Why 1st Detect?

1st Detect is a leading supplier of chemical detection and analysis instrumentation to the Security & Defense, Healthcare, Environmental, and Food & Beverage industries.

Our advanced, proprietary mini‐mass spectrometry technology is used to detect and analyze explosives, chemical warfare agents (CWAs), and volatile organic compounds (VOCs).

Engineered in state-of-the-art research and production facilities just outside of Houston, TX, our products are rugged, transportable, field deployable – and deliver a customizable, easy-to-use interface and laboratory-quality performance at a fraction of the cost and size.