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VEL Subsea Geiger Counter

The Geiger counter is a tool that detects and measures beta, gamma and x-rays, and is a valuable tool if one deals with or potentially deals with hazardous materials and you want to detect x-ray leaks or find radioactive rocks and/or minerals.

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The VEL Subsea Geiger Counter

  • Can be used on any ROV / AUV system.

  • Can be used for emergency preparedness, nuclear incidents or accidents and first response.

  • Detects LRA scale in risers subsea and can search for nuclear submarines and for area surveillance

  • Comes with a logging unit on a Windows PC.

  • Communicates using a RS 232 (optional are RS 485 or IP).

  • Has a direct conversion to all common units for radioactive measurements.

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Energy sensitivity:

  • Beta / gamma / X-rays: min 35 keV

  • Gamma sensitivity: 450 CPM/mR/hr

  • Calibrated to Cesium-137 (Cs137)

Accuracy: ±10% Typical (±15% Maximum)

Measurement range

  • 0.001 to 500 mR/hr

  • 0.01 to 5,000 uSv/hr

  • 1 to 500,000 uR/hr

  • 1 to 225,000 CPM (450 CPM/mR/hr)

  • 0 to 3,750 CPS (7.5 CPS/mR/hr)

Total Count: 0 to 4,294,967,295 (32 Bit Integer)

A logging unit is supplied with the geiger counter to access and read the log. The computer is delivered in a separate tool case.

A transportation box is supplied with the geiger counter to ensure safe transportations and storage.


"An easy to use ROV tool with very accurate measurements"


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