Thermo Scientific™

FirstDefender™ RMX Handheld Chemical Identification

Catalog number: FIRSTDEFENDERRMX
Thermo Scientific™

FirstDefender™ RMX Handheld Chemical Identification

Catalog number: FIRSTDEFENDERRMX
Responder and community safety are critical when analyzing potentially hazardous materials. Military and civilian first responders need to quickly identify unknown solid and liquid chemicals down range including explosives, toxic industrial chemicals, chemical weapons, narcotics, precursors, white powders and more. The Thermo Scientific™ FirstDefender™ RMX Handheld Chemical Identification Analyzer can be used as a handheld instrument or integrated onto a tactical robot, providing more flexibility and increased safety in incident response situations that call for rapid, accurate chemical identification.
 
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Handheld Chemical Identification & Portable Chemistry Analyzer
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DescriptionHandheld Chemical Identification & Portable Chemistry Analyzer
Weight (English)2 lb.
Weight (Metric)919g
Height (English)2.4 in.
Height (Metric)6.1cm
Length (English)7.7 in.
Length (Metric)19.6cm
Width (English)4.5 in.
Width (Metric)11.4cm
ExposureManual, Automatic modes (5ms min.)
Working Distance∼16 mm without nose cone; ∽5mm with nose cone
Librariesexplosives, toxic industrial chemicals (TICs), chemical warfare agents (CWAs), narcotics, precursors, white powders and more
Scan DelayUser-configurable delay up to 120 seconds before scan initiates
Battery TypeRechargeable internal lithium ion battery or disposable batteries; >4 hours operation
External Power SupplyDC Wall Adapter, 12 V 1.25 A
Temperature (English) Operating-4° to +122°F continuous
Temperature (Metric) Operating-20° to +40°C continuous
Item DescriptionFirstDefender RMX Handheld Chemical Identification
Certifications/ComplianceCertified to MIL-STD 810G standards for ruggedness and environmental protection to IP67 standards against dust and water up to 1m.
Use ModePoint-and-shoot through translucent containers; integrated vial holder
Robot Integration∼16 mm without nose cone; ∽5mm with nose cone
Dimensions (L x W x H)7.7 x 4.5 x 2.4 in. (19.6 x 11.4 x 6.1cm)
Product TypeHandheld Raman Spectrometer
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DescriptionHandheld Chemical Identification & Portable Chemistry Analyzer
Weight (English)2 lb.
Weight (Metric)919g
Height (English)2.4 in.
Height (Metric)6.1cm
Length (English)7.7 in.
Length (Metric)19.6cm
Width (English)4.5 in.
Width (Metric)11.4cm
ExposureManual, Automatic modes (5ms min.)
Working Distance∼16 mm without nose cone; ∽5mm with nose cone
Librariesexplosives, toxic industrial chemicals (TICs), chemical warfare agents (CWAs), narcotics, precursors, white powders and more
Scan DelayUser-configurable delay up to 120 seconds before scan initiates
Battery TypeRechargeable internal lithium ion battery or disposable batteries; >4 hours operation
External Power SupplyDC Wall Adapter, 12 V 1.25 A
Temperature (English) Operating-4° to +122°F continuous
Temperature (Metric) Operating-20° to +40°C continuous
Item DescriptionFirstDefender RMX Handheld Chemical Identification
Certifications/ComplianceCertified to MIL-STD 810G standards for ruggedness and environmental protection to IP67 standards against dust and water up to 1m.
Use ModePoint-and-shoot through translucent containers; integrated vial holder
Robot Integration∼16 mm without nose cone; ∽5mm with nose cone
Dimensions (L x W x H)7.7 x 4.5 x 2.4 in. (19.6 x 11.4 x 6.1cm)
Product TypeHandheld Raman Spectrometer
Unit SizeEach
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FirstDefender RMX Handheld Chemical Identification Analyzer is an all-optical Raman system designed for use by first responders, homeland security, military, law enforcement and forensic chemistry personnel.

Fast, Accurate Identification
Quickly identifies unknown solid and liquid chemicals.

Built for Field Use
MIL-STD-810G and IP67 tested and certified.

Improved Automatic Mixture Analysis
Sophisticated algorithms automatically determine presence of mixed and contaminated chemicals.

Point-and-Shoot Identification
Operates directly through sealed glass or plastic containers, avoiding exposure to potentially harmful substances.

Extensive Substance Library
FirstDefender RMX portable chemistry analyzer Identifies explosives, toxic industrial chemicals (TICs), chemical warfare agents (CWAs), narcotics, precursors, white powders and more.

  • Flexible use modes: handheld point-and-shoot with fixed probe, mount to select tactical robots, or integrated vial mode.

  • Menu driven user interface requires minimal training.

  • No scheduled maintenance or calibration.

  • Non-destructive testing maintains sample integrity.

  • Powered using rechargeable battery; wall plug; or 123a disposable batteries.

  • Fully operable over a wide temperature range -4° to +122°F (-20° to +50 °C).

  • Integrated NIOSH and CAMEO database provides detailed hazard data on scene.

  • 24/7 technical and reachback support provided for all units.

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