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Detectors, Environmental, Explosive Trace

Definition : Environmental detectors designed for automated discovery and/or ascertainment (i.e., detection) of traces of explosives (e.g., group A explosives such as TNT and TNB; group B explosives such as RDX, H, and C4; compounds containing nitrates that may be used in explosives). The sample is typically taken from the atmosphere (by using an air current to dislodge particles and vapors from an individual's clothing, luggage, and packages), but samples may also be obtained by wiping the suspected items. Some detectors are computerized and detect, identify, and warn when traces of explosives or narcotics are found. These detectors are usually available as stand-alone or mobile devices and less frequently as portable units. Explosive trace environmental detectors permit localization of concealed explosives and/or evidence of their manipulation; they are used by healthcare personnel, rescuers, firefighters, and military personnel in public-access buildings such as airports and healthcare facilities.

Entry Terms : "TNB Detectors" , "TNT Detectors" , "Explosive Detectors"

UMDC code : 20509

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Bruker Daltonics Inc

Company Type: Parent

Right from the beginning, which is now more than fifty years ago, Bruker has been driven by a single idea: to provide the best technological solution for each analytical task. Today, worldwide more than 5400 employees are working on this permanent challenge at over 90 locations on all continents. Bruker systems cover a broad spectrum of applications in all fields of research and development and are used in all industrial production processes for the purpose of ensuring quality and process reliability.

Spectrex Corp

Company Type: Parent

Spectrex Corporation was founded in 1966 in Palo Alto, California and now operates a manufacturing, sales and laboratory facility in Redwood City, California. Over the last 42 years the company has developed and markets a wide range of unique environmental and analytical instruments.

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