GCMS-TQ8050 from Shimadzu
Shimadzu Scientific Instruments announces the release of the new GCMS-TQ8050 triple quadrupole gas chromatograph mass spectrometer. The new GC-MS/MS is based on Shimadzu’s continually advancing smart technologies that enable it to achieve new possibilities in sensitivity, durability, performance, stability and reliability. The instrument’s newly designed high-sensitivity detector offers an instrument detection limit (IDL) approximately 10 times more sensitive than the current system, enabling reliable detection of femtogram-level (parts per quadrillion) concentrations of trace components. Coupled with improved long-term stability due to high amplification levels and reduced noise levels, the GCMS-TQ8050 is ideal for analysts who require the most reliable trace analysis results. This includes analysis of extremely small quantities of dioxin in foods and the environment, POPs components, endocrine disrupting chemicals, impurities in pharmaceuticals, and banned drugs in hair samples. The GCMS-TQ8050 system features a new turbomolecular pump and high-efficiency collision cell to further enable a wide variety of high-sensitivity analyses. Since the new pump offers higher evacuation efficiency, a more stable vacuum system can maintain high vacuum levels even during MRM analysis using a collision gas. Shimadzu’s proprietary UFsweeperTM technology helps to conduct MRM analysis speeds up to 800 transitions per second. For more information on Shimadzu’s GCMS-TQ8050 triple quadrupole gas chromatograph mass spectrometer, go to: http://www.ssi.shimadzu.com/products/product.cfm?product=GCMS_TQ8050.