measurement and eliminates the need for a pressurized gas supply or LSA cocktail. USB Output. User-specified engineering units.
Click For Portable Ion Chamber Comparison Chart

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High-Range Tritium Wipe Test Counter. An Ion Chamber Sample Counter with FM-9 Smart Electronics. Designed for low energy, HIGH activity counting. Ideal for fusion research or in Tritium production and use. Choice of 5 decades or Optional: 8 decades. No LSC or pressurized gas requirement equals no Waste. Computer Interface.
Click For Portable Ion Chamber Comparison Chart

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Under Water High-Capacity Ion Chamber Probes. Used with the CP-MU series of electronics.
Click For Portable Ion Chamber Comparison Chart

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Tritium Air and Stack Monitor. Digital. Installed. Continuous Real-Time. Ultra-sensitivity to low-level Tritium (at or Below Public Release Levels). Dose-rate and Dose. Can be located remotely. Archive and retrieval. Computer interface.

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Chromatogram Scanning Counter. Portable. Digital. AC. The HY-1 is a Medical Isotope System. It is an automatic scanner for TLCs, gels, paper chromatograms, and electrophoreses, to allow immediate visualization and estimation of isotopic content. Includes MCA. Onboard computer and Computer interface for data download.

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Chromatogram Scanning Counter. Benchtop. Digital. AC. The HY-1 is a Medical Isotope System. It is an automatic scanner for TLCs, gels, paper chromatograms, and electrophoreses, to allow immediate visualization and estimation of isotopic content. Accepts 3 detector types: GM, Gas Flow, Scintillation. Scans 6 traces simultaneously. A moving 10” x 20” table carries two 20cm x 20 cm TLCs or other samples in controlled steps under a bridge, examines traces on the sample, and transfers information to a printer or strip chart recorder. Detectors are interchangeable. Includes MCA. Computer interface for data download.

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Portable AC-DC Radiation Monitor. Digital. The LAM ratemeters are rugged and easy to use for laboratory or field applications. Operated by AC mains or by rechargeable batteries. Works with all of the Technical Associates GM, Proportional, Scintillation, and Solid State probes. The LAM-10D-I has an internal energy compensated probe.

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Portable AC-DC Radiation Monitor. Analog. The LAM ratemeters are rugged and easy to use for laboratory or field applications. AC or DC power. LAM-10 Electronics work with all of the Technical Associates GM, Proportional, Scintillation, and Solid State probes. Local Readout, Optional: USB.

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LIM-PC-6 
Coming Soon!

Digital. Transportable. A high sensitivity Gamma Monitoring system for determining possible radiation contamination in laundry, carts, packages, or hazmat (PPE) garments. The ‘pass through’ between two towers, each with 3 plastic scintillation sheets, can be direct straight through or paused between the towers for higher sensitivity. Optional Neutron detectors. Computer interface.

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Laundry Inspection Monitor. Digital. Portable. Simplified laundry monitor. Fast response. Settable alarm. Lead shielding on detectors. Audible and visual alarms. P-10 hand probe for localizing contamination. Detectors in the Portable frame. Eight channels.

  • LIM-19 - (6) T-1120 Halogen-Quenched GM Tubes Single channel
  • Lim-20 - (8) T-1120 Halogen-Quenched GM Tubes

(1) T-1110 GM Tube in Hand Probe P-10 with both LIM-19 and LIM-20.

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LIM-OH-8
Coming Soon!

Digital. Installed. A high sensitivity Beta/Gamma Monitoring conveyor system for determining possible radiation contamination in garments or hazmat (PPE) garments. (8) large area flat plastic scintillation sheets, (4) on each side.

  • The conveyor brings garments on hangers forward and then turns each vertically hanging garment into a perpendicular position.
  • Garments move between the two towers for simultaneous detection on both sides of the garment for contamination.
  • As the conveyor progresses the garments are sorted onto either the ‘contaminated’ conveyor or the ‘clean’ conveyor.

The LIM-OH-8 is a dependable, long, life mechanical system with advanced computer and data processing.

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Small Animal Whole Body Counter. Digital. Portable. Ideal for laboratory use. Small live animals can be scanned, maintaining a repeatable counting geometry without harming the animal. Electronics PRS-7-DSC (Dual Single Channel Analyzer) built in battery pack with charger. Dual detector connections. Use diverse detector types. Optional: Large animal chamber and port. Local readout and alarm.

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High-Capacity Air Monitor. Digital. Portable-Hand Carry, Cart Mounted,detachable. Three-channel air monitors for simultaneous measuring of gross Beta-Gamma Particulates, and Noble Gas and Iodine. Multichannel Analyzer (MCA) MicroBam-3ZL-G-ID Includes laptop and software. Local readout. Data archive/retrieval. Computer interface.
Click For GM Pancake Tube Response Report.

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Tritium & C-14 Surface Contamination Meter. Digital. Portable. Gas flow proportional detector. Use for flat surfaces. 100cm2 sensitive area. Local readout. Optional probe for hands, clothing and equipment.

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PET, Iodine, Tc-99m DTPA Air Monitor. Digital. Portable. Electronics; Bench Top or Cart Mount. Detects Gas & Particulates. High Sensitivity, Constant Check. Integrated Exposure. Local and remote alarming, readout and monitoring. Data archive/retrieval. Computer interface.

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Noble Gases, Argon, Xenon, Krypton. Real-time, continuous, digital display. Six models to choose from including the cart mounted FM-9XE-NGL Leak Detector & the 10-scintillation detector model FM-9NGAS-10S. Data archive/retrieval. Computer interface.

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Radiation Control Monitor. Digital. Bench Top or Installed.

  • Exit/Doorway Monitor
  • Package/Mail Monitor
  • Vehicle Monitor
  • Laundry Monitor

Continuous. Multichannel Analyzer (MCA). Relay can lock doors, trigger a siren or send an alert. Data archive/retrieval. Local and remote alarming, readout and monitoring. Computer interface. Accommodates over 50 types of detectors.

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Water monitor for Alpha isotopes: Most Alphas including U-238, Po-210, and Radon. Digital, Benchtop, or installed. Continuous Real-Time water monitor. Monitor for contamination of in-ground or surface water. Monitor liquid waste stream from hospitals, laboratories or plants, mining/oil/gas extraction, and Nuclear Power plants. Data archive and retrieval. Computer interface.

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Water monitor for Beta isotopes: I-131, Sr-90/Y-90, Sr-89, Cs-137, Cs-134 etc. Digital, Benchtop, or installed. Continuous Real-Time Monitor drinking water against any and all Beta Emitter Contaminants except H-3, C-14, S-35 Monitor for contamination in-ground or surface water Monitor liquid waste stream from laboratory or plant.

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Water Monitor Continuous Real-Time. Digital. Portable or Installed. Detects Alpha, Beta, Gamma. Designed for facilities serving vulnerable populations. Install on water inlet pipe for automatic continuous monitoring of drinking water. Optional: Tritium and Radon detection. Data archive/retrieval. Computer interface. (3) Models:

  • (1) Portable with User’s electronics
  • (1) Installed with embedded processor
  • (1) Portable with embedded processor

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Drinking/Waste Water Monitor. Continuous Real-Time. In-Line or transportable (Rack Mounted or Wheeled Base). Detects Gamma. Monitor ground, surface water, industrial liquid-waste-stream. MCA isotope Identifier – Detector Type:   NAI (TL) OR HPGE. Optional: NEXGAMMA-2 Br has a LaBr (Lanthanum Bromide Scintillation) detector.

Useful in complying with discharge requirements for wastewater. Data archive/retrieval. Local and remote alarming, readout and monitoring. Computer interface.

Optional Detectors: Alpha, Beta, Tritium, Radon.
Optional Submersible Gamma probe

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PPVM Series
Portal Monitors

Portable Personnel, Vehicle, and Hallway/Doorway Monitors. Digital. Portable or Installed. Pass between dual scintillation detectors. Weather-proof. Continuous operation ‘set and forget’.

3 Mounting Models:

  • PPVM-TA Portable: Freestanding, Fences, Walls, or Doorways.
  • PPVM-TB Higher sensitivity than the PPVM-TA.
  • PPVM-HM Designed for indoor use, hallways, and doorways.
  • PPVM-TA-1 Single Detector Model.

Optional: Overhead detector. Underfoot detector. Neutron detector.
Optional: Local and remote alarm, readout, and monitoring. Computer interface.
Optional: Wireless remote notification – phone, email, text, video recording.

 

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SFM-9V Series
Low Background

Low Background Gas Flow Alpha and Beta Counting System. Digital. Benchtop. This system produces high counting efficiencies for measuring extremely low levels of Alpha and Beta radioactivity with a detect-reject cosmic ray feature. Includes a sample detector and a guard detector. Ideal for applications in biological, physical, and chemical research or in environmental sampling for health physics and public health services. The instrument includes a sample tray holder that accepts 1'' SFM-PV-1 or 2” SFM-PV-2 samples. FM-9 Smart Electronics, computer interface.

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Tritium and C-14 Surface Contamination Meter. Digital. Portable. Gas flow proportional detector. Use for flat surfaces. 100cm2 sensitive area. Local readout. Optional: probe for hands, clothing, and equipment.

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Liquid Scintillation Counting System. Digital. Bench Top. Detects all Alpha/Beta Emitters and Low Energy Gamma Emitters–Including; Tritium, Carbon-14, & Sulphur-35 and most other radioactive materials. Alpha/Beta separation. Diverse samples measured include liquid, food, soil, etc. 1 sample (SSS-12P), 3 samples (SSS-22P), 3 samples with a Multichannel Analyzer (SSS-22-MCA), suitcase version of SSS-22P (SSS-22PAL), lab version of SSS-22P (SSS-22LAB). Local readout and alarm. Computer interface.
Optional 6 sample adapter.

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Flow Through Gas Proportional Monitor for Airborne Radiation. Digital. Installed. A highly sensitive Alpha, Beta, and Gamma flow through the gas counter. It consists of an internal gas proportional detector, mixing chamber, thermostat assembly, and a scaler, timer, and pulse height analyzer. Use as an accessory to a gas chromatograph. AC power. Audio/visual alarm. A user-settable alarm relay to control other devices. Data archive and retrieval. USB and Ethernet. Computer interface.

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Tritium and Carbon-14 Air Sample Collecting System. Digital. Installed. A small self-contained unit. Tritium sampler and concentrator from stacks, hoods, room air, the outside environment, or other areas. The system includes Specific chemical reagents for Tritium or C-14, sample bottles, pumps, a mass flow controller, and regulated oxidizers. Local readout of flow rate, elapsed time, and temperature. Sample bottles are sent to an outside lab for Tritium concentration analysis.

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Nanosecond Pulsed X-Ray Detection. Digital. Portable. The ONLY radiology imaging portable for nanosecond detection. Measures integrated Total Dose from pulsed x-ray machines over a wide range of pulse widths and repetition rates. Local readout. MEETS 10CFR 34.25 - Federal Requirements For Radiation Survey Instruments. Click to See Reports. FAQ

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TRICAIR-A
Inorganic C-14

TRICAIR-B
Organic C-14

TRICAIR-Select
H3, CO2, C-14

Tritium and C-14 Detector. Digital. Portable. Fast response. Ignores Radon. Unique ability to monitor for Tritium compounds and airborne C-14 in real time while providing Gamma compensation. Flow rate 1.5-2 lpm. Local readout. Computer interface.

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