Canary-3

The Canary-3 is a hand-held system to detect semi-volatile compounds in air. In contrast to the Canary two, the three incorporates both a simple detector path for screening and a micro-GC and a second detector for selectivity and specificity.

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(505) 999-5880
6814 Academy Parkway West NE Suite A
Albuquerque, NM 87109-4406
www.defiant-tech.com
Manufacturer
Defiant Technologies
Product Name
Canary-3
Detection Category
Chemical; Explosives
Detection Principle
Chromatography
Detection Method
Gas Chromatography; Surface Acoustic Wave Detection
Application
Emergency Response; Gas Analysis; Bulk Analysis; Screening
Equipment Type
Instrument
Product Synopsis
The Canary-3 is a hand-held system to detect semi-volatile compounds in air. In contrast to the Canary two, the three incorporates both a simple detector path for screening and a micro-GC and a second detector for selectivity and specificity.
Availability
DISCONTINUED
Technology Readiness Level (TRL)
9
Dimensions
7.5 x 5.25 x 2.25 in (191 x 134 x 58 mm)
Weight
1.6 lbs (760 g)
Power Requirements
Rechargeable Lithium polymer batteries (4 hours) External 9 V, 2 A power
Transportability
Handheld
Durability
Not militarized, drop sensitive
Consumables
GC column
Calibration Schedule
Should be calibrated every few months for optimum performance
Suggested Routine Maintenance
Pump replacement when needed.
Communications Interface
A serial interface cable is provided, a USB adapter cable is optional.
Unit Cost
$36,000.00
Maintenance Cost
Vendor offers maintenance contract for ¼ sales cost (covering calibration, firmware upgrades, cleaning, and replacing damaged parts).
Tested For Chemical Agents
DMMP, GA, GB, GD, GF
Tested For ITF-25 TIC/TIMs
Pesticides
Other Chemical Targets
Methyl salicylate (MeS)
Sample Introduction
Vapor/Gas
Sensitivity/Detection Limits
ppb
Known Interferents/Inhibitors
Vendor reports that a chemical coating on the preconcentrator ignores interfering chemicals while collecting target analytes. Selectivity for phosphonates >6000 to 1 over diesel and >500,000 to 1 over humidity.
Start Up Time (From Cold Start To Sample Ready)
< 5 minutes
Response Time (Sample Application To Output)
Depends on the retention time of chemical of interest
Alarm Capability
Visual search results
Software Control
Internal
Other Operational Parameters
Ambient air is used as carrier gas.
Operator Skills Required
Non-technical background
Training Available
On-request
Manuals Available
Yes
Warranties
Vendor offers maintenance contract for ¼ sales cost (covering calibration, firmware upgrades, cleaning, and replacing damaged parts).
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