Appendix I: Accessories

May 1, 2014

Appendix I: Accessories

Manufacturer: Andor Technology Ltd.

Product name: iVac 316 LDC-DD

Cameras

New this year: The iVac 316 uses Low Dark Current Deep Depletion (LDC-DD) CCD technology

Used for: Lab, Process applications

Measurement mode: Raman, Photoluminescence, Absorption/Transmission/Reflection

Special features: Up to 95% QE and 10x lower dark current than traditional back-illuminated deep-depletion technology, high resolution with 5 μm pixel matrix

Available as separate product, may be used in other equipment, compatible with other manufacturers' equipment?

Suggested applications: Nano and microstructure chemical analysis, security (e.g. airport bottle screening), process control (food, petrochemical), non-invasive medical diagnosis (cancer screening, spectrally-assisted surgery).

Primary benefits: high resolution Raman, photoluminescence, plasmonics or broadband absorption spectroscopy in industrial and medical environments. Maintenance-free thermoelectrically (TE) cooling interface avoids need for liquid nitrogen (LN2).

Manufacturer: Axiom Analytical, Inc.

Product name: FCP-020

Near-IR spectroscopic probes: Fiber-optically coupled near-IR

New this year: Extremely robust probes for continuous on-line analysis of hydrocarbon streams.

Used for: Process analysis

Measurement mode: Transmission

Specialty accessory description: For continuous on-line analysis of hydrocarbon streams. These probes are used in pairs in conjunction with a Swagelok "T" to measure transmission across a process stream.

Compatible with other manufacturers' equipment.

Suggested applications: Oil and natural gas products.

Primary benefits: Robustness

Manufacturer: Axiom Analytical, Inc.

Product name: FDR-798

Retractable diffuse reflectance probe

New this year: Fiber-optically coupled probe with compact retraction mechanism,

Used for: lab, process analysis

Measurement mode: Diffuse reflection

Specialty accessory description: Fiber-optically coupled, near-IR diffuse reflectance probe featuring a compact manually operated retraction mechanism.

May be used in other equipment, Compatible with other manufacturers' equipment

Suggested applications: Contact analysis of scattering materials such as pharmaceutical powders, polymers, and food products.

Primary benefits: The retraction mechanism is suitable for use with bioreactors and other small reaction vessels.

Manufacturer: Axiom Analytical, Inc.

Product name: FPT-850EL

Extended length transmission probe

New this year: Fiber-optically coupled probe, Probe lengths as long as 1.2 meters.

Used for: Process analysis

Measurement mode: Transmission

Specialty accessory description: Robust fiber-optically coupled, near-IR transmission probes for chemical process analysis in pilot scale batch reaction vessels.

May be used in other equipment, Compatible with other manufacturers' equipment

Suggested applications: Batch scale chemical and pharmaceutical process analysis..

Primary benefits: Robustness, extended length with a modest diameter.

Manufacturer: Axiom Analytical, Inc.

Product name: RFP-435

Raman probe

New this year: Fiber-optically coupled probe suitable for extruder attachment via the industry standard ½-20 UNF fitting.

Used for: Lab and process analysis

Measurement mode: Raman scattering

Specialty accessory description: Fiber-optically coupled Raman probe featuring small diameter and a standard ½-20 UNF extruder fitting.

May be used in other equipment, Compatible with other manufacturers' equipment

Suggested applications: Analysis of products being extruded such as polymers and food products.

Primary benefits: Suitability for use with standard extruders without modification.

Manufacturer: CEM Corporation

Product name: Discover SP-D 80

Microwave digestion system

New this year: A new sequential microwave digestion system that performs acid digestion for trace metals analysis in as little as 10 minutes, including cool down.

Special features: Full pressure and temperature control of every sample, runs 1–2 g samples, individual method programming, utilizes 80-mL quartz vessels with disposable, snap-on caps for which PTFE liners are available, Optional, automated 24-place sample deck available.

Software: 21CFR11 compliant, cGMP compliant,

Suggested applications: Pharmaceutical, food, plastics, oils, organics, inorganics, metals, and US EPA Methods 3015, 3051, and 3052

Primary benefits: Automation is available and the unit may be programmed to run a variety of different sample types unattended, without need to batch samples.

Unique features: Complete digestions in as little as 10 minutes including cool down, Easy-to-use quartz vessels with secure snap-on caps, Provides documented run data, Allows individual method programming for each sample

Manufacturer: Drop Technology

Product name: TLDA C50

Microvolume Sample holder for Agilent Cary 50/60

New this year: Drop Science technology sample holder

Used for: Lab analysis

Measurement mode: Transmission

Specialty accessory description: This accessory enables measurement of 1-4 μL samples on a Cary 50/60 spectrophotometer. Drop under test sits on a quartz plinth without any manipulation. Removal after measurement is simple: wipe the sample from the quartz surface. Also available as integral part of instrument (see UV–vis).

Primary benefits: small sample size (1-4 ul) Can be used where with larger volumes dilution may be required to make measurements. Good for high value samples.

Unique features: Sample loading and removal for either right or left handed operation. Quick and simple sample chamber opening and closure. Milliseconds measurement time.

Manufacturer: Drop Technology

Product name: TLDA Ocean Microvolume accesory

Microvolume (1-4 μL) Sample holder for Ocean Optics spectrometer

Product description, features, benefits the same as for TLDA C50

Manufacturer: FiberTech Optica

Product name: Filtered Raman Probe

Raman Probe

New this year: Filtered Raman probe with separate emission and collection channels.

Used for: Lab, process, handheld/portable applications

Accessory/component: 50,100 μm core

Measurement mode: Transmission

Software available as separate product, 21CFR11 compliant, cGMP compliant, may be used in other equipment, compatible with other manufacturers' equipment.

Suggested applications: analyzing samples, can be customized to fit user application

Primary benefits: Internal filtering, matches spectroscopy/camera

Unique features: configured to match spectrograph/camera systems and has high collection efficiency (f/2) optics. The design is rugged with no moving parts and also features a configurable collection bundle output (bundle or slit).

Manufacturer: Gasera, Ltd.

Product name: PA301

Photoacoustic FT-IR accessory

New this year: A new detector for cocaine traces in hair

Used for Lab analysis

Measurement mode: Photoacoustic spectroscopy (PAS)

Specialty accessory description: High performance detector for solid, semi-solid, and liquid samples. May be used in other equipment, compatible with other manufacturers' equipment

Suggested applications: Hair and tissue samples, soil samples, pharma quality control, dark samples (eg. bitumen, rubber), paper and wood analysis, food analysis, explosives, depth profiling. Almost no sample preparation is needed

Primary benefits: 100 times faster than other photoacoustic accessories. ideal for fiber, dark or highly diffractive samples, where conventional sampling techniques fall short; non-destructive, contactless, depth-sensitive, and independent of the sample morphology.

Unique features: Utilizes Gasera's patented ultra-sensitive optical cantilever sensor. Built-in flow meter for helium purging of the photoacoustic cell. Contactless measurement and no need for sample preparation. Also for some samples, PAS is the only suitable method. Can depth-profile heterogeneous or layered samples

Manufacturer: Glass Expansion

Product name: WindTunnel

Autosampler Enclosure

New this year: A stand-alone autosampler enclosure that can be easily and inexpensively disassembled for shipping.

Used for: Lab applications

Specialty accessory description: Roll-up doors both front and back allow easy access. Optional positive pressure fan of fume hood vent.

May be used in other equipment, compatible with other manufacturers' equipment

Suggested applications: any ICP application where an autosampler is used

Primary benefits: Easy access and versatile ports for easy connections

Manufacturer: Glass Expansion

Product name: Assist-PF

Pneumatic sample preparation / introduction

New this year: The Assist-PF uses a pneumatic drive in place of a precision syringe drive to inject sample into the nebulizer.

Used for: Lab applications

Specialty accessory description: In conjunction with the purpose-built switching valve, the Assist-PF reduces the sample cycle time in half.

Special features: The Precision Flow drive has a built-in feedback loop to accurately and constantly maintain the programmed sample flow rate. The result is greater short term precision and reduced drift. Eliminates the pulsations seen with peristaltic pump-driven sample introduction. May be used in other equipment, compatible with other manufacturers' equipment.

Primary benefits: Automation results in more accurate addition of internal standard or sample dilutions. Elimination of pulsations resulting in lower detection limits particularly for ICP-MS applications.

Manufacturer: Hamilton Company

Product name: Microlab 625 Advanced Dual Syringe Diluter with DTHP

Automatic sample handler

New this year: The sample is aspirated into a disposable plastic tip, which is thrown away between each sample, eliminating any chance for carryover. offering a higher level of assurance for sensitive applications.

Used for: Lab, process, handheld applications

Measurement mode: Chromatography

Special features: The sample is aspirated into a disposable plastic tip, which is thrown away between each sample, eliminating any chance for carryover.

May be used in other equipment, Compatible with other manufacturers' equipment

Suggested applications: DNA amplification, forensics, all HPLC and GC applications

Primary benefits: Sterile samples, accuracy, reliability, efficiency

Unique features: Eliminates sample carry-over

Manufacturer: Hamilton Company

Product name: CTC PAL Autosampler Syringe Suite

Autosampler syringes

New this year: C-Line syringes incorporate several unique design features that ensure superior performance, X-Type syringes are deactivated for sensitive applications.

Used for: Lab, Process applications

Measurement mode: Chromatography

May be used in other equipment, Compatible with other manufacturers' equipment

Suggested applications: All sample-handling applications

Special features: Autosampler syringes are consumable items

Primary benefits: Less downtime, reduced sample loss, accuracy, reliability, efficiency

Unique features: Hamilton offers a syringe for every unique autosampler application.

Manufacturer: Harrick Scientific Products, Inc.

Product name: ConcentratIR 2

Concentrated multiple reflection ATR Accessory for all commercially available mid-IR FTIR spectrometers.

New this year: Optional temperature-controllable (from ambient to 200 °C) liquid cells in two configurations: flow cell and reservoir.

Used for: Lab analysis

Measurement mode: ATR

Specialty accessory description: A highly sensitive multiple reflection ATR accessory with a very small sampling surface able to analyze 2 microliters of sample.

Special features: Available with silicon and diamond ATR sampling plates. Can be installed in even the smallest FTIR spectrometers.

May be used in other equipment, Compatible with other manufacturers' equipment: all FTIR spectrometers.

Suggested applications: Proteomics; forensics; trace analysis; archaeological chemistry; pesticide analysis

Primary benefit(s) :Higher sensitivity, smaller sample size, smaller physical size.

Unique features: Small size; high sensitivity; ultra-low sample volume requirements (2-20 microliters); available with silicon, enhanced silicon, or diamond ATR sampling plates; temperature-controlled liquid flow cell and reservoir cell configurations available.

Manufacturer: Hellma

Product name: 3-in-1 flow cell

Sample cell

New this year: Multiple path lengths in one flow cell, fluorescence and transmission

Used for: Lab analysis

Manufacturer: Hellma

Product name: Flow Cell for Ultra Low Volume

Sample Cell/holder

New this year: Innovative T-shaped geometric design enables rapid measurement cycles and very fast cleaning

Used for Lab analysis

Manufacturer: International Crystal Laboratories

Product name: Gas Cells

Long Path Cell Optics for Small FTIRs and Field Deployable Gas Analysis Systems

New this year: Small footprint, f/matching transfer optics for small FTIR

Used for: Lab, Process applications

Dimensions: 6" H x 10" W x 21" L

May be used in other equipment, compatible with other manufacturers' equipment

Suggested applications: Turn-key gas analyzer

Primary benefits: Gas cells for small spectrometers

Unique features: F/matching optics, purgeable fixture for Bruker Alpha

Manufacturer: Inorganic Ventures / Inorganic Ventures

Product name: Chloride-Free Platinum Certified Reference Material (CRM)

Product type: Accessories - Certified Reference Material Standard

New this year: Inorganic Ventures has added Platinum CRM in Nitric Acid to its single element line of certified reference materials for ICP & ICP-MS. This new CRM in Nitric Acid is completely chloride free, is useful in ICP-MS to reduce or avoid Chloride mass interferences and is manufactured under Inorganic Ventures' ISO 17025 & ISO Guide 34 accreditations.

Used for: laboratory analysis

Weight, dimensions: available in ~125 to 500 gram quantities

May be used in other equipment, compatible with other manufacturers' equipment

Suggested applications: ICP and ICP-MS

Primary benefits: This product is completely Chloride free allowing flexibility in mixing of elements like silver, without precipitation. Is also useful in ICP-MS to reduce or avoid Chloride mass interferences.

Metrohm USA, Inc.

Product name: Metrohm NIRSystems DS2500

Near-IR Sample Cell/holder

New this year: Dedicated NIR analyzer suitable for heterogeneous samples.

Used for: Lab analysis

Accessory/component Trans-reflection accessory kit suitable for Liquids and slurry samples

Measurement mode: Reflection, Trans-reflection using accessory Kit

Special features: Seamless method transfer between DS2500 and XDS series instruments

Single software package for controlling, data acquisition and model development

21CFR11 compliant, cGMP compliant

Suggested applications: Raw material ID in Nutraceutical and Pharmaceutical Products

Primary benefits: Economical NIR instrument for Lab and At line applications

Unique features: Economical Dedicated Analyzer, 400 to 2500 nm spectral range, Instrumentation suitable for industrial environment, easy Calibration Transfer due to instrument matching

Manufacturer: Microsaic Systems plc

Product name: MiDas

Automated Sample preparation

New this year: The MiDas is an integrated interface module and software that allows direct analysis and monitoring a chemical reaction

Used for: Lab, process, handheld operation

Accessory uses Standard PEEK tubing and connector fittings

Specialty accessory description: enables the simple deployment of mass detection in real-time for on- and off- line applications. Provides real-time data on reaction intermediates resulting in rapid optimization of a reaction.

Special features: Deployability for the bench chemist. Takes mass detection to the point of need.

Software: Masscape. Available as separate product. May be used in other equipment. Compatible with other manufacturers' equipment.

Suggested applications: Direct chemical analysis, reaction monitoring of both batch and flow reactors.

Primary benefits: Mass detection at point of need.

Unique features: Fits in a standard fume hood, No external roughing pump needed, Integrated PC, remote operation, Provides real-time data on reactive or unstable intermediates,

Enables rapid optimization of a reaction

Manufacturer: Milestone Inc.

Product name: UltraWAVE

Microwave digestion

Used for: Lab analysis

Software: 21CFR11 compliant, cGMP compliant

Suggested applications: Metals, sample prep of pharmaceutical, food, heavy oils, environmental and clinical samples.

Unique features: Increased throughput, Runs mixed batch of sample types in a single run, Fastest run times, Less acid/sample – lower blank levels, Use of disposable glass vials for hassle free cleaning, No assembly/disassembly of vessels, Superior digestion performance: Max temperature- 300 °C and pressure (199 bar), Virtually no method development

Manufacturer: Ocean Optics, Inc.

Product name: DH-mini

UV–vis-NIR Light Source

New this year: A broadband light source with intense output from 200 to 2500 nm

Used for: Lab, process applications

Dimensions: 75 mm x 82 mm x 175 mm

Weight: 0.5 kg

Measurement mode: Absorbance, reflectance

Special features: Tungsten and deuterium source bulbs can be turned on and off individually, variable intensity halogen bulb, Auto-shuttering, remote control of all functions. Available as separate product, may be used in other equipment, Compatible with other manufacturers' equipment.

Suggested applications: Automated processes, remote measurements, absorption and transmission measurements with opaque or optically dense samples

Primary benefits: Produces strong output across the UV–vis and near-IR from 200-2500 nm.

Unique features: Internal shutter can be opened and closed using simple buttons with LED indicators on the front panel.

Manufacturer: Oxford Instruments Industrial Analysis

Product name: X-MET7000 Series

X-ray cameras, sample preparation

New this year: New integrated X-ray camera

Used for: Lab, process, handheld/portable applications

Dimensions: 90mm(W) x 280mm(L) x 270mm(H), weight (including battery): 1.8 kg

Specialty accessory description: Large benchtop stand accurate sample positioning.

Special features: Handheld; battery operated; post analytical calculation, large area detector for analysis of soil and mining samples. Software may be used in other equipment.

Suggested applications: Positive material identification, grade identification, scrap sorting, incoming material inspection, inventory inspection, mine mapping and exploration, environmental testing (e.g. soil), RoHS and consumer goods compliance screening

Primary benefits: Unsurpassed repeatability, simple, smartphone-like user interface.

Unique features: Large color touchscreen with icon-based UI, battery life up to 10-12 h on a single charge, save up to 100,000 results on the analyzer, can use fundamental parameters (standardless) analysis or empirical calibrations.

Manufacturer: PerkinElmer

Product name: 100mm Integrating Sphere

New this year: a new design for the spectral range 200-2500nm.

Used for: Lab applications

100mm Integrating sphere diffuse transmission reflectance accessory for the Lambda HP spectrometers. Accessory is provided in two configurations: Peltier cooled and a PMT.

Measurement mode: Diffuse transmission, diffuse reflectance

Specialty accessory description: 100mm integrating sphere. May be used in other equipment.

Suggested applications: Glass, color, materials, coatings, polymers, nanomaterials

Primary benefits: Reduced port area for higher accuracy

Manufacturer: PerkinElmer

Product name: TL9000

Gas transfer lines

New this year: Transfer lines for interconnecting instruments: TGA, IR, GCMS or MS.

Used for: Lab applications

Specialty accessory description: Temperature and flow controlled gas transfer lines

May be used in other equipment, Compatible with other manufacturers' equipment

Suggested applications: Trace solvents in nano materials, foods, pharma, leachables from containers; carbon nano tubes: complex mixtures.

Manufacturer: PIKE Technologies, Inc.

Product name: Long-Path Gas Cells for FTIR Spectrometers

Sample cell / Sampling Accessory

New this year: multi-reflection IR gas cells with wide range of pathlengths

Used for: Lab analysis

Measurement mode: Transmission/absorption

Specialty accessory description: The fixed pathlength cells range from 2.4m to 20m, and the variable model can be adjusted from 1m to 16m. All cells feature diamond-turned, gold-coated mirrors. Available with glass or nickel-coated aluminum bodies, heated and un-heated versions, temperature control, purgeable transfer optics, KBr windows standard; Other body, window materials and custom designs available on request.

Software: For temperature controlled versions available as separate product, may be used in other equipment, compatible with other manufacturers' equipment

Suggested applications: Analysis of air contaminants, pure gases and gas mixtures,

Primary benefits: Wide range of available pathlengths, materials and heated options, can cover concentration ranges from ppb to the ppm levels.

Unique features: Easy maintenance and cleaning. Easily disassembled and re-assembled without affecting the optical alignment.

Manufacturer: PIKE Technologies, Inc.

Product name: Nano Stick

Specialized sample cell/holder

New this year: New product to enable quick and reliable DNA/RNA and protein measurements on standard (bench top) UV–vis spectrometers

Used for: Lab measurements

Specialty accessory description: An accessory that fits in standard 1 cm cuvette holders of most commercial UV–vis spectrophotometers. Available in 0.2 mm and 0.5 mm pathlength configurations and enables measurement of 2 μL sample aliquots. Detection limits are: 1.1 ng/μL for DNA/RNA and 0.6 mg/μL for protein samples.

Special features: Designed for quick and reproducible measurements of DNA, RNA, and protein concentrations in biological samples.

Available as separate product, may be used in other equipment, compatible with other manufacturers' equipment

Suggested applications: DNA, RNA, and protein concentrations in biological samples.

Primary benefits: Low cost, simple sample loading and cleaning. Can be used with standard spectrophotometers.

Unique features: Dual-channel version for reference and sample available in a single assembly.

Manufacturer: PIKE Technologies, Inc.

Product name: Sealed Sample Chamber for PIKE MIRacle ATR

Sample Cell/holder for ATR

New this year: Sampling chamber for single reflection ATR

Used for: Lab analysis

Measurement mode: ATR

Specialty accessory description: Stainless steel chamber attaches to PIKE MIRacle diamond, ZnSe or Ge crystal plates; is sealed against the crystal plate with a chemically resistant O-ring enablng the complete assembly to be removed from the spectrometer to a protective environment for sample loading and handling.

Special features: Spring-loaded anvil with a preset, clutch-controlled setting.

Available as separate product, may be used in other equipment, compatible with other manufacturers' equipment

Suggested applications: Studies of toxic or chemically aggressive solids and powders.

Primary benefits: Enables sampling of volatile and/or toxic solids. Spectroscopist can load toxic or chemically aggressive solids and powders under a fume hood. The sealed sample may then be safely transported to the spectrometer for analysis.

Unique features: Temperature control, flow-through, and special clamps are available for the PIKE MIRacle ATR accessory.

Manufacturer: Prosolia

Product name: Flowprobe

MS source

New this year: A real-time in situ microextraction sampling and ionization source for quantitative and qualitative analysis by mass spectrometry.

Used for: Lab, process analysis

Measurement mode: ESI-MS

Specialty accessory description: The flowprobe sampling and ionization source attaches to Thermo Exactive, Orbitrap, LCQ and LTQ Series Mass Spectrometers

Special features: Integrated gas and motion controls for stable operation. Amenable to spot sampling and scanning a range of surfaces — from cells and tissues to analytic/polymeric substrates — the flowprobe can accelerate drug distribution studies, cancer and microorganism profiling, and biochemical analyses. Available as separate product, compatible with other manufacturers' equipment.

Suggested applications: Analytical surface blots, bacterial colonies, films and packaging materials, protein arrays, HPTLC/TLC plates, thin tissue sections, etc.

Primary benefits: enables spatially resolved sampling prior to ionization for chemical imaging, with continuous extraction on a ~600 μm sample spot size

Unique features: Includes intuitive software, optical image overlay on a graphical surface display, precise motion system, and flexible analysis.

Manufacturer: Questron Technologies Corp.

Product name: QPrep

Automated sample preparation workstation

New this year: The QPrep performs multiple dilution, transfer and dispensing with 0.01 mL of accuracy in handling reagents, for automated sample preparation.

Used for: Lab analysis

Software: User-specified methodology through integrated PC software. Available as separate product.

Special features: Accommodates six standard autosampler racks with option of customized rack to hold QC standards and option of HEPA filter.

Suggested applications: Dilution, transfer and dispensing of reagents, automated sample preparation for any technology.

Unique features: Spike sample with internal standards, perform multiple dilution, prepares auto sampler racks.

Manufacturer: Questron Technologies Corp.

Product name: Qash

New this year: Microwave ashing system achieves fastest ashing time by combining effect of microwave and in situ air flow.

Used for: Lab analysis

Software: Easy-to-build ashing recipe with multiple steps and control settings. Available as separate product.

Suggested applications: Ashing, ash content, LOI, % ash

Primary benefits: Reduction in ashing times by up to 90% compared to resistively heated muffle furnace, healthy work environment

Unique features: Capable of connecting to external weighing balance for direct weight transfer, calculates sample weight and % ash content, attains 1000 °C in 25 min.

Manufacturer: Questron Technologies Corp.

Product name: Qblock

Wireless digestion system

New this year: The only system which can wirelessly control up to eight blocks simultaneously providing unparalleled temperature control, data computation

Used for: Lab analysis

Dimensions: W x H X D (10x 4.5x 7) inches

Special features: Wireless portable controller, large touch screen display. Qblocks of various matrix, tube size and temperature range up to 400 C, control up to eight Qblocks simultaneously from within 50 meters, stores numerous digestion recipes and heating profile data.

Software: User-specified methodology through integrated software. Available as separate product, compatible with other manufacturers' equipment.

Suggested applications: Sample digestion

Unique features: Minimizes the time spent leaning over the hot block, eliminates unnecessary mess of high current cables, controls QBlocks from anywhere within 50 meters.

Manufacturer: Questron Technologies Corp.

Product name: Qlabpro

New this year: Microwave Digestion System for Closed Vessel Digestions.

Used for: Lab analysis

Special features: Precise dual temperature controls Ideal for sensitive environmental and high organic content samples. Multi-layered safety features.

Software: User-specified methodology through integrated software

Available as separate product.

Suggested applications: Digestion, extraction, evaporation and synthesis

Primary benefits: Comes with Preloaded EPA and other digestion methods, high recovery, vessel choice to suit wide range of applications

Unique features: Automatic power control to match sample load, automatically protect against unusual heating of vessels, OPGuard™ pressure protection safely vents over pressurized vessel.

Manufacturer: Questron Technologies Corp.

Product name: Vulcan

Automated HotBlock Digestion & Work-Up System

New this year: the first automated workstation combining the two essential steps of sample preparation - digestion and work-up.

Special features: It is the only true completely automated sample prep, accepting samples and returning prepared autosampler racks ready to be analyzed.

Used for: Lab analysis

Software: User-specified methodology through integrated PC software. Easy-to-build digestion recipe, Available as separate product, Compatible with other manufacturers' equipment

Suggested applications: Auto digestion, dilution, sample transfer, preparing auto sampler rack

Primary benefits: Freedom from manual acid handling / exposure to fumes, Contaminationfree environment for trace level sample preparation, automatic, precise addition of corrosive reagents, internal standard, can handle two digestion recipes simultaneously

Unique features: All-plastic housing, choice of syringe or peristaltic reagent delivery system, handles corrosive acids like HF, H2SO4 and HClO4, processes up to 84 samples in 50 mL vials, Multistep heating of hot blocks. Makeup volume at the end of digestion.

Manufacturer: Snowy Range Instruments

Product name: CBEx Immersion Probe

Raman probe

New this year: SnRI introduces the BallProbe immersion Raman probe for its CBEx handheld systems

Used for: Lab, process, handheld analysis

Portable: 6.25 in. x 0.5 in.

Primary benefits: ½ in. BallProbe creates new functionality for many different applications. Just immerse the probe into a sample and press a button

Unique features: This unique adaptor collimates the rastering beam making the BallProbe compatible with CBEx's exclusive ORS technology. No need to use vials or adjust the focus.

Manufacturer: Specac Ltd

Product name: Quest

ATR Accessory New this year: Brand new product

Used for: Lab analysis

Measurement mode: ATR

Specialty accessory description: Compatible with most spectrometers with use of the Benchmark Baseplate system

Special features: Strong and durable monolithic diamond crystal, interchangeable crystal pucks, extended wavelength capability 10,000 – 40 wavenumbers

May be used in other equipment, Compatible with other manufacturers' equipment

Suggested applications: Qualitative and quantitative analysis, pharma, R & D

Primary benefits: High performance monolithic diamond ATR accessory at an attractive price.

Manufacturer: SPEX CertiPrep

Product name: USP-233, USP-233

Standards

New this year: Standards developed in accordance with USP <232> elemental impurities and USP <233> procedures SPEX CertiPrep offers these standards as a calibration or check standard to verify oral daily dose PDE, parenteral component limit or parenteral daily dose PDE

Used for: Lab analysis

Suggested applications: ICP-MS

Unique features: Compatible with other manufacturers' equipment.

Manufacturer: SPEX SamplePrep

Product name: 6870D

Freezer / mill

New this year: Cryogenic grinder. Powerful grinder holds up to 200 g of sample, to pre-cool and grind two sets of samples simultaneously.

Used for: Lab applications

Dimensions: 20 in. (50.8 cm) x 21 in. (53.34 cm) x 25.5 in. (64.77 cm); weight: 78 lb (35 kg); compatible with other manufacturers' equipment

Suggested applications: DNA/RNA extractions, materials testing, polymers, pharmaceutical analysis, drug testing, RoHS/WEEE and volatiles extraction.

Primary benefits: Increased throughput for cryogenic grinding of tough or temperature sensitive samples.

Unique features: Dual cooling and grinding chambers allow the user to pre-cool and grind two sets of samples simultaneously.

Manufacturer: Teledyne CETAC Technologies

Product name: LSX-213 G2+

Laser ablation system with HelEx CellN

New this year: The laser ablation system has been redesigned for reliability, and flexibility.

Used for: Lab analysis

Specialty accessory description: Works with most ICP-MS spectrometers. HelEx sample holder fits up to nine samples and two standards at one time.

Special features: New, optional HelEx 2-volume sample cell. The ablation cup features an independently controlled vortex gas flow.

Software: DigiLaz G2

Suggested applications: Petrology/geology, otolith studies/marine biology, brain science/biological tissue analysis, trace element determination in metals, forensic investigation

Primary benefits: Smaller ablated craters achievable, millisecond washouts are routine. The HelEx cell allows for greater control on washout and fractionation. Optimal aerosol transport efficiency, consistent fractionation effects, uniform response and washout time of up to 2.5 orders of magnitude per second.