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Shimadzu Scientific

7102 Riverwood Dr., Columbia, MD, 21046, USA

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optics & photonics, sensors, monitors & transducers, test & measuring instruments

Monochromator System moves from 200 nm to 900 nm in 2 sec.

April 15, 2015

Consisting of diffraction grating, monochromatic 150 W xenon light source, and optical detector, Model SPG-120-REV targets high-accuracy optical spectroscopy. Grating is directly attached to 5-phase stepping motor with high reduction ratio harmonic drive gearing that enables wavelength positioning speed of 500 nm/s. With total area of 100 x 187 mm, SPG-120-REV is suited for 2D spectral mapping of solar cell materials and optical devices as well as in-line inspection of food. Read More

laboratory and research supplies & equipment

Unified Chromatography System offers complete automation.

March 5, 2015

Utilizing automatic extraction and chromatographic separation combined with high-sensitivity detection of targets by mass spectrometry, Nexera UC can sequentially analyze up to 48 samples. Supercritical fluidic chromatography-based system eliminates need for sample pre-treatment and enables stable analysis of delicate samples that are prone to oxidation or dissociation if exposed to air. By injecting entire volume of eluent, Nexera UC achieves high levels of sensitivity. Read More

optics & photonics, test & measuring instruments

Spectrophotometer offers wavelength range of 185-3,300 nm.

November 28, 2014

Equipped with 3 detectors, UV-3600 Plus UV-VIS-NIR Spectrophotometer utilizes photomultiplier tube for UV and visible regions, and InGaAs and cooled PbS detectors for near-infrared regions. Instrument's double monochromator makes it possible to attain ultra-low stray light level of 0.00005% max at 340 nm. Multi-purpose, large-sample compartment and integrating sphere options enable high-sensitivity measurement of solid samples. Absolute specular reflectance accessories are available. Read More

optics & photonics, test & measuring instruments

Atomic Emission Spectrometers analyze multiple elements.

November 17, 2014

With photometric system suited for analyzing variety of samples, ICPE-9810 (Axial) and ICPE-9820 (Dual View) spectrometers feature vertically oriented plasma torch that minimizes adhesion of samples on torch walls and reduces carryover. This allows simultaneous analysis of trace and high-concentration samples without contamination by switching between axial and radial views. Along with 1 in., one million pixel CCD detector, features include Eco Mode and mini-torch system. Read More

laboratory and research supplies & equipment

Liquid Chromatograph handles complex sample matrices.

September 24, 2014

Combining 2 independent separation modes orthogonally with dual-loop/dual-valve alternate switching system, Nexera-e Comprehensive 2D Liquid Chromatograph enables separation of peaks that are difficult to separate using conventional LC. Unit incorporates Nexera X2 photo-diode array detector, SPD-M30A, which features sampling rates up to 200 Hz. Acquired data is converted to 2D contour plotting using ChromSquare dedicated software for 2D-LC analysis. Read More

laboratory and research supplies & equipment

Liquid Chromatography Systems provide full automation.

August 26, 2014

Featuring intuitive and intelligent design, Prominence-i and Nexera-i Systems deliver efficient workflow for conventional to ultra-high-speed analysis. Data acquired by Interactive Communication Mode is sent to lab's datacenter by LabSolutions network and managed uniformly by server. i-Series allows direct injection of highly concentrated samples without dilution, supports high-speed multi-analyte processing with 14 sec injection cycle time, and provides repeatability of 1% or less. Read More

health, medical and dental supplies & equipment, laboratory and research supplies & equipment, test & measuring instruments

Plasma Sample Collection Cards enable lab-free preparation.

May 2, 2014

Allowing plasma generation from finger-stick, Noviplex™ Cards accelerate analysis and simplify blood collection for laboratory and medical professionals by eliminating phlebotomy, syringes, and glass collection tubes. Collection of volumetric sample of plasma can be done within minutes, and plasma can be generated from specimen volumes from 20–75 µL of whole blood. Suited for use with LC-MS/MS analysis, cards offer single-step, solid-phase method for sample preparation and analyte extraction. Read More

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Method Scouting System optimizes HPLC method development.

March 25, 2014

Designed to maximize HPLC method development productivity in R&D and QA/QC environments, Nexera Method Scouting System is equipped with 2 pumps, each with quaternary valve, which allows analysts to run binary gradients with 16 different solvent pairs. When combined with column selection valve, which holds up to 6 columns, system can investigate up to 96 separation conditions per sample. Dedicated Method Scouting Solution software performs mobile phase purging and equilibration automatically. Read More

optics & photonics, sensors, monitors & transducers, test & measuring instruments

Fluorescence Spectrometers incorporate semiconductor detector.

February 6, 2014

Equipped with electronically cooled semiconductor detector, Model EDX-7000 provides measurement range of 11 Na to 92 U, while Model EDX-8000 offers range of 6 C to 92 U. Both energy dispersive X-ray fluorescence spectrometers feature 5 primary filters that enable sensitive analysis of trace elements, and sample observation camera for precise sample positioning. Large sample chamber accommodates virtually any sample type, including thin films, powders, slurries, emulsions, and liquids. Read More

chemical processing & waste management, test & measuring instruments

Headspace Samplers provide volatile compound analyses.

December 5, 2013

Offering repeatability through precise control of gas flow rates, HS-20 Series includes Loop model for traditional static headspace methods, and Trap model, which adds dynamic headspace technique for applications requiring greater sensitivity. Units hold up to 90 sample vials and can accommodate both 10 and 20 mL headspace vials within same sequence without special attachments. To save on electricity and carrier gas, automated shutdown feature switches system to standby at end of sequence. Read More

optics & photonics

Planar Diffraction Gratings suit laser system applications.

October 16, 2013

Available for 633–1064 nm waveband with 1,600 lines/mm, LA Series exhibits diffraction efficiency of 98%, which is critical to expansion and compression of laser pulses for light sources used in laser processing. Gratings can also be used in analytical instruments for research in life sciences, chemistry, and environmental monitoring, as well as synchrotron radiation and optical communications. Units can be customized with specific coating properties, substrates, and external shapes. Read More

optics & photonics, test & measuring instruments

FTIR Spectrophotometer accurately analyzes small samples.

September 20, 2013

With 60,000:1 S/N ratio, IRTracer-100 obtains high-quality data of ultra-small contaminants. Resolution of 0.25 cm-1 enables accurate quantitation and identification, while rapid scan function allows sample acquisitions of 20 spectra/sec. Airtight interferometer incorporates built-in automatic dehumidifier, protecting unit against environmental influences. Sampling at over 5,000 times/sec, Advanced Dynamic Alignment system works with smooth-moving mirror to ensure optimum performance. Read More

fluid & gas flow equipment

Compact Turbo Molecular Pumps have integrated power supplies.

September 4, 2013

Intended for semiconductor and flat panel display manufactures, TMP-X2905/X3405 series handles pumping of corrosive gases used in etching equipment (hard processing). Rotation speed of turbines produces vacuum which enables pumping at molecular flow level. Anti-corrosive coating and dynamic seals prevent erosion, and pumping speeds range from 300–4,000 Lps. Ranging in size from 350 x 458 mm to 400 x 395 mm, pumps integrate temperature control function and do not require racks or cables. Read More

test & measuring instruments

Triple Quadrupole Mass Spectrometer offers speed, sensitivity.

August 27, 2013

While accelerating throughput by being able to perform positive and negative ion analysis in single run, LCMS-8050 also delivers on sensitivity and efficiency via ion optics system, heated ESI probe, and UFsweeper III Collision Cell. Instrument offers multiple reaction monitoring (MRM) speeds of 555 ch/sec and maintains spectrum quality, sensitivity, and accuracy at scan speeds up to 30,000 µ/sec. Unit also offers simultaneous quantitative and qualitative analysis of multiple components. Read More

test & measuring instruments

Hardness Testers feature automatic length measurement.

August 13, 2013

Equipped with CCD camera for automatic length measurement, HMV-G Series Micro Vickers hardness testers provide secure analysis with minimum risk of human error. G-frame design, which optimizes available workspace, along with camera's automatic lens switching function, adjust lens to suit size of indentation. While software controls sequence of primary operations, including setting conditions and displaying results, single test window shows all necessary information. Read More

test & measuring instruments

Physical Property Testers provide high-speed analysis.

July 10, 2013

With ±0.5% accuracy and range of 1/500 to 1/1 of load capacity, EZ Test EZ-X Series includes 3 tabletop testers, configurable into 29 models, and supports sampling at rates to 1,000 data/sec. EZ-SX has 1–500 N load cell capacity, 500 mm max stroke, and 0.001–1,000 mm/min test speeds. With 920 mm max stroke and 1 N to 5 kN load cell capacity, EZ-LX offers 0.001–1,000 mm/min test speeds. EZ-LX (HS) has 1 N to 2 kN load cell capacity, 920 mm max stroke, and 0.001–2,000 mm/min test speed. Read More

test & measuring instruments

Mass Spectrometer supports tissue imaging research.

June 14, 2013

Incorporating ASDF™ Axial Spatial Distribution Focusing, MALDI-7090™ TOF-TOF Mass Spectrometer enables identification and structural characterization of biomolecules. System combines solid-state laser technology, true 2 kHz acquisition speed in all modes, integrated 10-plate loader, and MALDI Solutions™ software for method development, acquisition, data processing, and interpretation. To further optimize characterization, 20 keV high-energy CID capability produces additional fragment ions. Read More

test & measuring instruments

Differential Scanning Calorimeter delivers high sensitivity.

May 1, 2013

Targeting needs of food, polymer, and pharmaceutical industries, DSC-60Plus Series features, as standard, liquid-nitrogen cooling chamber that achieves cooling rate of 10°C/min at -100°C. These thermal analyzers, intended for materials characterization, feature detector and furnace construction that achieves stable baseline across measured temperature range of -140 to +600°C. Built-in autosampler permits automated measurement, analysis, and report printout for up to 24 loaded samples. Read More

laboratory and research supplies & equipment, test & measuring instruments

UHPLC System offers analysis at pressures up to 19,000 psi.

March 25, 2013

Configurable with variety of solvent delivery units and column ovens, Nexera X2 System includes mobile phase blending function that automates mobile phase preparation tasks. Autosamplers provide near-zero carryover, cycle time of 14 sec, and injection reproducibility down to 0.1 µL injection volumes. Through adoption of total reflection capillary flow cell, high-brightness lamp, and optimized signal processing circuit, SPD-M30A Photodiode Array Detector achieves 0.4 x 10<sup>-5</sup> noise level. Read More

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Gas Chromatograph provides high-sensitivity trace analysis.

March 8, 2013

Based on GC-2010 Plus capillary gas chromatograph, Tracera integrates BID-2010 Plus barrier discharge ionization detector, which creates ionization from helium-based, dielectric barrier discharge plasma. System provides high-sensitivity analysis of organic compounds, permanent gases, and light hydrocarbons. With maximum operating temperature of 350°C, BID supports safe, flame-free analysis of high-boiling-point liquid samples, as well as gas samples. Read More

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