Polimaster Innovating radiation detection technologies since 1992

About Us

Welcome to POLIMASTER!

Welcome to POLIMASTER!

Who We Are?

We are the Team of 200+ professionals aimed to make the world safer! Our company employs highly qualified, talented and motivated professionals with wide-ranging experience in science, research and development, engineering, and manufacturing of radiation measuring instruments.

Polimaster main line of business is designing and manufacturing professional equipment for radiation detection, monitoring and control. The strong technical basis combined with cutting-edge technologies turn into unique technical solutions and world-class products.

Our Mission

Our aims are to create progressive technology to provide prompt and precise radiation detection, reduce radiological terrorism threat and to ensure safety of people everywhere.

This mission gives us impetus and stamina to develop innovative products that can help millions of people around the world!

Polimaster Today


The company was founded in 1992 by Mr. Alexander Antonovsky, who was talented and enthusiastic inventor. Due to him, Polimaster made a revolutionary breakthrough in the field of radiation detection technologies. Since then we have the long history and many achievements to be proud of.

The company started with only 15 devoted workers. The experience in radiation protection field the first employees brought to the Company laid solid foundation for today’s success. Since then Polimaster has been successfully working for the benefit of people and the environment, designing and producing instruments capable of detecting, locating, monitoring and controlling radiation sources.

Company Values

  • Innovative Thinking - a modern, creative approach, attention to ever changing customer needs is our formula to success. The result is sophisticated, innovative products that keep us in the leading position in the industry.

  • Excellence - we constantly strive to improve our products and services. We pay careful attention to every little detail in the attempt to satisfy our customers and assist them in the challenge of protecting people’s well-being and life.

  • Attain the impossible - in problems we find new opportunities. We learn not only from our accomplishments but also from our mistakes. We transform technology in the attempt to create a product capable of warning against radiological threat accurately and quickly anywhere in the world.


Our equipment quality is supported by numerous certificates issued by international organizations and scientific research centers in the United States, Russia and Europe.

Polimaster quality system meets ISO 9001 standards, and the company holds appropriate national and international certifications in countries and regions in which we operate, including ANSI (USA), GOST (Russia) and ITRAP (IAEA) program.

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TOP 10 Achievements

  • Polimaster is the world's first manufacturer of commercially producing Wrist Gamma Dosimeters
  • Polimaster is the world's first manufacturer of Combined Gamma-Neutron Search Devices of pager type
  • Polimaster among the world's first manufacturers of highly sensitive search pager type devices and remains the leader in this field
  • Polimaster is the world's first manufacturer, who developed and produced combined search device and dosimeter
  • Polimaster among the first manufacturers in the world, who introduced the system of radiation control which enables operational management and data transmitting in real-time from distributes network of devices
  • From 1997 to 2011 Polimaster supplied up to 10 000 PRDs to the Customs Service of Russian Federation
  • In 2000 Polimaster became the supplier of radiation detection equipment to IAEA in different countries
  • Polimaster became the supplier of Gamma-Neutron Personal Radiation Detectors for US Coast Guards
  • Polimaster presented the smallest RID - a combination of a smartphone and radiation detection technology
  • Polimaster PRDs were used during Games of the XXVIII Olympiad in Athens 2004


Everyday thousands of industry professionals use our instruments to protect the environment, individuals and whole nations from the harmful effects of radiation. Amongst users of our equipment are Customs and Border control Services, police, security agencies, military, first responders and firefighters, nuclear power plants, transport and logistics companies, health care providers.

Polimaster equipment is used by companies and government agencies involved in nuclear fuel processing, power production, research and waste management throughout the world, helping to achieve consistency in health physics and nuclear measurement equipment, procedures and operations.

You can find our equipment anywhere, where people are concerned about reducing radiation and nuclear risks.

  1. The first personal electronic pocket-sized dosimeter was designed

    15 May 1986

    In response to the Chernobyl accident in 1986, first personal electronic pocket-sized dosimeter was designed by Alexander Antonovsky. "Master-1" was much smaller than any other direct reading dosimeter available on the market at that time. Over 1 mln. dosimeters were sold back then. From 1992 Master-1 was produced under Polimaster brand.

    первый в мире персональный дозиметр

  2. Foundation of the Company

    28 February 1992

    Polimaster was founded in 1992 by talented and enthusiastic inventor Mr. Alexander Antonovsky and his several supporters. The company was comprised of 15 passionate about radiation detection workers. Mr. Antonovsky`s experience and deep knowledge in radiation protection became the lifeblood of business success. Since 1999, Ms. Ludmila Antonovskaya is a majority shareholder and SEO of Polimaster Holdings.


  3. First commercially available wristwatch dosimeter PM1204

    4 August 1994

    The first developed wristwatch dosimeter. PM1204 is a predecessor of popular PM1208M wrist gamma indicator - which is the only commercially available instrument.


  4. Pager-type instrument PM1401 was developed

    19 February 1997

    Pager-type instrument for search of radioactive materials was designed in accordance with customers specifications and was used by Customs and Border guards for the prevention of illicit trafficking of radioactive materials in many countries. This device has been proved very reliable over the years.

    первый в мире поисковый прибор пейджерного типа

  5. Polimaster received ITRAP certificates for 5 group of products

    5 May 1999

    Polimaster equipment finished ITRAP tests under IAEA and received certificates for 5 group of products. Polimaster RPMs were recognized as the best performance.


  6. Polimaster became the supplier to IAEA

    4 June 2000

    Polimaster became the supplier of radiation detection equipment to IAEA in different countries

  7. Supply of PRDs for US Coast Guards

    2 September 2003

    Polimaster became the supplier of Gamma-Neutron Personal Radiation Detectors for US Coast Guards

  8. The smallest Radionuclide Identification device was developed

    13 September 2004

    The smallest radionuclide identification device was a result of combining smartphone and radiation detection technology. The idea of access to the remote expert support system using the Internet was introduced to the world.

  9. Polimaster supplied PRDs for Olimpic Games in Athens

    1 November 2004

    Polimaster  PRDs were used during Games of the XXVIII Olympiad in Athens 2004

  10. Portable gamma dosimeter with built-in chemical agent detector PM2010 was developed

    22 April 2005

    PM2010 is a portable gamma dosimeter with built-in chemical agent detector with high sensitivity usually found in stationary or significantly larger portable detectors. PM2010 is the smallest and lightweight (550g) combined radiation and chemical detector available today.

  11. NPNET® system was presented

    7 July 2006

    NPNET®  is geo information network system for radiation monitoring of buildings, city blocks or large country regions covered by the number of fixed and mobile radiation detectors. It provides real time data exchange between users and a remote Unified Command Center or Expert Group.

  12. The largest tender in the USA

    27 May 2008

    Polimaster won the largest tender for ILEAS (USA). Within the contract Polimaster produced and supplied 22 000 of personal radiation detectors.

  13. Supply of PRDs within SLD Program (USA)

    19 October 2009

    Polimaster gained several tenders for supply Personal Radiation Detectors for different countries within the SLD program.

  14. Polimaster presented a new class of multipurpose gamma-neutron PRDs

    23 March 2011

    Polimaster developed PM1704 - instrument of a new class of multipurpose, highly sensitive and compact gamma and gamma-neutron spectroscopic personal radiation detectors. New Series had advanced search algorithm and provided quick radionuclide identification of radioactive sources.

    PM1704 гамма-нейтронный поисковый прибор

  15. Tender of European Commission

    8 December 2011

    Polimaster won several tenders of the European Commission for supply of radiation detection instruments for different countries.

  16. New equipment for Fukushima, Japan

    10 April 2014

    Polimaster designed and presented new unique Radiation Measurement System for Fukushima, Japan. PM5300 was designed at the request, simple and high sensitive, intended for measuring level of radiation in flexible container bags. New equipment allows to measure radiation level bags and afterwards distribute samples according to the level of contamination.



  17. Polimaster became the supplier for US Security Program

    26 October 2015

    Polimaster became the supplier of more than 1400 personal radiation detectors PM1703MO-1 BT within the US Critical Infrastructure Security program.

  18. Polimaster is recognized the best exporter of 2015!

    5 May 2016

    Polimaster was recognized the best exporter of 2015 in the competition, which is held by the Belarusian Chamber of Commerce and Industry. Polimaster won in award for “electronics and instrument building industries”.


  19. Establishment of Belarusian Instrument-Building Association

    13 October 2017

    Polimaster together with four other strong instrument-building companies established an Association, which joins instrument-building companies in the Republic of Belarus and aims to increase the efficiency of its members and the industry as a whole.