Thermo Scientific™

AMS-4 Beta Air Monitor

Catalog number: AMS4
Thermo Scientific™

AMS-4 Beta Air Monitor

Catalog number: AMS4

Provide an early warning to workers exposed to potential airborne releases of beta-emitting particulates when using Thermo Scientific™ AMS-4 Beta Air Monitor. Lightweight and robust design accommodates both fixed and portable use applications.

 
Catalog Number
AMS4
Unit Size
Each
Description
Beta Monitor Display Unit Only (no sampling head)
Price (USD)
Full specifications
TypeBeta Air Monitor Display Unit
Diameter (Metric) Detector Window50.8mm
Alpha/Beta/Gamma MeasurementBeta Measurement
DescriptionBeta Monitor Display Unit Only (no sampling head)
Detector TypeSealed proportional window
Display TypeTwo rows x 20 characters high visibility vacuum fluorescent, percentage of Alarm 40-element LED bar graph
Flow Rate8.5 to 113 L/min.
Height (English)8.75 in.
Height (Metric)22.2 cm
Hertz50/60Hz
Depth (English)2.8 in.
Depth (Metric)32.5cm
Outputs0 to 5 VDC, five decade logarithmic
Radiation TypeBeta
Weight (English)7.5 lb.
Weight (Metric)3.4 kg
Width (English)11 in.
Width (Metric)27.9 cm
Window Density2 to 3mg/cm²
ApplicationsBeta Monitoring
Alarm/Fail RelaysSPST, 15A at 30VDC/120VAC resistive
Certifications/ComplianceMeets Regulatory Guide 8.25 and revised 10 CFR 20 criteria
CompatibilityThermo Scientific ViewPoint Enterprise
ConnectionsComputer: DB9, RS-232 standard, RS-485 optional
Data Log Buffer2000 entries of combined Concentration and Status
Item DescriptionDisplay unit without sampling head
Keypad18 keys, full numeric plus function keys
Status IndicatorFront panel lights display READY and MALFUNCTION conditions, red alarm strobe light, sonalert
Voltage100 to 240V
Wattage120w
Electrical Requirements100 to 240V 50/60Hz
Unit SizeEach
Catalog Number
Unit Size
Each
Description
System Monitoring and Calibration Software with Cables
Price (USD)
Full specifications
TypeSystem Monitoring and Calibration Software with Cables for Beta Air Monitor
Power Consumption1.5A
Alpha/Beta/Gamma MeasurementBeta Measurement
DescriptionSystem Monitoring and Calibration Software with Cables
Radiation TypeBeta
Power0.2hp
ApplicationsBeta Monitoring
Certifications/ComplianceMeets Regulatory Guide 8.25 and revised 10 CFR 20 criteria
CompatibilityThermo Scientific ViewPoint Enterprise
Item DescriptionMonitoring and calibration software
Voltage220V
Unit SizeEach
Catalog Number
Unit Size
Each
Description
Radial Entry Sampling Head
Price (USD)
Full specifications
TypeRadial Entry Sampling Head for Beta Air Monitor
Alpha/Beta/Gamma MeasurementBeta Measurement
DescriptionRadial Entry Sampling Head
Height (English)7.3 in.
Height (Metric)18.5 cm
Depth (English)9.8 in.
Depth (Metric)24.9cm
Radiation TypeBeta
Width (English)5.6 in.
Width (Metric)14.2 cm
ApplicationsBeta Monitoring
Certifications/ComplianceMeets Regulatory Guide 8.25 and revised 10 CFR 20 criteria
CompatibilityThermo Scientific ViewPoint Enterprise
Efficiency8.5% 60Co, 17% 90Sr/90Y (nominal).
Item DescriptionRadial entry sampling head
Unit SizeEach
Catalog Number
Unit Size
Each
Description
RS-485 serial interface
Price (USD)
Full specifications
TypeRS-485 Serial Interface for Beta Air Monitor
Alpha/Beta/Gamma MeasurementBeta Measurement
DescriptionRS-485 serial interface
Radiation TypeBeta
ApplicationsBeta Monitoring
Certifications/ComplianceMeets Regulatory Guide 8.25 and revised 10 CFR 20 criteria
CompatibilityThermo Scientific ViewPoint Enterprise
Item DescriptionRS-485 serial interface
Unit SizeEach
Catalog Number
Unit Size
Each
Description
25 ft. extension cable/tubing for OPT14 and OPT8 only
Price (USD)
Full specifications
TypeExtension Cable/Tubing for Beta Air Monitor
Alpha/Beta/Gamma MeasurementBeta Measurement
Description25 ft. extension cable/tubing for OPT14 and OPT8 only
Depth (English)25 ft.
Depth (Metric)7.6m
Radiation TypeBeta
ApplicationsBeta Monitoring
Certifications/ComplianceMeets Regulatory Guide 8.25 and revised 10 CFR 20 criteria
Item Description25 ft. cable/tubing for OPT14 and OPT8
Unit SizeEach
Catalog Number
Unit Size
Each
Description
50 ft. extension cable/tubing for OPT14 and OPT8 only
Price (USD)
Full specifications
TypeExtension Cable/Tubing for Beta Air Monitor
Alpha/Beta/Gamma MeasurementBeta Measurement
Description50 ft. extension cable/tubing for OPT14 and OPT8 only
Depth (English)50 ft.
Depth (Metric)15.2m
Radiation TypeBeta
ApplicationsBeta Monitoring
Certifications/ComplianceMeets Regulatory Guide 8.25 and revised 10 CFR 20 criteria
Item Description50 ft. cable/tubing for OPT14 and OPT8
Unit SizeEach
Catalog Number
Unit Size
Each
Description
In-line Entry Sampling Head
Price (USD)
Full specifications
TypeIn-line Entry Sampling Head for Beta Air Monitor
Alpha/Beta/Gamma MeasurementBeta Measurement
DescriptionIn-line Entry Sampling Head
Height (English)7.3 in.
Height (Metric)18.5 cm
Depth (English)11.6 in.
Depth (Metric)29.5cm
Radiation TypeBeta
Width (English)5.6 in.
Width (Metric)14.2 cm
ApplicationsBeta Monitoring
Certifications/ComplianceMeets Regulatory Guide 8.25 and revised 10 CFR 20 criteria
EfficiencyRadial Sampling Head: 8.5% 60Co, 17% 90Sr/90Y (nominal); Inline Sampling Head: 6.4% 85Kr, 4.4% 133Xe (nominal); Noble Gas Sampling Head: 5.75% 60Co, 12% 90Sr/90Y (nominal)
Item DescriptionIn-line entry sampling head
Unit SizeEach
Catalog Number
Unit Size
Each
Description
Noble Gas Sampling Head
Price (USD)
Full specifications
TypeNoble Gas Sampling Head for Beta Air Monitor
Alpha/Beta/Gamma MeasurementBeta Measurement
DescriptionNoble Gas Sampling Head
Height (English)6.4 in.
Height (Metric)16.3 cm
Depth (English)9.5 in.
Depth (Metric)24.1cm
Radiation TypeBeta
Width (English)9.3 in.
Width (Metric)23.6 cm
ApplicationsBeta Monitoring
Certifications/ComplianceMeets Regulatory Guide 8.25 and revised 10 CFR 20 criteria
EfficiencyRadial Sampling Head: 8.5% 60Co, 17% 90Sr/90Y (nominal); Inline Sampling Head: 6.4% 85Kr, 4.4% 133Xe (nominal); Noble Gas Sampling Head: 5.75% 60Co, 12% 90Sr/90Y (nominal)
Item DescriptionNoble gas sampling head
Unit SizeEach
Catalog Number
Unit Size
Each
Description
15 ft. extension cable/tubing for OPT14 and OPT8 only
Price (USD)
Full specifications
TypeExtension Cable/Tubing for Beta Air Monitor
Alpha/Beta/Gamma MeasurementBeta Measurement
Description15 ft. extension cable/tubing for OPT14 and OPT8 only
Depth (English)15 ft.
Depth (Metric)4.6m
Radiation TypeBeta
ApplicationsBeta Monitoring
Certifications/ComplianceMeets Regulatory Guide 8.25 and revised 10 CFR 20 criteria
Item Description15 ft. extension cable/tubing for OPT14 and OPT8 only
Unit SizeEach
Catalog Number
Unit Size
Each
Description
Depot service warranty for AMS-4
Price (USD)
Full specifications
TypeService Warranty for Beta Air Monitor
Alpha/Beta/Gamma MeasurementBeta Measurement
DescriptionDepot service warranty for AMS-4
Radiation TypeBeta
ApplicationsBeta Monitoring
Certifications/ComplianceMeets Regulatory Guide 8.25 and revised 10 CFR 20 criteria
CompatibilityThermo Scientific ViewPoint Enterprise
Item DescriptionDepot service warranty for AMS-4
Unit SizeEach
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Catalog NumberSpecificationsUnit SizeDescriptionPrice (USD)
AMS4Full specifications
EachBeta Monitor Display Unit Only (no sampling head)Request A Quote
TypeBeta Air Monitor Display Unit
Diameter (Metric) Detector Window50.8mm
Alpha/Beta/Gamma MeasurementBeta Measurement
DescriptionBeta Monitor Display Unit Only (no sampling head)
Detector TypeSealed proportional window
Display TypeTwo rows x 20 characters high visibility vacuum fluorescent, percentage of Alarm 40-element LED bar graph
Flow Rate8.5 to 113 L/min.
Height (English)8.75 in.
Height (Metric)22.2 cm
Hertz50/60Hz
Depth (English)2.8 in.
Depth (Metric)32.5cm
Outputs0 to 5 VDC, five decade logarithmic
Radiation TypeBeta
Weight (English)7.5 lb.
Weight (Metric)3.4 kg
Width (English)11 in.
Width (Metric)27.9 cm
Window Density2 to 3mg/cm²
ApplicationsBeta Monitoring
Alarm/Fail RelaysSPST, 15A at 30VDC/120VAC resistive
Certifications/ComplianceMeets Regulatory Guide 8.25 and revised 10 CFR 20 criteria
CompatibilityThermo Scientific ViewPoint Enterprise
ConnectionsComputer: DB9, RS-232 standard, RS-485 optional
Data Log Buffer2000 entries of combined Concentration and Status
Item DescriptionDisplay unit without sampling head
Keypad18 keys, full numeric plus function keys
Status IndicatorFront panel lights display READY and MALFUNCTION conditions, red alarm strobe light, sonalert
Voltage100 to 240V
Wattage120w
Electrical Requirements100 to 240V 50/60Hz
Unit SizeEach
AMS4OPT13Full specifications
EachSystem Monitoring and Calibration Software with CablesRequest A Quote
TypeSystem Monitoring and Calibration Software with Cables for Beta Air Monitor
Power Consumption1.5A
Alpha/Beta/Gamma MeasurementBeta Measurement
DescriptionSystem Monitoring and Calibration Software with Cables
Radiation TypeBeta
Power0.2hp
ApplicationsBeta Monitoring
Certifications/ComplianceMeets Regulatory Guide 8.25 and revised 10 CFR 20 criteria
CompatibilityThermo Scientific ViewPoint Enterprise
Item DescriptionMonitoring and calibration software
Voltage220V
Unit SizeEach
AMS4OPT14Full specifications
EachRadial Entry Sampling HeadRequest A Quote
TypeRadial Entry Sampling Head for Beta Air Monitor
Alpha/Beta/Gamma MeasurementBeta Measurement
DescriptionRadial Entry Sampling Head
Height (English)7.3 in.
Height (Metric)18.5 cm
Depth (English)9.8 in.
Depth (Metric)24.9cm
Radiation TypeBeta
Width (English)5.6 in.
Width (Metric)14.2 cm
ApplicationsBeta Monitoring
Certifications/ComplianceMeets Regulatory Guide 8.25 and revised 10 CFR 20 criteria
CompatibilityThermo Scientific ViewPoint Enterprise
Efficiency8.5% 60Co, 17% 90Sr/90Y (nominal).
Item DescriptionRadial entry sampling head
Unit SizeEach
AMS4OPT4Full specifications
EachRS-485 serial interfaceRequest A Quote
TypeRS-485 Serial Interface for Beta Air Monitor
Alpha/Beta/Gamma MeasurementBeta Measurement
DescriptionRS-485 serial interface
Radiation TypeBeta
ApplicationsBeta Monitoring
Certifications/ComplianceMeets Regulatory Guide 8.25 and revised 10 CFR 20 criteria
CompatibilityThermo Scientific ViewPoint Enterprise
Item DescriptionRS-485 serial interface
Unit SizeEach
AMS4OPT6BFull specifications
Each25 ft. extension cable/tubing for OPT14 and OPT8 onlyRequest A Quote
TypeExtension Cable/Tubing for Beta Air Monitor
Alpha/Beta/Gamma MeasurementBeta Measurement
Description25 ft. extension cable/tubing for OPT14 and OPT8 only
Depth (English)25 ft.
Depth (Metric)7.6m
Radiation TypeBeta
ApplicationsBeta Monitoring
Certifications/ComplianceMeets Regulatory Guide 8.25 and revised 10 CFR 20 criteria
Item Description25 ft. cable/tubing for OPT14 and OPT8
Unit SizeEach
AMS4OPT6CFull specifications
Each50 ft. extension cable/tubing for OPT14 and OPT8 onlyRequest A Quote
TypeExtension Cable/Tubing for Beta Air Monitor
Alpha/Beta/Gamma MeasurementBeta Measurement
Description50 ft. extension cable/tubing for OPT14 and OPT8 only
Depth (English)50 ft.
Depth (Metric)15.2m
Radiation TypeBeta
ApplicationsBeta Monitoring
Certifications/ComplianceMeets Regulatory Guide 8.25 and revised 10 CFR 20 criteria
Item Description50 ft. cable/tubing for OPT14 and OPT8
Unit SizeEach
AMS4OPT7Full specifications
EachIn-line Entry Sampling HeadRequest A Quote
TypeIn-line Entry Sampling Head for Beta Air Monitor
Alpha/Beta/Gamma MeasurementBeta Measurement
DescriptionIn-line Entry Sampling Head
Height (English)7.3 in.
Height (Metric)18.5 cm
Depth (English)11.6 in.
Depth (Metric)29.5cm
Radiation TypeBeta
Width (English)5.6 in.
Width (Metric)14.2 cm
ApplicationsBeta Monitoring
Certifications/ComplianceMeets Regulatory Guide 8.25 and revised 10 CFR 20 criteria
EfficiencyRadial Sampling Head: 8.5% 60Co, 17% 90Sr/90Y (nominal); Inline Sampling Head: 6.4% 85Kr, 4.4% 133Xe (nominal); Noble Gas Sampling Head: 5.75% 60Co, 12% 90Sr/90Y (nominal)
Item DescriptionIn-line entry sampling head
Unit SizeEach
AMS4OPT8Full specifications
EachNoble Gas Sampling HeadRequest A Quote
TypeNoble Gas Sampling Head for Beta Air Monitor
Alpha/Beta/Gamma MeasurementBeta Measurement
DescriptionNoble Gas Sampling Head
Height (English)6.4 in.
Height (Metric)16.3 cm
Depth (English)9.5 in.
Depth (Metric)24.1cm
Radiation TypeBeta
Width (English)9.3 in.
Width (Metric)23.6 cm
ApplicationsBeta Monitoring
Certifications/ComplianceMeets Regulatory Guide 8.25 and revised 10 CFR 20 criteria
EfficiencyRadial Sampling Head: 8.5% 60Co, 17% 90Sr/90Y (nominal); Inline Sampling Head: 6.4% 85Kr, 4.4% 133Xe (nominal); Noble Gas Sampling Head: 5.75% 60Co, 12% 90Sr/90Y (nominal)
Item DescriptionNoble gas sampling head
Unit SizeEach
AMS4OPT6AFull specifications
Each15 ft. extension cable/tubing for OPT14 and OPT8 onlyRequest A Quote
TypeExtension Cable/Tubing for Beta Air Monitor
Alpha/Beta/Gamma MeasurementBeta Measurement
Description15 ft. extension cable/tubing for OPT14 and OPT8 only
Depth (English)15 ft.
Depth (Metric)4.6m
Radiation TypeBeta
ApplicationsBeta Monitoring
Certifications/ComplianceMeets Regulatory Guide 8.25 and revised 10 CFR 20 criteria
Item Description15 ft. extension cable/tubing for OPT14 and OPT8 only
Unit SizeEach
AMS4DS3Full specifications
EachDepot service warranty for AMS-4Request A Quote
TypeService Warranty for Beta Air Monitor
Alpha/Beta/Gamma MeasurementBeta Measurement
DescriptionDepot service warranty for AMS-4
Radiation TypeBeta
ApplicationsBeta Monitoring
Certifications/ComplianceMeets Regulatory Guide 8.25 and revised 10 CFR 20 criteria
CompatibilityThermo Scientific ViewPoint Enterprise
Item DescriptionDepot service warranty for AMS-4
Unit SizeEach
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Continuous air monitor (CAM) offering beta particulate, radioiodine, or noble gas detection.
  • Detachable sampling head
  • Reports both DAC and cpm
  • Real time gamma background subtraction
  • Stand alone or network configuration
  • Mass flow measurements
  • Fast and slow concentration alarms, cpm alarm, DAC-hour alarm
  • Computer calibration
  • Can also be used for stack monitoring of effluent releases using the in-line detector head
  • Keypad: 18 keys, full numeric plus function keys
  • Status Indicators: Front panel lights display READY and MALFUNCTION conditions, red alarm strobe light, sonalert
  • Printer: RS-232 serial DB9
  • Data Log Buffer: 2000 entries of combined Concentration and Status
  • Change information: Equivalent to 83 days of 1 hour detail, nearly 14 days of 10 mintes detail or over 24 hours of 1 minute detail
  • Alarm/Fail Relays: SPST, 15A at 30VDC/120VAC resistive
  • Analog Output: 0 to 5VDC output, five decade logarithmic

Compatible with:

Thermo Scientific ViewPoint Enterprise

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