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Handheld trace chemical detector

TraC

Photon Systems

Handheld trace chemical detector

TraC is a miniature handheld instrument for measuring trace chemical contaminants on surfaces, especially focused on cleaning validation and process control for food, pharmaceutical cleaning, and API detection.

TraC weighs less than a kilogram and can operate for over 24 hours on an internal battery without recharge.

It can also be fitted with liquid samplers, flow cells, or windows to look directly into:

  • Mixing
  • Bioreactor growth chambers
  • Inspecting manufactured products
  • Producing surfaces for product quality control
  • Equipment cleaning validation

 

The TraC handheld trace chemical detector is compatible with Photon Systems’ ChemCal XY printing, mapping, and calibration system.

 

Key Features

  • Real time optical scanning: rapidly finds hot spots for further testing
  • High sensitivity: < 1 µg/cm2 g limit of detection
  • High selectivity: >95% differentiability of APIs, excipients, etc
  • Non-contact: working distance of 0.5 to 2.0 cm

 

Applications:

  • Cleaning validation
  • Pharmaceutical cleaning
  • API detection
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