what we do
FlashPoint Components (formerly FlashPoint Crystals) has been providing key component parts to the scintillation detection industry since 1995. Our company, located in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, provides high quality scintillation components to research, medical and petroleum sectors all over the world
FlashPoint celebrating 25 years in business!
Heat Tags & Miscellaneous
As operating environments get harsher, shock, vibration and / or higher temperatures wreck havoc on yesterdays components. We've not only made our components better but we also work to advance our technology ahead of tomorrow requirements.
FlashPoint has always been a leading innovator. With over 20 years of research and development behind it we plan to continue those innovations well into the next 20 years!
Cheaper doesn't mean a component is better! FlashPoint has over 20 years experience optimizing manufacturing and distribution without sacrificing speed or quality. In today's World…read more
In 1995 SBDC had entered into an exclusive rights agreement with GERS, the single largest manufacturer of down-hole tools and component parts in the former…read more
Inventory what you need when you need it! For 20 years FlashPoint has been working with Clients to provide annual bulk orders designed to deliver…read more
Have an idea that you would like to realize? Provide us with the size and specification for your scintillator, optical pad, or detector and let…read more
Quality Assurance. In order for FlashPoint to provide "just-in-time" inventory to our Clients, speed of manufacturer is important. However, speed doesn't mean sacrificing Quality Assurance. …read more
Tried Tested and True! There is a reason why there are only a few manufacturers of scintillation, optical pad, and detector technology in the World. …read more
Lanthanum Bromide (LaBr3(Ce)) are relatively new to the gamma ray spectroscopy industry in comparison to the long history of NaI(Tl) and CsI(Tl) scintillation. LaBr3(Ce) crystals…read more
Optimizing new tool development and managing costs is critical in today's downhole tool economy. In the paper entitled "Testing Oilfield Technologies for Wellsite Operations", written…read more
In 2006 a team comprised of C.J. Staples, W.G. Lawrence, J.F. Christan, and F.L. Augustine set out to determine whether there was an alternative to…read more
Putting delicate scintillation detector crystals into a shock resistant hermetic casing, or shielding a photomultiplier tube (PMT) from background radiation all while drilling is one…read more
In our experience, the best ideas don't always come from one individual, or one specialist.…
Since our inception in 1995 FlashPoint has been working to advance our sector by innovating…
Opportunity waits for no one. Whether that opportunity is a need for a new technical…
FlashPoint has spent over 25 years expanding and optimizing its Supply Chain. Our knowledge and…
Learn from our mistakes made during over 20 years of planning, designing, and manufacturing. Our…
Every component we make matters! Every component is expected and tested for compliance before its…
Reliable, Available, Innovative
- FlashPoint provides scintillators to the following industries: medical gamma ray down hole well logging tool gamma ray research Learn more…
- FlashPoint provides optical pads to the following industries: medical gamma ray down hole well logging tool gamma ray research Learn…
- FlashPoint provides detectors to the following industries: medical gamma ray down hole well logging tool gamma ray research Learn more…
Only a few companies in the World can do what we do and to stay competitive we must innovate.
But innovation by itself is not enough. Only by taking innovation and making it commercialized can our Clients benefit from our vision.
Change is more than good. Change is advancement. Change is growth.
Our sector is highly volatile, more so than most other sectors. Subjected to extreme boom and bust cycles having partnerships that can even out the highs and the lows is critical to long term successful relationships.