ACE-ID

The ACE-ID is a handheld Raman identifier for solid & liquid explosives, precursors, narcotics and toxic chemicals. ACE-ID is ruggedized for use in severe climates and terrains. It is lightweight and can be operated with one hand. An intuitive software interface guides users through the identification process. The ACE-ID is marketed to serve military explosive ordinance disposal technicians, civilian bomb squads and hazmat teams.

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Availability: Commercially Available

Michael Burrows
michael.burrows@smiths-detection.com
+1 410 612 2625
2202 Lakeside Boulevard
Edgewood, MD 21040
USA
Warren Mino
www.smithsdetection.com
Manufacturer
Smiths Detection, Inc.
Product Name
ACE-ID
Detection Category
Chemical; Explosives
Detection Principle
Molecular Spectroscopy;
Detection Method
Raman Spectroscopy;
Application
Emergency Response; Screening; Bulk Analysis;
Equipment Type
Instrument
Product Synopsis
The ACE-ID is a handheld Raman identifier for solid & liquid explosives, precursors, narcotics and toxic chemicals. ACE-ID is ruggedized for use in severe climates and terrains. It is lightweight and can be operated with one hand. An intuitive software interface guides users through the identification process. The ACE-ID is marketed to serve military explosive ordinance disposal technicians, civilian bomb squads and hazmat teams.
Availability
Commercially Available
Technology Readiness Level (TRL)
9
Market Entry Date
2014
User Feedback Sources
MRIGlobal hands-on experience
Supporting Documentation
Docs: Smiths Detection-ACE-ID.pdf;
Dimensions
5.0 x 3.5 x 2.2 in (12.7 x 8.9 x 5.6 cm)
Weight
<1 lb.; 0.45 kg
Power Requirements
Lithium Battery; AC/DC Line Power; One lithium battery (SureFire or CR123A) or USB power source
Transportability
Pocket Size
Ruggedness
Extreme Temperatures/Humidity; Waterproof/Resistant; Dust; Vibration/Shock; MIL-810-G standard
Operating Conditions
-10 to 50°C ( 14 to 122°F), < 95 % RH
Consumables
None
Available Accessories
Clear Sampler Starter Kit
Data Analysis Support Equipment
Command software available for extended data analysis capabilities
Communications Interface
Micro USB
Expected Operational Life
Indefinite
Shelf Life
>5 years
Unit Cost
$25,995.00
Maintenance Cost
Minimal
Tested For Chemical Agents
Yes
Tested For ITF-25 TIC/TIMs
Yes
Tested For Explosives
Yes
Tested For Narcotics
Yes
Other Chemical Targets
Yes
Number of Library Entries
500
Adaptability
Yes; user can add new targets in the field
Sample Introduction
Solid; Liquid
Sensitivity/Detection Limits
Bulk; mg; g; %; > 3% for most substances in water; > 5 % for most solid mixtures
Known Interferents/Inhibitors
Fluorescence
Start Up Time (From Cold Start To Sample Ready)
< 20 seconds
Response Time (Sample Application To Output)
Continuous (<30 seconds); < 20 seconds
Total Run Time
1 to 2 minutes
Software Control
External Command Software used for advanced data processing and library management
Other Operational Parameters
Employs Raster Orbital Scanning (ROS) sampling technology
Training Required
<1 day training
Training Available
Yes, Operator training takes about 8 hours. Trainer training classes are also available.
Manuals Available
Operator’s Manual
Reachback Service
Yes
Warranties
1 year
ITAR/EAR Export Regulations
No
IATA Shipping Restrictions
Yes; Lithium-ion batteries
Data File Type Format
RMR, SPC, RTF
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