Hardened MobileTrace (HMT)

The Hardened MobileTrace® is a hand-held Ion Trap Mobility Spectrometer (ITMS) for detection of chemical warfare agents, narcotics, explosives, and other threat agents. Two sampling modes are available: direct vapor sampling and swab/wipe sampling. Sensitivity is in ppb range and results are qualitative. Identification is achieved via comparison of ITMS plasmagrams to on-board reference libraries. The unit can be operated in either stand-alone mode or via personal computer.

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Medardo Austria
Global Product Specialist
maustria@rapiscansystems.com
+1 310 978 1457
2805 Columbia Street
Torrance, CA 90503
USA
www.rapiscansystems.com
Manufacturer
Rapiscan Systems
Product Name
Hardened MobileTrace (HMT)
Detection Category
Chemical; Explosives
Detection Principle
Spectrometry;
Detection Method
Ion Trap Mobility Spectrometry ;
Application
Emergency Response; Gas Analysis; Screening; Trace Analysis; Bulk Analysis;
Equipment Type
Instrument
Product Synopsis
The Hardened MobileTrace® is a hand-held Ion Trap Mobility Spectrometer (ITMS) for detection of chemical warfare agents, narcotics, explosives, and other threat agents. Two sampling modes are available: direct vapor sampling and swab/wipe sampling. Sensitivity is in ppb range and results are qualitative. Identification is achieved via comparison of ITMS plasmagrams to on-board reference libraries. The unit can be operated in either stand-alone mode or via personal computer.
Availability
Commercially Available
Technology Readiness Level (TRL)
9
User Feedback Sources
MRIGlobal hands-on experience
Supporting Documentation
Docs: Rapiscan - Hardened MobileTrace.pdf; MRIGlobal - HMT.pdf;
Dimensions
17.25 x 6.25 x 12.75 in (43.8 x 16 x 32.4 cm)
Weight
12 lbs (5.44 kg)
Power Requirements
115/230 V AC, 50/60 Hz 12 V DC, vehicle adaptor (cable included) Two rechargeable Li-Ion batteries, up to 6 hr; charger included Internal back-up batteries to maintain power while swapping batteries
Transportability
Person-Portable
Durability
MIL-STD-810-G, IP54 Rated
Operating Conditions
-20 to 55°C (-4 to 131°F); < 95% RH, non-condensing
Consumables
Positive and negative dopants, batteries, sample traps (swabs), canned air containing 1,1,1,2-tetrafluoroethane.
Calibration Schedule
Every 8 hours
Suggested Routine Maintenance
Semi-permeable membrane and dryer material must be replaced periodically.
Available Accessories
Battery charger, storage case
Data Analysis Support Equipment
Not Specified
Communications Interface
USB
Expected Operational Life
Indefinite
Shelf Life
10 years
Unit Cost
$32,000.00
Maintenance Cost
$850
Tested For Chemical Agents
Yes
Tested For ITF-25 TIC/TIMs
Yes
Tested For Explosives
TATP, peroxides, nitro-based compounds
Tested For Narcotics
Yes
(fentanyl, carfentanil, sufentanil, alfentanil, remifentanil, heroin, ketamine, lorazepam, 3-quinuclidinyl benzilate, U-47700)
Other Chemical Targets
Cocaine, heroin, THC, methamphetamine, ephedrine, MDMA, MDA, morphine, L-amphetamine, and EME
Number of Library Entries
Not Specified
Customize For New Targets
Yes
Sample Introduction
Vapor/Gas; Solid
Sensitivity/Detection Limits
ppb
Known Interferents/Inhibitors
Not Specified
False Positive Rates
< 2%
False Negative Rates
< 2%
Start Up Time (From Cold Start To Sample Ready)
Initial: 24 hours; daily: 30 minutes
Response Time (Sample Application To Output)
< 12 seconds
Total Run Time
Not Specified
Alarm Capability
Audible and visual
Software Control
On-board, PC
Other Operational Parameters
Basic through expert level passwords allow greater access to onboard programs.
Operator Skills Required
Non-technical skill required to operate the unit. Advanced skill for in-depth instrument operation.
Training Available
Operator, Maintenance, Administrator, and “Train the Trainer”
Manuals Available
Operator manual
Reachback Service
Not Specified
Warranties
1 year parts and labor, extended warranties are available
ITAR Export Regulations
63Ni, 10 millicurie (370 MBq) radioactive source. U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Agency regulations apply. Lithium ion batteries should be shipped in accordance with local regulations.
IATA Shipping Restrictions
63Ni, 10 millicurie (370 MBq) radioactive source. U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Agency regulations apply. Lithium ion batteries should be shipped in accordance with local regulations.
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