Harwell Dosimeters are the dosimeter specialists – and our experienced team has produced this FAQ document to answer queries regarding dosimeters and dosimetry. If you have a question you believe should be answered in the FAQ, please contact us.

Dosimeter FAQ Article

By |April 23rd, 2014|FAQ|

If you have any questions about our products such as how they work and what they achieve, this is a good place to start. If your questions are not answered here, feel free to contact [...]

Do you make Dosimeters yourselves?

By |April 23rd, 2014|FAQ|

We buy in carefully specified raw materials. Subsequent processes and quality control are all in-house with the exception of the blister packaging required for the alanine dosimeter 'Radspin'.  

What are Dosimeters used for?

By |April 23rd, 2014|FAQ|

Dosimeters are mainly used to measure radiation exposure in areas such as the nuclear industry, medicine and the sterilisation of medical devices.  

What is a Dosimeter?

By |April 23rd, 2014|FAQ|

Dosimeters are devices which register doses of radiation. Dosimeters are typically made of small pieces of radiation-sensitive material which change when irradiated. By measuring the property which changes, for example colour, using a spectrophotometer, the [...]

What Products do Harwell Dosimeters make?

By |April 23rd, 2014|FAQ|

Harwell Dosimeters produces high-quality dosimeters mainly for use in the sterilisation of medical devices. Two types - Red 4034 and Amber 3042 - are made from radiation-sensitive poly-methylmethacrylate (pmma) in the form of optically transparent [...]

Who are Harwell Dosimeters?

By |April 23rd, 2014|FAQ|

Harwell Dosimeters is one of a number of companies which evolved from UKAEA. We are located on the Harwell campus, which we share with technical companies old and new, large and small.