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SRC digestion

SRC Digestion

Digestion

Digestion

Mercury

Mercury

Extraction

Extraction

Ashing

Ashing

Microwave Digestion
with SRC Technology Application Reports

ultraWAVE food
Food
Digesting multiple food samples for trace metal analysis at once
ultraWAVE demonstrates to be a great tool for trace metals analysis in food samples due to its superior capabilities in terms of mixed samples, large sample amount and ease of use.

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Pharmaceutical
Pharmaceutical
Sample preparation in accordance with USP <232>/<233>
Dietary Supplement, Fish Oil Pill and Magnesium Stearate were digested using ultraWAVE and analyzed for the toxic USP elements using ICP-OES.

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Metal
Metals
Digestion of PGEs samples with ultraWAVE
Procedure for complete digestion of Platinum Group Elements (Rh, Ru, Ir sponge and pure Rhodium powder) using Single Reaction Chamber technology

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Polymers
Polymers / Specialty Chemicals
Microwave digestion for specialty polymers
Microwave technology replaces traditional tools like hot plates and Parr bombs to digest these highly stable matrices which have their own set of limitations.

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Consumer products
Consumer products
Digestion of Sunscreens, moisturizers and deodorants and antiperspirants (AP)
Single reaction chamber (SRC) microwave digestion greatly simplifies product development workflow with an easy efficient digestion sequence.

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EUROFINS
Commercial contract labs
Optimizing metals sample prep utilizing SRC technology for trace metals analysis
Contract analytical laboratories use a variety of instrumentation for trace metals analysis and must take advantage of method standardization whenever there is an opportunity.

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Cannabis
Cannabis
Simultaneous mixed-batch sample preparation for metals testing of cannabis samples
The performance of the ultraWAVE was evaluated through a recovery study on samples of interest for the cannabis industry, from plant material to edibles, concentrates and soil.

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Microwave Digestion
Application Reports

Discover how ETHOS Microwave Digestion System can help
Digestion of environmental matrices
Environmental
Digestion of environmental samples for trace metal analysis
Ethos technology is perfectly designed to be compliant with US EPA methods. This application report evaluates the digestion quality of the following certified reference material: BCR 277R Estuarine sediment.

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Food sample preparation
Food
Digestion of food samples for trace metal analysis
This application report evaluates the digestion quality of the following certified reference materials: NIST 1577c: Bovine Liver and TORT-3: Lobster Hepatopancreas.

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Metal
Pharmaceutical
Digestion of pharmaceutical samples for trace metal analysis
Procedure for complete digestion of Platinum Group Elements (Rh, Ru, Ir sponge and pure Rhodium powder) using Single Reaction Chamber technology

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Polymers
Biological
Preparation of biological samples for trace metal analysis using ultrapure quartz inserts
The objective is completing a digestion of biological sample (with an internal standard), with a maximum of 2mL of nitric acid and to verify the recoveries.

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polymers
Polymers
Digestion of polymer samples using ultrapure quartz inserts
The objective of this test is completing a digestion of a reactive sample (CRM polymer material) with a maximum of 5mL of nitric acid and verifying the recovery of all certified metals with ICP-OES.

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Cannabis
Cannabis
Heavy metals determination in cannabis plant, concentrates and edibles
Metal testing of various cannabis samples using Milestone ETHOS UP – SK-15 High pressure microwave digestion system

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Direct Mercury Analysis
Application reports

Discover how DMA-80 DIrect Mercury Analyzer can help
Mercury in environmental matrices
Environmental
Determination of Total Mercury in Environmental Samples
The goal of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of the DMA-80 to analyze soil, waste water and sludge samples.

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Mercury in agriculture
Agriculture
Determination of Mercury in Soil Samples
In this experiment, 5 different soil samples were analyzed 4 times to study the concentration range of mercury in soil.

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Mercury in nutraceuticals
Nutraceutical
Determination of Total Mercury in Nutraceutical Samples
Three commonly available nutraceutical samples – Valerian Root, Ginkgo Biloba and Glucosamine Chondroitin were spiked by a solution having a mean mercury concentration of ~10.2 ppb and were run in the instrument.

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Mercury in fish
Food
Determination of Mercury in Fish & Biological Tissues
The data presented in this paper was obtained on-site at a customer laboratory while doing a live demonstration. Originally prepared and analyzed via CVAA, the samples were re-analyzed on the DMA-80.

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Coal
Petrochemical & Energy
Determination of Total Mercury in coal and fly ash samples
A power-generating company provided eight unknown coal samples. In addition, NIST 1633b Coal Fly Ash and NIST 2691 were analyzed.

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Clinical
Clinical
Determination of Mercury in Clinical Matrices
In this study clinical matrices like blood, hair and urine are analyzed. Ten blood Proficiency Test (PT) samples were obtained from a state agency.

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Petrochemical
Petrochemical & Energy
Determination of Total Mercury in Liquid Hydrocarbons
The DMA-80 Principle of operation is fully in compliance with the UOP 938-10 and ASTM D7623-10 method.

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Microwave Extraction
Application reports

Discover how ETHOS X systems can help
Environmental
Environmental
Overcome the memory effect in Dioxins extraction
This paper shows the use of Milestone Ethos X with fastEX-24 technology for extraction of dioxins from environmental matrices, with emphasis to one of the most common challenge of this application: the carryover effect.

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Environmental
Environmental
US EPA 3546 for procedure for extracting organic compounds
This paper will discuss the use of Ethos X Microwave Extraction System utilizing fastEX24 rotor with disposable glass vials to extract organic pollutants from certified soils during a recovery study following US EPA Method 3546.

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Fat
Food
Total Fat Determination in Milk and Milk Products
This paper shows how ETHOS X can revise the nearly 120 years old Weibull-Stoldt reference method in an innovative, easy to operate way, assuring results of high analysis accuracy and quality, fully comparable with the reference one.

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Essential Oils
Essential Oils
Microwave Green Extraction with Hydrodiffusion and Gravity (MHG) system
Flavors can be used in food and pharmaceutical industries, but can also provide flavoring ingredients to drinks, ice creams and other food products.

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Essential Oils
Essential Oils
Microwave Green Extraction with Microwave Hydrodistillation and Solvent-free Microwave Extraction techniques
The SFME and the MWHD techniques are respectively suitable for fresh and dry raw materials.

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Cannabis
Cannabis
Improving the quality and efficiency of terpene extraction from cannabis plant
Cannabis extract producers can integrate Milestone’s ETHOS X into their process, maximizing the extraction capabilities, and therefore profitability.

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Microwave Ashing
Application reports

PYRO
Discover how "PYRO" systems can help
Food
Food
Microwave ashing procedure for determination of Inorganic ash in food samples
Mineral content in food pay an important role from a physicochemical and nutritional point of view. In this article we have analyzed Wheat flour and BCR-380R (Milk powder).

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Petrochemical
Petrochemical
Test method for ash content determination in Crude oil sample using PYRO
Knowledge of the amount of ash-forming material present in Crude oil product can provide information about whether the product is suitable for the usage in a specific application.

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Pharmaceutical
Pharmaceutical
Microwave sulfated ashing procedure of pharma samples
The USP chapter <281> describes the methodology for the measurement of inorganic contaminants in pharmaceutical samples, where the adopted technique is the Sulfated Ashing.

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Polymers
Polymers
ASTM D5630 standard test method for ash content in thermoplastics
Inorganic residues from plastics may be antiblock, fillers, reinforcements, catalyst residues, colorants, etc. The quantitative amounts of each are important variables of the manufacturing process.

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