Radiation evaluator ‘Victoreen 6000B Nero’

Made 1960-1980

These various radiation meters were originally procured and/or used by the NSW government agencies including the former State Pollution Control Commission (SPCC), the Environment Protection Authority (EPA), the NSW Department of Environment and Conservation (DEC), and possibly the NSW Department of Health. These agencies, collectively over the years, regulated the use of radiation apparatus (for example X-ray machines used in medical diagnostics) and radioactive substances (for example cobalt-60...

Summary

2007/60/14
The equipment is enclosed in a hard black carry case, which is divided into two compartments. One side contains the monitor, while the other compartment contains the detector and three electrical cords. The monitor is blue with two black panels. The left hand panel contains the output screen and a set of push buttons, and the right hand side contains instructions printed in white.

Dimensions

300 mm
80 mm

Production

Equipment made by Victoreen Instruments Co in Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America, in 1960-1980.

Victoreen Instruments Co is a branch of Elimpex Ltd, and makes a wide range of quality assurance measurement equipment for radiation therapy, diagnostic x-ray and radiation safety surveys.
1960-1980

Source

Gift of the Department of Environment and Conservation New South Wales, 2007

Cite this Object

Radiation evaluator 'Victoreen 6000B Nero' 2016, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 24 March 2017, <https://ma.as/365892>
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