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The Autoscan 60 is a stand-alone Reader for track etch detectors. A loaded carousel is placed in the Reader where it is driven by the motor.
The positions containing detectors may be keyed in beforehand to save processing time. After a detector has been automatically driven to
the read station it is edge-illuminated via a light guide. Light scattered from the tracks produces intense spots which are imaged by a
motorised microscope and scanned by a CCTV camera. The scanned image is stored and analyzed and the identity code and track count
retained in memory. Results are available on disc or hard copy for use by external record keeping systems.


Technical Specifications

Detector Material: PN3 polymer
Overall dimensions: 20 H x 25 W x 1.5 D mm (.75 H x 1 W x .06 D inches)
Neutron energy range: approx. 200 keV to greater than 15 MeV without radiators. Thermal and near thermal with radiators.
Fast neutron dose range: <0.2 mSv to 20 mSv inherently linear. Doses up to 100 mSv can be measured by alternative procedures.

Typical sensitivity settings:
Am-Be neutrons: 200 to 400 tracks.cm-2 per mSv (planar holder, normal incidence) 125 to 250 tracks.cm-2 per mSv (pyramid
holder, any angle of incidence)

Radon: 0.7 to 2.5 tracks.cm-2 per kBq.m-3.h

User selectable: Settings are user-selectable to match the spectrum, dynamic range and degree of background rejection
Automatic Mode: Stabilised track illumination and grey level threshold
Manual Mode: User control of track illumination and grey level threshold
Analysis time: 60 elements within 30 minutes (doses <10 mSv)
Displays: i. Auto-running display of track count as acquisition occurs
ii. Raw Data Histogram (distribution of pixels at each image grey scale level)
iii. Histograms (distribution of individual track image areas)
Databases: i. System Parameters
ii. Historical Results (last 6000 detectors)
iii. Histogram Data (last 400 histograms)
Data Export: i. Automatic ASCII text files
ii. Selectable Data Interchange Format (DIF) files for loading to spreadsheets
iii. PCX graphics file of histograms for export to DTP applications etc.
iv. Log of illumination adjustments as an ASCII text file
v. Selectable archiving to external store
Camera: 13 mm (0.5”) CCD composite video, 579 x 5.83 elements
Image Analyser: 512 x 512 pixels each with a 256 level grey scale for intensity
Processor: 386S X 33 motherboard with 4 MB RAM
Displays: i. 640 x 480 pixel VGA Colour Monitor (results display).
ii. 23 cm (9”) monochrome composite video monitor (displays track images)
Disc Drives: one 9 cm (3.5”) high density floppy disc plus 40 MB hard disc
Environmental: Temperature: 10 °C to 35 °C (50 °F to 95 °F)
Humidity: up to 70% non-condensing
Power requirements: 196 to 264 Vac, 50 Hz, 3 A or 100 to 125 Vac, 60 Hz, 6 A
Dimensions: 140 H x 70 W x 78 D cm (55 H x 28 W x 31 D inches)
Weight: 67 kg (148 lbs) nett, 120 kg (265 lbs) packed for shipping.


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Additional information

Weight 100 lbs