explosive substance identification News

  • Next-Generation Heroin Identification for TacticID®

    B&W Tek, an advanced mobile instrumentation company that delivers lab quality Raman spectroscopy solutions through user-friendly mobile platforms, is proud to announce that their award-winning TacticID handheld spectrometer now has the proven capability to identify street heroin samples. The TacticID system has the industry’s largest on-board library of narcotics, pharmaceutical ...


    By B&W Tek

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • B&W Tek, Inc. Teams with DNREC for Delaware Public Safety

    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 the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) is the latest federal agency to purchase the TacticID-GP® handheld Raman system. This latest installation of TacticID-GP also notes an ...


    By B&W Tek

  • Energy Institute introduces a new series of process safety management guidance

    Process safety management (PSM) is vital in ensuring the safe and efficient running of operations in major accident hazard organisations. There is a need for further understanding of each of the elements of PSM to help ensure and measure performance - an area the Energy Institute (EI) is addressing through a new series of publications. Guidance on meeting expectations of EI Process safety ...


    By Energy Institute (EI)

  • Unambiguous Real-Time Detection of TNT with PTR-MS

    Article in ACS’ Analytical Chemistry journal: Discovery of a new dimension in selectivity for PTR-MS We have already successfully demonstrated the ability of PTR-MS to detect common threat agents such as CWAs, TICs and Explosives in earlier studies. Using high-resolution IONICON ...


    By Ionicon Analytik Ges.m.b.H.

  • Ionicon at 6th future security, security research conference

    IONICON science manager, Dr. Philipp Sulzer will co-chair the session A3 Detection of hazardous Material and give a lecture. Terrorism, organized crime and sabotage, but also natural disasters and technological accidents can cause serious damage and disruption with long-lasting consequences for economies and the quality of life. The ...


    By Ionicon Analytik Ges.m.b.H.

  • Agilent Technologies` Criminalistics Tools Featured in Online Video Presentation

    Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) today announced its participation in a special online video feature series, "The Science Behind the FIFA World Cup," produced by SelectScience. SelectScience is an online publication focused on information for laboratory scientists. Ahead of this year's FIFA World Cup, SelectScience traveled to Brazil to talk to leading scientists to learn how ...


    By Agilent Technologies, Inc.

  • CASELLA LAUNCH FOUR NEW INTRINSICALLY SAFE AIR AND NOISE MONITORS

    A record 'Fab Four' combination of new instruments Casella CEL, the specialist provider of workplace monitoring technologies, launches four new ATEX approved, intrinsically safe (I.S.), portable ...


    By Casella

  • Recent Federal Developments - February 2011

    TSCA/FIFRA/NTP/EPCRA EPA Issues Technical Correction On TSCA Section 4 Test Rule On Certain High Production Volume Chemicals: On January 26, 2011, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a technical correction to a Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) Section 4 final rule EPA issued on January 7, 2011. ...


    By Acta Group

  • Recent federal developments

    TSCA/FIFRA/NTP/EPCRA The following item is of major importance to many of our clients and friends. We will issue a more detailed analysis of the legislation early next week. Lautenberg Introduces Safe Chemicals Act Of 2011: On April 14, 2011, Senator Frank R. Lautenberg (D-NJ) introduced the Safe Chemicals Act of 2011, which is intended to modernize the ...


    By Acta Group

  • January infringements package: main decisions

    In its monthly package of infringement decisions, the European Commission is pursuing legal action against Member States for failing to comply properly with their obligations under EU law. These decisions covering many sectors aim to ensure proper application of EU law for the ...

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