Continuous Hazardous Environmental Monitor (C.H.E.M.)

Figure Engineering is developing the CHEM™ sensor, a Continuous Hazardous Environment Monitor. Our current system monitors air quality by sampling the environment, capturing particulate, and determining both elemental composition and concentration in 5 minutes. The CHEM™ sensor will serve the need of the U.S. Air Force as an operator process safety tool.


Product Features

  • XRF sensors detection.
  • Portable CHEM has comparable test results to OSHA approved testing measures.

Technical Specifications

Description Capabilities/Value
Sample time 5 minutes
Measured contaminants As is: Cadmium, Chromium
With sensor modification:
Beryllium, manganese. Lead, and thorium.
Power Requirement 120VDC 20A

Product Benefits

  • Same Day Test Results compared to typical weeks

Potential Customers include Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) facilities, Combat vehicle and portable warfighter systems, BioWatch Program, Department of Homeland Security, State and local first responders, Industrial manufacturing and fabrication plants, EPA for Superfund remediation efforts,  Mineral and raw material processing plants, and Third party occupational safety audit companies.


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