Cub personal VOC detector
The world’s smallest, lightest, personal VOC detector!
Cub is a personal VOC detector with photoionisation detection (PID) technology for the fast, accurate detection of volatile organic compounds, keeping you safe within your working environment.
With market leading parts-per-billion (ppb) sensitivity, Cub sets the standard in personal gas monitoring giving an early warning of exposure to hazardous gases.
Comfortable and unobtrusive to wear, Cub sits within the breathing zone and is the smallest, lightest, personal VOC detector available. Cub has a dynamic range of 0 to 5000 ppm – the widest on the market – measuring 480 selectable compounds.
When worker exposure exceeds pre-set limits Cub’s audible, vibrating and flashing LED alarms alert you to the gases present. Readings are displayed on its bright, back-lit LCD display with selectable data logging time.
Cub’s patented photoionisation detection (PID) sensor technology has been independently verified as best performing for speed, accuracy and humidity resistant operation.
The PID sensor’s Fence Electrode utilises a humidity resistant and anti-contamination design providing extended run-time in the most challenging environments, giving you accurate results you can truly rely on.
CubDoc docking stations are also available for USB communication, charging and calibrating your instrument, dependent on your requirements.
The Cub personal VOC detector is available as a standard instrument with 10.6 eV lamp for accurately detecting a wide range of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) to parts-per-million (ppm) levels. Ion Science also offers the CubTAC ppm variant with 10.0 eV lamp that accurately detects total aromatic compounds (TACs), including benzene. Both models can be upgraded with parts-per-billion (ppb) sensitivity quickly and easily online.
See our leading range of VOC detectors:
- Cub TAC personal benzene detector for total aromatic compounds, including benzene
- Falco fixed VOC detector
- Tiger LT handheld VOC detector
- Tiger handheld VOC detector
- Tiger Select handheld benzene detector for total aromatic compounds, including benzene
- Titan fixed benzene detector
- TVOC fixed PID detector
- MiniPID 2 VOC sensor
- MiniPID 2 HS VOC sensor
Best available photoionisation detection (PID)
- PID sensor independently verified as best performing on the market
- Unrivalled sensitivity detects down to ppb levels
- Widest range detecting gases 0 to 5,000 ppm
- In-built humidity resistance with no need to compensate
- Anti-contamination design for extended field operation
- Measures 480 selectable compounds
- Fast (<13 second) response to hazardous gases & vapours
- Clear audio, visual and vibrating alarms
- Large LCD display for clear readings
- Long battery life (16 hours) for maximum uptime
- Meets ATEX, IECEx, US & Canadian certification
Ease of use
- Smallest, lightest personal VOC detector available
- Simple one button operation
- Intuitive software and simple calibration routine
- Easy to service
- Easily upgrade your instrument
Low cost operation
- Inexpensive consumables and parts
- 2-year warranty when Cub registered online
Cub is available in two distinct variants for ppm and ppb detection. Choose a ppb or ppm instrument with 10.6 eV lamp for accurately detecting a wide range of VOCs dependent on your sensitivity requirements.
CubTAC with 10.0 eV lamp is also available, giving accurate detection of total aromatic compounds (TACs), including benzene down to ppb levels.
- Cub instrument
- Docking station
- Rechargeable battery (Li-ion)
- Remote calibration adaptor
- Accessory kit
- Stack removal tool
- Mains cable
- USB cable
- Quick start guide
- Calibration certificate
Product downloads – Ion Science
Brochures, Manual, Quick Start Guides, Software etc.
As a producer of industrial batteries under the Waste Batteries and Accumulators Regulations 2009, we ION Science Ltd produce Li-ion batteries. We are obliged to take back free of charge, waste industrial batteries supplied to an end user for treatment and recycling. We are required to do this in any calendar year we place new industrial batteries on the market. If any of our customers or in certain cases other end users, require us to take back industrial batteries, they should contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. We will agree on the necessary arrangements for the return, proper treatment and recycling of the waste industrial batteries.
|Sensitivity *||0.001 ppm (isobutylene equivalent) *|
0.002 mg/m3 (isobutylene equivalent) *
|Accuracy||±5 % display reading + one digit|
|Response Time||<13 seconds (T90)|
|Approvals||Europe: ATEX: CE,Ex II 1G,|
Ex ia IIC T4;-20 °C ≤Ta≤ 55 °C
IECEx: Ex ia IIC T4-20 °C ≤Ta≤ 55 °C
China: Ex ia IIC T4 -20 °C ≤ Ta ≤ 55 °C
US and Canadian approvals: Class I, II and III, Division I, Hazardous
|Battery||Battery life up to 16 hours|
Battery charge time 4 hours
|PID Lamp Options||10.6 eV, 10.0 eV|
|Data logging||30,000 readings|
|Alarm||LEDs, audio and vibrate|
Sounder 95 dB @ 300 mm
Pre-programmed TWA & STEL. Work exposure alarm levels on all models.
-20 to 60 °C (-4 to 140 °F)
-20 to 55 °C (-4 to 131 °F)
|Weight & Dimensions||111g (3.91 oz)|
61 x 66 x 59 mm (2.4 x 2.6 x 2.3”)
|Resolution||ppm 0.1 ppm|
ppb 0.001 ppm
TAC 0.01 ppm
|Range||0 – 5,000 ppm|
|Calibration||2 point calibration via docking station|
|Upgradeable||Upgrade ppm to ppb|
|IP Rating||IP65** (heavy rain)|
|LCD Display||Back lit multi colour|
|Flow Rate||N/A (no pump)|
|Docking Station Options||Charge only|
Charge and USB communication
Charge, USB communication and calibration
* Model dependant
** IP65 with PTFE filter fitted, IP64 without PTFE filter fitted.
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