Complete set of radioisotope densitometer with ionising radiation source of cesium-137 and calibration of the radioisotope densitometers

  • 1 The Institute of Nuclear Physics1 of Academy Sciences, Tashkent, Republic of Uzbekistan
  • 2 Design Office with Experimental Plant of the INP AS RUz, Tashkent, Republic of Uzbekistan


Research on charging a radioisotope density meter (Endress + Hauser AG, Sweden) with ionizing radiation source of cesium-137 types GCs7.021.1, GC 7.012.8 and calibrating radioisotope densitometers on stands with liquid simulators based on mixtures of bromoform and ethyl alcohol. Calibrated radioisotope densitometers were used to determine the density of the pulp emulsion in the technological line of the State Enterprise «Navoi Mining and Metallurgical Combine» (Bessopan industrial site, Zarafshan sity, Republic of Uzbekistan). The paper presents studies on the development of a method for calibrating a radioisotope level meter (Berthold Technologies GmbH & Co. KG) under the conditions of the presence of natural radionuclides in the composition of gas condensate and powdered polyethylene intermediate product at the gas production enterprise of the JV «Uz-Kor Gas Chemical», «Ustyurt Gas Chemical Complex» (Kirk-kyz settlement, Republic of Karakalpakstan).



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