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At Milestone we help chemists providing the most innovative technology for sample preparation for trace metal analysis and direct mercury analysis. Milestone has been active since 1988 in the field of advanced sample preparation. We are the acknowledged industry leader in microwave instrumentation technology with over thirty patents and more than 20.000 sample preparation instruments installed worldwide covering large and small research institutions, elemental analysis labs as well as universities and industrial laboratories. Our industry-leading technology on sample preparation, in combination with fast, responsive service and applications support, allows Milestone to provide you the highest return on investment possible. Our commitment is to consistently provide scientific and industrial communities with the most effective, safe and productive instruments for Microwave Digestion for ICP analysis, Microwave Extraction, Direct Mercury Analysis, Microwave-Assisted Synthesis and Microwave Ashing.
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Efficient approach to elemental impurities analysis in pharmaceutical samples

Efficient approach to elemental impurities analysis in pharmaceutical samples

This webinar provides a perspective regarding the various applications in the analysis of impurities in drug products, active pharmaceutical ingredients (API's), raw materials and intermediates. Watch our webcast!
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The Impact of Illegal Artisanal Gold Mining

Read a new article that describe the work of prof Luis Fernandez and his team who are leading a project to study the effects of illegal artisanal gold mining using mercury amalgamation extraction on the human and environmental ecosystem of Peru’s Madre de Dios region of the Amazon.
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Revolutionizing Sample Prep with SRC Microwave Digestion System

Discover our eBook on ultimate sample preparation: it is a compilation of multiple articles, industry reports and application reports for improving your microwave sample preparation.
Total achieves optimum recovery of volatile elements

Total achieves optimum recovery of volatile elements

Total is a major energy operator for fuels, natural gas and low-carbon electricity. Total’s R&D laboratory in Belgium was experiencing a significant loss of volatile elements while digesting organic samples, which includes catalysts, oils and polymers.
Innovative microwave systems and mercury analyzers

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Today Milestone is offering state-of-the-art laboratory microwave systems based on solid experience of several thousand laboratories around the world performing sample preparation for ICP analysis. We strive for excellence of mercury analyzers offering our customers integrated solutions able to render lab activity easier, faster and safer. Sample preparation is one of the most impactful steps in trace metals determination.
The quality of analytical data obtained by ICP/ICP-MS is directly reliant on digestion quality. Milestone offers high performance sample preparation equipments in order to achieve optimum results and performance in trace metal analysis with lowest possible detection limit. We perfectly understand the importance of sample preparation for ICP-MS analysis and consider all parameters to offer solutions that maximize the AA/ ICP/ ICP-MS performance, and a lab's overall analytical capability.