Glass Expansion



Volume 27
Issue 12

Glass Expansion

Company Description

Glass Expansion has been manufacturing sample introduction components for ICP emission and mass spectrometers since the early 1980s. Today we support both new and old instruments for 16 different manufacturers, representing sample introduction systems for over 50 different ICP-AES and ICP-MS models. Glass Expansion has developed unique and proprietary manufacturing methods, which have resulted in the production of components of high mechanical strength and micron-level dimensional accuracy to satisfy the narrowest of analytical specifications, each and every time. Our products are recognized worldwide for their excellent precision, cost-effectiveness, and reproducibility of results.

Chief Spectroscopic Techniques Supported


  • ICP-MS

Markets Served

Glass Expansion's products are used widely in private and government analytical laboratories within agricultural, environmental, food, forensic, geological, metallurgical, petrochemical, and pharmaceutical industries. We support leading ICP models including Thermo Fisher, PerkinElmer, Teledyne Leeman, Agilent, SPECTRO Ametek, and Horiba J-Y. Whether you need just a nebulizer, a complete sample introduction system, or the answer for a tricky sample, we have the innovative, high-quality products and applications expertise to assist.

Major Products/Services


  • SeaSpray — High dissolved solids nebulizer

  • MicroMist — Low uptake nebulizer for all ICPs

  • Conikal — An industry standard

  • Slurry — For slurries and suspensions

  • DuraMist — Routine high-precision HF analyses

  • OpalMist — Ideal for geochemistry and semiconductor industry

  • VeeSpray — Handles high particle and TDS loads best

Spray Chambers

  • Tracey Cyclonic — An industry standard

  • Twister Cyclonic — Reduces solvent load

  • Cinnabar Cyclonic — Low-volume spray

  • IsoMist programmable temperature spray chamber


  • Fully demountable D-torches

  • Semi-demountable torches

  • Fixed quartz torches

RF Coils

Replacement RF coils with optional silver or gold coating.


  • ICP-MS cones

  • Nickel and platinum interface cones for all major ICP-MS models.

  • Niagara Plus and Assist – Enhanced productivity accessories

  • Capricorn – Argon humidifier

  • TruFlo – Sample uptake monitor


Today, Glass Expansion has two global offices located in Australia and the United States. Between our two offices and network of distributors, we service every region of the globe, 24 hours a day. This ensures you receive a rapid response and timely order deliveries each and every time.

Glass Expansion

4 Barlows Landing Road

Unit #2A

Pocasset, MA 02559


(508) 563-1800

(800) 208-0097


(508) 563-1802