1st Detect

December 1, 2012
Spectroscopy

Volume 27, Issue 12

1st Detect Corp.

Company Description

1st Detect Corp., a division of Astrotech Corp., is leveraging advances in chemical detection technology from the space program to offer highly advanced, next generation chemical detection and analysis instrumentation.

Chief Spectroscopic Techniques Supported

  • Miniature mass spectrometry

Markets Served

  • Security, defense

  • Industrial process control

  • Petrochemical

  • Pharmaceutical

  • Environmental

Major Products/Services

The MMS-1000™ from 1st Detect is an affordable ion-trap mass spectrometer designed for field-portable and benchtop applications such as industrial process control, security and defense, critical infrastructure monitoring, food and beverage manufacturing, and laboratory analysis. The instrument has a weight of 17 lb, a mass range of 30–450 amu, and a resolution of less than 0.5 amu. It provides ppb level analysis in less than 2 s, with ppt analysis in 30 s with the optional preconcentrator. The instrument can be operated with power supplies including 120/240 V AC or 24 V DC.

1st Detect Corp.

907 Gemini Ave

Houston TX 77058

TELEPHONE

(972) 617-9939

FAX

(713) 558-5963

E-mail

info@1stdetect.com

WEB SITE

www.1stdetect.com

NUMBER OF US EMPLOYEES:

16

EMPLOYEES OUTSIDE US:

2

YEAR FOUNDED

2007