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Smiths Detection has been working with security authorities, the armed forces and first responder communities for decades to develop a range of detection equipment that meets their security needs. Whether you're looking to detect chemicals, chemical warfare agents, explosives, narcotics or radiation, we have screening technology to identify a wide range of threats, so you can make the right decisions.


Explosives and narcotics trace detection - IONSCAN 500DT

  • Real-time detection in less than 8 seconds
  • Simultaneously detects and identifies explosives and narcotics
  • Large touch-screen colour display
  • Built-in thermal printer
  • Reusable sampling swabs
  • Approved/certified by TSA and ECAC

Portable explosives and narcotics trace detector - IONSCAN 600

  • Detection and identification in less than 8 seconds simultaneously detects and identifies explosives and narcotics
  • Non-radioactive IMS source
  • Small, lightweight and portable
  • Optional integrated printer
  • Single use, disposable sampling swabs
  • Approved/certified by ECAC, CAAC and TSA (Air Cargo)

Hand-held trace detector - Sabre 5000

  • Smallest and lightest tri-mode detector available
  • Detects trace amounts of explosives, chemical agents and narcotics
  • Faster clear-down with truncated alarm
  • Continuous automatic vapour sampling in both positive and negative modes for CWA/TIC detection
  • 4-hour battery