Category Archives: Helium replacement

Silverside Detectors Working With Onshape To Make Nuclear Radiation Sensors

A 3D model of a Silverside neutron detector. Image via Silverside Detectors Silverside Detectors, a Massachusetts-based company specializing in nuclear security, is using tools from Onshape, a cloud-based CAD software provider. The objective is to develop low-cost compact-sized nuclear radiation … Continue reading

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Launch of Extended Life Plastic™ Detector for Radiation Portal Monitors

Saint-Gobain Crystals, a pioneer in radiation detection solutions for Homeland Security applications, has launched Extended Life Plastic™ detector for radiation portal monitor (RPM) applications. The brilliant Extended Life Plastic for gamma energy detection allows RPM systems to operate with low … Continue reading

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City Of Stirling To Investigate Ban On Helium Balloons

A BAN on the release of helium balloons could be on the horizon in the City of Stirling after councillors voted to investigate on Tuesday. Councillor Samantha Jenkinson, who moved the motion, said balloons caused environmental damage and killed birds … Continue reading

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Are Launches Of Helium Balloons Seeing Their Dying Days?

FILE – In this Friday, April 10, 2015, file photo, elementary school students release pink balloons for a classmate who died as her hearse drove past in Wayne, N.J. Efforts to ban balloon launches are facing fierce opposition from The … Continue reading

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Ipswich To Follow Brisbane In Banning Plastics At Council Events

Springfield Lakes Nature Care president Luise Manning has praised Ipswich City Council’s proposal to ban helium balloons, single-use straws and water bottles. The council will decide on the new policy in July and if approved the plastics would be ditched … Continue reading

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