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30 Year Anniversary of IMI – International Medcom Inc.

I usually keep my occasional blog posts limited to news of interest on radiation detection, safety and security. I have also  posted on events related to the radiation detection industry. I donʻt usually post explicitly on my own company, but much …


Alpha Radiation – Why it’s important to be able to detect it

All the safety books tell us that alpha radiation is 20 times more damaging than gamma and x radiation. Radiation detectors that don’t have an alpha capability are much less expensive. Is it worth taking a risk to save money? …


Radiation Safety Basics – How to Protect Yourself

I heard too many stories of unnecessary high radiation exposures in 2015.  I feel compelled to remind people about the basics of radiation protection.   There are always simple things that can be done to reduce exposure: Time, Distance and …