Portable FT-IR gas and vapour chemical identifier

Feature Highlights

• Identifies unknown gases and vapours in minutes
• No user calibration required
• Large library of gases and vapour spectra
• Easy-to-use streamlined software interface
• Separate modules for collecting gases via Tedlar sample bags or Tenax pre-concentration tubes

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Product Information GasID

Each chemical has a unique infrared fingerprint.

When a response team is called upon to deal with a potentially toxic gas, the first and most crucial question is: “What are we dealing with?” The GasID answers this question in minutes.

The GasID measures how gases and vapours interact with infrared light and can quickly tell a response team if they are facing a toxic gas or chemical – or not.

Its analysis takes 10 minutes and compares the results against database libraries that include nerve and blister agents, the NIST/EPA Gas-Phase Infrared Database and the Pacific Northwest National Lab Toxic Industrial Chemicals.

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Technical Specification: GasID

Fourier-Transform Infrared Spectroscopy
11.34kg (25lbs.)
44.4 x 30.5 x 19cm (17.5 x 12 x 7.5in)
Sample Collection
Preconcentrated Sorbent Tube and Pump assembly or optional Tedlar bag interface.
Environmental features
The beam splitter uses a ZnSe substrate, which is resistant to environmental conditions encountered in the field.
Operating ranges
Operational in extreme weather and temperatures ranging from  -7 to 50°C (19 to 122°F). Humidity ranging from 0-80% non-condensing.
User interface
The GasID software is a streamlined, touch-screen application, specifically designed to be easy to use but very powerful in its capability. An identification for an unknown simply requires the user to advance each screen as it is presented. Network enabled. Requires security authorization to access. Windows® operating system.
• Touch-screen embedded system
• Finger or Stylus control
• Internal battery or mains

• Computer battery (rechargeable) runs for 2 hours

• Heater battery (rechargeable)

• Pump battery (rechargeable NiCads) runs for 10 hours
External data storage
• Full USB support
• Flash devices

• Floppy drives

• CD-Rs
Input/Output Devices
• Mouse and keyboard compatible

• Ethernet capable
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