Nov 23, 2023

SRC Microwave Digestion and How it is Revolutionizing Elemental Analysis

Learn how SRC digestion systems work and what differentiates them from rotor-based systems. Discover the benefits of using SRC digestion in application areas including food, mining/geochemistry, advanced materials, and consumer goods. Learn how a total workflow sample prep approach including SRC digestion can improve a lab's sample throughput, quality of results, cost structure, and safety.

Oct 10, 2023

Achieving consistency in sample preparation to ensure low blank levels in trace metal determination thanks to automatic reagent dosing

Learn how to achieve consistency in sample preparation to ensure low blank levels in trace metal determinationIn recent decades, significant strides have been made in enhancing the productivity, quality, and safety of the sample preparation processes, particularly focusing on the digestion step to improve efficiency. However, certain aspects of the sample preparation workflow still possess room for improvement, such as acid supply, reagent addition, vessel handling, and cleaning. In this study, we will explore how the implementation of Milestone easyFILL, an automated dosing system, can effectively overcome safety concerns and ensures consistency of result in sample preparation workflow for trace metal determination.

Sep 25, 2023

A “Total Workflow” Sample Prep Approach To Optimize Elemental Analysis-blog-news

Learn about the significance of adopting a "total workflow" approach to sample prep in elemental analysis and gain practical advice on avoiding workflow disruptions that can hinder laboratory performance and goals.

Jun 26, 2023

Top 5 signs that you should service or replace your microwave digestor

What are the signs that my microwave digestor needs servicing? How often should I service my microwave digestor? How can I extend the lifespan of my microwave digestor?

Jun 15, 2023

What's in your batteries

Discover how to improve batteries performance and the chemical analysis of its components with microwave-assisted digestion, an essential ally to deliver faster and high-quality digestions for every Li-ion battery sample matrix, like Li-ores, anodes, and cathodes.

Nov 17, 2022

New product: easyFILL automated reagent dosing station

The easyFILL Automated Dosing Station frees the operator from reagent addition and dilution by automating these steps, with the additional benefits of reducing chemist's exposure to concentrated acids and ensuring consistency of the process. easyFILL is fully controlled by a touch screen terminal with customized software. For routine processes the operator simply recalls a stored method with the type and volume of reagents as well as the number of positions in use.

Sep 7, 2022

Frequently Asked questions for microplastic determination

Two new methods are available to simplify and expedite microplastic determinations. Two experts in the field answer to the most common questions on this topic and explain how the use of microwave technology has been applied to microplastic determinations by two different analytical techniques. Topics include: How microwave solvent extraction can be applied to MPs determination, How to combine microwave extraction to Py-GC–MS, Microwave digestion followed by gravimetric determination of MPs, The use of the microwave for selective digestion

May 16, 2022

ISO 21392: a turning point in heavy metals analysis of cosmetic products

The new ISO 21392 method for the determination of heavy metals in cosmetic products via ICP-MS came into effect. This new method is a key asset as it guides laboratories toward a universal method to determine the most common traces such as chromium, cobalt, arsenic, nickel, cadmium, antimony, and lead in finished cosmetics. The procedure describes the use of microwave digestion in combination with ICP-MS to expedite and simplify cosmetics analyses, whilst ensuring higher quality. Discover the main strengths of the method and the process for an easy implementation.

May 10, 2022

Sample Prep For Elemental Analysis In The Li-Ion Battery Industry

Improving batteries performance is a compelling task for this industry, and the chemical analysis of battery components is a necessary step. Materials for anodes, cathodes and electrolytes should be fully characterized. Microwave-assisted digestion has become an essential ally for sample preparation of battery materials before measurements by inductively coupled plasma optical emission spectrometry.