Gilson ASPEC XLi SPE System



The ASPEC™ XLi uses positive pressure elution to automate solid phase extraction with the added capability of injecting samples directly onto an on-line HPLC or LC/MS system.
  • Flexible control via 735 Sampler Software
  • Improved speed and extreme precision of both large and small sample and solvent volumes with Gilson’s 402 Dilutor-Dispenser
  • Offers a combination of operating modes, including sequential and batch modes
  • Speeds up method development by collecting eluting fractions into different rows utilizing the multi-collect feature
  • Accommodates 1-, 3-, and 6-mL standard SPE cartridges

* This item has been discontinued by the manufacturer.

Draw Rate .01 to 120 ml/min
Standard Injection Range .5 to 5000 μL
Temperature Range 4 to 40 °C
Temperature Control Yes Optional
Depth 24.4 in
Height 11.8 in
Width 20.3 in
Power Requirements 100–120 V, 60 Hz / 200–240 V, 50 Hz
Weight 17 kg
Additional Specifications Manufacturing Standards:      
Meets applicable safety and EMC certification standards; UL and CE certified       
Available Valves: Rheodyne 7010, Rheodyne 7413       
Communication: Interface RS-232 or GSIOC; Four inputs + one analog signal (10 or 100 mV), four outputs, three relay outputs and two 12V power supplies       
Carryover† <0.0001% with liquid level detection and recommended needle rinsing parameters; <0.005% without liquid level detection      
†Contact Gilson Customer Service to learn what methods and conditions were used to obtain the values.       
Environmental Conditions: Indoor use      
Altitude: up to 2000 m      
Temperature range: 5–40°C      
Air pressure: 75–105 kPa      
Pollution degree: 1 or 2, in accordance with IEC 66      
Humidity: Maximum relative humidity 80% for temperatures up to 31°C, decreasing linearly to 50% relative humidity at 40°C       
Liquid Contact Materials: 316L stainless steel or titanium, FEP, PTFE, PEEK, PP, PE       
Number of Solvents: Up to 15 solvent bottles with no volume limit, plus up to 12 solvent bottles (250 mL) on the tray       
Precision† Total loop fill: RSD=0.5%      
Partial loop fill: RSD=0.7%      
Sample Preparation Capability: All SPE steps (condition, load, wash, elute) including SPE cartridge drying (gas valve fitted as standard). Multicollect and multicartridge methods. Reagent and internal standard addition, derivatization, dilution, mixing. With advanced programming options (link method, sub method).       
Sample/Reagent Vessels 3.5-mL (10 x 75 mm), 9-mL (13 x 100 mm), and 20-mL (16 x 150 mm) tubes and 2-mL (12 x 32 mm) autoinjector vials       
Software: Via Gilson 735 Sampler Software      
Local control: via Gilson XL keypad with 720 software       
Syringe Capacity: 100, 250, or 500 µL; 1, 5, 10 (standard), or 25 mL       
Transfer of the Extract: The extract can be automatically transferred into open or sealed autoinjector vials for further analysis       
1-mL SPE Cartridge (10 to 200 mg, or 4-mm disk) Sample/cartridge capacity: 108      
Max. collection volume: 5 mL      
Multiple collection: Up to 9 fractions per cartridge, 3-mL SPE Cartridge (200–500 mg, or 7-mm disk)


  • Improved speed and extreme precision of both large and small sample and solvent volumes with Gilson’s 402 Syringe Pump       
  • Offers a combination of operating modes, including sequential and batch modes       
  • Collects eluting fractions into different rows utilizing the multicollect feature       
  • Accommodates 1-, 3- and 6-mL standard SPE cartridges       
  • Utilizes laboratory terminology for all SPE steps (condition, load and collect, wash, elute, dry down)       
  • Can be configured for use in a sample prep GPC or GPC/SPE system      




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