Category: Radionuclides
Estimated Date: 1920
Name: Radiumator
Manufacturer: North American Radium Company

Description: This is a heavy duty version of the revigators that are shown on this site. The reason for such a powerful radon generator is not clear.It is labelled “Radiumator, the standard radium emanator, guaranteed to contain real radium,” manufactured by the North American Radium Company. This device contained somewhere between 100 to 300 pCi of radium. It originally functioned as a source through which air was pumped in order to absorb the radon emanating from the radium and force it into a glass of water.

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Thomas Cone
Radium Emanator, French
Radium Card