Quaternary Pump optimizes separation of complex mixtures.

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Designed to operate at top pressure of 1,250 bar with flow rates up to 2 mL/min, Accela 1250 features Force Feedback Control, which eliminates need for pulse dampening while optimizing flow accuracy and gradient precision under extreme operating conditions. Pump promotes separation of complex mixtures, such as red wine, during ultra-high pressure liquid chromatography analysis.

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Thermo Fisher Scientific Unveils New Quaternary Pump at Pittcon 2010

ORLANDO, Fla. - Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, announced today a new quaternary pump that dramatically improves separation for complex mixtures, such as red wine, during ultra-high pressure liquid chromatography (U-HPLC) analysis. The new Thermo Scientific Accela 1250 pump features Force Feedback Control (FFC) which eliminates the need for pulse dampening while improving flow accuracy and gradient precision under extreme operating conditions. The company will showcase the Accela(TM) 1250 at Thermo Scientific booth 2757 during Pittcon 2010, being held February 28 - March 5, in Orlando.

The Accela 1250 pump is designed to operate at a top pressure of 1250 bar with flow rates of up to 2mL/min, reducing run times and improving productivity. This makes it the ideal choice for U-HPLC analysis and applications requiring flexibility between standard HPLC and U-HPLC capabilities. The improved pump also offers increased performance with significant baseline stabilization and improved retention time reproducibility.

"We are delighted to bring enhanced U-HPLC to our customers," said Andrew Altman, director of liquid chromatography for Thermo Fisher Scientific. "The pressure capacity and operational performance offered by the Accela 1250 delivers maximum operating pressure, and the unique Forced Feedback Control redefines U-HPLC performance."

The Accela 1250 pump enhances the already powerful Accela LC, which provides fast, efficient chromatographic separations over an expansive range of flow rates and pressures.

For more information about the Thermo Scientific Accela 1250, please visit Thermo Scientific booth 2757 at Pittcon 2010. Alternatively, visit www.thermo.com/lc, call (781) 933-4689 or e-mail analyze@thermofisher.com.

For access to all Thermo Fisher Scientific news and product photos related to Pittcon 2010, please visit the online media room at www.thermofisher.com/pittcon10.

Thermo Scientific is part of Thermo Fisher Scientific, the world leader in serving science.

About Thermo Fisher Scientific

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE: TMO) is the world leader in serving science. Our mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. With revenues of more than $10 billion, we have approximately 35,000 employees and serve customers within pharmaceutical and biotech companies, hospitals and clinical diagnostic labs, universities, research institutions and government agencies, as well as in environmental and process control industries. We create value for our key stakeholders through two premier brands, Thermo Scientific and Fisher Scientific, which offer a unique combination of continuous technology development and the most convenient purchasing options. Our products and services help accelerate the pace of scientific discovery, and solve analytical challenges ranging from complex research to routine testing to field applications. Visit www.thermofisher.com.

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