Fast and Safe Explosives Analysis

    The 'long walk' toward an IED is always a rush. But with the Rigaku CQL Gen-ID, field analysis is short and simple.

    With a quick point and scan, handheld Raman analyzers provide results in under 1 minute from a comprehensive library of explosive and precursor chemicals.

    The analyzer identifies the threat-level of unknown substances with a simple point and scan, so your squad can get the job done fast and go home safe.

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    Respond safer to danger

    Take your chemical lab anywhere.


    Lab-accurate results in seconds from a durable handheld device.


    Simple point-and-scan analysis is easily performed in full protective gear with results on an easy-to-read screen.


    Comprehensive library database identifies explosives, precursor chemicals, and common household products.

    What others are saying

    Don't take our word for it, hear from others.

    • It's probably one of the easiest and most responsive units I have ever worked with.
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      Dr. Jeffrey Brodeur
      IB3 Global Solutions
    • I purchased the Rigaku analyzer for 3 reasons: results in 10 seconds or less, little to no fluorescence, and it sees through colored containers - it was a no brainer!
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      Steve Brunette
      Battalion Chief
      Sioux Falls Fire & Rescue
    • Contactless drug testing has been huge. The Raman device just makes it so much easier.
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      Scott Hanley
      Pokagon Tribal Police

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