GBC Scientific Equipment

Exclusively Offering
The Optimass 9500 ICP-oTOF MS -
The Latest in ICP-MS Technology!
What are the benefits of ICP-oTOF MS?

GBC Scientific Equipment (USA) LLC
151A N State St
PO Box 339
Hampshire, IL 60140
Toll Free: 800-445-1902
Fax: 847-683-9871


Inductively Coupled Plasma Time-of-Flight (TOF) Mass Spectrometer

GBC Scientific Equipment, known worldwide in the elemental analysis field with its successful range of AAS and ICP products, believes the time-of-flight technology has further strengthened its position in the analytical market. The ICP-TOF-MS compliments the company's current product range and expand it's capability to more readily meet the demands of modern laboratories.

The GBC OptiMass 9500 is a state-of-the-art Time-of-Flight Mass Spectrometer offering simultaneous measurement of the whole atomic mass range. This exciting capability opens up new avenues for mass spectroscopy, especially for transient analysis and isotope ratio measurement, with vastly improved speed compared to conventional sequential instruments.

Two of the major areas of application are certification of environmental reference materials and solutions, and forensic analysis.

What are the benefits of ICP-oTOF MS?

R & D 100 Award

Optimass 9500 ICP-TOFMS

Proud recipient of the prestigious R & D 100 Award, recognized as one of the 100 most technologically significant new products of the year.

A Major Advance In ICP-MS Technology

The OptiMass 9500 ICP Time-of-Flight Mass Spectrometer (ICP-TOFMS) has redefined the state-of-the-art in elemental analysis . This ground-breaking product has revolutionized the traditional ICP-MS market due to the significant benefits offered by the simultaneous nature of the time-of-flight mass analyzer.

Optimass 9500 ICP-TOFMS

GBC's bench top ICP-TOF-MS overcomes the major limitations associated with the scanning nature of available ICP-MS instrumentation. This ICP-MS incorporates an orthogonal acceleration time-of-flight mass spectrometer that has the advantages of high speed and simultaneous mass determination without any compromise in mass range, sensitivity or precision. Detection limits equivalent to those achievable with a quadrapole instrument can be achieved on all 260 masses within 10 seconds. This inherent speed allows higher sample throughput with the use of conventional sample introduction systems, typically 2 samples per minute.

The simultaneous nature of a time-of-flight mass spectrometer not only reduces routine analysis time without compromising the mass range or precision, but is also suitable for the analysis of transient signals. The time-of-flight mass spectrometer can analyze the entire mass range in less than 30ms.

This high speed data collection rate enables transient signals generated from single shot laser ablation, electro-thermal vaporisation or flow injection to be sampled 30,000 times per second and 50 integrated full mass spectra to be displayed every second. This opens up a range of applications that previously have been hindered by the slow sequential nature of quadrapole or magnetic sector field mass spectrometers. This state-of-the-art instrument offers:

TOF Process Chart (click to enlarge) Download Optimass 9500 Brochure

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