Thermo Scientific™

ASM™ IV Series Automatic Scrap Monitoring System

Catalog number: ASMIV9KEO
Thermo Scientific™

ASM™ IV Series Automatic Scrap Monitoring System

Catalog number: ASMIV9KEO
The rise in scrap metal recycling means more scrap of unknown quality and origin. Radioactively contaminated scrap threatens both the workers who handle it and consumers of products made with recycled scrap metal. The Thermo Scientific™ ASM™ IV Series Automatic Scrap Monitoring System monitors vehicles entering the scrap yard, or processes within the facility, and provides accurate, reliable detection of radiation sources commonly found in scrap metal. With high performance and a low false alarm rate, the system rejects radioactive materials before they can harm people or the environment.
 
Catalog Number
ASMIV9KEO
Unit Size
Each
Description
ASM IV SCU with three enhanced RDMs (1 each side of the roadway & overhead), banner proximity sensors and 175' (53m) RDM interface cable2
Price (USD)
Full specifications
TypeAutomatic Scrap Monitoring System
DescriptionASM IV SCU with three enhanced RDMs (1 each side of the roadway & overhead), banner proximity sensors and 175' (53m) RDM interface cable2
Unit SizeEach
Catalog Number
Unit Size
Each
Description
ASM IV Series
Price (USD)
Full specifications
TypeAutomatic Scrap Monitoring System
Detector TypePlastic Scintillation
Detection VolumeSingle: 1440 in.3; Double: 2880 in.3; Enhanced: 3168 in.3
Power Requirements100 to 230 VAC
User InterfaceKeypad/touchscreen.
Width (English)System Control Unit: 14 in.; Radiation Detector Modules: Single: 18 in.; Double: 72 in.; Enhanced: 36 in.
Width (Metric)System Control Unit: 356 mm; Radiation Detector Modules: Single: 457 mm; Double: 1829 mm; Enhanced: 914 mm
Depth (English)4.25 in., 10 in.
Depth (Metric)108 mm, 254 mm
Radiation TypeGamma
Height (English)System Control Unit: 16 in.; Radiation Detector Modules: Single: 72 in.; Double: 36 in.; Enhanced: 72 in.
Height (Metric)System Control Unit: 406 mm; Radiation Detector Modules: Single: 1829 mm; Double: 914 mm; Enhanced: 1829 mm
Weight (English)System Control Unit: 19.2 lb.; Radiation Detector
Weight (Metric)System Control Unit: 8.7 kg; Radiation Detector Modules: Single: 154 kg; Double: 340 kg; Enhanced: 340 kg
DescriptionASM IV Series
Detection Surface AreaSingle: 720 sq. in.; Double: 1440 sq. in.; Enhanced: 1584 sq. in.
Display TypeLCD
Relative Humidity10 to 93%, non-condensing
Temperature (English) OperatingSystem Control Unit: 32 to 104°F; Radiation Detector Modules: -22 to +140°F
Temperature (Metric) OperatingSystem Control Unit: 0 to 40°C; Radiation Detector Modules: -30 to +60°C
Voltage100 to 230VAC
AlarmsAudible and Visual
Amperage1.5A
Certifications/ComplianceSafety: UL/CSA/EN 61010; Electromagnetic Compatability/CE: EN 61326, EN55011, 2007 +A2:2007; FCC: Subpart B(Class A)
Data Memory16 GB
Detectors2 to 16 ea.
Energy Range20 Kev to 3 Mev; ™incident on plastic scintillator
False Alarm Rate1/1000
Item DescriptionASM IV Automatic Scrap Monitoring System
Storage TemperatureSystem Control Unit: -40 to +158°F
Unit SizeEach
Catalog Number
Unit Size
Each
Description
ASM IV SCU with two Single RDMs (1 each side of the roadway), Banner proximity sensors and 175' (53m) RDM interface cable2
Price (USD)
Full specifications
DescriptionASM IV SCU with two Single RDMs (1 each side of the roadway), Banner proximity sensors and 175' (53m) RDM interface cable2
Unit SizeEach
Catalog Number
Unit Size
Each
Description
ASM IV SCU with three Single RDMs (1 each side of the roadway & overhead), Banner proximity sensors and 175' (53m) RDM interface cable2
Price (USD)
Full specifications
TypeAutomatic Scrap Monitoring System
DescriptionASM IV SCU with three Single RDMs (1 each side of the roadway & overhead), Banner proximity sensors and 175' (53m) RDM interface cable2
Unit SizeEach
Catalog Number
Unit Size
Each
Description
ASM IV SCU with two dual RDMs (1 horizontally placed each side of the roadway), Banner proximity sensors and 175' (53m) RDM interface cable2
Price (USD)
Full specifications
TypeAutomatic Scrap Monitoring System
DescriptionASM IV SCU with two dual RDMs (1 horizontally placed each side of the roadway), Banner proximity sensors and 175' (53m) RDM interface cable2
Unit SizeEach
Catalog Number
Unit Size
Each
Description
ASM IV SCU with two enhanced RDMs (1 each side of the roadway), banner proximity sensors and 175' (53m) RDM interface cable2
Price (USD)
Full specifications
TypeAutomatic Scrap Monitoring System
DescriptionASM IV SCU with two enhanced RDMs (1 each side of the roadway), banner proximity sensors and 175' (53m) RDM interface cable2
Unit SizeEach
Catalog Number
Unit Size
Each
Description
ASM IV SCU with four dual RDMs (2 horizontally stacked each side of the roadway), Banner proximity sensors and 175' (53m) RDM interface cable2
Price (USD)
Full specifications
TypeAutomatic Scrap Monitoring System
DescriptionASM IV SCU with four dual RDMs (2 horizontally stacked each side of the roadway), Banner proximity sensors and 175' (53m) RDM interface cable2
Unit SizeEach
Catalog Number
Unit Size
Each
Description
ASM IV SCU with four enhanced RDMs (2 vertically stacked each side of the roadway), banner proximity sensors and 175' (53m) RDM interface cable2
Price (USD)
Full specifications
TypeAutomatic Scrap Monitoring System
DescriptionASM IV SCU with four enhanced RDMs (2 vertically stacked each side of the roadway), banner proximity sensors and 175' (53m) RDM interface cable2
Unit SizeEach
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ASMIV9KEOFull specifications
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TypeAutomatic Scrap Monitoring System
DescriptionASM IV SCU with three enhanced RDMs (1 each side of the roadway & overhead), banner proximity sensors and 175' (53m) RDM interface cable2
Unit SizeEach
ASMIVFull specifications
EachASM IV SeriesRequest A Quote
TypeAutomatic Scrap Monitoring System
Detector TypePlastic Scintillation
Detection VolumeSingle: 1440 in.3; Double: 2880 in.3; Enhanced: 3168 in.3
Power Requirements100 to 230 VAC
User InterfaceKeypad/touchscreen.
Width (English)System Control Unit: 14 in.; Radiation Detector Modules: Single: 18 in.; Double: 72 in.; Enhanced: 36 in.
Width (Metric)System Control Unit: 356 mm; Radiation Detector Modules: Single: 457 mm; Double: 1829 mm; Enhanced: 914 mm
Depth (English)4.25 in., 10 in.
Depth (Metric)108 mm, 254 mm
Radiation TypeGamma
Height (English)System Control Unit: 16 in.; Radiation Detector Modules: Single: 72 in.; Double: 36 in.; Enhanced: 72 in.
Height (Metric)System Control Unit: 406 mm; Radiation Detector Modules: Single: 1829 mm; Double: 914 mm; Enhanced: 1829 mm
Weight (English)System Control Unit: 19.2 lb.; Radiation Detector
Weight (Metric)System Control Unit: 8.7 kg; Radiation Detector Modules: Single: 154 kg; Double: 340 kg; Enhanced: 340 kg
DescriptionASM IV Series
Detection Surface AreaSingle: 720 sq. in.; Double: 1440 sq. in.; Enhanced: 1584 sq. in.
Display TypeLCD
Relative Humidity10 to 93%, non-condensing
Temperature (English) OperatingSystem Control Unit: 32 to 104°F; Radiation Detector Modules: -22 to +140°F
Temperature (Metric) OperatingSystem Control Unit: 0 to 40°C; Radiation Detector Modules: -30 to +60°C
Voltage100 to 230VAC
AlarmsAudible and Visual
Amperage1.5A
Certifications/ComplianceSafety: UL/CSA/EN 61010; Electromagnetic Compatability/CE: EN 61326, EN55011, 2007 +A2:2007; FCC: Subpart B(Class A)
Data Memory16 GB
Detectors2 to 16 ea.
Energy Range20 Kev to 3 Mev; ™incident on plastic scintillator
False Alarm Rate1/1000
Item DescriptionASM IV Automatic Scrap Monitoring System
Storage TemperatureSystem Control Unit: -40 to +158°F
Unit SizeEach
ASMIV3KEFull specifications
EachASM IV SCU with two Single RDMs (1 each side of the roadway), Banner proximity sensors and 175' (53m) RDM interface cable2Request A Quote
DescriptionASM IV SCU with two Single RDMs (1 each side of the roadway), Banner proximity sensors and 175' (53m) RDM interface cable2
Unit SizeEach
ASMIV4KEOFull specifications
EachASM IV SCU with three Single RDMs (1 each side of the roadway & overhead), Banner proximity sensors and 175' (53m) RDM interface cable2Request A Quote
TypeAutomatic Scrap Monitoring System
DescriptionASM IV SCU with three Single RDMs (1 each side of the roadway & overhead), Banner proximity sensors and 175' (53m) RDM interface cable2
Unit SizeEach
ASMIV6KDFull specifications
EachASM IV SCU with two dual RDMs (1 horizontally placed each side of the roadway), Banner proximity sensors and 175' (53m) RDM interface cable2Request A Quote
TypeAutomatic Scrap Monitoring System
DescriptionASM IV SCU with two dual RDMs (1 horizontally placed each side of the roadway), Banner proximity sensors and 175' (53m) RDM interface cable2
Unit SizeEach
ASMIV6KEFull specifications
EachASM IV SCU with two enhanced RDMs (1 each side of the roadway), banner proximity sensors and 175' (53m) RDM interface cable2Request A Quote
TypeAutomatic Scrap Monitoring System
DescriptionASM IV SCU with two enhanced RDMs (1 each side of the roadway), banner proximity sensors and 175' (53m) RDM interface cable2
Unit SizeEach
ASMIV12KDFull specifications
EachASM IV SCU with four dual RDMs (2 horizontally stacked each side of the roadway), Banner proximity sensors and 175' (53m) RDM interface cable2Request A Quote
TypeAutomatic Scrap Monitoring System
DescriptionASM IV SCU with four dual RDMs (2 horizontally stacked each side of the roadway), Banner proximity sensors and 175' (53m) RDM interface cable2
Unit SizeEach
ASMIV12KVFull specifications
EachASM IV SCU with four enhanced RDMs (2 vertically stacked each side of the roadway), banner proximity sensors and 175' (53m) RDM interface cable2Request A Quote
TypeAutomatic Scrap Monitoring System
DescriptionASM IV SCU with four enhanced RDMs (2 vertically stacked each side of the roadway), banner proximity sensors and 175' (53m) RDM interface cable2
Unit SizeEach
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The ASM IV is built upon the high performance Thermo Scientific™ X-Channel platform running a Linux operating system to provide both accurate and reliable detection of unwanted sources of radiation in an extremely rugged environment.

Optimized Radiation Detector Modules (RDM).

  • Approporiate size and shape detectors in the best configuration as suits facility and vehicles.
  • Critical starting point having a System Control Unit (SCU) purposely designed for a harsh industrial enviromnment.
  • Rugged, Industrial all solid-state, dedicated purpose System Control Unit (SCU) delivers stable platform.
  • Multiple methods for system communication.

RDM:

  • White powder coated stainless steel housing with aluminium door avoids corrosion and allow for transmission of low energy Gamma radiation.
  • Lockable three point latch door closure mechanism to provide security.
  • 1584 cubic inch (26L) premium PVT scintillators and high gain PMT assemblies.
  • Standard lead shielding and industrial anti-vibration shock mounts limit external interference.
  • Industrial spring clamp DIN terminal rail provide for quick and easy installation with high reliability.

SCU:

  • Precision cast metal housing with wall or bench mounting options provides industrial ruggedness and ease of installation.
  • Large color touch screen display provides for clear operator communication while reducing desk clutter of keyboard and mouse.
  • Ultra bright long life LEDs and push button membrane switches for clear status information and redundant acknowledgement to touch screen.
  • USB and RJ45 Ethernet ports provided for easy connection of auxiallery devices and networking for remote monitoring.
  • Four configurable input and four configurable output ports for communicating with external devices.
  • All components solid-state including disc storage for high reliability.
  • No cooling fans or filters to fuss with or fail.
  • Linux operating system for high performance high reliability and longevity.


System Control Unit Specifications
Models: ASMIV12KD, ASMIV9KEO, ASMIV3KE, ASMIV12KV
Power Requirements: 100 to 264 VAC RMS, 47 to 63 Hz, 1.5A; Internal switch-mode AC/DC power supply capable of providing 12 VDC and 5 VDC f o r components internal to the unit; Isolated switch-mode AC/DC power supply capable of supplying 24 VDC to the detectors, Detector Interface Unit, and discrete I/O portsRegulatory Compliance Safety: UL/CSA/EN 61010-1; Electromagnetic Compatibility for Emissions & Immunity both Radiated and Conducted: EN 61326, EN 55011: 2007 +A2:2007; FCC Subpart B (Class A); RoHS: RoHS complia
Operating Temperature: 0° to 40°C (32° to 104°F)I/O Interfaces: Detector Interfaces: Two twisted pair conductors for supplying power (24VDC) and communications (RS-485) to ASM IV detectors (RDMs) plus supplemental Power Interface for special applications; 10/100 Base-T Ethernet jack (RJ45) for remote communication; Two powered USB v2.0 ports to accommodate external USB peripherals; Four user software configurable relay outputs (2A); Four optically isolated, general-purpose user configurable discrete inputs
Storage Temperature: -40° to +70°C (-40° to +158°F)User Interface: 12.1-in LCD display panel; touch screen interface; loud speaker; three membrane keypad pushbuttons with tactile feedback provided for system control and alarm acknowledgement; six LED indicators provided for system status; optional USB thermal ticket printer
Humidity: 10-93% relative humidity, non-condensingCPU and Memory: ETX 3.0 processor board; X-Channel mother and daughter (interface) boards; Linux Operating System; Vented back cover provides passive cooling for CPU and other electronics; 16-GB internal solid state hard drive (data files); 8-GB compact flash (program files)
Altitude: Sea level to 10,000 feetReality-Based Algorithms: Dynamic vehicle profiling and background suppression compensation with 1/16th sec resolution and sum/individual channel alarms
Dimensions: 406 x 356 x 108mm (16 x 14 x 4.25 in.), 8.7kg (19.2 lb.) 

Radiation Detector Module Specifications
Models: ASMIV12KD, ASMIV9KEO, ASMIV3KE, ASMIV12KV
Operating Temperature: -30° to +60°C (-22° to +140°F)RDM Spacing: 4.2m (14 ft.) or less for best performance
RDM Sizes Single: 23.60 liters (1440 in3), Double: 47.19 liters (2880 in3) and Enhanced: 51.91 liters (3168 in3) active volumeRDM Enclosure Dimensions: Single: 1981 x 457 x 254mm (78 x 18 x 10 in.), 154kg (340 lb.) Double/enhanced: 1981 x 914 x 254mm (78 x 36 x 10 in.), 340kg (750 lb.)
RDM Enclosure Assembly: Weatherproof, lead-lined stainless steel NEMA rated enclosuresRDM Access: Gasketed aluminum door with 3-point latch
RDM Integral Shielding: 1/8-in. lead shielding

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