Tiger XT

Handheld VOC Detector – Rapid accurate detection of Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs)!

The Tiger XT’s photoionisation detection (PID) technology has been independently verified as best performing on the market for speed, accuracy, resistance to humidity and contamination, thanks to its patented Fence Electrode Technology. Its patented Fence Electrode Technology and anti-contamination design ensures optimal performance within humid and heavily contaminated atmospheres, extending run time in the field.

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The Tiger XT is the most advanced handheld VOC detector on the market with the widest measurement range, accurately detecting gases down to 1 part per billion (ppb) up to 20,000 part per million (ppm). Tiger XT has the fastest response time on the market of just two seconds, and is as quick to clear down. The Tiger XT handheld VOC gas detector can detect over 750 VOCs and toxic compounds!

Key Features

  • Improved robust design can withstand harsh environments
  • Large internal gas table with over 750 VOCs & toxic compounds
  • IP65 ingress protection against a range of weather conditions
  • <2 second response time, one of the fastest and most accurate on the market
  • Instantaneous alarms, RED & AMBER with loud 95 dBA sounder
  • Humidity resistant and anti-contamination design ensures optimal performance

Typical Applications

  • Environmental Monitoring
  • Soill Contamination Detection
  • VOCs in Landfill
  • Confined Space Entry
  • Emergency Response
  • Wing Tank Entry
  • Medical Gases within Hospital
  • Fugitive Emissions

5 Year Extended Warranty

Step 1) Purchase an ION Science Tiger VOC Gas Detector

Step 2) Register your instrument here within one month of purchase

Step 3) Receive a 5 year extended warranty certificate!

Low cost consumables including filters
An integrated torch designed for dimly lit areas
Flashing LEDS (Low & High alarms)
Loud alarms (Sounder 95 dBA at 300mm)
A large, clear backlit display for easy viewing in any light condition
Large clear keypad designed for one handed operation
Vibrations on alarm
Improved robust design
Li-ion battery life up to 24 hours (charge time 8 hours)
Intrinsically safe and meets ATEX, IECEx, North American and Canadian Standards

Upgradeable Features

The Tiger XT is fully upgradeable, allowing you to add further functionality if required. Upgradable features include Health and Safety mode, PPB Sensitivity, Data Logging, Single Log Only (Push to Log) and Multi Log Only. Tiger XT is fully upgradable without having to return the instrument to the factory.

What’s in the case?

Our standard kits contains the following:-

  • Tiger XT Instrument
  • Tiger XT Accessory Kit
  • USB Cable
  • Mains Adaptor with Multiple Plug Adaptors
  • Quick Start Guide
  • Warranty Registration Card
  • Calibration Certificate
  • Safety Notice

Technical Specification

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Specification Value
Minimum Resolution 10.6 eV: 1 ppb or 0.001 mg/m3***
11.7 eV: 0.6 ppm (600 ppb)***
Detectable Range**

10.6 eV: 1 ppb up to 20,000 ppm***

11.7eV: 9,000 ppm***#

Response Time

10.6 eV: T90 < 2 seconds

11.7eV: <6 seconds


10.6 eV: ± 5 % display reading or ± 1 digit***

11.7 eV: ± 12 % display reading***


II 1G Ex ia IIC T4 Ga

Tamb = -25 °C ≤Ta ≤ +45 °C (with lithium ion battery pack)

Tamb = -25 °C ≤Ta ≤ +40 °C (with alkaline battery pack)

IECEx ITS 22.0025X ITS-I22ATEX35111X


3193491 conforms to UL Std. 913, 61010-1 & Certified to CAN/CSA Std. C22.2 No. 61010-1

Class 1 Division 1. Approval for Groups A, B, C & D, T4

Battery Life Li-ion: life up to 24 hours, charge time 8 hours
Alkaline: 3 x AA, typically 8.5 hours life
Lamps 10.6 eV Krypton PID lamp (standard)
10.0 eV and 11.7 eV available
Data Logging* 120,000 points including date and stamp
Communication Direct USB 1.1 communication
Calibration 2 point and 3 point calibration (via calibration kit accessory)
Alarm Flashing LEDs Amber (low alarm) Red (high alarm)
Sounder 95 dBA at 300 mm (12″)
Vibration on alarm
programmed TWA and STEL*
Flow Rate ≥ 220 ml/min (with blocked flow alarm)
Humidity 0-99% RH (non condensing)
Protection Designed to IP65
EMC tested to EN61326-1:2013, EN50270:2015 & CFR 47:2008 Class A
Weight & Dimensions 370 mm (H) x 91 mm (W) x 60 mm (D)

* Depends on model and gas.
** Maximum reading is obtained with some analytes such as ethanol.
*** Specifications are based on calibration of isobutylene at 20 ° C and 1000 mBar. All specifications shown are at the calibration point and under the same environmental conditions.
**** Based on continuous operation.
# For indicative measurements only. Quoted accuracy achievable up to 2,000 ppm. For more accurate detection, calibration around the concentration of interest is recommended.

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Tiger XT Handheld VOC Detector Accessories and Replacement Parts

There are a number of accessories and replacement parts available for the Tiger XT handheld VOC detector, which can be found below. Please contact us if you would like more information or to place an order.


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