RAE Systems (a Honeywell company) has ceased taking orders for the ChemRAE as of February 28, 2014. Environics has always made the ChemRAE for RAE Systems and will continue support of the ChemRAE. The ChemRAE allows users to share its alarm data over the RAE Systems AreaRAE network. The ChemPro100i will now have the option of adding the two ChemRAE libraries to it allowing it to use these two libraries to communicate on an AreaRAE network. This can be done when purchased new or as an upgrade for ChemPro100is that have been previously fielded. ChemPro100i users that purchase the upgraded library will still need to purchase the RAE Link 3 modem, connection cable and any required software license(s) separately from RAE Systems in order for the ChemPro100i with the upgraded libraries to work on an AreaRAE network. The ChemPro100i platform can detect, classify and identify many more chemicals than the older ChemPro100v2/ChemRAE can. The ChemPro100i features an improved user interface allowing operators easy access to commonly used features like the Trend or “Sniffer” screen, changing libraries and re-zeroing the ChemPro100i. The ChemPro100i has 12 different libraries that give it usefulness in many more applications including routine HazMat, Clan Lab interdictions, firefighting Overhaul activities and responses to irritants. We continue to improve the ChemPro100i and its libraries with FREE upgrades released approximately once a year. The ChemRAE’s two libraries largely limit it to the detection of Chemical Warfare Agents (CWAs). Because of the fortunate lack of CWA events both the CWA detector and the responder skills can get “dusty.” The versatility of the ChemPro100i in routine HazMat response keeps it from becoming a dust collector. If the “BIG ONE” does happen, both the user skills and the ChemPro100i are ready for the job.