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PROVEN LEADERSHIP IN INNOVATIVE AND RELIABLE RADIATION DETECTION TECHNOLOGY First Level Response… Complete Radiation Protection Gamma/Neutron Search Dose.

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1 PROVEN LEADERSHIP IN INNOVATIVE AND RELIABLE RADIATION DETECTION TECHNOLOGY First Level Response… Complete Radiation Protection Gamma/Neutron Search Dose Rate Nuclide Identification + Combined In One Handheld!

2 T HE I DENTIFIER Key Features T HE I DENTIFIER The Identifier — Key FeaturesGR-135 “3 Instruments-In-One”: Search, dose rate and nuclide identification Fully automatic: 2-step operation Highest operation usability, one hand, one button, “joystick” operation Unsurpassed nuclide identification Up to 4 detectors integrated into one instrument Integrated Neutron detection capability Developed based on the World’s leading gamma - ray spectrometer, the GR-130 miniSPEC

3 The IDENTIFIER - Ease Of UseThe IDENTIFIER - Key Applications T HE I DENTIFIER Ease Of Use T HE I DENTIFIER Automatic Mode — 2 Step OperationGR-135 Docking Station > System Ready Grab & Go > Search and dose rate “Click” > Nuclide Identification

4 The IDENTIFIER - Ease Of Use Ergonomics One hand, one button, “joystick” operation Operate with gloves Rugged and lightweight Well balanced “in-the-hands” feel The IDENTIFIER - Key Applications T HE I DENTIFIER Ease Of Use T HE I DENTIFIER Highest Operator UsabilityGR-135

5 Easy To Use Docking station: System ready, battery charged, gain stabilized Fully automatic: 2 step operation Large readable displays Automated operator advisor The IDENTIFIER - Ease Of UseThe IDENTIFIER - Key Applications T HE I DENTIFIER Ease Of Use T HE I DENTIFIER Highest Operator UsabilityGR-135 1. Grab & go - Search & Dose Rate 2. “Click” - Nuclide Identification - Warning Messages - Operator Instructions “Eyes-Free” audio search and warning system Selectable back-lit-display Automated correction for display contrast 8 to 12 hour battery life, with rechargeable batteries Multi language support

6 Multiple On-Board Detectors Up to 4 detectors can be integrated into one hand-held The IDENTIFIER - Ease Of UseThe IDENTIFIER - Key Applications T HE I DENTIFIER Ease Of Use T HE I DENTIFIER Highest Operator UsabilityGR-135 – Sodium Iodide - standard on all instruments – Geiger-Mueller - standard on all instruments –Solid State Neutron - optional –Cadium Zinc Telluride (CZT) - optional Automatic detector data integration for optimal nuclide identification Full text nuclide classification – Industrial / medical / special nuclear materials – Nuclide identification

7 “Eyes-Free” Audio Warning System Built-in audio output Audio tone increases as The Identifier is moved close to the source and radiation becomes more intense Operator is able to quickly locate the exact location of the source The IDENTIFIER - Ease Of UseThe IDENTIFIER - Key Applications T HE I DENTIFIER Ease Of Use T HE I DENTIFIER Automatic Operator Friendly “Advisor”GR-135 Audio tone increases as radiation becomes more intense

8 The IDENTIFIER - Ease Of UseThe IDENTIFIER - Key Applications T HE I DENTIFIER Ease Of Use T HE I DENTIFIER Automatic Operator Friendly “Advisor”GR-135 Instruction Audio tone increases as radiation becomes more intense Automatically advises operator... Warning

9 Automatic Mode: Search and Dose Rate The IDENTIFIER - Ease Of UseThe IDENTIFIER - Key Applications T HE I DENTIFIER Ease Of Use T HE I DENTIFIER GR-135 - Uses a very sensitive sodium iodide detector (4 cu. in. / 65 cu. cm) - Measures total counts per second -Chart recorder to emphasize small radiation level changes -“Eyes-Free” audio search to locate source -“Neutron alert” if neutrons detected (Neutron optional) Highly sensitive search / survey capability: Accurate, calibrated dose measurement: -Dose calibrated based on Cesium- 137 at factory -Dose accurate to +/- 5% over 0 - 3 MeV range -Energy corrected dose rate -BAR GRAPH gives user an easy visual display of dose hazard -High dose rate alarm

10 The IDENTIFIER - Ease Of UseThe IDENTIFIER - Key Applications T HE I DENTIFIER Ease Of Use T HE I DENTIFIER GR-135 Exploranium has developed a technologically advanced nuclide identification system - “multi-level nuclide I.D.” that uses advanced deconvolution peak techniques and interference correction techniques Optimized for all common nuclides and Special Nuclear Materials (SNM) i.e. Uranium-235, Plutonium Optimized for shielded sources 1024 channel operation Automatic detector selection: Sodium Iodide vs Cadmium Zinc Telluride Automatic gain correction Clearly displays Type and Isotope Automatically alarms and displays Neutrons Automatic Mode: Unsurpassed Nuclide Identification

11 The IDENTIFIER - Ease Of UseThe IDENTIFIER - Key Applications T HE I DENTIFIER Nuclide Library T HE I DENTIFIER Nuclide LibrariesGR-135 Nuclide libraries target most common nuclides for Special Nuclear Materials, Industrial and Medical applications 5 different pre-defined nuclide libraries are available. The desired library is activated through the manual menu selection: – STANDARD: Customs / Security / Police / Military... – Medical – Industrial – Waste Management Special Customizable For maximum system performance, Exploranium will customize special libraries for the user (by e-mail) which can be downloaded using the indentiVIEW software provided via PC and docking station

12 The IDENTIFIER - Ease Of UseThe IDENTIFIER - Key Applications T HE I DENTIFIER Nuclide Library T HE I DENTIFIER GR-135 LibrariesGR-135 Built-In Library for First Responders (Customs, Police, Fire, etc.), Medical, Industrial and Waste BUILT-IN LIBRARIES Standard (Customs) Medical

13 The IDENTIFIER - Ease Of UseThe IDENTIFIER - Key Applications T HE I DENTIFIER Nuclide Library T HE I DENTIFIER GR-135 LibrariesGR-135 Built-In Library for First Responders (Customs, Police, Fire, etc.), Medical, Industrial and Waste BUILT-IN LIBRARIES Waste Industrial

14 The IDENTIFIER - Ease Of UseThe IDENTIFIER - Key Applications T HE I DENTIFIER identiVIEW Software T HE I DENTIFIER identiVIEW SoftwareGR-135 “Dock to PC” > identiVIEW Software The Identifier has a large data storage capability IdentiVIEW software automatically downloads stored data and spectrum to your PC Stored data can then be transmitted to an expert for review

15 Manual Mode Features — Advanced User The IDENTIFIER - Ease Of UseThe IDENTIFIER - Key Applications T HE I DENTIFIER Ease Of Use T HE I DENTIFIER GR-135 The manual mode allows the qualified user the opportunity to change parameters, alarm levels, etc., for both the Automatic and Manual modes, as well as perform advanced spectrum analysis and other advanced functions. Manual Mode Set-Up Mode The menu-driven “Manual mode” allows the advanced user to easily define or modify system settings: Survey settings Dose corrections Manual detector selection / override Count termination settings Alarm message / audio control settings Display settings Scan stored spectra / replay / download Battery condition Dose calibration / data averaging Multiple language

16 Manual Mode Features — Advanced User The IDENTIFIER - Ease Of UseThe IDENTIFIER - Key Applications T HE I DENTIFIER Ease Of Use T HE I DENTIFIER GR-135 Advanced Spectrum Analysis Using a full complement of on-board analysis tools and system pop-up menus, the IDENTIFIER provides the advanced user with everything needed to manipulate and analyze the spectrum. Adjust scaling, zoom and expand peaks of interest Customize system settings Define multiple regions of interest (ROI) Re-play, allows the re-analysis of selected stored spectra

17 Exploranium is in the process of developing a number of training programs ranging from 2 hours to a full day. These seminars include such topics as: 3 Basic Radiation Knowledge 3 GR-135 Operation 3 Search Techniques The IDENTIFIER - Key Applications 3 Field-Based Role Exercises 3 Emergency Response 3 Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) T HE I DENTIFIER Key Applications T HE I DENTIFIER TrainingGR-135 Seminar leaders include; in North America — Don Rickard previously with Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission and in Europe — Dr. Klaus Duftschmid, previously with the IAEA and currently involved in customs training Exploranium is also working on an interactive training CD and can provide training for trainers

18 The IDENTIFIER - identiVIEW SoftwareThe IDENTIFIER - Ease Of UseThe IDENTIFIER - Key Applications T HE I DENTIFIER The Complete Package T HE I DENTIFIER “The IDENTIFIER” - Complete PackageGR-135 The Complete Package Includes: GR-135 “The Identifier” handheld unit Operator’s manual Rubber boot Docking station + AC power cord 2 - NiCd - batteries Connection cable (docking station to PC) IdentiVIEW software Soft sided carrying case Pelican shock proof travel/shipping case Calibration certificate ISO 9002 CE

19 The IDENTIFIER - identiVIEW SoftwareThe IDENTIFIER - Ease Of UseThe IDENTIFIER - Key Applications T HE I DENTIFIER Only Exploranium Provides… T HE I DENTIFIER Only Exploranium Provides...GR-135 Automatic Mode - 2 step operation – “Grab and Go” = Search and Dose Rate – “Click” = Nuclide Identification One hand, one button “joy stick” operation Unsurpassed nuclide identification - optimized for shielded sources and special nuclear materials Docking station - recharging, stabilization and downloading Large, readable displays 65 x 65 mm (2.5” x 2.5”) Eyes-free “loud” audio, warning messages 4 integrated multiple detectors - NAI, GM, Neutron, CZT Free software upgrades Automatic detector selection - NAI versus CZT Five nuclide libraries including a customizable nuclide library Rugged, durable design - drop tested at 0.75m, with detectors Large NAI crystal 38 mm x 55 mm (1.5” dia x 2.2”) for extra sensitivity Excellent battery life, 8 hrs to 12 hrs Broad energy range 20 KeV to 3.0 MeV and selectable ROI’s Multi language support

20 The IDENTIFIER - identiVIEW SoftwareThe IDENTIFIER - Ease Of UseThe IDENTIFIER - Key Applications T HE I DENTIFIER Independent Test Evaluations T HE I DENTIFIER Independent Test Evaluations - In Progress!GR-135 The IDENTIFIER is a significant technical advance over the original Exploranium’s GR-130 miniSPEC which was successfully evaluated by a number of organizations: – ITRAP - IAEA Seibersdorf, Austria – NRPB, U.K. – AECL, Canada – F.B.I. / D.O.E., USA GR-135 IDENTIFIER - Tests In Progress... – Department of Energy (D.O.E.) - United States – I.T.R.A.P. - Austria – N.R.P.B. - United Kingdom – Customs - Europe

21 The IDENTIFIER - identiVIEW SoftwareThe IDENTIFIER - Ease Of UseThe IDENTIFIER - Key Applications T HE I DENTIFIER Independent Test Evaluations T HE I DENTIFIER User References:GR-135 The GR-130 / 135 has sold over 1,500 units in 45 countries, with such notable customers as: – Customs: U.S. Customs (USA), CCRA (Canada), – Police: FBI (USA), RCMP (Canada), Police (Worldwide) – Military: D.O.D., U.S. Army, LLNL, Navy EOD, Navseacom, AWE (UK), DND (Canada) – National Research Facilities: DOE (USA), AECL (Canada), NRPB (UK), I.A.E.A. (Austria), ANSTO (Australia), Health Canada R.P.B. – Medical: Medical facilities worldwide, Hospitals... – Nuclear Power Plants: OPG, Bruce, NBP (Canada), USA, Europe – Steel/Scrap Metal: Nucor, Ameristeel (USA), Avesta, ELG (UK), Nippon Steel (Japan), most steel mini-mills worldwide...

22 The IDENTIFIER - identiVIEW SoftwareThe IDENTIFIER - Ease Of UseThe IDENTIFIER - Key Applications T HE I DENTIFIER The Complete Package T HE I DENTIFIER In Conclusion - The IDENTIFIERGR-135 GR-130 miniSPEC Evolved from the most popular gamma-ray spectrometer, the GR-130 miniSPEC 3 instruments in one: search, dose rate and nuclide identification Fully automatic: 2 step operation Lightweight, rugged and versatile Highest operator usability: Easy to use Unsurpassed nuclide identification Docking station for immediate readiness Multiple integrated detectors: GM, Sodium Iodide, Neutron, CZT Selectable nuclide libraries Manual mode for advanced users

23 For More Information The IDENTIFIER - identiVIEW SoftwareThe IDENTIFIER - Ease Of UseThe IDENTIFIER - Key Applications Where To Find Us... GR-135 USA Offices Nuclear / Security Contact: Stan DeFilippis E-mail: defilippis@exploranium.com 207 E. Ohio St., Suite 262 Chicago, IL 60611 USA Tel.: (630) 922-6483 Fax: (630) 922-6482 Steel / Scrap Metal - North America, South America & Asia Contact: John Bublitz E-mail: bublitz@exploranium.com 237 South Peters Rd. Knoxville, Tennessee USA 37923 Tel.: (865) 539-6099 Fax: (865) 539-1916 Nuclear Surveillance / Geophysical - International Contact: Ed McGovern E-mail: mcgovern@exploranium.com 6108 Edwards Blvd. Mississauga, Ontario CANADA L5T 2V7 Tel.: (+1) 905 670-7071 ext. 303 Fax: (+1) 905 670-7072 Head Office Contact: Mel Sauve E-mail: sauve@exploranium.com 6108 Edwards Blvd., Mississauga, Ontario CANADA L5T 2V7 Tel.: (+1) 905 670-7071 ext. 305 Fax: (+1) 905 670-7072 Europe, Middle East, Africa Contact: D.J. Schooneveld E-mail: d.j.schooneveld@euronet.nl Lagendijk 39, NL-1541 KB Koog aan de Zaan, The Netherlands Tel.: (+31) 75 670 4901 Fax: (+31) 75 670 4855 Nuclear - Asia, South America, Australia, South Africa Contact: Roy Natherson E-mail: natherson@exploranium.com 6108 Edwards Blvd. Mississauga, Ontario CANADA L5T 2V7 Tel.: (+1) 905 670-7071 ext. 304 Fax: (+1) 905 670-7072 European Office


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