ACE-ID

The ACE-ID is a handheld Raman identifier for solid & liquid explosives, precursors, narcotics and toxic chemicals. ACE-ID is ruggedized for use in severe climates and terrains. It is lightweight and can be operated with one hand. An intuitive software interface guides users through the identification process, making it easy-to-use. The ACE-ID is marketed to serve military explosive ordinance disposal technicians, civilian bomb squads and hazmat teams.

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Michael Burrows
michael.burrows@smiths-detection.com
+1 410 612 2625
2202 Lakeside Boulevard
Edgewood, MD 21040
USA
Warren Mino
www.smithsdetection.com
Manufacturer
Smiths Detection, Inc.
Product Name
ACE-ID
Detection Category
Chemical; Explosives
Detection Principle
Molecular Spectroscopy;
Detection Method
Raman Spectroscopy;
Application
Emergency Response; Screening; Bulk Analysis;
Equipment Type
Instrument
Product Synopsis
The ACE-ID is a handheld Raman identifier for solid & liquid explosives, precursors, narcotics and toxic chemicals. ACE-ID is ruggedized for use in severe climates and terrains. It is lightweight and can be operated with one hand. An intuitive software interface guides users through the identification process, making it easy-to-use. The ACE-ID is marketed to serve military explosive ordinance disposal technicians, civilian bomb squads and hazmat teams.
Availability
Commercially Available
Technology Readiness Level (TRL)
9
Market Entry Date
2014
User Feedback Sources
MRIGlobal hands-on experience
Supporting Documentation
Docs: Smiths Detection-ACE-ID.pdf; MRIGlobal - AceID.pdf;
Dimensions
5.0 x 3.5 x 2.2 in (12.7 x 8.9 x 5.6 cm)
Weight
1 lb (0.45 kg)
Power Requirements
One lithium battery (SureFire or CR123A) or USB power source
Transportability
Pocket Size
Durability
Ruggedized to MIL-810-G standard
Operating Conditions
-10° to 50°C ( 14 to 122°F), < 95 % RH
Available Accessories
Clear Sampler Starter Kit
Data Analysis Support Equipment
Command software available for extended data analysis capabilities
Communications Interface
Micro USB
Expected Operational Life
Indefinite
Shelf Life
Indefinite
Unit Cost
$25,995.00
Maintenance Cost
Minimal
Tested For Chemical Agents
Yes
Tested For Explosives
Yes
Tested For Narcotics
Yes
(fentanyl, carfentanil, sufentanil, alfentanil, remifentanil, heroin, ketamine, lorazepam, 3-quinuclidinyl benzilate, U-47700)
Other Chemical Targets
Yes
Number of Library Entries
500
Customize For New Targets
Yes
Sample Introduction
Solid; Liquid
Sensitivity/Detection Limits
Neat/mixtures; mg; g; > 3% for most substances in water; > 5 % for most solid mixtures
Known Interferents/Inhibitors
Fluorescence
Start Up Time (From Cold Start To Sample Ready)
< 20 seconds
Response Time (Sample Application To Output)
< 20 seconds
Total Run Time
1 to 2 minutes
Software Control
External Command Software used for advanced data processing and library management
Other Operational Parameters
Employs Raster Orbital Scanning (ROS) sampling technology
Operator Skills Required
Non-technical
Training Available
Yes, Operator training takes about 8 hours. Trainer training classes are also available.
Manuals Available
Operator’s Manual
Reachback Service
Yes
Warranties
1 year
ITAR Export Regulations
None
IATA Shipping Restrictions
Lithium-ion batteries
Data File Type Format
RMR, SPC, RTF
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