New analytical platform accelerates analysis of trace elements for routine lab applications

Thermo Scientific iCAP PRO Series ICP-OES instruments capture a complete spectrum in a single measurement for high matrix samples.

Scientists no longer need to limit routine trace element analysis workflow productivity with the launch of a new series of inductively coupled plasma optical emission spectroscopy (ICP-OES) instruments for food and beverage, consumer safety, industrial, environmental and pharmaceutical laboratories.

“The analysis of trace elements in high matrix samples is essential for laboratory teams across a number of sectors to assure the quality, consistency and safety of products and the environment we live in, but it traditionally presents acute analytical and resource challenges that limit routine deployment,” said Adrian Holley, director, product marketing, trace element analysis, chromatography and mass spectrometry, Thermo Fisher Scientific. “The launch of the iCAP PRO Series ICP-OES platform helps laboratories bypass traditional sample preparation requirements and the need to undertake multiple measurements, providing a range of trace element analysis solutions that enhance workflow productivity and reduce cost-per-sample.”

Laboratories using the iCAP PRO Series ICP-OES instruments will also benefit by:

  • Reducing the number of measurements per run to obtain a complete spectrum through the combination of a single optical slit and a charge injection device detector, delivering increased analysis speeds and readout in a reduced time frame. 
  • Maximising instrument uptime with fast start-up, making analysis possible after just five minutes. 
  • Minimal recalibration of the instrument as a result of highly stable optics and polychromator.

For more information of the iCAP PRO Series ICP-OES platform, visit:

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