ChemSight

The ChemSight™ detector is an infrared (IR), line of sight, sensing system for point of entry, fixed security, fence line and perimeter protection that utilizes non-contact spectral analysis of the atmosphere. Features include; Continuous, monitoring; Long line monitoring; Multi-chemical detection; Digital chemical library updateable via internet: No consumables

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Gabriel Laufer
+1 434 973 1450
1180 Seminole Trail Suite 495
Charlottesville, VA 22901
USA
www.avirsensors.com
Manufacturer
Avir Sensors
Product Name
ChemSight
Detection Category
Chemical; Explosives;
Detection Principle
Molecular Spectroscopy;
Detection Method
Mid-infrared Spectroscopy;
Application
Bulk Analysis; Screening; Emergency Response;
Equipment Type
Instrument
Product Synopsis
The ChemSight™ detector is an infrared (IR), line of sight, sensing system for point of entry, fixed security, fence line and perimeter protection that utilizes non-contact spectral analysis of the atmosphere. Features include; Continuous, monitoring; Long line monitoring; Multi-chemical detection; Digital chemical library updateable via internet: No consumables
Availability
Discontinued
Technology Readiness Level (TRL)
9
Dimensions
Detector: 7 x 7.5 x 22.5 in (178 x 191 x 572 mm); IR lamp: 14 x 14 x 8 in (356 x 356 x 203 mm)
Weight
Detector: 18 lbs (8.2 kg); IR lamp: 10 lbs (4.5 kg)
Power Requirements
120/240 V AC
Transportability
Person-Portable
Durability
Rugged
Operating Conditions
–40 to 60°C (–40 to 140°F); 0 to 95% RH (Non-condensing)
Calibration Schedule
Calibrate after moved. Once calibrated, no need to recalibrate
Suggested Routine Maintenance
System self monitors to determine maintenance, if any.
Data Analysis Support Equipment
Yes
Communications Interface
Can be connected to the internet and controlled from a remote location
Expected Operational Life
Indefinite
Shelf Life
10 years
Unit Cost
$30,000.00
Maintenance Cost
Minimum maintenance is required
Tested For Chemical Agents
Hydrogen cyanide, phosgene, arsine
Tested For ITF-25 TIC/TIMs
Ammonia, chloroethane, DIMP, DMMP, ethylene oxide, formaldehyde, hydrogen bromide, hydrogen chloride, hydrogen cyanide, hydrogen peroxide, hydrogen sulfide, phosgene, arsine, sulfur hexafluoride, vinyl chloride
Other Chemical Targets
Butane, carbon dioxide, dibrorane, diesel exhaust, gasoline exhaust, FM-200, IsoClean, isopropynol, methyl salicylate, natural gas, propane, stainless steel cleaner, various alcohols, various solvents
Number of Library Entries
Not Specified
Customize For New Targets
Yes
Sample Introduction
Vapor/Gas
Sensitivity/Detection Limits
ppm
Known Interferents/Inhibitors
Background rejection capabilities
Start Up Time (From Cold Start To Sample Ready)
Self calibration lasts for 30 minutes. Every time the instrument is moved, calibration must be performed. If not moved, the instrument will start up within a minute.
Response Time (Sample Application To Output)
1 to 30 seconds
Total Run Time
3 minutes
Alarm Capability
Visual
Software Control
On-board computer provides gas identification, concentration, time stamp, and other data in XML or flat file format for easy inclusion into industry standard software.
Operator Skills Required
Non-technical background
Training Available
No
Manuals Available
Operator's manual
Reachback Service
Not Specified
Warranties
2 year
ITAR Export Regulations
Not Specified
IATA Shipping Restrictions
Calibration gas cylinder must be shipped per IATA restrictions for compressed gas.
Data File Type Format
iXML, flat file
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