Hamamatsu introduces improved high-temperature PMT for exploration of shale gas and oil


Hamamatsu, Japan – October 24, 2013 – Hamamatsu Photonics K.K. has announced a new high-temperature head-on PMT (photomultiplier tube) for oil well logging that offers 1.7 times the durability of previous PMTs for this application. The new PMT (part number: R8874-01) is designed for exploratory drilling for shale gas and oil reserves, and will be available to manufacturers of well logging equipment and other related equipment from November 1, 2013.


Hamamatsu will exhibit the new high-temperature head-on PMT at Photon Fair 2013, the company’s new technology exhibition to be held from November 7 to 9 at the Act City Hamamatsu convention center in Hamamatsu, Japan.



R8874-01 high-temperature photomultiplier tube

R8874-01 high-temperature photomultiplier tube


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