The NMS017NG3 is the latest generation of neutron monitor from John Caunt Scientific Ltd. It is a battery-powered hand-held neutron survey monitor that provides ambient dose equivalent measurements from thermal to 14MeV neutrons.
Ease of use and deployment underpin the design philosophy of the NMS017NG3 and has seen this instrument adopted as the industry standard deployed across the majority of civil nuclear sites, AWE, MoD as well as many academic, research and medical establishments.
This latest neutron monitor incorporates a digital display, providing a user-friendly visual display of dose rate as well as numeric feedback. The LCD display can be read in all light conditions and has vastly improved the battery life (>120hrs). Measurement modes include dose rate, accumulated dose, count rate and various count and time modes for integrated measurements.
Features at a glance
- UK Built & Supported
- He3 not Bf3
- Neutron dose rate
- Accumulated dose
- Count rate
- 100 / 300 / 600 second count
- Variable timer counts accumulated to a max of 999999s
- Lightest handheld neutron dose equivalence monitor on the market
|Range||0.1 μSvh⁻¹ to 99999μSvh⁻¹|
|Sensitivity||Reference sensitivity is 0.72 cps/μSvh⁻¹|
|Energy Response||Thermal to 14MeV|
|Display||Backlit LCD display. Single range in units of μSvh⁻¹|
|Detector||SP9 ³He thermal neutron detector(Tl)|
|Power Requirements||2 x MN1400 ‘C’ type alkaline cells DURACELL recommended|
|Battery Life||Over 60 hours continuous use with brightness set to minimum|
|Temperature||Operating range -10˚C to +35˚C|
|Testing and Certification||Test Certificates Supplied|
|Dimensions||L: 320mm W: 208mm D: 260mm|
|Transport case dimensions||L: 530mm W: 320mm D: 325mm|
|Weight||With NMS017NG3 and batteries 10.8kg|