The GCAT 400 is the mobile member of the GCAT family of products. The GCAT 400 utilizes CIT technology, employs shock mounts and is placed in a reinforced ruggedized aluminum cube. The ruggedized instrument weighs approximately 75 lbs. The GCAT 400 can be mounted and operated in moving vehicles, from unmanned aerial vehicles to Hummers, for rapid on-site detection, quantification, identification and confirmation of explosives, chemical warfare agents and toxic industrial chemicals.

GCAT 400 Specifications


Unit Mass Resolution

Mass Range:

10-425 amu, configurable depending on application


Cylindrical Ion Trap Technology


19.2 in x 19.2 in x 18.0 in (48.8 cm x 48.8 cm x 45.7 cm)


75 lbs. (34.1 kg) - including pumps

Consumables Required:

GC Carrier Gas (choice of He, H2, or N2) available from many sources


Multi-level software available to meet operator skill and analysis requirements.

Optional Sample Introduction:

Direct Liquid Injection, MIMS


130 to 250 (with GC)

Optional Separation Techniques:

LTM-GC, user-selected columns, Fast-GC operation, up to 220°C/min

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