MT Explorer 50

The MT Explorer 50 (MT50) is a portable, field deployable 3-D ion trap mass spectrometer, developed to provide laboratory-level analysis in the field and designed for easy disassembly. Its atmospheric pressure inlet makes it easy to switch between a variety of sources such as ESI, AP MALDI, Direct Sampling (DS)-APCI (Atmospheric Pressure Chemical Ionization) and (DS)-sESI (Secondary electrospray) ion sources.

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Availability: Commercially Available

Vladimir Doroshenko, Ph.D.
CEO
sales@apmaldi.com
+1 443 539 1758
6992 Columbia Gateway Drive, Suite 160
Columbia, MD 21046
USA
www.apmaldi.com
Manufacturer
MassTech
Product Name
MT Explorer 50
Detection Category
Chemical; Biological; Explosives;
Detection Principle
Spectrometry;
Detection Method
Ion Trap Mass Spectrometry;
Application
Laboratory Analysis; Trace Analysis; Screening; Emergency Response;
Product Model Number
MT50
Equipment Type
Instrument
Product Synopsis
The MT Explorer 50 (MT50) is a portable, field deployable 3-D ion trap mass spectrometer, developed to provide laboratory-level analysis in the field and designed for easy disassembly. Its atmospheric pressure inlet makes it easy to switch between a variety of sources such as ESI, AP MALDI, Direct Sampling (DS)-APCI (Atmospheric Pressure Chemical Ionization) and (DS)-sESI (Secondary electrospray) ion sources.
Availability
Commercially Available
Technology Readiness Level (TRL)
9
Market Entry Date
May 2012
User Feedback Sources
Indifferent/No user feedback
Dimensions
12 x 17 x 20 in (30 x 43 x 51 cm)
Weight
>50 lbs.; 77 lbs (35 kg)
Power Requirements
AC/DC Line Power; 115, 220 V AC and/or 28 V DC
Transportability
Person-portable
Ruggedness
None
Operating Conditions
15 to 30 °C (59 to 86°F)
Consumables
<$1,000/year; Metal Hydride (MH) cartriges
Suggested Routine Maintenance
MH cartridge needs to be recharged with water every 3 to 4 weeks. User can perform all necessary maintenance.
Available Accessories
Ion Sources available: ESI, nanoESI, APCI, secondary ESI, AP-MALDI, DART
Data Analysis Support Equipment
Laptop, Modas software
Communications Interface
Ethernet
Expected Operational Life
Indefinite
Shelf Life
>5 years
Unit Cost
$100,000.00
Tested For Chemical Agents
Amenable based on technology
Tested For ITF-25 TIC/TIMs
Amenable based on technology
Tested For Explosives
Yes
Tested For Narcotics
Yes
Other Chemical Targets
Amenable based on technology
Tested For Biological Agents
Bacillus Globigii spores
Other Biological Targets
Amenable based on technology
Adaptability
Yes
Sample Introduction
Vapor/Gas
Sensitivity/Detection Limits
pg; ng;
Start Up Time (From Cold Start To Sample Ready)
Minutes
Response Time (Sample Application To Output)
Continuous (<30 seconds); 5 to 30 seconds
Total Run Time
Minutes
Software Control
PC
Other Operational Parameters
Mass Range: 35-2000 Da Scan rate: 1,000 to 8,000 Da/sec Resolution: <0.5 Da @ 2,000 Da & 4,000 Da/sec Mass Accuracy: <0.25 Da; Runs in both positive and negative ion modes. Sampling: Air intake, Thermal desorption port (with DART ion source)
Training Required
<1 day training
Training Available
Yes, 1 day
Manuals Available
Operator's manual
Warranties
1 year limited
Data File Type Format
ASCII, mzML, Proprietary MTD format
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