The SAFESITE® monitors, detects and communicates the presence of up to six potential threats, including chemical warfare agents, gamma radiation, volatile organic compounds, toxic industrial chemicals, combustible gas and oxygen deficiency, and operates within a wireless network.
|Mine Safety Appliances Company (MSA)
|Electrochemical Detection; Sensors;
|Gas Analysis; Survey Meter;
|The SAFESITE® monitors, detects and communicates the presence of up to six potential threats, including chemical warfare agents, gamma radiation, volatile organic compounds, toxic industrial chemicals, combustible gas and oxygen deficiency, and operates within a wireless network.
|Technology Readiness Level (TRL)|
|User Feedback Sources|
|Indifferent/No user feedback
|12 x 12.5 x 7.75 in (305 x 318 x 197 mm)
|<30 lbs.; 11 lbs (5 kg)
|AC/DC Line Power; Lithium Battery; Alkaline Battery; 110 V AC or 12V DC, lithium ion or alkaline battery
|Extreme Temperatures/Humidity; Designed to be rugged for field use or permanent installation
| –20 to 50°C (–4 to 122°F)
|<$1,000/year; Calibration kits and replacement sensors
|Monthly calibration suggested to maintain readiness
|Suggested Routine Maintenance|
|Use dependent—does self diagnostics to alert when a sensor needs service.
|TICs: $30,000; CWs and gamma radiation: $64,000;
|Data Analysis Support Equipment|
|Expected Operational Life|
|Use dependent—sensor will need serviced, cleaned, or replaced relative to number of hours operated and environmental conditions.
|Tested For Chemical Agents|
|GA, GB, GD, GF, HN3, HD
|Tested For ITF-25 TIC/TIMs|
|Ammonia 0-100, 0-1000 PPM
Arsine 0-2 PPM
Bromine 0-5 PPM
Carbon Monoxide 0-100, 0-500, 0-1000 PPM
Chlorine 0-5, 0-10,0-20 PPM
Chlorine Dioxide 0-3 PPM
Combustible Gases 0-100% LEL
Ethylene Oxide 0-10 PPM
Gamma Radiation See Specs
Hydrogen Chloride 0-50 PPM
Hydrogen Cyanide 0-50 PPM
Hydrogen Sulfide 0-10, 0-50, 0-100,0-500 PPM
Nitric Oxide 0-100 PPM
Nitrogen Dioxide 0-10 PPM
Oxygen 0-10%, 0-25%
Phosphine 0-2 PPM
Sulfur Dioxide 0-25, 0-100 PPM
VOC PID 0-200, 0-1500 PPM
|Other Chemical Targets|
|Any VOC with eV less than 10.6
|SAW technology for CWAs provides low false positives and differentiates nerve and blister agents
|Start Up Time (From Cold Start To Sample Ready)|
|< 5 minutes
|Response Time (Sample Application To Output)|
|Continuous (<30 seconds)
|Wireless communication with command center. Command center can control up to 2 systems with a maximum of 16 detectors in each.
|Other Operational Parameters|
|The command center is also a TCP/IP hub, allowing all information to be placed on a network for remote viewing.
|<1 day training
|1 training day included. Telephone tech support and user manual
|12 months parts & labor, 5-year extended available
|IATA Shipping Restrictions|
|Calibration kit must be shipped with IATA restrictions.