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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+1 800 503 4483
2940 Highland Avenue, Unit 210
Cincinnati, Ohio 45212
USA
www.luxfermagtech.com
Manufacturer
Luxfer Magtech, Inc.
Product Name
M18A3 Chemical Agent Detector Kits
Detection Category
Chemical
Detection Principle
Colorimetric;
Detection Method
Colorimetric;
Application
Emergency Response; Gas Analysis;
Equipment Type
Instrument
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
DISCONTINUED
Technology Readiness Level (TRL)
9
User Feedback Sources
Indifferent/No user feedback
Dimensions
M18A3: 8 × 3 × 6 in (204 x 77 x 153 mm) M256A1: 7 × 3 × 5 in (178 x 77 x 128 mm)
Weight
<5 lbs.; M18A3: 2.5 lbs (1.1 kg) M256A1: 1.1 lbs (0.5 kg)
Power Requirements
None
Transportability
Handheld
Operating Conditions
Designed for field use; operates in all environments.
Solvents/Reagents
Test reagents
Calibration Schedule
None
Suggested Routine Maintenance
None
Available Accessories
None
Shelf Life
>5 years; M256A1 kit
Unit Cost
$1,288.00 Single Kit
Maintenance Cost
None
Tested For Chemical Agents
Lewisite, Nerve (V- and G-agents), and Mustard Agents
Tested For ITF-25 TIC/TIMs
Cyanogen chloride, phosgene, phosgene oxime, ethyl dichloroarsine, methyl dichloroarsine,
Adaptability
No; cannot detect or add new targets
Sample Introduction
Vapor/Gas; Liquid
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
Alarm Capability
Visual
Training Required
<1 day training
Training Available
4 to 6 hour performance-oriented training is recommended; training available from GEOMET Technologies, Inc.
Manuals Available
Operator’s Manual
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