Teledyne CETAC Technologies


Spectroscopy, Spectroscopy-12-01-2013, Volume 28, Issue 12

Teledyne CETAC Technologies is a world leader in sample handling and sample introduction equipment for elemental analysis.

Company Description

Teledyne CETAC Technologies is a world leader in sample handling and sample introduction equipment for elemental analysis. Acquired by Teledyne Technologies in 2013, CETAC's spectroscopy and automation groups develop, manufacture, and market a family of products and services for customers around the world, for use in every industry where rapid and accurate determination of trace element concentrations is required. CETAC Automation has developed over 50 OEM partnerships bringing customer-driven products into the marketplace.

Chief Spectroscopic Techniques Supported

  • ICP mass spectrometry (ICP-MS)

  • Inductively coupled plasma (ICP-OES and ICP-AES)

  • Mercury analysis

  • Atomic absorption

  • Atomic fluorescence

  • Laser ablation

  • LC–MS

  • HPLC

Markets Served

Major industrial segments benefiting from Teledyne CETAC Technologies's product-based solutions include semiconductor manufacturing, environmental analysis, and petrochemical manufacturing. Customers include instrument manufacturers, government, academia, and private laboratories.

Major Products/Services

  • AUTOMATION: Autosamplers and micro-autosamplers, sample preparation and dilution, ASXpress Plus rapid sample introductions system, anti-contamination enclosures

  • LASER ABLATION in partnership with Photon Machines Inc.: Nd:YAG laser ablation systems (213 nm and 266 nm), Excimer laser ablation systems (193 nm), DigiLaz laser ablation software, General purpose and specialized sample cells

  • NEBULIZERS AND SAMPLE PREPARATION: Ultrasonic nebulizers, membrane desolvators, hydride generation, sub-boiling distillation system

  • MERCURY ANALYSIS: Stand-alone CVAAS and CVAFS, systems, autodilution, QuickTrace mercury analysis software

  • OEM AUTOMATION SERVICES: Custom autosampler design, pick-and-place, sample preparation and dilution, temperature-controlled racks, fraction collection



Headquarters in Omaha, Nebraska has trace and ultra-trace laboratories, equipped with OEM spectrometers used for testing and method development. On-site manufacturing supports rapid prototyping and customization. European office in Manchester, England. Partners and distributors serve customers in North and South America, Europe, Asia, Africa, and Australia.

Teledyne CETAC Technologies

14306 Industrial Rd

Omaha, NE 68144


(800) 369-2822

(402) 733-2829


(402) 733-5292