M18A3 Chemical Agent Detector Kits

Detects agent vapors, aerosols, and liquid droplets through the use of colorimetric reactions on reactant-impregnated paper or in detection tubes. The M18A3 kit requires separate use of tubes or paper tickets for each class of agent.

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Availability: Commercially Available

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Manufacturer
Tradeways Ltd
Product Name
M18A3 Chemical Agent Detector Kits
Detection Category
Chemical
Detection Principle
Colorimetric
Detection Method
Colorimetric
Application
Emergency Response; Gas Analysis
Equipment Type
Wet Chemistry
Product Synopsis
Detects agent vapors, aerosols, and liquid droplets through the use of colorimetric reactions on reactant-impregnated paper or in detection tubes. The M18A3 kit requires separate use of tubes or paper tickets for each class of agent.
Availability
Commercially Available
Technology Readiness Level (TRL)
9
Dimensions
M18A3: 8 × 3 × 6 in (204 x 77 x 153 mm) M256A1: 7 × 3 × 5 in (178 x 77 x 128 mm)
Weight
M18A3: 2.5 lbs (1.1 kg) M256A1: 1.1 lbs (0.5 kg)
Power Requirements
None
Transportability
Handheld
Durability
Designed for field use; operates in all environments.
Operating Conditions
Designed for field use; operates in all environments.
Consumables
Kit consists mostly of consumables
Solvents/Reagents
Test reagents
Calibration Schedule
None
Suggested Routine Maintenance
None
Available Accessories
None
Data Analysis Support Equipment
Training kit
Communications Interface
Not applicable
Expected Operational Life
Not applicable
Shelf Life
M256A1 kit: 5 years
Unit Cost
$700.00
Maintenance Cost
None
Tested For Chemical Agents
Lewisite, nerve, and mustard agents
Tested For ITF-25 TIC/TIMs
Cyanogen chloride, phosgene, phosgene oxime, ethyl dichloroarsine, methyl dichloroarsine,
Tested For Explosives
Not specified
Tested For Narcotics
Not specified
Other Chemical Targets
Not specified
Tested For Biological Agents
Not applicable
Other Biological Targets
Not applicable
Radiological Targets
Not applicable
Number of Library Entries
Not applicable
Customize For New Targets
No
Sample Introduction
Vapor/Gas; Liquid
Sensitivity/Detection Limits
Hazardous Levels
Known Interferents/Inhibitors
High temperatures, pyrotechnic smoke, burning brush smoke, DS2, petroleum products may produce false positives.
Start Up Time (From Cold Start To Sample Ready)
Immediate
Response Time (Sample Application To Output)
15 minutes
Total Run Time
Not specified
Alarm Capability
Visual
Software Control
Not applicable
Other Operational Parameters
Not specified
Operator Skills Required
Non-technical background
Training Available
4 to 6 hour performance-oriented training is recommended; training available from GEOMET Technologies, Inc.
Manuals Available
Operator’s Manual
Reachback Service
Not specified
Warranties
Not specified
ITAR Export Regulations
Not specified
IATA Shipping Restrictions
Not specified
Data File Type Format
Not applicable
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