The Griffin 400™ is the mobile member of the Griffin family of products. The Griffin 400 utilizes CIT technology, employs shock mounts and is placed in a reinforced ruggedized aluminum cube. The ruggedized instrument weighs approximately 82 lbs. The Griffin 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.

Griffin 400 Specifications


Unit Mass Resolution

Mass Range:

40-425 m/z, configurable depending on application


Cylindrical Ion Trap (CIT) Technology


19.2 in x 19.2 in x 18.0 in (48.8 cm x 48.8 cm x 45.7 cm) - including pumps


82 lbs. (37.2 kg) - including pumps

Consumables Required:

GC Carrier Gas (choice of He orH2) available from many sources.


Griffin System Software (GSS)
Multi-level software available to meet operator skill and analysis requirements.

Methods of Sample Introduction:

Split/Splitless Injector for Sampling via:
1. Direct Syringe Injection
2. SPME Fiber
3. Headspace Sampler (optional accessory)
4. Autosampler (optional accessory)


Multiple power source options. Input voltage of 100–120/220–240 VAC, 50/60 Hz, and 15 A. May also be powered by 24 VDC (+/- 5%, 25 A, 600 W), fuse protection (30 A minimum).

Optional Separation Techniques:

LTM-GC, user-selected columns, Fast-GC operation, temperature programmable from 40-300 °C/min (max temperature of 300 °C), and temperature ramp rate of up to 100 °C/min (Column dependent).


Autosampler (optional), Headspace Sampler (optional)