ProtectIR

The ProtectIR is one of the newest portable FTIR products on the market, with one of the largest (22,000) on-board libraries available. The system is an ATR-based FTIR for the identification of solids and liquids.

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Availability: Commercially Available

Patrick Dempsey
Vice President, DoD & Federal Programs
pdempsey@redwavetech.com
+1 703 881 1996
41 Eagle Road, Unit E, Danbury, CT 06810
USA
www.redwavetech.com
Manufacturer
RedWave Technology, LLC
Product Name
ProtectIR
Detection Category
Chemical;Explosives;
Detection Principle
Molecular Spectroscopy;FTIR;Mid-Infrared Spectroscopy;
Detection Method
Mid-infrared Spectroscopy;
Application
Emergency Response;Forensics;Screening;Laboratory Analysis;Sample Collection;
Equipment Type
Instrument;
Product Synopsis
The ProtectIR is one of the newest portable FTIR products on the market, with one of the largest (22,000) on-board libraries available. The system is an ATR-based FTIR for the identification of solids and liquids.
Availability
Commercially Available
Technology Readiness Level (TRL)
8
Market Entry Date
2022
User Feedback Sources
Indifferent/No user feedback
Dimensions
8 x 12.5 x 5 in. (20 x 32 x 13 cm)
Weight
5 Lbs.
Power Requirements
Lithium Battery; AC/DC Line Power; 4 hour run time, 100-240 VAC Line power connection
Noise Produced
None
Transportability
Handheld
Ruggedness
Waterproof/Resistant; Dust; Vibration/Shock; IP67; MIL SPEC 810G
Consumables
None
Calibration Schedule
System check prior to use
Available Accessories
Comes in Red/Black or Green/Black at no extra cost.
Communications Interface
USB 2.0; WiFi; Bluetooth
Expected Operational Life
Indefinite
Shelf Life
>5 years
Unit Cost
~$50,000
Maintenance Cost
<$1,000/year
Tested For Chemical Agents
Yes;
Tested For ITF-25 TIC/TIMs
Yes
Tested For Explosives
Yes
Tested For Narcotics
Yes
Other Biological Targets
Proteins alarm (non-specific)
Number of Library Entries
>22,000
Adaptability
Yes; user can add new targets to detector with support
Sample Introduction
Liquid;Solid;
Sensitivity/Detection Limits
micrograms; bulk
Known Interferents/Inhibitors
None
False Positive Rates
Low
False Negative Rates
Low
Start Up Time (From Cold Start To Sample Ready)
<1 minute
Response Time (Sample Application To Output)
Continuous (<30 seconds)
Total Run Time
<1 minute
Alarm Capability
Visual
Software Control
On-board
Other Operational Parameters
4000-650 cm
Training Required
<1 day training
Training Available
Yes
Manuals Available
Yes
Reachback Service
Yes
Warranties
1 year
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