The GCS-1500 Series is capable of both gamma and neutron detection and is trusted worldwide to detect and identify radioactive nuclides. The GCS-1500 Series’ modular drive-through design can be configured to support the unique needs of the nuclear industry, law enforcement, private industry, research institutes, and federal agencies tasked with nuclear safety or public security.

FEATURES

  • Exceptional gamma and neutron detection

  • Source localization

  • NORM discrimination to minimize nuisance alarms

  • No void or uneven load distribution alarms

  • Fully digital system design

  • Remote monitoring and service

  • ANSI 42.35 compliant; approved for use in Homeland Security

Physical Specifications

  • Operating Configuration: Drive-through monitor for vehicles, trucks, and containers
  • Pillars: left and right
  • Number of Gamma Detectors: 2 or 4 (standard); up to 12 (configurable)
  • Gamma Detector Material: Polyvinyltoluene (PVT) plastic scintillator
  • Number of Neutron Detectors: 6 or 12 (standard); up to 36 (configurable)
  • Neutron Detector Material: LiZnS-PMMA
  • Pillar External Dimensions: 80 in L x 40 in W x 17 in D (203 cm L x 102 cm W x 43 cm D)
  • Pillar Weight: 800 lbs (360 kg)

Performance Specifications

  • Gamma Radiation Detection: Meets ANSI N42.35 and IEC 62244
  • Special Nuclear Materials (SNM) Detection: Meets ANSI N42.35 and IEC 62244
  • Gamma False Alarm Rate: Less than 1 in 10,000 passages
  • Neutron False Alarm Rate: Less than 1 in 10,000 passages

Operation

  • Inspection Speed: 5 mph (8 km/h) nominal
  • Ports: Ethernet, RS485, Serial

Environment / Safety

  • Temperature: -4 °F to 140 °F (-20 °C to 60 °C )
  • Humidity: 5 to 95% non-condensing
  • Environmental Protection: IP65