Manufacturing Industry

Techniques

Quality Control

  • Density: rubber, oils, fabric, paper, etc
  • Thickness: paper, glass, steel, plastic films
  • Level: beverages, cooking oil

Process Control

  • Density: cement, mud, liquids, chemical products
  • Level: vessels, silos, chemical products, minerals
  • Moisture: glass, cement, minerals

Radiotracers in

  • Fertilizer Plants,
  • Cement Factories,
  • Sulphuric Acid Plants, etc

Radiation Sources

Gauges can be categorized by their mode of operation

  • transmission
  • backscatter

Type of radioactive source used

  • Gamma, Beta and Neutron
  • Sources
  • X-ray
  • Cesiums-137
  • Cobalt-60
  • Krypton-85 (encapsulated gas)
  • Strontium-90 (foil source)
  • Promethium-147 (foil source)
  • Americium-241
  • Americium-241/beryllium
  • Plutonium-238/beryllium
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