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How long is the sampling with Getxent RASCO?

Sampling duration

The sampling duration depends on:

  • the amount of target material 
  • the volume of the area to be scanned
  • the sensitivity threshold of the dog

Indicative sampling duration

Volume of the container to be sampled Recommended sampling duration Examples of containers


2 minutes

Cars, small utility vehicles, box-pallets


3 minutes 30 seconds

Vans, air freight containers


4 minutes

Sea freight containers


5 minutes

Sea freight containers


8 minutes


Number of sampling locations: only 1. For volumes higher than 80m3, if possible, perform sampling at two different locations, far one from each other.

Updated on 24 Nov 2023