FTIR Reaction Monitoring System does not require liquid nitrogen.

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Intended for situations where use of liquid nitrogen is unsafe or economically infeasible, ReactIR 15 SE (Stirling Engine) MCT offers same performance of ReactIR 15 MCT but removes liquid-nitrogen safety and handling concerns. Range of sampling technology lets operators begin experimentation immediately, and iC IR software enables insight into reaction initiation, end point, mechanism, pathway, and kinetics required for successful compound development.

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Stirling Engine Configuration for ReactIR 15: Reliable Use without Nitrogen

METTLER TOLEDO ReactIR 15 MCT Fourier Transform Infrared (FTIR) reaction monitoring system is now available in a Stirling Engine (SE) configuration. ReactIR 15 SE MCT offers the same, reliable performance of traditional MCT configurations but removes liquid-nitrogen safety and handling concerns for reduced liability and cost-of-use.

METTLER TOLEDO is pleased to announce that its ReactIR 15 Stirling Engine (SE) MCT model is now available. This compact, easy-to-use fourier transform infrared (FTIR) reaction monitoring system offers an effective alternative to traditional MCT detectors in situations where liquid nitrogen is too costly or unsafe for routine use. Additionally, by eliminating alignment, gas purge and maintenance, faster, simplified set-up is achieved which can significantly reduce long-term lab operating expenses.

Along with easier set-up and less maintenance, customers have the same functional performance from the solid-state SE MCT that they would by using a nitrogen-cooled model. The size, weight and design of ReactIR 15-and, with SE, the absence of nitrogen-handling concerns-enables easy transfer from hood-to-hood or lab-to-lab and with a wide range of sampling technology, operators can begin experimentation immediately. Ease-of-use is further enhanced for experiments running longer than 24 hours because no refilling of the dewaris required.

Coupled with METTLER TOLEDO iC IR software, ReactIR 15 offers immediate insight into reaction initiation, end point, mechanism, pathway and kinetics required for successful compound development. Users can even set an automatic shut-down via the instruments user preferences to extend the reactor's working lifetime, further protecting the lab's capital investment.

Adding iC Kinetics provides a in-depth graphic visualization of reaction characteristics. Based on the results, operators can make decisions regarding experiment optimization quickly, enhancing speed-of-development in today's competitive organic chemistry market place.

For more on how ReactIR 15 is helping chemists optimize organic compound research and development, visit http://www.mt.com/ReactIR15?crel=ePR_PP_EN

About Mettler Toledo:

METTLER TOLEDO specializes in the area of precision instruments for professional use. METTLER TOLEDO laboratory instruments are used in research, scientific, drug discovery, and quality control labs, amongst many others in the pharmaceutical, chemical, food and cosmetics industries. METTLER TOLEDO comprehensive industrial solutions cover the various steps in a host of manufacturing processes at many of the same customers that laboratory serves. Solutions range from receiving raw materials through various manufacturing processes, in-line process control and end-of-line packaging control, to logistics and shipping. Increasingly, these solutions are fully integrated into the customer's IT environment, helping automate their workflows. In food retail, our offering for fresh food management ranges from receiving and pre-packaging, to in-store solutions for self-service departments, deli counters, and checkout terminals.

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