GasID

The GasID is a portable vapor-phase FT-IR device. Once the GasID analyzes the unknown gas via heated pump or tedlar bag, it compares the spectral results against database libraries to provide an identity.

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Michael Burrows
Michael.burrows@smiths-detection.com
+1 410 612 2625
2202 Lakeside Boulevard
Edgewood, MD 21040
USA
www.smithsdetection.com
Manufacturer
Smiths Detection, Inc.
Product Name
GasID
Detection Category
Chemical; Explosives
Detection Principle
Molecular Spectroscopy;
Detection Method
Mid-infrared Spectroscopy;
Application
Emergency Response; Gas Analysis;
Equipment Type
Instrument
Product Synopsis
The GasID is a portable vapor-phase FT-IR device. Once the GasID analyzes the unknown gas via heated pump or tedlar bag, it compares the spectral results against database libraries to provide an identity.
Availability
DISCONTINUED
Technology Readiness Level (TRL)
9
User Feedback Sources
Hands-on experience, DoD
Dimensions
17.5 x 12 x 7.5 in (44.4 x 30.5 x 19 cm)
Weight
<30 lbs.; 25 lbs (11.34 kg)
Power Requirements
NiMH Battery; Rechargeable NiCd battery
Transportability
Person-Portable
Operating Conditions
–7 to 50°C (19.4 to 122°F); 0 to 80% RH
Consumables
<$1,000/year; Tedlar bags, sorbent tubes
Suggested Routine Maintenance
Replace infrared source when signal drops below minimum level
Available Accessories
Optional: Extra batteries, intrinsically safe pump, extra sorbent tubes, extra tedlar bags
Data Analysis Support Equipment
PC, software
Communications Interface
USE port for data transfer; 802.11b Ethernet capable
Expected Operational Life
Indefinite
Shelf Life
>5 years
Unit Cost
$52,644.84
Tested For Chemical Agents
Nerve and blister agents
Tested For ITF-25 TIC/TIMs
Yes
Tested For Explosives
Yes
Other Chemical Targets
Yes
Number of Library Entries
5,000
Adaptability
Yes; user can add new targets in the field
Sample Introduction
Vapor/Gas
Sensitivity/Detection Limits
ppm
Known Interferents/Inhibitors
Successful identification of an unknown is dependent on the presence of the corresponding reference spectrum in the library. Analysis of mixtures can produce erroneous search results.
Start Up Time (From Cold Start To Sample Ready)
10 to 30 minutes
Response Time (Sample Application To Output)
<15 minutes; 10 minutes for sample collection, 1 minute for analysis
Total Run Time
Continuous
Software Control
GasID software. Network enabled. Windows operating system.
Other Operational Parameters
Beam splitter uses a ZnSe substrate which is resistant to environmental conditions encountered in the field
Training Required
<1 day training
Training Available
Yes, regional training class
Manuals Available
Yes
Warranties
1 year
Data File Type Format
SPC
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