Ludlum Measurements Blog

April: National Records and Information Management Month

Posted by Larissa Place on Tue, Apr 21, 2015 @ 11:04 AM

March comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb according to the proverb. But what does the month of April offer us? April 15th is Tax Day in the United States, the deadline for filing income tax returns to the federal government. Other April observances celebrate foods such as pecans, garlic, cheeseballs, and caramel popcorn. More globally-oriented topics are Russian cosmonauts, fun at work day, and world health. Some observances are month-long, including national poetry and poetry writing, jazz appreciation, Arab-American heritage, and stress awareness. In our industry we naturally pay special attention to April being designated National Records and Information Management Month.

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Topics: Calibration, maintenance, ludlum measurements, accuracy, radiation detection instrument, reliability, logging instruments, measure, quality, data logging, records, record data

Chipping Away Imperfections

Posted by Mitch Moore on Tue, Dec 9, 2014 @ 15:12 PM

The Model 3030P offers independent, simultaneous LCD readouts of alpha/beta counting.  Unit electronics support background subtraction, crosstalk correction, separate alarms, and cpm/dpm operating modes. Other convenient properties, driven by computer chips, of the Model 3030P include a Quality Control (QC) process that monitors current date and time, and uses that data to alert the operator that it is time to repeat a daily QC check of the system.

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Topics: 3030, clock, chip, QC, hours, days, weeks, accuracy