Radiation Shielding and Monitoring: Technologies and Application Markets

Publish Date: May 2019 | Category: Industrial Automation | Publisher: BCC Research | Status: Publish

The global market for radiation safety and protection and shielding applications should grow from $58.8 billion in 2019 to $72.9 billion by 2024, with a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 4.4% for 2019-2024.

Report Scope:

This report has been prepared in a simple, easy-to-understand format. Numerous tables and figures are included to illustrate current and future market scenarios. The report includes a detailed study of global and regional markets for various products and equipment involved in radiation monitoring and shielding, as well as the various applications for these products and equipment in different fields and industries, with reasons given for variations in the growth of the industry in certain regions.

Report Includes:

- 69 tables
- Detailed overview of the global markets for various products and equipment involved in radiation monitoring and shielding and the various applications for these products and equipment in different fields and industries
- Analyses of the global market trends with data from 2017 and 2018, estimates for 2019, and projections of compound annual growth rates (CAGRs) through 2024
- Quantitative analysis of the global and regional markets for radiation shielding and monitoring products and equipment by various end user segments such as forms of ionizing radiation, methods of radiation detection, radiation protection equipment and their sub-types, and applications of radiation detection
- Information on various types of radiation shielding materials, including their properties, uses and the future market outlook
- Discussion of technological, regulatory, and economic trends that are affecting the market
- Patent review and new developments in radiation monitoring and shielding products and equipment industry
- Company profiles of major manufacturers of radiation shielding and monitoring equipment, including Ametek Inc., Rapiscan Systems, S.E. International Inc., Scionix Holland B.V., IBA Dosimetry GmbH, Smiths Detection Inc., and Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.

Summary

The increased use of ionization radiation in industry and medicine presents a health hazard, as it can cause microscopic damage to living tissue, resulting in skin burns and radiation sickness at high exposures. The advances in computed tomography, as well as the high radiation doses delivered by interventional procedures, have raised serious safety and health concerns for both patients and medical staff, requiring the establishment of a radiation protection culture (RPC) in every radiology department. The term “culture” in RPC describes the combination of attitudes, beliefs, practices and rules among the professionals, staff and patients regarding radiation protection. The establishment of such a culture
requires continuing education of the staff and professionals, effective communication at all levels and implementation of quality assurance programs. This culture must be brought about from the highest level of leadership. The establishment of an RPC enables the reduction of the radiation dose, enhances radiation risk awareness, minimizes unsafe practices and improves the quality of a radiation protection program.

The major factors affecting the growth of market for radiation monitoring and shielding devices can be summarized as growing security threats, increasing global prevalence of cancer, increasing safety awareness among people working in radiation-prone environments and growing safety concerns after recently nuclear disasters.

The market for radiation monitoring and shielding has been divided into two segments - 
- Radiation detection, measurement and monitoring equipment.
- Radiation shielding, safety and protection equipment.

The following summary table and figure illustrate the market for various radiation safety and protection and shielding applications, which have been divided into five segments - 
- Personal protection applications.
- Homeland security and military applications.
- Radiation shielding applications.
- Medical and laboratory applications.
- Industrial and nuclear power applications.

The total market for radiation safety and protection and shielding applications was worth more than REDACTED in 2017. This market is expected to reach nearly REDACTED by the end of 2024, with an expected compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of REDACTED.

The Summary Table shows that personal protection applications dominate the market, with REDACTED in 2017, increasing to nearly REDACTED in 2024, with a CAGR of REDACTED. The Homeland security and military applications segment was worth REDACTED in 2017, and it is expected to reach REDACTED by 2024, with a CAGR of REDA CTED.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction
Study Goals and Objectives
Reasons for Doing this Study
Scope of Report
Information Sources
Methodology
Geographic Breakdown
Analyst's Credentials
BCC Custom Research
Related BCC Research Reports

Chapter 2 Summary

Chapter 3 Technology
Radiation
Sources of Radiation
Classification of Radiation
Alpha Particles
Beta Particles
Neutron Particles
Gamma Rays
X-Rays
Causes for Increase in Radiation Levels
Electromagnetic Radiation
Medical Radiation
Radiation Exposure Measurement
Exposure Situations
Acute and Chronic Exposure
Methods of Radiation Detection
Effects of Radiation
Measurement of Radiation
Radiation Detection and Measurement Devices
Portable Radiation Detectors
Personal Radiation Dosimeters
Radiation Monitoring Systems
Radiation Contamination and Environmental Monitoring and Assessment
Nuclear Radiation Detection, Measurement and Monitoring
Classification of Dosimetry
Personal Dosimetry
Personal Dosimeter Types
Non-Personal Dosimetry
Area Dosimeters
Gas-Filled Radiation Detectors
Solid-State Detectors
Dosimeter Applications
Hospitals and Medical Care
Nuclear Power Plants and Domestic Exposure
Applications of Radiation Detection and Monitoring
Homeland Security Applications of Radiation Detection
Medical Applications of Radiation Detection
Industrial Applications of Radiation Detection
Laboratory Applications of Radiation Detection
Military Applications of Radiation Detection
Nuclear Power Applications of Radiation Detection
Radiation Protection
Components of Radiation Protection
Basic Radiation Protection Measures
Countermeasures to Prevent Radiation
Protection Against Radioactive Hazards
Radiation Protection Equipment
Personal Radiation Protection Products and Equipment
Radiation Shielding
Factors for Determining Radiation Shielding Requirements
Different Types of Radiation Shielding
Radiation Shielding Requirements
Gamma and X-Ray Shielding
Neutron Shielding
Alpha and Beta Particles Shielding
Radiation Shielding Types
Medical Radiation Shielding
Medical Diagnostic Radiation Shielding
Nuclear Radiation Shielding
Medical Nuclear Shielding
Electromagnetic Radiation Shielding
Electromagnetic Shielding Applications
Electromagnetic Radiation Shielding Types
Radiation Shielding Materials
Traditional Lead Shielding
Lead Composite Shielding
Non-Lead and Lead-Free Shielding
Industrial Nuclear Shielding
Electromagnetic Radiation Protection Clothing
History of Radiation
History of Medical Radiation
Radiation Shielding History
Government Regulation Covering Radiation and Exposure

Chapter 4 Market by Technology
Radiation Detection and Shielding Equipment
Global Market for Radiation Detection and Shielding-Related Equipment
Regional Markets for Radiation Detection and Shielding-Related Equipment
Radiation Detection and Monitoring
Segmentation of the Radiation Detection and Monitoring Market
Global Market for Radiation Detection and Monitoring by Product Type
Global Market for Personal Dosimeters by Product Type
Global Market for Personal Dosimeters Based on Modality
Global Market for Portable Dosimeters
Global Market for Personal Dosimeters Based on Technology
Regional Markets for Personal Dosimeters
Global Market for Non-Personal Dosimeter Types
Regional Markets for Non-Personal Dosimeters
Global Market for Area Dosimeters
Regional Markets for Area Dosimeters
Global Market for Gas-Filled Radiation Detectors
Global Market for Solid-State Detectors
Global Market for Scintillation Detectors
Global Market for Radiation Detection and Monitoring by Detection Method
Global Market for Radiation Shielding, Safety and Protection Types
Regional Markets for Radiation Shielding, Safety and Protection Products
Global Market for Personal Protection Products and Equipment to Protect Against Radiation
Regional Markets for Personal Protection Products and Equipment
Global Market for Internal Contamination Safety and Protection Equipment
Global Market for External Contamination Safety and Protection Equipment
Global Market for Radiation Shielding Based on General Classification
Global Market for Radiation Shielding Products and Equipment Types
Regional Markets for Radiation Shielding Products and Equipment
Global Market for Nuclear Radiation Shielding Products and Equipment
Global Market for Medical Radiation Shielding Products and Equipment
Drivers for the Medical Radiation Shielding Product and Equipment Market
Market Segmentation for Medical Radiation Shielding Products and Equipment
Global Market for Medical Radiation Shielding Products and Equipment Based on Product Type
Global Market for Full-Body, Face and Hand Radiation Protection Products
Global Market for Radiation Protection Glass
Global Market for Radiation Shielding Textiles
Global Market for Medical Radiation Shielding Products and Equipment Based on Solution Type
Global Market for Electromagnetic Radiation Shielding Materials

Chapter 5 Market by Application
Global Market for Radiation Detection and Monitoring by Applications
Regional Markets for Radiation Detection and Monitoring by Application
Global Market for Radiation Detection and Monitoring in Homeland Security Applications
Regional Markets for Radiation Detection and Monitoring in Homeland Security Applications
Global Market for Radiation Detection and Monitoring in Medical Applications
Regional Markets for Radiation Detection and Monitoring in Medical Applications
Global Market for Radiation Detection and Monitoring in Industrial Applications
Regional Markets for Radiation Detection and Monitoring in Industrial Applications
Global Market for Radiation Detection and Monitoring in Laboratory Applications
Regional Markets for Radiation Detection and Monitoring in Laboratory Applications
Global Market for Radiation Detection and Monitoring in Military Applications
Regional Markets for Radiation Detection and Monitoring in Military Applications
Global Market for Radiation Detection and Monitoring in Nuclear Power Applications
Regional Markets for Radiation Detection and Monitoring in Nuclear Power Applications
Global Market for Dosimeter Applications
Regional Markets for Dosimeter Applications
Global Market for Gas-Filled Radiation Detector Applications
Regional Markets for Gas-Filled Detector Applications
Global Market for Solid-State Radiation Detector Applications
Regional Markets for Solid-State Radiation Detector Applications
Global Market for Scintillation Detector Applications
Regional Markets for Scintillation Detector Applications
Global Market for Nuclear Radiation Shielding Product and Equipment Applications
Regional Markets for Nuclear Radiation Shielding Applications
Global Market for Medical Radiation Shielding Applications
Regional Markets for Medical Radiation Shielding Applications
Global Market for Electromagnetic Radiation Shielding Applications
Regional Markets for Electromagnetic Radiation Shielding Applications
Regional Markets for Miscellaneous Radiation Shielding Product and Equipment Applications

Chapter 6 Patent Review and New Developments
Importance of Patents
New Radiation Shielding and Protection Products and Equipment Developed by Various Companies
New Technique to Assess Radiation Exposure
Instruments for Detecting Low-Level Radiation
Magna Dense Loose Ballast for High-Density Concrete
Radiation Shielding Concrete
Grid Therapy
SPRD SPECTRA: Dosimeter-Radiometer MKS-11GN
RDS-31 Modular Radiation Survey Meter
TELEPOLE 2 Telescopic Radiation Survey Meter
Polymer Gel Dosimeter
MKS-UM Multipurpose Dosimeter-Radiometer Gamma Dosimeter
RADIAGEM 4000 Personal Portable Dose Rate and Survey Meter
T-Flex Shielding Materials
Tissue Equivalent Gel-Dosimeter
Custom Lead-Shielded Carriers with Transportation Cart
Polaris H Detector Handheld Radiation Camera
PRD Cadmium Alarm Dosimeter DKS-02PN
VeriFinder Handheld Radiation Detector
FLIR IdentiFinder R200-GN Spectroscopic Personal Radiation Detector
Thermo Scientific RadHalo Rapid Deployment Probe
Thermo Scientific RadEye SPRD Personal Radiation Detector
BANG Gels
Bruker SVGps Radiation Survey Meter
Wearable Radiation Detection Technology
X2 Solo Product Line
Aires Shield Pro
Three-Dimensional Dosimetry System

Chapter 7 Analysis of Market Opportunities
Overview
Factors Influencing the Increasing Need for Radiation Protection and Shielding
Increasing Need for Radiation Protection and Shielding in Medical Field
North American Market for Radiation Monitoring and Shielding Equipment
European Market for Radiation Monitoring and Shielding Equipment
Asia-Pacific Market for Radiation Monitoring and Shielding Equipment
Rest of World Market for Radiation Monitoring and Shielding Equipment
Mergers and Acquisitions in Radiation Monitoring and Shielding Products and Equipment Industry

Chapter 8 Company Profiles
AARONIA AG
ALPHA PRO TECH, INC.
A & L SHIELDING INC.
AMETEK INC.
AMRAY MEDICAL
ANSELL LTD.
ANSELL MICROGARD LTD.
ARROW-TECH INC.
ARKTIS RADIATION DETECTORS LTD.
ATOMTEX SPE
BAR-RAY PRODUCTS INC.
BEIJING JLSUN HIGH-TECH CO., LTD.
BERKELEY NUCLEONICS CORP.
BERTHOLD TECHNOLOGIES GMBH & CO. KG
BERTIN TECHNOLOGIES SAS
BIODEX MEDICAL SYSTEMS INC.
CANBERRA INDUSTRIES INC.
CARESTREAM HEALTH INC.
CENTRONIC LTD.
COMECER S.P.A.
DIACARTA INC.
DUPONT PROTECTION TECHNOLOGIES
ECKERT & ZIEGLER STRAHLEN-UND MEDIZINTECHNIK AG
ELSE NUCLEAR SRL
ESCO TECHNOLOGIES INC.
ETS-LINDGREN L.P.
FLIR SYSTEMS AB
FLUKE BIOMEDICAL CORP.
GAVEN INDUSTRIES
GLOBAL PARTNERS IN SHIELDING, INC.
HARTALEGA HOLDINGS BERHAD
HOLLAND SHIELDING SYSTEMS
HOLOGIC INC.
HONEYWELL ANALYTICS INC.
HOPEWELL DESIGNS INC.
IBA DOSIMETRY GMBH
INFAB CORP.
INTERNATIONAL MEDCOM INC.
ION BEAM APPLICATIONS SA
JOHN CAUNT SCIENTIFIC LTD.
KENEX (ELECTRO-MEDICAL) LTD.
KITAGAWA INDUSTRIES CO., LTD.
KROMEK GROUP PLC
LAIRD PLC
LAKELAND INDUSTRIES INC.
LANCS INDUSTRIES, INC.
LANDAUER, INC.
LAURUS SYSTEMS INC.
LEADER TECH INC.
LEMER PAX
LUDLUM MEASUREMENTS INC.
MARSHIELD RADIATION SHIELDING PRODUCTS
MAYCO MANUFACTURING LLC
MCGRORY GLASS INC.
METAL TEXTILES CORP.
MICROGARD LTD.
MIRION TECHNOLOGIES, INC.
MSA SAFETY INC.
NELCO INC.
NUCLEAR SHIELDS B.V.
PARKER CHOMERICS
PITTS LITTLE CORP.
POLIMASTER LTD.
PROTECTIVE INDUSTRIAL PRODUCTS INC.
PROTECT-LASERSCHUTZ GMBH
PROTECH MEDICAL
PROTECX MEDICAL
PTW FREIBURG GMBH
QINGDAO DONGWEI TEXTILE CO., LTD.
QINGDAO HENGTONG X-SILVER SPECIALITY TEXTILES CO., LTD.
RADIATION DETECTION COMPANY INC.
RADIATION MONITORING DEVICES INC.
RADIATION PROTECTION PRODUCTS INC.
RADIATION SHIELDING INC.
RADIATION SHIELD TECHNOLOGIES
RAE SYSTEMS INC.
RAPISCANS SYSTEMS
RAY-BAR ENGINEERING CORP.
REDLEN TECHNOLOGIES INC.
ROYAL TEN CATE INC.
RTP COMPANY INC.
SAPHYMO SAS
SCIONIX HOLLAND B.V.
S.E. INTERNATIONAL
SHIELDING INTERNATIONAL INC.
SIOEN INDUSTRIES NV
SMITHS DETECTION INC.
SOLIANI EMC SRL
SWIFT TEXTILE METALIZING
SUN NUCLEAR CORP.
SUPERMAX CORPORATION BERHAD
SWIFT TEXTILE METALIZING LLC
SWISS SHIELD
TECH-ETCH INC.
THERMO FISHER SCIENTIFIC INC.
TOP GLOVE CORPORATION BHD
TRACERCO LTD.
ULTRA ELECTRONICS
ULTRA ELECTRONICS NUCLEAR CONTROL SYSTEMS
ULTRARAY RADIATION PROTECTION
UNFORS RAYSAFE AB
VERITAS MEDICAL SOLUTIONS LLC
WORLDWIDE INNOVATIONS & TECHNOLOGIES INC.
X-Z LAB INC.

Chapter 9 Appendix 1: List of Manufacturers

Chapter 10 Appendix 2: Patents

Chapter 11 Appendix 3: Organizations Involved in Radiation Protection
European Atomic Energy Community
Health Physics Society
International Atomic Energy Agency
Government of India Atomic Energy Commission
Atomic Energy Regulatory Board, India
International Commission on Radiation Units and Measurements
International Commission on Radiological Protection
International Radiation Protection Association
Society for Radiological Protection
United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation
Nuclear Energy Agency
Nuclear Regulatory Authority, U.K.
Autorite De Surete Nucleaire, France
National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements

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