Thermo Scientific portable radiation detectors and handheld radiation monitors

Protection is within reach

Protection goes wherever you go with our compact, portable radiation detection and identification instruments. We offer the pager-sized Thermo Scientific RadEye line, featuring patented Natural Background Rejection (NBR) technology, to detect, locate, and identify radioactive nuclides such as nuclear weapons, dirty bombs, and orphaned or purposely masked sources. We also offer a wide range of alpha and beta probes well suited for applications in teaching, research, hospital, and nuclear medicine labs, industrial hygiene applications, industrial X-ray manufacturing, and geological surveys.

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Quickly distinguish between naturally occurring radioactive material (NORM) and radiation from man-made sources such as nuclear weapons, improvised nuclear devices (INDs), or radiological dispersal devices (RDDs). From homeland security and emergency response personnel, to agencies involved in decontamination and decommissioning projects, to hospital and pharmaceutical industry employees, Thermo Fisher Scientific offers a variety of portable radiation detection devices and instruments for continuous monitoring and immediate alert to a variety of radiation types.

Quickly and reliably screen for possible radiation contamination. With Thermo Scientific contamination monitors, you can safeguard your employees and ensure a secure work environment in hospitals, nuclear facilities, military and civil defense outfits, and other industries that work with sources of radiation or need to address the problems of orphaned, unknown, and hidden radioactive threats.

Prevent the spread of contamination in and beyond the workplace. Thermo Fisher Scientific offers a wide variety of portable radiation detection devices like alpha, beta, and gamma probes for contamination surveys on personnel as well as large and small objects including table tops, floors, equipment, and any other surfaces that could be exposed to radioactive material. 

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Frequently Asked Questions about Radiation Detection

Radiation can be found almost anywhere. Is it always a threat to public health and safety? How can it be monitored?  What tools do I need to detect it?  Are you trying to scare us?  Get the answers to these and other questions on our Frequently Asked Questions about Radiation Detectionpage.


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