Dosimeters Articles

  • New STS 6150AD Simulator now available

    Safe-Series – 6150AD Radiation Field Simulation The new STS Safe-Series range brings new technology into handheld simulation to provide the most realistic simulators available today. A unique radio system ...

  • A Dosimeter for the Future: a History of the doseBadge - Case study

    In 1995, a team of young engineers at Cirrus Research set to work on revolutionising the design and functionality of noise dosimeters. Their hard work and tireless dedication to the protection of people’s hearing led them to design the doseBadge, which has now become synonymous with personal noise exposure measurement. The process of designing the doseBadge wasn’t easy or without ...


    By Cirrus Research plc

  • Simulators supplied to NARU HART

    STS have supplied the NARU -HART Ambulance service training centre at Winterbourne Gunner with a set of Safe-Series simulators for training the HART teams in response to potential incidents involving radiation. The training devices are based around the Thermo EPD style Electronic Personal Dosimeter and offer crews the opportunity to train in a simulated radiation field without any risk. ...

  • European Commission invest in more simulation

    The European Commission Joint Research Centre are adding to their existing range of STS simulators with purchases of STS's Thermo FH40 GL10 simulator and simulated Radiation probe head for use on Thermo's 4M extending telescopic pole. ...

  • US Nuclear (OTCMKTS:UCLE) Has Become Investor’s Preferred Choice

    US Nuclear Corp (OTCMKTS:UCLE) is the new talk of the town. Within a week, the price skyrocketed to a new high of $2.0 after it had remained within the $0.35 range for nearly a year. In this piece, we give a brief introduction of the company and all of the recent developments that contributed to its success. ...


    By US Nuclear Corporation

  • Rock hard doseBadge survives the crusher - case study

    When something goes through a stone crusher it’s very rare that anything apart from crushed stones comes out the other side. So, when a Cirrus Research doseBadge® became dislodged and fell onto the conveyor belt of a stone crusher, Environmental Scientifics Group occupational hygienist David Wright didn’t expect to find much evidence of it left at the other end. However, when the ...


    By Cirrus Research plc

  • doseBadge proves no problem for Patterson Pumps - Case study

    A chance introduction to Cirrus Research at a US Health & Safety Conference proved to be very fortunate timing for Greg Dobson. Greg is the Environmental and Safety Manager for the Patterson Pump Company, one of the world’s leading suppliers of quality pumps for sectors including: flood control, industrial, fire, municipal and HVAC. He explains in his own words: “While attending ...


    By Cirrus Research plc

  • Optimus Red and doseBadge adapt to new challenge - Case study

    Established in 1934, Lindapter International is the world’s innovator of steelwork clamping systems, eliminating the requirement to drill or weld steel. The company designs and manufactures specialist products for connecting structural steel sections together and has more than 85 years’ of experience in its field. The company’s success is the result of its dedication to meet and ...


    By Cirrus Research plc

  • Monitoring personal noise exposure in West end theatres with the doseBadge5 - Case study

    When the audience sits in the stalls of a West End theatre they have very little idea of the technology that goes into giving them the ultimate live show experience. Some shows enjoy runs that last for years, others aren’t so lucky, but each night there is a team of front of house staff and stagehands that bring the magic to life. The noise risks of working in a live music venue are ...


    By Cirrus Research plc

  • Noise induced hearing loss: how can you start monitoring your workforce?

    An estimated 20,000 people working during the last year suffered from noise induced hearing loss (NIHL), new as well as longstanding cases, caused or made worse by work.[1]The cause of NIHL is preventable but the affects are permanent, resulting in life changing injuries that can seriously impair a workers’ quality of life. Industries with the highest incidences of NIHL include ...


    By Casella

  • The Measure Issue 10 Autumn 2016 – The Cirrus Research Newsletter

    The latest issue of The Measure, the Cirrus Research newsletter is now available for download. In this issue we’ve covered: The new doseBadge5 Noise Dosimeter with a history and timeline of the doseBadge family A case study for the Optimus Green Sound Level Meter and the Invictus Environmental Noise Monitor at the Classical Haçienda ...


    By Cirrus Research plc

  • Introducing Octave Band Filters for the doseBadge5 Noise Dosimeter

    We’re pleased to announce that the Cirrus doseBadge5 Noise Dosimeter now includes 1:1 Octave Band Filters as standard*, adding to the already comprehensive set of measurement data that the unique doseBadge5 can provide. The doseBadge5 is already the best specified dosimeter available with multiple measurement channels, comprehensive data logging, ...


    By Cirrus Research plc

  • Visit Cirrus at A+A 2017 and see the new doseBadge5 Noise Dosimeter

    Cirrus Research will be presenting a number of new and exciting additions to the existing range at the A+A Exhibition in October 2017. On stand 6C51 will be the new doseBadge5 Noise Dosimeter and the Optimus Sound Level Meters which together provide a complete solution for both occupational and environmental noise measurements. A+A 2017 will be the first opportunity for visitors to see ...


    By Cirrus Research plc

  • Norfolk Fire & Rescue choose STS

    STS were chosen by the Norfolk Fire & Rescue Service to supply them with a complete training solution for their radioactive incident training. NFRS were looking for a solution to train their teams in the monitoring of an incident ...

  • The Noise Doctor’s Review of 2016

    2016 is rapidly coming to a close and 2017 is almost upon us. New Year is always a time for reflection. With this in mind, I reviewed all the NoiseNews updates from 2016 and can now reveal the top 10 blogs that aim to educate, inform and entertain. Are you sitting comfortably? Then let us begin. Top 10 Blogs of 2016 10. The Big Bang Theory: What You Really ...


    By Cirrus Research plc

  • STS delivers first simulators to China

    STS has delivered its first batch of Radiation training simulators to our distributors Onbound Safetech Co in China. The order is to supply one of the Nuclear Power plants with some of STS's Safe-Series radiation field simulation equipment. The Safe-FH40G based on the Thermo FH40 and the STS Safe-Minisource have been supplied to help train technicians working in the Nuclear Plant where they are ...

  • Cirrus Research – Noise Measurement Pioneers for Over 45 Years [Video]

    Since 1970, Cirrus’ mission has been to make monitoring noise simple. More than 45 years later, we thought it was time to look back at our story so far and see what we have achieved. Join us by watching our video, which explores our history and what makes us the noise measurement pioneers that we are today. Cirrus Research ...


    By Cirrus Research plc

  • Optimus and doseBadge Adapt to New Challenge - Case Study

    Established in 1934, Lindapter International is the world’s innovator of steelwork clamping systems, eliminating the requirement to drill or weld steel.  The company designs and manufactures specialist products for connecting structural steel sections together and  has more than 85 years’ experience in its field. The company’s success is the result of its dedication ...


    By Cirrus Research plc

  • doseBadge – 20 Years of Evolutionary Success

    In 1996 Cirrus pioneered the first doseBadge Noise Dosimeter. 20 years later and we are preparing to launch the fifth generation. The philosophy of the doseBadge is to eliminate cables, controls and buttons. This reduces the risk of damage, tampering, weight and service costs for the user. This philosophy will never change. Today, Cirrus has sold more than 20,000 doseBadges to help companies ...


    By Cirrus Research plc

  • The 6th biggest noise at work mistake…and how to fix It

    Health & Safety Managers everywhere know that managing noise risks isn’t as easy as it sounds. If you don’t, the company runs the risk of being fined by the Health & Safety Executive or sued by their employees for noise-induced hearing loss. To help you avoid the pitfalls, let’s recap of the 5 Biggest Noise at Work Mistakes. I’ll then talk you through the ...


    By Cirrus Research plc

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