DURRIDGE offers two categories of emission chambers: Bulk Emission Chambers, and Surface Emission Chambers. Used with the RAD7 radon detector, these products make it possible to measure radon emissions from artifacts, and ground surfaces, respectively.

Bulk Emission Chamber

DURRIDGE’s airtight Bulk Emission Chamber is perfect for storing samples of rock, soil, and more. Two quick-release ports make it easy to connect the Bulk Emission Chamber to the RAD8 or RAD7 in a closed loop for continuous measurement. The chamber’s lid is attached with six thumbscrews, which can be easily loosened when the sample needs to be replaced.

The Bulk Emission Chamber is available in a 2.8L volume. A variety of other sizes are expected to be available soon.

Bulk Emission Chamber Physical Specifications
Interior Dimensions 11” x 7” x 2.5” (28 x 18 x 6.4 cm)
Interior Volume 2.8 L ± 0.05 L depending on configuration
Material Aluminum
Hose Connectors Front Mounted
Shipping Dimensions 12″ x 12″ x 10″ (30 cm x 30 cm x 25 cm)
Shipping Weight 6 pounds (2.7 kg)

DURRIDGE Bulk Emission Chamber

Bulk Emission Chamber

  • DURRIDGE Bulk Emission Chamber - Open
  • DURRIDGE Bulk Emission Chamber - Open

Interior views of the Bulk Emission Chamber

    Surface Emission Chambers

    Two surface emission chamber accessories are offered for the RAD7 radon detector: the Soil Surface Emission Chamber, and the Hard Surface Emission Chamber. The Soil Surface Emission Chamber has a stainless steel skirt around its circumference to penetrate the ground. The Hard Surface Emission chamber has a flat base with sealant.

    For soil emission measurements, the skirted chamber may be placed on the ground and stood upon, to push the steel skirt into the dirt. A closed loop measurement may be completed in approximately 30 minutes. Open loop monitoring may be performed continuously, showing diurnal variation of soil emission and allowing the user to obtain as high a precision as desired.

    For hard surface emission measurements, the chamber without the metal skirt, and with a soft seal instead, may be applied to the surface. Closed and open loop measurements may be made.

    The closed loop protocol provides a quick and sensitive reading, while the open loop protocol offers increased scope for investigating variations in emission due to changes in parameters such as barometric pressure, temperature, relative humidity, and ambient radon concentration.

    Surface Emission Chamber Physical Specifications
    Outer Dimensions 10” (25.4 cm) diameter by 1.25” (3.2 cm) deep
    Inner Cavity Dimensions 8.5” (21.6 cm) diameter by 0.75” (2.0 cm) deep
    Partition Dimensions 7.9” (20 cm) long by 0.5” (1.27 cm) wide.
    Interior Cavity Volume Approx. 40 cubic in (660 mL)
    Material ABS Plastic
    Hose Connectors Top Mounted
    Purchase an Emission Chamber
    Bulk Emission Chamber

    $325.00Add to cart

    Soil Surface Emission Chamber

    $601.00Add to cart

    Hard Surface Emission Chamber

    $335.00Add to cart

    DURRIDGE Bulk Emission Chamber Soil and Hard Surface - Top

    Soil / Hard Surface Emission Chamber: top view

    • DURRIDGE Bulk Emission Chamber - Soil Surface bottom
    • DURRIDGE Bulk Emission Chamber - Hard Surface bottom

    Bottom views of Soil Surface Emission Chamber (L) and Hard Surface Emission Chamber (R)

    DURRIDGE Emission Chamber Standard Setup Diagram

    Emission Chamber Standard Setup Diagram

    DURRIDGE Emission Chamber with DRYSTIK Diagram

    Emission Chamber with DRYSTIK Diagram