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Inficon to discontinue the 3000 Micro GC on 31st December

Inficon has announced will discontinue the sale of the 3000 Micro GC on 31st December 2016. Inficon plans to provide repair service and replacement parts for five more years, until 31st December 2021. The Micro GC Fusion will replace the 3000 with expanded analytical capabilities. The Micro GC Fusion is available from Davidson Analytical Services in the UK. Please contact us for more information. Inficon Micro GC 3000 discontinuation letter

DAS new UK distributor for Micro GC Fusion

We are please to announce that Davidson Analytical Services has newly been appointed as UK distributor of the Micro GC Fusion from Inficon. The Fusion is the forerunner in the next generation of micro GC systems with innovative and modern features. For further technical details and application notes follow this link to the Inficon website. Please contact us by email or call 0115 9814716 for more information.

Other elements with the PFPD

The PFPD is capable of selectively detecting other elements apart from sulphur and phosphorus. In fact it’s possible to detect up to 28 other elements with the correct photomultiplier and optical filter combination. Other key applications include: Carbon Nitrogen Arsenic Tin Selenium Below is a link to an excerpt from an OI Analytical presentation showing examples of setting up the PFPD for various alternative elements. PFPD setup for other elements

PFPD resource

Link to Prof. Aviv Amirav’s PFPD website Prof. Aviv Amirav at Tel Aviv University was the inventor of the pulsed flame photometric detector. Here’s a link to his PFPD website, it contains lots of information regarding the theory of operation of the detector, various applications and lists over 190 PFPD publications. Prof. Aviv Amirav - PFPD website

PFPD - upgrade to the new 5383

Existing PFPD Users Upgrade Offer The new, improved 5383 PFPD is now available from OI Analytical: New modular control unit Updated, improved electronics and signal processing New PulseView monitoring and analysis software suite Straight forward upgrade of 5380 control unit For a limited period we’re offering existing users of the PFPD a 20% discount to upgrade to the new controller unit and the new PulseView monitoring and analysis software suite if you trade-in your existing 5380 controller unit.

OI Analytical 4100 Purge & Trap autosampler

If your browser doesn't support the video playback there's a download link This is a video of the new OI Analytical 4100 Purge and Trap autosampler for soil and water samples with the unique “VOA constrictor” gripper. It’s compatible with the OI Analytical’s own 4670 concentrator as well as Tekmar Stratum and EST Encon units. See our main website for more details.