This subject is related to the Black Mesa Incident era.
This is a safe article. Click for more information.

Materials Handler

From Combine OverWiki, the original Half-Life wiki and Portal wiki
Jump to: navigation, search

Sample cart model.jpg
Materials Handler
General information
Alternate names

Sample cart

Faction

Black Mesa

Usage
Used by
Game information
Entity

N/A (brush)

Designer(s)

Steve Theodore[1]

The Materials Handler,[1] also known as the sample cart,[2] is a device used by Black Mesa scientists to deliver material samples (such as Xen crystals) to Sector C's Test Lab C-33/a where they are analyzed by the Anti-Mass Spectrometer.

Overview[edit]

Samples are held by the cart's pincers while a scientist must push the instrument to its intended destination. On the day of the fateful experiment, Gina Cross brings the sample cart holding sample GG-3883 into the lift below the test chamber. Above, Gordon Freeman puts it into the Anti-Mass Spectrometer's beam, triggering the Resonance Cascade. The cart was completely destroyed during the ensuing devastation.

Behind the scenes[edit]

The Materials Handler was designed to resemble a futuristic shopping cart.[3]

Gallery[edit]

List of appearances[edit]

Main games[edit]

Other[edit]

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Steve Theodore's homepage on Theodox.com (archived)
  2. Its entity name
  3. Half-Life Prima Guide