FLIR PRIMED Episode 33: Chemical ID with FTIR and RAMAN

In FLIR PRIMED episode 33, Grant Coffey discusses FTIR and RAMAN, two common tools for initial scene size-up of bulk or non-trace levels threats. These two presumptive identification tools each have their own strengths and weaknesses depending on the type of sample materials to be tested. And both are complementary tools to portable GC-MS, a gold standard confirmatory chemical ID technology. Watch episode 33 and download the free field tips for RAMAN and FTIR Chemical ID.

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