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EXPLOSIVE TRACE DETECTION

Trace Detection Technologies, a US Testing company, is a supplier of explosives, narcotics and chemical trace detectors. With Homeland Security and the TSA pushing to improve security in public places, manufacturers are developing more efficient and effective trace detection products. Explosives trace detection devices range from the very compact and mobile to systems the size of a minivan. They're used every day in public places and government facilities. Explosive trace detection, or ETD technology, is used to screen airport baggage and passengers. With over 2 million airline passengers taking to the skies every day, it is critical that the equipment be effective at trace detection. Trace detection equipment goes hand-in-hand with supporting consumables like cotton swabs and other products. Swabs are often used on shoes, cell phones, hands, bags and just about anything else where traces of chemicals can be retrieved. In a matter of seconds a sample can be taken and run through an explosive trace detection device, insuring that your customers or employees be are safe with virtually no inconvenience of due to testing. Due to the attempted attack on 12/25/2009, demand has increased for trace detectors and consumables.

BOMB DETECTION

Bomb detection (more commonly referred to as Explosive detection) has become a heightened concern both in the government and private sectors due to startling news reports of would-be terrorists attempting to detonate explosive devices on passenger aircraft. In response, the U.S. is enforcing new mandatory regulations regarding screening and if you are among those required to comply you will face stiff penalties for non-compliance. Trace Detection Technologies specializes in providing state-of-the-art equipment and supplies in order to comply with these regulations. We also offer training. in the use of screening equipment and TSA screening protocols. As safety regulations tighten and are updated, we are vigilant in staying current and our bomb detection equipment will help you to make sure you're always in compliance. Our handheld bomb detectors provide you with efficient, reliable technology. And, they come with a life-long guarantee giving you peace of mind when you purchase from us. Compare the price of our bomb detectors with the cost of a trainer and a dog hired for detecting bombs - that can cost upwards of $50,000 a year. Bomb detection equipment on the other hand, is a onetime cost. The savings are clear, and you have a trusted partner in regulatory compliance. Bomb detection certainly presents complexities, but we'll assist you in selecting the bomb detection devices that meet your needs so you can be sure that the inspection is complete, thorough, and adheres to compliance standards. Detecting bombs is serious business; we're serious about our technology and helping you with regulatory compliance.

NARCOTIC DETECTION

Advances in narcotics detection devices - the discovery and identification of microscopic particles and vapors emitted by explosives and narcotics - have kept pace with the increasingly complex security risks of our time. Narcotic/chemical detectors are changing the way police and other security agencies are handling detection. Improvements in technology have made it possible to detect a wide range of substances with greater accuracy, speed and reliability than ever before. These developments in narcotics detection will help keep our streets cleaner as Homeland Security looks to expand its reach and broaden its security measures. Detection equipment can find traces of invisible narcotics and explosive chemicals left behind on keys, door handles, clothes and other areas that are touched frequently. When scanning objects on scene, there's significant potential to decrease the amount of time that goes into an investigation. This decreased investigation time means you have more resources available to other cases. Law enforcement officials have successfully used narcotic detection equipment in places such as Tennessee, where it was recently deployed to collect samples from suspected meth cookhouses. In North Carolina, narcotics detection equipment was used by Sheriff's deputies to identify narcotics-tainted cash as part of a drug bust. Trace detection is now an integral component of closing security loopholes by reliably detecting objects for narcotics residue.

IMPORTANCE OF OEM MATERIALS


With Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) trace detection consumables you are removing the doubt that comes with the unknown. When you buy OEM, you don’t have to worry about assessing the quality of different brands and prices while still leaving the possibility choosing a product that will not work correctly. Although variety in aftermarket parts may be much larger than with OEM, the quality of material in these products is widely variable and unpredictable. The large number of companies producing aftermarket parts also means fewer controls on quality and while some may use good materials, many others use inferior components to save money during manufacturing. With original manufacturer products however, you are getting the best materials possible every time from a consistent and knowledgable source. OEM consumables for trace detection systems also offer the unique ability to optimize performance. Manufacturer brand ETD consumables are expressly made to maximize performance of their equipment. This means they will work exactly as the ones you are replacing and will provide a peace of mind in their familiarity and performance. As the intellectual property owner, the original manufacturer is the only one able to produce consumables that are created directly for their equipment and unlike other consumables, won’t risk compromising the explosive detector or it’s results. Because they fit better, function more cleanly and are made with top quality materials, you can count on OEM products. Additionally, non-manufacturer product use means that performance and efficiencies cannot be guaranteed to match cataloged data. Calibration and verification OEM products are one specific example of this, as they are the only ones that can be optimized to minimize clearing times that may render machines inoperable.