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Bid History for saber 2000 chemical, narcotic and explosive detector
Auction Start Date: 01/14/21 3:02 PM ET
Auction End Date: 02/01/21 6:02 PM ET
Asset ID: 22   Number of Bids: 6

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saber 2000 chemical, narcotic and explosive detector
Auction Closed
High Bidder: s*************0
Sold Amount: $400.00
Tax (0.000000%): $27.00
Buyer's Premium (12.50%): $50.00
Total Price: $477.00
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Make/Brand Model
Barringer/ Smiths saber 2000
Make/Brand Model
Barringer/ Smiths saber 2000
Condition Category Inventory ID
Used/See Description Laboratory Equipment 21271
Condition Category
Used/See Description Laboratory Equipment
Inventory ID
Saber 2000 chemical, narcotic and explosive detector unit appears to be in unissued condition unit powers on but no further information is available, calibration should be expected for accurate operation.

The SABRE 2000 is a lightweight (approximately 6 pounds, including the batteries), handheld, portable detector that can detect, providing both audible and visual alarms, and identify specific CW agents, explosives, and narcotics. According to the Operator’s Manual3 , the SABRE 2000 can operate in the temperature range from 0°C to +45°C. The instrument requires either the 12V rechargeable battery or the 110V AC adapter. A fully charged battery will last approximately 1.5 hours or process up to 80 samples. The SABRE 2000 has the ability to store the results from analyses in a tabular form or as plasmagrams (graphic IMS spectrum) for later retrieval using a computer. When coupled with the computer, it is possible to immediately capture the results and display the plasmagram and other sample information.

The SABRE 2000 detection technology is based on Ion Mobility Spectrometry (IMS). The instrument is not capable of providing simultaneous detection of HD and nerve agents. The SABRE 2000 operates either in positive or negative ion detection mode requiring a cartridge change to induce the positive or negative mode. Prior to operation, the appropriate mode module (positive or negative) cartridge must be installed in the instrument to detect the substance of interest. The cartridge is tightened in place using a setscrew. The positive ionization mode cartridge is programmed to detect GA, GB, GD, GF (different G nerve agents), HN3 (nitrogen mustard), VX and Vx (two versions of V nerve agent). The negative ionization mode is programmed to detect HD (sulfur mustard) or L (Lewisite). In addition, the instrument can be used to detect vapor in two different modes, particle sampling mode (sniff mode) or vapor sampling mode (pre- concentration mode). In sniff mode, the instrument can both sniff a vapor sample or monitor surface contamination to produce an analysis in 10 seconds. For particle sampling in sniff mode, a “shark-skin” sampling card (Figure 2) is used to swipe a suspected contaminated surface. This sample swab is then inserted into the particle sample card slot of the instrument (Figure 1) for thermal desorption. The desorbed vapor is drawn into the IMS cell for analysis after pressing the start button. When the instrument is placed in its vapor sampling pre-concentration mode, a ‘vapor card’ is required in the sample card slot. The vapor is drawn directly through the instrument’s built-in pre-concentration cartridge. A sample is collected for a designated period then heat 10 desorbed for analysis. The operator can adjust the time of pre-concentration of the vapor sample (up to 30 seconds maximum) and this change is referred to as a “modified preconcentration mode”.

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Seller Name Lancaster, KY
Asset Location 308 W Maple Ave
Lancaster, Kentucky 40444-1005
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Guaranty Waiver. All property is offered for sale 'AS IS, WHERE IS.' Lancaster, KY makes no warranty, guaranty or representation of any kind, expressed or implied, as to the merchantability or fitness for any purpose of the property offered for sale. Please note that upon removal of the property, all sales are final.

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