Solid State Sensor detects x-rays and gamma rays.

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Based on Cadmium Zinc Telluride detector technology, eValuator(TM)-1000 Solid State X-ray and Gamma-ray detector features energy range of 20-130 keV and operates in temperatures from 5-50°C. Measuring 2.5 x 1.25 x 3.25 in., unit includes high-voltage power supply and power/count/error LED indicator. CdZnTe detectors offer power input of 5-15 V and positive TTL pulse analog bipolar signal of ±4 V max. Vertically or horizontally mounted, it is suitable for various gauging and inspection applications.



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eValuator(TM)-1000



A New Workhorse Sensor for Industrial Gauging

The eValuator-1000 is a Solid State X-ray and Gamma-ray detector based on Cadmium Zinc Telluride (CZT) detector technology. CdZnTe detectors offer the distinct advantage of being 100% solid-state technology with a significant efficiency advantage over conventional scintillation-based detectors. A higher efficiency detector can equate to lower X-ray power, less shielding, lower system cost, and better statistics.

The eValuator-1000's simple and rugged design, coupled with its superior sensitivity, make it ideally suited for the precise measurements needed in today's demanding industrial and manufacturing environments.

Industries:

o Food & Beverage

o Industrial Gauging

o Manufacturing

o Non-destructive Testing

Applications:

o Liquid Level Gauging

o Fill Level Gauging

o Web / Thickness Gauging

o X-Ray Inspection

o Case Inspection

Advantages:

o More Efficient Than Many Scintillator Based Detectors

o Counts Every Photon

o Compact Size

o Longer Product Life Cycle

o Integral HV Power Supply

o Non-hygroscopic

o Fast Data Rate, 1.2Mcps

Specifications

Detector: CdZnTe

Detected radiation: X-ray, Gamma, Beta

Energy range: 20keV-130keV

Built-in high-voltage power supply

Input

Power input: +5V to +15V @ 600mW

Outputs

Positive TTL pulse Analog Bi-polar signal +/-4V max

Operating temp: +5C to +50C

Factory set lower level threshold

Power/ Count / Error-LED indicator

User interface connector-DB9, (cable not included)

Dimensions

Multiple detector sizes available

63mmL x 31.75mmW x 82mmD

(2.5 x 1.25 x 3.25 inches)

Vertical & horizontal mounting

Max count rate: 1.2Mcps @ shaping time-190nS

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