VaporTracer Contraband Series

Handheld explosives and narcotics detection. VaporTracer detects and identifies microscopic traces of explosives or narcotics in seconds. The VaporTracer utilizes GE Ion Track’s patented Ion Trap Mobility Spectrometry (ITMS®) technology and may be used for particle and vapor sampling. The VaporTracer has full data logging capabilities.

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Laura Zampell
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1-800-433-5346
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Manufacturer
GE Measurement and Control
Product Name
VaporTracer Contraband Series
Detection Category
Chemical; Explosives
Detection Principle
Spectrometry
Detection Method
Ion Trap Mobility Spectrometry
Application
Gas Analysis; Screening; Bulk Analysis
Equipment Type
Instrument
Product Synopsis
Handheld explosives and narcotics detection. VaporTracer detects and identifies microscopic traces of explosives or narcotics in seconds. The VaporTracer utilizes GE Ion Track’s patented Ion Trap Mobility Spectrometry (ITMS®) technology and may be used for particle and vapor sampling. The VaporTracer has full data logging capabilities.
Availability
DISCONTINUED
Technology Readiness Level (TRL)
9
Dimensions
8 x 5.5 x 16 in (20.3 x 14 x 40.6 cm)
Weight
7 lbs (3.2 kg)
Power Requirements
115/230 V AC, 50/60 Hz 12 V DC 1.5 hr battery included with optional 6-hr battery.
Transportability
Handheld
Durability
Designed for field use.
Operating Conditions
0 to 50°C (32 to 122°F)
Consumables
Swabs, dopant
Calibration Schedule
Internal calibration in 10 seconds.
Communications Interface
PC/laptop
Unit Cost
$24,490.00
Maintenance Cost
Est. 10% of purchase price per year
Tested For Explosives
Yes
Tested For Narcotics
Yes
Other Chemical Targets
Narcotics
Customize For New Targets
No. GE Ion Track is developing new products for detection of CWA and other chemicals; no release date.
Sample Introduction
Vapor/Gas; Solid
Sensitivity/Detection Limits
ppt; pg
Known Interferents/Inhibitors
False positive rate typically < 1% according to vendor
Start Up Time (From Cold Start To Sample Ready)
45 minutes
Response Time (Sample Application To Output)
Variable from 2 seconds to infinity
Alarm Capability
Yes
Software Control
Yes, optional
Other Operational Parameters
See vendor website or contact vendor for additional information.
Operator Skills Required
Non-technical background
Training Available
On-site training included in purchase. Other training at manufacturer’s facility also available.
Manuals Available
Operator’s manual
Warranties
1 year
ITAR Export Regulations
U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Agency regulations due to 63Nickel source.
IATA Shipping Restrictions
U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Agency regulations due to 63Nickel source.
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