explosive detection system News

  • Using lasers to detect explosives and hazardous waste

    A soldier in a humvee aims a portable device at an abandoned car 50 meters away (more than 150 feet). Pressing a button, a laser in the device fires. She reads a screen, and beckons her patrol to move away quickly. In a lab, a technician is inserting a fragment of a toy into a sample case, inserting it into a machine, and pressing a button. He inserts one fragment after another—each test takes ...

  • Moscow Airport selects GE Security for industry-first explosives detection system

    GE Security, Inc., a business of GE Enterprise Solutions (NYSE:GE) and Moscow International Airport Domodedovo has announced GE’s Homeland Protection business has been chosen to provide two integrated advanced technology CTX 9000 DSi/XRD 3500 system-of-systems explosives detection solutions to the airport. The systems are planned for commercial operation at the beginning of next year ...


    By General Electric

  • PTR-MS for the sensitive and rapid real-time detection of solid high explosives in air and water

    A new article in ABC demonstrates the capabilities of detecting explosives in air and water with IONICON DAI-PTR-MS IONICON scientists successfully demonstrate  the DAI (direct aqueous injection) system’s capabilities to detect explosives in water. The IONICON DAI system is currently in development and allows for injection of liquids and analysis of which in IONICON PTR-MS instruments. ...


    By Ionicon Analytik Ges.m.b.H.

  • New Gas Detection System for Ethylene

    Statox 501 Ethylen As pre- product for Polyethylene, ethanol, ethylen oxide, ethylene dichloride and many other final or intermediate products, ethylene (C2H4) is one of the most important products in petrochemical industries. It is a colourless gas with a sweetish smell. It is asphyxiant but not toxic. More important is that it is explosive in concentrations from 3,1 % (LEL) to 32 % ...

  • The simple solution to gas detection

    The Kitagawa Gas Detector Tube System is used by industries worldwide to detect gases and vapours, simply and reliably, without the need for calibration effort or power supply. It’s as easy to use as 1-2-3! - Lightweight, compact and easy to carry - Simple to operate for all personnel - An accurate reading obtained in a few minutes - Can be used in flammable atmospheres - ...

  • Bruker Secures Major Contract for DE-tector Explosives Trace Detector

    Bruker Corporation (NASDAQ: BRKR) today announced that it has secured a contract for the supply of one hundred (100) units of the DE-tector™ explosives trace detection (ETD) system for use at selected airports in Germany, including at the international Frankfurt Airport (FRA). This contract award followed the DE-tector system having successfully met the new European ...


    By Bruker Corporation

  • New Ribbed Explosion Venting Panel Offers Space-Saving Solution

    Dusty conditions commonly associated with the storage and handling of grains and powders can potentially lead to dangerous explosions. The robust construction of Elfab’s newly launched ribbed bursting panel ensures that operational excellence is maintained when low to medium levels of vacuum are present. As part of Elfab’s latest range of explosion protection solutions, this unique ...


    By Elfab Limited

  • TacticID-GP Excels During CBRNe World Explosives Testing Evaluation

    B&W Tek, Inc., an advanced instrumentation company that delivers lab quality Raman spectroscopy solutions through user-friendly mobile platforms is proud to announce that their TacticID-GP system received highly favorable independent evaluation results regarding the system’s explosives identification capabilities. TacticID-GP is a handheld Raman spectrometer that is used by bomb squads, ...


    By B&W Tek

  • EU ministers adopt action plan enhancing explosives safety

    The EU Council has adopted the EU Action Plan on Enhancing the Security of Explosives. The Action Plan is based on the Commission's Communication of 6 November 2007 on enhancing the security of explosives and has been adopted following intensive negotiations between the Member States and the Commission. Vice-President Jacques Barrot thanked the Council Presidency, which showed strong commitment ...


    By EU Council of Ministers

  • Bruker Delivers Major Contract for Chemical and Radiological Detection Systems

    Bruker today announced that it has delivered a major contract comprising Chemical and Radiological Detection Systems to Saab, Sweden. These Bruker detection systems form an integral part of the Saab Automatic Warning and Reporting (AWR) system that has been delivered to a client in Kuwait. The Saab AWR is a proprietary solution for the detection, identification, warning, monitoring and reporting ...


    By Bruker Corporation

  • ET moves into gas detection tubes with Kitagawa

    ET is pleased to announce that from August 2011 it will be able to supply the Kitagawa Gas Detector Tube System. The Kitagawa Gas Detector Tube System is used by industries worldwide to detect gases and vapours simply and reliably, without the need for calibration effort or power supply. It’s as easy to use as 1-2-3! Choose from over 300 gas detector tubes from Ammonia to Xylene. The ...

  • Prototype NIST method detects and measures elusive hazards

    A chemist at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has demonstrated a relatively simple, inexpensive method for detecting and measuring elusive hazards such as concealed explosives and toxins, invisible spoilage in food or pesticides distributed in soil by wind and rain. The prototype method is more sensitive than conventional techniques for detecting traces of these ...

  • Wireless Technology transforming fixed point gas detection

    Wireless technology is improving gas detection systems Fixed gas detection systems now feature some of the most advanced technologies available. They offer numerous benefits that have improved the functionality of the gas detection system, improving their reliability and offering increased confidence in their ...


    By a1-cbiss

  • Bruker Introduces RoadRunner, a Novel High-Performance Hand-Held Explosives and Narcotics Trace Detector

    At the 60th Annual ASIS International Seminar and Exhibit, the Bruker Detection division introduces RoadRunner, an innovative, hand-held explosives and narcotics trace detector with outstanding sensitivity, selectivity, analyte coverage and ease of use. This revolutionary new product expands Bruker´s explosives trace detection (ETD) product line by providing a light-weight, hand-held ETD ...


    By Bruker Corporation

  • Advanced detection technologies enhance safety and security

    Leading instrumentation specialist Quantitech will feature two new technologies at the Counter Terror Expo 2011 that promise to radically improve the detection of drugs, explosives and other harmful or toxic chemicals. The Gasmet DX4030 multi-gas analyser and the TeknoScan TSI-3000 banned substance trace detection system will be demonstrated on Stand O20 at the event held at London Olympia on the ...


    By Quantitech Ltd

  • Enviro Technology moves into gas detection tubes

    Air quality monitoring specialists, Enviro Technology, have moved into the portable gas detection equipment market for the first time with the launch of the Kitagawa Gas Detector Tube System. The Kitagawa Gas Detector Tube System is a complete sampling and analysis system for detecting hazardous gases and vapours on the spot and is used by industries worldwide to protect personnel, residents and ...

  • Det-Tronics Releases Explosion-Proof Rated Smoke Detector for Class I / Division 1 Locations

    Det-Tronics announced today the release of a photoelectric explosion-proof rated smoke detector. The Det-Tronics® SmokeWatch™ U5015 detector is a Class I Division 1, 2 and Zone 1 explosion-proof rated smoke detector that is suitable for hazardous, industrial and ...

  • Dependable gas detection without heated mirrors

    IRmax is an ultra-compact infrared (IR) flammable gas detector which delivers rapid, fail-safe detection of hydrocarbon gases and vapours. Featuring dual-wavelength IR sensor technology in a rugged 316 stainless steel package, IRmax is designed to detect methane gas and other potentially explosive hydrocarbons in the harshest conditions. Unlike conventional IR gas detectors, IRmax does not ...

  • Laser gas detection success for Anglian Water Services

    Anglian Water Services (AWS) wanted to quantify methane emissions from their wastewater treatment processes. As these are less well understood and less well defined than indirect carbon emissions associated with electricity use, they set up a project to locate and quantify emissions from the processes at a wastewater treatment works. This was led by the in-house Innovation Team which undertakes ...


    By Geotech

  • Leading manufacturer to offer its most cost-effective explosion protection solution on Express lead times

    It is now a statutory requirement in many industries handling volatile materials in pressurised silos or vessels to take protective measures against potential industrial explosions. To help reduce the risk of costly damage being caused to plant infrastructure, or even potentially fatal injuries being inflicted to personnel in the event of an explosion, Elfab has developed its most simple and ...


    By Elfab Limited

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