ppbRAE Handheld ppb VOC Monitor

The ppbRAE is a highly sensitive handheld VOC monitor that offers true parts per billion (ppb) detection capability. This instrument can be used for routine and specialty applications involving the detection of extremely low level, low vapour pressure, and highly toxic volatile organic compounds (VOCs). Measure total VOC concentrations or use built-in correction factors to measure specific VOCs.

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  • Features :
  • Patented planar, dual channel PID detector,
  • Measure concentrations from 1 ppb to 200 ppm,
  • Use for instantaneous readings or datalogging,
  • Large keys operable with 3 layers of gloves,
  • Field-replaceable battery,
  • 102 built-in correction factors from a RAE list of 250+ chemicals,
  • Strong built-in sample draw pump
  • Typical Applications :
  • Spill response,
  • Environmental surveys: leak detection, residue studies, drug detection,
  • Indoor air quality assessments,
  • Personnel monitoring,
  • Detection of low volatility compounds,
  • Chemical clean rooms


Detector: PID sensor with 10.6 eV, UV lamp
Accuracy: ± 20 ppb or 10% of reading (Isobutylene with 10.6 eV lamp)
Readout: Instantaneous, average, STEL & peak value, battery voltage, elapsed time
Display: Large LCD, manual, darkness & alarm activated

Range: 0 – 999 ppb
Resolution: 1 ppb
Response Time (t90) Isobutylene (cal gas): < 5 sec Range: 0.01 – 9.99 ppm
Resolution: 0.01 ppm
Response Time (t90) Isobutylene (cal gas): < 5 sec Range: 0.1 – 199.9 ppm
Resolution: 0.1 ppm
Response Time (t90) Isobutylene (cal gas): < 5 sec Power: Nickel metal hydride battery, external – 10 hours continuous power
Alarms: 90 dB buzzer & flashing LED
Data Logging: 15,000 points with time/date
Communication: Download data & upload instrument setup from PC via RS-232 to serial port

Operating Conditions: Temperature: -10OC to +40OC , Relative Humidity: 0-95% (non-condensing)
Dimensions: 21.8 cm x 7.6 cm x 5.1 cm (8.2″ x 3″ x 2″)
Weight: 553 g (19.5 oz.) with battery pack

Standard Accessories (included):
• Battery charger
• Alkaline battery holder
• Wrist strap

Optional Accessories:
• Automotive charger/adapter


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