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Food-grade CO2 analysis: new PTR-TOF 1000 ultra application

Real-time Quantification of Impurities in Food-Grade CO2 with PTR-MS

The modern food and beverage industry is not imaginable without food-grade carbon (CO2) dioxide. Its many uses include carbonation of beverages, and as packaging and cooling gas.

Pittcon 2017 poster: Real-time Quantification of Impurities in Food-Grade CO2 with PTR-MS.

In this study we investigate volatile organic impurities emerging from a food-grade certified (European standard E 290) carbon dioxide cylinder using a PTR-TOF 1000 ultra.

The PTR-TOF 1000 ultra is a compact PTR-TOFMS equipped with the ION-BOOSTER funnel technology. Its high sensitivity make the PTR-TOF 1000 ultra a perfect tool for applications where complex matrices have to be rapidly analyzed. One such example application is quality assurance in the food and flavor industry.

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The new PTR-TOF 4000 trace VOC analyzer: no compromises.

Discover the world’s smallest, commercial high-resolution PTR-TOFMS

You might know that our PTR-TOF 1000 is the smallest and lightest commercial PTR-TOF trace VOC analyzer available. It’s also a huge success for us with over 30 instruments sold since 2014.
You might wonder if we can do even better than this?

IONICON PTR-TOF 4000 trace VOC analyzer

PTR-TOF 4000 trace VOC analyzer

For the first time we combine high-sensitivity with a high mass resolving power in a small and lightweight PTR-TOFMS.

The PTR-TOF 4000 features our new hexapole ION-GUIDE technology and a novel high-resolution TOF. (more…)

PTR-TOF in the spotlight at IABR Breath Summit 2016

IONICON’s PTR-TOFMS technology has become the leading method for real-time breath gas analysis.

The International Association for Breath Research (IABR) held its annual summit conference at the renowned ETH Zürich in Switzerland. Between September 14 – 16, 2016, the latest scientific results in breath research were presented. In 12 talks researchers featured PTR-MS as their tool of choice for real-time breath gas analysis.

IONICON life PTR-TOF demonstration at the Breath Summit 2016 in Zuerich.

IONICON life PTR-TOF demonstration at the IABR Breath Summit 2016 in Zurich.

The popularity of PTR-MS, and especially PTR-TOF, reflects the various advantages these instruments offer for breath gas research. The Time-of-Flight (TOF) system analyses the complete ionized spectrum in a fraction of a second with a resolution sufficient to resolve isobaric compounds. The high sensitivity allows the detection of ppt-concentrations from a single exhalation. (more…)

Modular, lightweight and small customized PTR-TOF 1000

Reduction of volume & weight by nearly 50%.

The IONICON engineering team builds our bestselling PTR-MS instruments all year round in small serial production, but also works out concepts for and realizes customized instrument projects.

IONICON engineers with a challenging project.

An ambitious project for our engineers: weight & size cut objective nearly 50%.

More than a dozen of PTR-MS instruments have already been fitted into special racks, designed for the use in aircraft, aboard ships, helicopters or cars and trucks. Each unique and one of a kind, constructed with the skill of our engineers according to our customers’ needs.

We are proud to share this recent story with you where we accepted a particularly challenging assignment. (more…)

New PTR-TOF 1000 ultra launched at Pittcon 2016

Up to 10x increased sensitivity with the new ION-BOOSTER technology.

Our real-time VOC analyzers are known for their exceptional sensitivity. A higher sensitivity not only improves the limit of detection but also allows for a higher measurement frequency at a given signal-to-noise ratio. For real-time VOC analyzers this can have a beneficial implication when investigating highly dynamic processes such as e.g. flux measurements.

New PTR-TOF 1000 ultra with ION-BOOSTER technology.

New PTR-TOF 1000 ultra with ION-BOOSTER technology.

Once again we’re raising the bar: the popular PTR-TOF 1000 instrument, our smallest and most affordable PTR-TOF trace gas analyzer, is now ultra-sensitive.

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Showcasing our Trace Gas Analyzer Series at Pittcon 2015

Visit us at booth #2443 for a live product demo!
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At Pittcon it’s showtime for our new stars such as the PTR-TOF 1000, the PTR-QiTOF or the brand new fastGC add-on.

Test-drive a PTR-TOF 1000 at our booth #2443! Of course we will also have detailed information to share with you and experts on site to tell you more. Come by, relax at our booth and tell us about your VOC monitoring challenge – we’ll let you know what we can do for you!

Prepare for Pittcon at our event site: www.ionicon.com/pittcon!

Learn more about our new product highlights below:

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PTR-TOF 1000 unveiled at Analytica 2014

Our smallest, lightest and most affordable PTR-TOF trace gas analyzer attracted the crowds.

IMG_1307_webAnalytica 2014 – with a 10% increase in attendance this year – turned out to be an ideal platform for launching our brand new PTR-TOF 1000 trace gas analyzer, the newest offspring from the IONICON engineers to complement our successful PTR-TOFMS series.

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