Aperio

ChemImage closed business in April 2023. DISCONTINUED - Aperio is a handheld short-wave infrared (SWIR) hyperspectral imaging (HSI) sensor that can be used to screen for chemicals, explosives and narcotics. The design of the Aperio allows for wide area imaging for the detection of materials of interest in ranges of up to 20 meters. Aperio is capable of detecting bulk and residue materials on surfaces. The Aperio is equipped with an integrated battery that provides up to 5 hours of operational detection time.

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Steven Mitts
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+1 503 332 5452
7301 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15208
USA
www.aperio.com
Manufacturer
ChemImage Sensor Systems (HISTORICAL)
Product Name
Aperio
Detection Category
Chemical; Explosives;
Detection Principle
Molecular Spectroscopy;
Detection Method
Hyperspectral Imaging;
Application
Emergency Response; Bulk Analysis; Screening;
Equipment Type
Instrument
Product Synopsis
ChemImage closed business in April 2023. DISCONTINUED - Aperio is a handheld short-wave infrared (SWIR) hyperspectral imaging (HSI) sensor that can be used to screen for chemicals, explosives and narcotics. The design of the Aperio allows for wide area imaging for the detection of materials of interest in ranges of up to 20 meters. Aperio is capable of detecting bulk and residue materials on surfaces. The Aperio is equipped with an integrated battery that provides up to 5 hours of operational detection time.
Availability
DISCONTINUED
Technology Readiness Level (TRL)
9
User Feedback Sources
Indifferent/No user feedback
Dimensions
14 x 8 x 8.25 in (35.6 x 20.4 x 21 cm)
Weight
<30 lbs.; Sensor: 6.3 lbs (2.9 kg) Battery: 2.0 lbs (.9 kg)
Power Requirements
Lithium Battery; Rechargeable
Transportability
Handheld
Ruggedness
None
Consumables
<$1,000/year
Suggested Routine Maintenance
Minimal
Communications Interface
Laptop communication through Wi-Fi
Shelf Life
>5 years
Unit Cost
$75,000.00
Maintenance Cost
Minimal
Tested For Chemical Agents
Yes
Tested For ITF-25 TIC/TIMs
Yes
Tested For Explosives
Yes
Other Chemical Targets
Yes
Sample Introduction
Vapor/Gas; Solid; Liquid
Response Time (Sample Application To Output)
Continuous (<30 seconds); 2-10 seconds
Alarm Capability
Audible and visual alarms
Training Required
<1 day training
Training Available
Yes
Manuals Available
Operator Manual
Warranties
1 year, extended available
ITAR/EAR Export Regulations
Yes; ITAR regulations may apply
IATA Shipping Restrictions
No
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