Shielding Integrity Testing
For many facilities, installed shielding is the primary method of restricting exposure to ionising radiation. Traditionally, the integrity of the installed shielding is not tested until the source is ready to be used.
However, if the radiation shielding is found to be inadequate or contain weaknesses at this stage, then it is often difficult and very costly to undertake remedial action.
Aurora have provided Imanova with focused radiological protection advice and support for many years and have demonstrated their expertise through their advice and practical approach to radiological safety.
Director of Operations • Imanova Ltd
No job too big, no task too small:
- Accelerator Bunkers
- Radiography Enclosures
- Calibration Facilities
- Radiotherapy Rooms
- Bespoke Shielding
We have worked with some of the UK’s biggest organisations, and tested facilities intended to house many different types of ionising radiation source, including medical and research linear accelerator bunkers, industrial radiography enclosures, calibration facilities, and laboratories. In addition, we have tested bespoke shielded items of operation equipment such as Hot Cells, shielded glove boxes, shielded workstations and more.
Remediation can be costly!
Aurora can assess shielding from a few millimetres of lead up to 2.0 meters of ordinary concrete, testing accessible parts of the facility, not just the parts that can be checked with the operational source.
Testing at an early stage allows any defects that are found to be rectified without incurring costly delays to the project.
Our Shielding Integrity Testing Service gives you the peace of mind you need to progress your build, and install radiation sources knowing that the shielding protection will be as expected.