Radioisotope Identification System features portable design.
May 8, 2012 -
Integrating into any mobile asset for wide area search applications, Detective-200(TM) HPGe System resists shock, dust, and moisture and is designed for IP67 compatibility. System offers portable chokepoint monitoring with auto identification features and stackable configuration that can be placed at road sides, pedestrian entryways, and vehicle entry locations. Installed on marine vessels, system provides effective radionuclide identification out to 20 m.
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ORTEC Products Group
801 South Illinois Avenue
Oak Ridge, TN, 37831
Ortec Announces the Detective-200(TM) Next Generation HPGe, Ruggedized, Ultrahigh Sensitivity, and Transportable Radioisotope Identification System
Oak Ridge, TN, - The ORTEC Products Group of AMETEK Advanced Measurement Technology, has launched the latest addition to its highly successful Detective Series of high-purity Germanium (HPGe) radioisotope identifiers. The Detective-200(TM) is a new breakthrough radiation identification instrument designed to be compact, highly sensitive and portable to achieve an array of nuclear security objectives. These include:
o Mobile Nuclide Identification - Scalable and easily integrated into any mobile asset for mobile wide area search applications.
o Maritime Nuclide Identification - Designed for harsh maritime missions, easily installed on marine vessels, and can be operated with increased counting times and provides effective radionuclide identification out to 20 meters.
o Portable Chokepoint Monitoring - Unique packaging for easy stackable configuration to place at road sides, pedestrian entryways, and vehicle entry locations with "Auto Identification" features for easy set-up and operation.
Compared with the other ORTEC Detective family members, the larger HPGe detector element in the Detective-200(TM) offers ultrahigh sensitivity, easy use, low number of false alarms, fast implementation, small portable packaging, and low maintenance operations.
The Detective-200(TM) was developed to support a variety of wide area search applications and provides for a cost-effective solution, compared with current permanent installed radiation detection systems. In addition, the Detective-200 it offers the highest degree of resistance to shock, dust and moisture of any instrument of its type and is designed for IP67 compatibility.
The Detective-200(TM) is fully supported by the latest versions of the Detective-Remote(TM) management software application. The Detective-Remote(TM) manages multiple Detective-200(TM) instruments and provides a combination mode to integrate into a single composite detector module. .
ORTEC has more than 50 years of experience in the design and manufacture of highly sensitive radiation detectors used by government and industrial laboratories, nuclear facilities and medical research and in nuclear safeguards. ORTEC is the leading supplier of high-resolution HPGe-based radiation identifiers
For more information, contact ORTEC Products Group, 801 South Illinois Avenue, Oak Ridge, TN 37831-0895. Telephone: 865-482-4411, Toll free: 800-251-9750. Fax: 865-483-0396. Website: www.ortec-online.com
AMETEK's ORTEC Products Group is a unit of AMETEK, Inc., a leading global manufacturer of electronic instruments and electromechanical devices with annualized sales of $3.0 billion.