Sample Preparation System facilitates elemental analysis.

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Suited for food testing, pharmaceutical, and consumer product industries, MARS(TM) 6 Microwave Sample Preparation System features One Touch(TM) software and sensor technology, which reduces system programming to selecting method that matches sample type. System recognizes vessel types and automatically programs parameters needed for complete digestions. Controlling 1,800 W of power, PowerMAX(TM) Technology ensures maximum amount of microwave energy is constantly delivered to sample for optimal reaction.

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CEM's New MARS 6 with One Touch Technology

Revolutionizes Sample Preparation for Elemental Analysis

MATTHEWS, N.C., -- CEM Corporation, a leading global provider of microwave laboratory instrumentation is pleased to introduce the new MARS(TM) 6 Microwave Sample Preparation System with patent-pending One Touch(TM) Technology, an advanced, intuitive software and sensor design that greatly simplifies the technique. The food testing, pharmaceutical, consumer product, and environmental industries are growing at rates of 5-10% each year increasing the output on analytical labs. Changing laboratory dynamics demand a system with built-in knowledge and training videos. Totally redesigned with an innovative combination of features and capabilities, MARS 6 was developed to make sample preparation for elemental analysis virtually effortless.

"As with any innovative technology the goal is to take something that can be quite complicated and make it simple," said Michael J. Collins, PhD., president and CEO of CEM Corporation. "MARS 6 is the culmination of over thirty years of microwave chemistry expertise packaged in an instrument that is more powerful than any other microwave system on the market and as easy to operate as an iPhone. This brings an entirely new functionality to the analytical laboratory and opens up markets in elemental analysis previously restricted due to the complexity of other microwave systems."

CEM's One Touch(TM) software and sensor technology reduces system programming to simply selecting a method that matches the sample type. The system recognizes vessel types and automatically programs all of the parameters needed for fast, complete digestions. CEM's patented PowerMAX(TM) Technology controls an unprecedented 1800 watts of power and ensures that the maximum amount of microwave energy is constantly delivered to the sample for optimal reaction conditions.

CEM Corporation, a private company based in Matthews, North Carolina, is the leading global company specializing in scientific solutions for critical laboratory applications. The Company has subsidiaries in the United Kingdom & Ireland, Germany, Italy, France, and Japan, as well as a global network of distributors. CEM designs and manufactures systems for bioscience applications, life sciences, analytical laboratories and processing plants worldwide. The Company's products are used in many industries including pharmaceutical, biotech, chemical and food processing, as well as academic research.

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