Laboratory Products

  • Portable GC gives faster analysis than traditional GC systems

Portable GC gives faster analysis than traditional GC systems

Feb 20 2020 Read 208 Times

The Inficon Micro GC Fusion gas analysers from Lambda Advanced Technology provide analysis times of 1-3 minutes compared to 15 - 30 minutes for a traditional GC. The system can measure fixed gases, C1 to C12 hydrocarbons and olefins, VOCs, light oxygenates, sulphur compounds and other gases from ppm to % age concentrations.

These versatile, compact and portable analysers are 80 – 90% smaller in size than traditional GCs and have applications in natural gas, refinery gas, landfill gas, dissolved gas, fixed gas, catalyst research, alternative energy, sulphur analysis and mud logging. They can be used either in fixed locations in a laboratory or pilot plant, or can be easily transported for applications in the field. 

The simple front panel touch display provides instrument control, analysis results and status updates. This allows non-specialist operators to run analyses using pre-defined methods, while easy-to-use, licence-free, web browser-based software can be accessed from any smartphone, tablet or computer via Wifi for data analysis and instrument set-up.   

Rapid throughput times are made possible by parallel analysis of the sample and fast temperature ramping. The modular GC architecture can accommodate up to four independently programmable GC modules in a single unit. Each module is optimised to operate at maximum speed Fast temperature ramping gives short runtimes with sharp peaks, allowing more compounds to be identified in a single run. In addition, temperature programming improves sensitivity with sharper and intensified peaks.

Samples can be introduced in a variety of ways for added versatility. The internal sample handling configuration is designed for maximum measurement accuracy and repeatability. An integrated sample conditioner provides programmable purging, sample pressure and temperature regulation for good operating performance in difficult operating conditions.

Reader comments

Do you like or dislike what you have read? Why not post a comment to tell others / the manufacturer and our Editor what you think. To leave comments please complete the form below. Providing the content is approved, your comment will be on screen in less than 24 hours. Leaving comments on product information and articles can assist with future editorial and article content. Post questions, thoughts or simply whether you like the content.

Post a Comment





Digital Edition

Lab Asia August 2020

August 2020

In This Edition Chromatography - Measurement of Pesticides in Cannabis sativa and Hemp Matrices - Biphenyl Modified Silica Stabilised by Bulky Substituents - Wettable Phase for Analytical a...

View all digital editions

Events

IE Expo China 2020 - NEW DATES

Aug 13 2020 Shanghai, China

ACS National Meeting & Expo, Fall 2020

Aug 16 2020 San Francisco, CA, USA

Chemspec India 2020 - CANCELLED

Aug 19 2020 Mumbai, India

DioXin 2020 - EVENT CANCELLED

Aug 30 2020 Nantes, France

View all events