Ai-HME

The Ai-HME is an 11 step bulk Homemade Explosives (HME) precursor detection kit detects all Nitrates, all Chlorates, and legal Urea Fertilizer. The kit is primarily designed for bulk sampling, but supports swab and swipe sampling as well. Based on colorimetric chemistry, the kit detects nitrate and chlorate compounds collected on a sample wipe and treated with one of three kit reagents.

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Availability: Commercially Available

Grant Haber
+1 845 371 3333
383 West Route 59
Spring Valley, NY
www.americaninnovations.com
Manufacturer
American Innovations, Inc.
Product Name
Ai-HME
Detection Category
Chemical; Explosives
Detection Principle
Colorimetric;
Detection Method
Colorimetric;
Application
Emergency Response; Screening; Bulk Analysis;
Equipment Type
Wet Chemistry
Product Synopsis
The Ai-HME is an 11 step bulk Homemade Explosives (HME) precursor detection kit detects all Nitrates, all Chlorates, and legal Urea Fertilizer. The kit is primarily designed for bulk sampling, but supports swab and swipe sampling as well. Based on colorimetric chemistry, the kit detects nitrate and chlorate compounds collected on a sample wipe and treated with one of three kit reagents.
Availability
Commercially Available
Technology Readiness Level (TRL)
9
Dimensions
6 x 3 x 3 in (15 x 7.6 x 7.6 cm)
Weight
6 oz (170 g)
Transportability
Pocket Size
Durability
Rugged
Operating Conditions
Operates in all environments
Consumables
Swipes and 3 solutions
Solvents/Reagents
Yes
Shelf Life
1 year
Unit Cost
$100.00
Maintenance Cost
$1 to $2
Tested For Explosives
Ammonium nitrate, CAN-26, potassium chlorate, and other common nitrates and chlorates
Number of Library Entries
Not Specified
Sample Introduction
Liquid; Solid
Sensitivity/Detection Limits
Microgram
Known Interferents/Inhibitors
Not Specified
False Positive Rates
< 1.5% false positives for nitrate based compounds
Start Up Time (From Cold Start To Sample Ready)
< 5 minutes
Response Time (Sample Application To Output)
5 seconds per test
Total Run Time
Not Specified
Software Control
On-board
Operator Skills Required
Non-technical
Training Available
Vendor training at customer or vending facility
Manuals Available
Waterproof pictogram instruction card
Reachback Service
No
Warranties
18 months
ITAR Export Regulations
None
IATA Shipping Restrictions
None
Approved Vendors
None
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