ORTEC Releases the RadEAGLET, Scintillation-Based, Hand-held Radioisotope Identification Device

Thursday, December 14, 2017

Contact: Susie Brockman (845) 483-2124, susie.brockman@ametek.com

ORTEC Releases the RadEAGLET
New Scintillation-Based, Hand-held Radioisotope Identification Device Weighs Less than Two Pounds

Oak Ridge, TN – The ORTEC® Products Group of AMETEK’s Material Analysis Division has again partnered with innoRIID GmbH., Dusseldorf, Germany, on a state-of-the-art Radioisotope Identification Device (RIID). This latest addition to the RadEAGLE family of RIIDs is the RadEAGLET. Weighing less than two pounds, the RadEAGLET is the lightest hand-held RIID on the market today.

RadEAGLET is a smaller and lighter version of the proven and tested RadEAGLE RIID. It uses the same validated algorithms and stabilization methodology that has led to superior identification results in independent test programs. The new RadEAGLET further reinforces ORTEC’s commitment to the scintillation-based RIID business segment and complements ORTEC’s field-proven Detective® line of high-purity, germanium(HPGe)-based RIIDS.

The RadEAGLET uses a unique, multi-agent system-based algorithm that provides superior speed and accuracy for radioisotope detection and identification. This advanced algorithm greatly reduces the false ID’s and false alarms exhibited by older generation systems.

“At less than two pounds, the RadEAGLET is perfect for first responders, military users, and customs organizations” states Andrew Williams, AMETEK Division Vice President and Business Unit Manager. “Just like the RadEAGLE, the new RadEAGLET simultaneously detects and identifies multiple isotopes, even in scenarios where rad sources may be masked or shielded”.

“We worked closely with innoRIID on the development of this new state-of-the-art, superior-performance RIID. The RadEAGLET is extremely rugged and durable and designed to withstand the rigors of field use by the military and first responders,” states John Smalling, ORTEC Homeland Security Product Manager

Founded in 2014, innoRIID, GmbH., is a European technology company that delivers professional products and expert engineering services in the field of radiation detection. innoRIID contributes to active research projects in radiation detection and develops customized solutions for its business partners.

The ORTEC Products Group is the leading supplier of high-resolution, HPGe-based radiation identifiers, with more than 50 years of experience in the design and manufacture of highly sensitive radiation detectors used by government and industrial laboratories, nuclear facilities and medical research and in nuclear safeguards.

For more information, contact the ORTEC Products Group, 801 South Illinois Avenue, Oak Ridge, TN 37831-0895. Telephone: 865-482-4411, Toll free: 800-251-9750. Fax: 865-483-0396. Website: http://www.ortec-online.com. The ORTEC Products Group is a unit of AMETEK, Inc., a leading global manufacturer of electronic instruments and electromechanical devices with annual sales of $4 billion.