Lachat Instruments - QuikChem® 8500 Series 2

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Lachat’s QuikChem® 8500 Series 2 Flow Injection Analysis System features high sample throughput and simple but rapid method changeover.

Lachat’s QuikChem® 8500 Series 2 Flow Injection Analysis System features high sample throughput and simple but rapid method changeover. The QuikChem Flow Injection Analysis system maximizes productivity in determining ionic species in a variety of sample types, from sub-ppb to percent concentrations. With over 500 methods for environmental, agronomic and industrial applications, including USEPA accepted and equivalent methods, the QuikChem 8500 will satisfy all your analytical requirements.
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Features of QuikChem® 8500 Series 2
  • Run up to 5 channels for high productivity analysis or dedicated operation  
  • New 2-cm flow cell flow injection analysis methods allow more signal for detection at   lower levels  
  • Run Omnion 3.0 software on Windows Vista operating systems  
  • Interface Omnion software in multiple languages - including Spanish, German, French, Portuguese, and Italian  

Over 500 Method Variations Available   The QuikChem 8500 Series 2 system uses reliable, accurate Flow Injection Analysis (FIA) technology. Flow Injection Anaylsis technology was developed when scientists processing large numbers of samples experienced productivity delays while using Segmented Flow Analysis (SFA). Innovations of Flow Injection Analysis include:  

  • Methods complying with USEPA, ISO, and DIN standards  
  • Customized method development available  
  • Simple to run in-line preparation methods  
  • Many new methods - including Lachat's new Ultra-High Throughput flow injection analysis methods
General Specifications
Depth 24.03 in
Height9.9 in
Width 27.6 in
Flow Rate Range2 to 250 µL/min
Additional Specifications

Analysis Methods: FIA (Flow Injection Analysis) ; Integrated IC (Ion Chromatography)  
Channels: Max. 5  
Light Source: Tungsten Halogen Lamp  
Detector: Dual beam photometer (340-880 nm)  
A/D Converter: 24 bit  
Heating Unit: 25-160 ¨C  
Valve: High-performance 6 port injection sample valve  
Filter Type: Interference Filter  
Reagent Pump: 12 and 16 positions controlled by software  
Dilutor: Dilution Factor 1.6, 4000 steps  
Accuracy and Reproducibility: 0.5%  
Mixing Coil: Teflon Tubing  
Flow Cell: 10 mm or 20 mm path length  
Dimensions:(w x d x h)   
5 channel unit= 27.60 x 24.03 x 9.90 in.  
2 channel unit= 27.60 x 16.01 x 9.90 in.  
Peak Measurement: Area/Height  
Tube I.D.: 0.8 mm/0.5 mm  
Sample Throughput: 90 tests/hour/channel  
Data Quality Control: Real time closed-loop control of data quality  
Hardware: PC included with system  
Software: 32-bit Omnion 3.0; Data Quality Management enabled;  
LIMS import/export capabilities; Multi-language supported

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