Vehicle monitoring radiation detection systems
The RC4000 series of vehicle radiation detection systems have been designed to detect very low Gamma Ray emissions in high density materials.
Design of the RC4000 incorporates over 20 years of engineering design and proven field application experience. The RC4000 utilizes advanced proprietary real time statistical algorithms to compensate for the fluctuations in background radiation caused by varying material densities to provide reliable and accurate detection. Superior NORM discrimination technology reduces false alarms.
The RC4000 is available in a variety of sizes and configurations, with the most common systems listed below. The vehicle size and type help determine the appropriate panel size and configuration. All RC4000 systems utilize high quality PVT scintillators, electronics and dual Photomultiplier Tubes (PMT). Remote access capability is available to provide technical support, software updates and electronic hardware adjustments.
|System Size (in3)||4,216||5,376||8,432|
|System Size (L)||69||88||138|
|PER/Panel Size (in3)||2,108||2,632||4,216|
|PER/Panel Size (L)||34.5||44||69|
|# of PMTs/panel||1||2||2|
|Detection Sensitivity *
Unshielded (Shielded Source)
|1.6 uCi (58mCi)||1.4 uCi (50mCi)||1.1 uCi (41mCi)|
*Cs-137 point source at 1 meter from the face of the detector. The radiation exposure level is comparable to a 75mm x 150mm Cs-137 lead sealed source buried in 62.4 lbs/ft3 (1.0 g/cm3) of scrap.
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|Detection Method||Polyvinyl Toluene (PVT)|
|Detector Enclosure Rating||NEMA 4|
|Energy Range||20KeV to 3.0 MeV|
|External Operating Temperature||-4°F to 131°F (-20°C to to 55°C)|
|Data Output Fields||Date, time, occupancy duration, unit ID, alarm condition, background count, gamma count|
|Data Output||XML, ASCII|
|Languages Supported||English, Czech, German, Spanish, French, Italian, Dutch, Polish, Portuguese, Finnish|
|Agency Compliance||ANSI N42.35 / IEC 62244, ANSI N42.42 / IEC 62755|
|Neutron Detection||Yes, optional|