[ RadSafe ] Looking for Standards Related to testing Portable XRF Units

Hans Wiegert hans.wiegert at sealedair.com
Thu Feb 16 14:50:45 CST 2012


While this article was written for the use of XRF units to detect lead,
there are many references cited that you may find helpful:

Best Regards,


Hans J. Wiegert
Sr. Electrical Engineer - ECL Technology
Regional Radiation Coordinator
CRYOVAC, Sealed Air Corporation
100 Rogers Bridge Rd., Bldg. A
Duncan, SC 29334-0464
Tel: (864) 433-2641
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On Thu, Feb 16, 2012 at 2:10 PM, Peter Collopy
<chaosforthefuture at yahoo.com>wrote:

> Looking for some help on assembling a list of standards and guides related
> to contruction and testing (mostly for dermining the radiation profile) for
> a handheld portable XRF units. So far I have located three (an ANSI, NBS
> and IEEE) in a web search but am sure there are many more. My main
> objective is to help out a client by determining the radiaiton (scatter)
> profile for a protoype device but they are also interested in any related
> international regs and guides that may have an impact on construction and
> distribution of the device. I have almost all of the US/State related regs
> so its mostly the ANSI, ISO, IEEE type guidance I am trying to compile.
> Thanks in advance for info you can send or url leads. Send to me at my
> "chaos" address or peter.collopy at amec.com. Once I get a list together
> i'll re-post to radsafe (not sure if anyone wants a list but it will be
> there for future searches on xrfs).
> Pete C
> Peter Collopy, CIH, CHP, CSP
> 518-859-1944
> San Diego CA
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