DE-tector Flex

The Bruker DE-tector Flex employs industry-standard IMS (Ion Mobility Spectrometry) technology, but uses a non-radioactive source. By swabbing with a non-scratch, disposable swab and inserting it into DE-tector flex, traces of substance can be identified automatically; and within a matter of seconds.

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Availability: In Development

Frank Thibodeau
Vice President of Business Development
frank.thibodeau@brukerdetection.us
+1 978 663 3660
40 Manning Road
Billerica, MA 01821
USA
www.bruker.com
Manufacturer
Bruker Corporation
Product Name
DE-tector Flex
Detection Category
Chemical; Explosives
Detection Principle
Spectrometry;
Detection Method
Ion Mobility Spectrometry;
Application
Forensics;Trace Analysis;
Product Model Number
1880000
Equipment Type
Instrument
Product Synopsis
The Bruker DE-tector Flex employs industry-standard IMS (Ion Mobility Spectrometry) technology, but uses a non-radioactive source. By swabbing with a non-scratch, disposable swab and inserting it into DE-tector flex, traces of substance can be identified automatically; and within a matter of seconds.
Availability
In Development
Technology Readiness Level (TRL)
8
Market Entry Date
2018
User Feedback Sources
Indifferent/No user feedback
Supporting Documentation
Docs: Bruker - DE-tectorFlex.pdf;
Dimensions
16 x 13 x 12 in (41.5 x 33.5 x 30.5 mm)
Weight
<30 lbs.; 22.7 lbs (10.3 kg)
Power Requirements
AC/DC Line Power; Lithium Battery; 100V AC to 240V AC, 50 to 60 Hz Battery (1 hour)
Noise Produced
< 50 dB(A)
Transportability
Benchtop/Fixed; Small Footprint
Ruggedness
Waterproof/Resistant; IP20
Operating Conditions
-10 to 55°C (14 to 131°F), < 95% RH, noncondensing
Consumables
<$1,000/year; Sampling Strips, solution strips, dust filter, thermal paper, test marker ETD (confidence sample)
Suggested Routine Maintenance
User can perform basic maintenance, No preventive maintenance required
Available Accessories
Included: Pack of 120 sample collectors (swabs), Sampling Wand Optional: Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS), Telescopic extension to sampling wand
Data Analysis Support Equipment
PC
Communications Interface
Gigabit LAN, RJ45, USB 3.0, Type A.
Expected Operational Life
Indefinite
Shelf Life
>5 years
Unit Cost
$30,000.00
Maintenance Cost
< $1,000 in consumables a year
Tested For Chemical Agents
Amenable based on technology
Tested For ITF-25 TIC/TIMs
Amenable based on technology
Tested For Explosives
Ammonium Nitrate (NIT), Urea Nitrate (NIT), Nitroglycerine (NG), Pentaerythritol tetranitrate (PETN), Trinitrotoluene (TNT), 2,4-Dinitrotoluene (DNT), Tetryl (TET), Hexogen (RDX), Octogen (HMX), Hexamethylene triperoxide diamine (HMTD), Triacetone triperoxide (TATP), 2,3-dimethyl-2,3-dinitrobutane (DMNB), Black powder (BP), Ethylene glycol dinitrate (EGDN), Erythritol tetranitrate (ETN)
Tested For Narcotics
Morphine (MORPH), 3,6-Diacetylmorphine (Heroin) (HER), Cocaine (COC), Cannabinol (CBD), ?9-Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), 6-Acetylmorphine (6-AM), Amphetamine (AMPH), Methamphetamine (METH), 3,4-Methylenedioxyamphetamine (MDA), 3,4-Methylenedioxy-N-ethylamphetamine (MDEA), 3,4-Methylenedioxy-N-methylamphetamine (MDMA), Lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD), Phencyclidine (PCP), Ketamine (KET), Ephedrine (EPH), fentanyl, carfentanil, sufentanil, alfentanil, remifentanil, ketamine, lorazepam, 3-quinuclidinyl benzilate, U-47700
Other Chemical Targets
Yes, drug additives and others. Does not detect some cutting agents such as sugar.
Adaptability
Yes; manufacturer can add new targets to detector
Sample Introduction
Solid;Liquid;
Sensitivity/Detection Limits
ng
Start Up Time (From Cold Start To Sample Ready)
<10 min at 20°C
Response Time (Sample Application To Output)
Continuous (<30 seconds); < 7 seconds
Total Run Time
< 1 minute
Alarm Capability
Visual
Software Control
On-board, PC
Other Operational Parameters
Detector type: Twin tube IMS allowing for identification of both positive and negative ions simultaneously
Training Required
<1 day training
Training Available
Yes, 1-2 day at manufacturer
Manuals Available
Operator's Manual, administrator manual, maintenance manual, operator's manual DE-Control Center
Warranties
Yes
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