RO-20 AA Ion Chamber Survey Meter

Thermo Scientific™ Model RO-20 is a portable air ionization chamber instrument used to detect beta, gamma and X-radiation. Features five linear ranges of operation to measure exposure from background to 50 R/h full scale.

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Availability: Commercially Available: >90 days for delivery

Dan Davis
Product Manager
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Tewksbury, MA 01876
USA
Maryellen Twomey
Inside Sales Representative
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Franklin, MA 02083
USA
www.thermoscientific.com
Manufacturer
Thermo Fisher Scientific, Inc.
Product Name
RO-20 AA Ion Chamber Survey Meter
Detection Category
Radiological/Nuclear
Detection Principle
Geiger-Muller Detectors;
Detection Method
Geiger-Muller Detectors;
Application
Survey Meter;
Product Model Number
RO20, RO20AA, RO20SI
Equipment Type
Instrument
Product Synopsis
Thermo Scientific™ Model RO-20 is a portable air ionization chamber instrument used to detect beta, gamma and X-radiation. Features five linear ranges of operation to measure exposure from background to 50 R/h full scale.
Availability
Commercially Available: >90 days for delivery
Technology Readiness Level (TRL)
9
User Feedback Sources
Indifferent/No user feedback
Dimensions
7.9 x 4.2 x 7.7 in (20.1 x 10.7 x 19.6 cm)
Weight
<5 lbs.; 3.6 lbs. (1.63 kg)
Power Requirements
Alkaline Battery; Five C batteries (2,500 hours)
Noise Produced
Negligible
Transportability
Handheld
Ruggedness
Extreme Temperatures/Humidity; Dust; Waterproof/Resistant; Seals used at openings for dust and water resistance. Detector is protected by a silica-gel dryer.
Operating Conditions
-40 to 60 °C (-40 to 140 °F), <95% RH non-condensing
Consumables
None
Solvents/Reagents
None
Suggested Routine Maintenance
None
Available Accessories
Carrying strap, Cs check source
Expected Operational Life
Indefinite
Shelf Life
>5 years
Unit Cost
$3,300.00
Maintenance Cost
None
Radiological Targets
Beta, gamma, X-ray
Adaptability
No; cannot detect or add new targets
Sample Introduction
Radioactive Particle
Sensitivity/Detection Limits
mR; 0-5, 0-50, 0-500 mR/h and 0-5, 0-50 R/h.
Response Time (Sample Application To Output)
Continuous (<30 seconds); < 5 seconds
Total Run Time
Continuous
Alarm Capability
None
Software Control
On-board
Other Operational Parameters
Energy Range: 8 keV to 1.3 MeV
Training Required
<1 day training
Training Available
Yes
Manuals Available
Yes
Reachback Service
No
Warranties
1 year
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