Chemical identification with the FLIR Griffin G510's GC-MS technology

The Griffin G510 is a next-generation chemical detector and identifier for military, civil, forensic, and environmental responders.

A versatile, dependable, and person-portable GC-MS, the Griffin G510 can aid first responders with decision making, by allowing quick identification of unknown chemical threats, including solids, liquids and vapours. On-scene confirmation gives responders the actionable intelligence needed for timely law enforcement and remediation, as well as ensuring the safety of the public.

The Griffin G510 is completely self-contained in a 16 kg box, including the vacuum system, carrier gas and batteries, and is IP-65 rated, meaning it is dust-tight and spray-resistant. Its 9-inch touchscreen can be operated whilst wearing full PPE and displays a simple user interface.

G510 GC-MS key features include:

  • Completely self-contained, including vacuum system, batteries, and carrier gas – no service module needed.
  • Accepts all phases of matter (liquid, solid, vapour).
  • Uses a standard split/splitless liquid sample injector, just like a benchtop GC/MS
  • Standard vapor sampling probe with rapid-response survey mode
  • Analyses unknowns via a lab-standard linear quadruple mass analyser.
  • Quickly confirms chemical identity using the industry standard NIST library.
  • Large, 9” touchscreen can be operated in the Hot Zone while wearing full PPE.
  • Decon-ready with IP65-rated enclosure that is dust-tight, spray-resistant.

G510 GC-MS applications include:

  • Drug analysis, including fentanyl and its derivatives
  • Fire forensics investigation – detection and identification of accelerants
  • Explosives detection and identification, including vapours
  • Hazardous material detection and identification, including toxic industrial chemicals (TICs)
  • Chemical Warfare Agent (CWA) detection and identification

G510 GC-MS specifications:

Technology Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry (GC-MS)
Dimensions (L x W x H) 13.25 x 13.25 x 15.75 in (33.7 x 33.7 x 40 cm) - includes batteries, carrier gas, and vacuum system
Weight 36 lbs (16.3 kg) - includes batteries, carrier gas, and vacuum system
Operating Temp/Humidity  32 to 104 °F (0 to 40 °C); <95% relative humidity
Storage Temp  -13 to 131 °F (-25 to 55 °C)
Decontamination  Sealed for Survey Mode operation in hot-zone; IP65-rated enclosure is dust-tight and spray-resistant
Power Supply 100-240V 50-60Hz (220 W max); 19V (DC); 2 x #2590 @15V Li Ion batteries (1 included)
Battery Life 4 hrs in Survey Mode, 2 hrs in Confirmation Mode; hot swappable 
Start Up Time 15 minutes to full operation from cold 
Calibrant Onboard FC-43 (Perfluorotributylamine)
Carrier Gas On-board helium; external helium connector, automatic switching (Hydrogen capable)


9” Multitouch Color Display (1280x720 WVGA;1300 nits brightness)


Audible and Visual (Touchscreen and Handheld Probe)


2 x USB 2.0, Bluetooth 4.0, WiFi 802.11n, Ethernet via USB, integrated GPS

Data Storage

Internal 256GB SSD

Sample Phase

Solid, liquid, and vapor

Standard Reference Database

NIST/EPA/NIH Mass Spectral Library

Sampling & Analysis

Full identification in 4-15 minutes for most chemicals; iden­tification within seconds (near real-time) when operating in Survey Mode

Mass Analyzer Type

Linear quadrupole mass filter

Mass Range / Resolution

15-515 m/z; 0.7 amu @ FWHM

Ionization Type / Source

Electron Impact Ionization; non-radioactive ionization source


Electron Multiplier

Vacuum System

Self-contained miniature turbomolecular & diaphragm pumps

Detection Limit

PPM (parts per million) – PPT (parts per trillion)


Application Notes


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