Mercury analyzer The Model RA-4500 mercury analyzer from Nippon Instruments is designed for automated sample digestion and analysis of mercury
in wastewater, drinking water, and other aqueous samples. According to the company, the analyzer includes features such as
NIST-traceable temperature logging, a color sensor for potassium permanganate verification, and a built-in exhaust system.
Nippon Instruments North America, College Station, TX;
Raman spectrometers Raman spectrometers from StellarNet are configured for applications to identify a variety of liquid, solid, or powder samples.
According to the company, its Raman-SR and Raman-HR spectrometers achieve 8 cm-1 and 4 cm-1 resolution, respectively, using CCD detector arraystnrtedly have no moving parts. StellarNet Inc., Tampa, FL;
Microwave digestion Milestone's UltraWAVE microwave digestion system uses the company's single reaction chamber technology for use in metals digestions.
According to the company, the system uses a single pressurized vessel for all samples, allowing for simultaneous digestion
of up to 22 samples. The system reportedly can accommodate a maximum temperature of 300 °C and pressure of 199 bar.Milestone, Inc., Shelton, CT;
Miniature ion-trap mass spectrometers 1st Detect's miniature ion-trap mass spectrometers and components with MS-MS capability are designed to provide a mass range
of 35–450 amu. According to the company, the MMS-1000 mass spectrometer is a benchtop system and the OEM-1000 system can be
integrated into a variety of customer-specific platforms. 1st Detect Corp., Houston, TX;