Handheld Detector of Explosives

PKI 7310Print

This portable explosives detector is capable of detecting the presence of all explosives, including ICAO taggants, military plastics and TATP. It is self-contained, lightweight and comes in a fully equipped, rugged carrying case and offers fast, stable detection with very high selectivity for explosives. Ready to operate within one minute of powering-up, a simple push of the button automatically activates the sampling and analysis modes. Results are displayed in just some seconds on an easy-to-read LCD. Therefore this detector is ideal for all nontechnical personnel as only minimal operator training is necessary and no carrier gas or radioactive source is used.


  • Detectable compounds: C4, TNT, Nitroglycerin, Dynamite, PETN, Semtex, RDX, ANFO, ICAO, Taggants, (DMNB, EGDN, o-MNT, p-MNT), urea nitrate and TAPT
  • sampling capabilities: vapours and particulates – dual mode
  • typical sample/analysis time: sample: 5-30 seconds (user selectable based on application) analysis within 20 seconds
  • controls: power switch, keypad, automatic vapour/particular selector, volume control, sample switch
  • operational status indicators: LED indicator light, liquid crystal display with graphic display
  • data storage + communications: 1000 data records stored for further analysis serial output port for remote control and monitoring
  • power supply: 12 V DC rechargeable battery pack external battery pack 12 V AC adapter
  • Operating temperature: 0°C to +55°C
  • Storage temperature: 0°C to +65°C
  • Size: 510 x 140 x 110 mm
  • Weight 3 kg