Extended analyte coverage and lower detection limits

1st April 2013

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc today announced the enhanced Thermo Scientific iCAP 6200 inductively coupled optical emission spectrometer (ICP-OES). The iCAP 6200 ICP-OES now incorporates a wider wavelength range of 175-847nm. This enables users to measure a broader range of analytes during
multi-element analyses and access more sensitive wavelengths for improved analyte detection capability.

The iCAP 6200 ICP-OES is a simultaneous, dual-view instrument that provides a low-cost alternative to flame atomic absorption (Flame AA). The instrument is a simple, multi-element analysis solution for laboratories that perform routine analyses of up to 100 samples per day. With its enhanced
specifications, the iCAP 6200 can now measure sulphur as part of a multi-element method in addition to the most sensitive mercury, thallium,
carbon, tin, phosphorous, arsenic and iodine wavelengths. Enhanced analytical performance is combined with award-winning design features that
reduce running costs and simplify operation, making the iCAP 6200 ICP-OES an ideal solution for first- time users of the technique.

Designed for a wide variety of applications, including food and consumer safety, environmental, mining and WEEE/RoHS testing, the iCAP 6200 ICP-OES
is a powerful and cost-efficient trace elemental analysis solution. The instrument features an optimised gas distribution system to minimise gas
consumption and dramatically reduce running costs. These cost-saving features include a unique torch design that reduces plasma gas consumption
and an optimized plasma interface gas flow that consumes only one litre per minute.

The compact iCAP 6200 ICP-OES requires minimal bench space and ensures excellent signal stability, analyte detection and wide dynamic range. The
instrument includes a range of pre-loaded method templates, developed to enable protocol-compliant sample analysis and unlimited access to a new
dynamic method library. These templates complement the pre-optimised sample introduction specifications of the instrument, enabling simple, consistent operation and powerful analytical performance for users at any level.

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