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Thermo Scientific™ FirstDefender™ RMX Handheld Chemical Identification

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

Supplier:  Thermo Scientific™ 8000021401

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Catalog No. 17-720-417

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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


MIL-STD 810G and IP67 certified.



4-year warranty and support


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