EXPLOSCAN is a hand-held and ruggedized explosives and improvised materials detector capable of trace particle and vapor detection. EXPLOSCAN provides security professionals with the latest detection capabilities uniquely developed to address global terrorism with specific operational requirements such as extreme temperatures, wind, rain, sand, drop and shock. These enhanced capabilities enable to address an expanded customer base to include airports, ports and border control, law enforcement and critical infrastructure. In other words, security personnel who require a robust, lightweight and a highly reliable system.

Feature Highlights
  • Multiple sensors (orthogonal techniques) which work together in one instrument
  • Advanced software developed to interpret results of multiple sensor technologies
  • Non-radioactive
  • Automatic Detection, Identification and Monitor modes of operation
  • Rugged and lightweight
  • Aviation Security
  • Customers and Border Control
  • Air Cargo Screening
  • Sea Ports
  • Rail & Mass Transit
  • Police & Law Enforcement
  • Critical Infrastructure
  • Military & Defense
  • Hotels and Shopping Malls

High-Frequency Quartz Crystal Microbalance Sensors (HF-QCM)
No gas carrier. No radioactive source.

Sample Collection

Trace Particle Mode; Vapor Sampling Mode; Vapor Sniffing Mode.

Trace Particles Sample Collection

Sample collection and surface swipe of trace particles with sampling swabs.

Vapor Samples Collection

Direct vapor sniffing via a vapor sniffing nozzle.

Explosives Detected

• Military and plastic explosives, including: TNT, Tetryl, RDX, C4, PETN, Semtex, HMX, Detasheet, Dynamite, Nitroglycerine, and others.*
• Peroxide-based explosives, including: TATP, HMTD, and others.
• Nitrate-based explosives, including: Ammonium Nitrate, Urea Nitrate, and others.
• Propellants and Taggants, including: Black and Smokeless Powder, EGDN, and others.**
* Additional explosives as per expandable threat library.
** Programmed threat substances depend on detector version and regulatory authority.


Particle: low nanogram (ng) range.
Vapor: low parts per million (ppm) range.

False Alarm

Less than 2%.

Warm-Up Time

Less than 2 minutes.

Analysis Time

7-15 seconds or less.

Alarm Type

Audio and visual, with substance identification.


3.5” high-resolution, anti-reflective, color touch screen.

Multi-Language Support

English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, German, Polish, Russian, Chinese, Korean, Italian, Japanese, Arabic and others.

Data Storage

Unlimited data logging, including time, date, sample analysis, and system status.

Data Transfer

Micro USB 2.0. Optional Bluetooth and/or Wi-Fi.


12-V rechargeable Lithium-Ion battery with 6 to 8 hours of field operations; hot swappable for extended operating time.


1.87 lbs (850 g), battery included.


(L x W x H): 7.78” x 3.50” x 2.78” (19.75 x 8.89 x 7.05 cm).

Operating Temperature Range

-4°F to +131°F (-20°C to + 55°C).

Carrying Vest

Supplied with a black, breathable vest enabling the secure attachment of the detector to vest, and the carrying of the Vapor Sampler and associated sampling probes.


CE Mark and EMC Certifcation.
ISO 9001:2015 Manufacturing Standards.

EXPLOSCAN Datasheet-English
EXPLOSCAN Datasheet-Cantonese
EXPLOSCAN Datasheet-French
EXPLOSCAN Datasheet-German
EXPLOSCAN Datasheet-Italian
EXPLOSCAN Datasheet-Korean
EXPLOSCAN Datasheet-Chinese
EXPLOSCAN Datasheet-Spanish

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