Thermo Scientific™ FirstDefender™ RMX Handheld Chemical Identification Available on GSA/VA Contract for Federal Government customers only.

Designed for flexible use modes; uses Raman spectroscopy to quickly identify unknown solid and liquid chemicals down range

Manufacturer: Thermo Scientific™ 8000021501

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Catalog No. 17-720-418


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    • Sophisticated chemometric algorithms automatically determine presence of mixed and contaminated chemicals
    • Flexible modes—offers handheld use with fixed probe or vial, or easily connects to a tactical robot through integrated RS232 port for universal control
    • Designed for use down range with a tough form factor, quick decontamination and easy operation in bulky protective gear
    • Lightweight, ergonomically designed unit weighs 2 lb. (919g) for easy transportation down range
    • Point-and-shoot sampling offers improved operation through sealed translucent containers; avoids exposure and maintains evidence
    • Noncontact analysis requires no consumables and no calibration
    • The easy-to-navigate vast substance library includes explosives, toxic industrial chemicals (TICs), chemical warfare agents (CWAs), narcotics, precursors, white powders and more
    • Easy to use and maintain with a menu driven user interface that requires minimal training and no scheduled maintenance or calibration
    • Can be powered using the included rechargeable battery, wall adapter or SureFire™ disposable batteries

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