How does a Troxler gauge work?
The gauge works by counting the radiation that is received over a given period of time, usually one minute. When you push the button to take a test the gauge counts the radiation for one minute and calculates the density based on the depth of measurement.
What is a Troxler nuclear density gauge?
The Troxler nuclear moisture density gauges are used by many contractors, engineers, and highway departments for compaction control of soil aggregate, concrete, and full depth asphalt. The gauges meet or exceed the ASTM standards D6938, D2950, and C1040.
What is the most penetrating radiation?
Gamma rays have the most penetrating powers of all three radiation sources.
How much does a nuke gauge weigh?
|Dimensions (base):||15.75″ x 8.66″ x 5.5″ (400 x 220 x 140mm)|
|Handle Height:||18″ or 21.5″ (450 or 550mm)|
|Weight:||30 lbs (13.6kg)|
Is Delta radiation real?
These are the energetic electrons that cause secondary ionization and are referred to as delta rays. On a developed photographic emulsion, in which strongly ionizing particles have left dense tracks, delta rays appear as thin wavy spurs or branches. The term delta ray, first used by the British physicist J.J.
What material can block gamma rays?
Gamma rays have so much penetrating power that several inches of a dense material like lead, or even a few feet of concrete may be required to stop them.
Can you store a nuclear gauge at home?
A nuclear gauge must be stored in a location that includes a minimum of two independent physical controls that form barriers to secure portable gauges from unauthorized removal whenever the portable gauge is not under the control and constant view of the Permit Holder.
Can cell phones detect radiation?
GammaPix™ is a smartphone application available for both Android and iPhone operating systems that uses the smartphone camera sensor to detect and measure ionizing radiation fields. The software analyzes digital images produced by a smartphone camera to determine the local gamma-ray radiation environment.
Why choose Troxler?
Since 1958, Troxler has been dedicated to developing, manufacturing and servicing precision quality control and measurement equipment, including nuclear gauges, gyratory compactors, and asphalt ignition ovens | Online Courses Login Store / Website Register Login Tour Products Services Overview Gauge Repair Service On-Site Field Service
Who is Troxler Electronic Laboratories?
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How do I contact Troxler?
Research Triangle Park, NC 27709 Phone: 1.877.TROXLER (1.877.876.9537) Outside the USA – +1.919.549.8661 Fax: +1.919.549.0761
What is Troxler ez-ship?
NEW Troxler EZ-Ship (FOR US CUSTOMERS ONLY) Troxler EZ-Ship makes shipping your nuclear gauges to a Troxler service center for maintenance, repair, or disposal simple and straightforward. Learn More Troxler ICO NCAT Oven