New Chemical, Narcotic, and Explosive Identifier

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The PGR-1064™ Chemical, Narcotic and Explosive Identifier from Chemring Sensors and Electronics Systems is a handheld Raman spectrometer providing laboratory-quality identification of unknown chemicals, explosives and narcotics in fielded environments.

ADVANCED IDENTIFICATION FOR FIELD OPERATIONS
PGR-1064™ is a handheld Raman spectrometer providing laboratory-quality identification of unknown chemicals, explosives and narcotics in fielded environments. Utilizing a 1064 nanometer wavelength laser, the PGR-1064 identifies unknown substances in solid, powder and liquid form and can identify through most clear or translucent containers. The PGR-1064 requires no sample preparation and in most operations, data acquisition occurs in 2 seconds and identification of the unknown substance within approximately 10 seconds. Law enforcement personnel, drug task forces, HazMat teams, bomb squads and the military can rely on the PGR-1064 in emergency and investigative situations.

 
CUSTOMIZABLE LIBRARY OF 5,000+ SUBSTANCES
The PGR-1064 is capable of identifying more than 5,000 explosives, fuels, narcotics, synthetic and prescription drugs, cutting agents, chemical warfare agents, toxic industrial chemicals, and other common household chemicals. The PGR-1064 includes mixture analysis to identify dangerous and illicit substances in real world samples. In addition, users can add chemicals to the identification library to enhance system functionality. 
 
 
THE PGR-1064 PACKAGE
The PGR-1064 is an ergonomically designed pistol grip spectrometer, weighing only 2.25 lbs. A joystick for instrument control provides easy, one-handed operation while wearing gloves. The intuitive user interface is menu-based and easy to operate, with training time as short as one hour. The PGR-1064 does not require any consumables for sample collection or analysis.
 
“When accuracy matters, the PGR-1064 nanometer (nm) wavelength laser delivers higher quality spectral signatures that are more reliable and precise for identifying unknown substances compared to 785nm solutions” said Juan Hernandez, Vice President of Business Development. “Chemring Sensors & Electronic Systems is extremely excited to extend our long history of arming the military and now our first responders, local, state and federal agencies, with advanced technology that saves lives, and helps protect our citizens from threats.”
 
PROVEN RAMAN TECHNOLOGY
The PGR-1064 provides a distinct advantage for chemical identification with its 1064nm wavelength laser. For many materials, Raman spectroscopy utilizing shorter wavelength lasers – such as the 785nm – introduces fluorescence (a broad background signal), which can overwhelm the Raman signature making reliable identification almost impossible. With the 1064 nm wavelength laser, fluorescence is significantly reduced allowing the PGR-1064 to provide high quality spectral data for algorithmic analysis. The internationally known Scientific Working Group for the Analysis of Seized Drugs (SWGDRUG) identified Raman spectroscopy as a Category A analytical technique for forensic examination of seized drugs. 
 
 
FEATURES
  • In most situations, data acquisition occurs in 2 seconds and identification of the unknown substance within approximately 10 seconds
  • Accurate identification of unknown substances in solid, powder and liquid form
  • Advanced high quality spectral signatures using 1064 nanometer 
  • Identifies through clear glass and plastic
  • No sample preparation 
  • Ruggedized, handheld and lightweight, only 2.25lbs
  • Expandable and customizable library
  • 10+ hours of battery life, no consumables 
For more information or to schedule a PGR-1064 demonstration, 
Visit: http://products.chemringds.com/pgr-1064/ or email This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it
 
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