Handheld Chemical Identification
Thermo Scientific* handheld chemical identification instruments provide rapid, accurate analysis results directly in the fieldwhere and when they're needed.
When lives are on the line, civilian and military first responders rely on Thermo Scientific handheld analyzers to identify a broad range of solid and liquid chemicals including narcotics, explosives, precursors and toxic chemicals. Based on Raman and FTIR spectroscopy, our analyzers bring the power of proven laboratory techniques to the field, enabling responders to quickly determine appropriate response protocol for increased safety.
The Thermo Scientific* AhuraFD analyzer has been discontinued as of December 31, 2011 due to the positive reception of our next generation Raman products,
Thermo Scientific* FirstDefender RM is a handheld Raman spectrometer designed for rapid and accurate identification of unknown chemicals directly in the field.
Thermo Scientific* FirstDefender RMX is a handheld Raman spectrometer designed for flexible use modes; it can be used as a handheld instrument in point-and-shoot* or vial mode or can be mounted to select tactical robots.
Thermo Scientific* TruDefender instruments are rugged, handheld FTIR systems for unknown chemical identification.
The Thermo Scientific* TruNarc* analyzer is a handheld Raman analyzer for rapid identification of suspected narcotics without direct contact for most samples. A single test for multiple controlled substances provides law enforcement