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1. Gas Chromatography

A gas chromatograph (GC) is an analytical instrument that measures the content of various components in a sample. The analysis performed by a gas chromatograph is called gas chromatography.

a. GC-2010 Plus – High-end Gas Chromatograph

Key Features:

  • 2010 Plus series, high sensitivity detectors
  • Functions to improve analytical efficiency and productivity
  • On-Column Injection/ Programmed Temperature Vaporization Unit
  • Trace Amount Analysis
  • Advanced Flow Technology

b. GC-2014 – Standard Capillary and Packed Gas Chromatograph

Key Features:

  • Performance lifted to a higher level
  • Easier to understand, simpler operation
  • Expandability to Support all Types of Analysis
  • A Full Line of Injection Units and Compact, High-Sensitivity Detectors

c. GC-2025 – Energy-Saving Gas Chromatograph

Key Features:

  • Eco-Friendly
  • Compact, All-in-One Design
  • Units for Normal Analysis Crowded into Compact Space
  • Compact Design Accepts Commercial Capillary Columns
  • Excellent Basic Performance
  • High-Sensitivity Trace Analysis
  • Electronic Flow Controllers Achieve Excellent Operability and Reproducibility

d. Tracera – High Sensitivity Gas Chromatograph System

Key Features:

  • High Sensitivity
  • Novel Universal Detector
  • Long-Term Stability
  • Plasma Technology for Universal Trace Analysis

e. GC-8A – Basic Gas Chromatograph Model

The reliable and compact GC-8A is Shimadzu’s basic gas chromatograph model for dedicated applications. Economical and simple to use, the GC-8A supports a single detector, manual pressure or flow control, on column injection port(s), and analog output. Isothermal or single temperature ramp program models are available

2. Gas Chromatograph-Mass Spectrometry

Designed to maximize laboratory productivity and minimize environmental impact.

a. GCMS-TQ8040 – Gas Chromatograph Mass Spectrometer

The Shimadzu GCMS-TQ8040 is the first triple quadrupole with Smart Productivity for high efficiency sample throughput, Smart Operation for quick and easy method development, and Smart Performance for low detection limits and Scan/MRM.

b. GCMS-QP2010 Ultra – High-End Gas Chromatograph-Mass Spectrometer

The GCMS-QP2010 Ultra is our most advanced gas chromatograph mass spectrometer. It features best-in-class scan speed and sensitivity. A newly designed and patented technology called ASSP™ (Advanced Scan Speed Protocol) allows this GC-MS to scan at 20,000 u/sec without sensitivity loss or spectral distortion

c. GCMS-QP2010 SE – Standard Gas Chromatograph-Mass Spectrometer

The GCMS-QP2010SE is our advanced standard gas chromatograph mass spectrometer. Descended from the GCMS-QP2010S, it combines the benefits of economy, simple operation and enhanced performance. The enhanced maximum column flow enables a variety of columns to be selected. Ecology mode saves power and carrier gas consumption allowing for a lower cost of ownership and less environmental stress.

3. Liquid Chromatography

Shimadzu HPLC systems demonstrate high reliability, with outstanding performance, such as ultra-low carryover and exceptional area reproducibility, and superior data quality.

a. Nexera UHPLC – Ultra High Performance Liquid Chromatograph

Nexera is an all-round LC system like no other and is truly worthy of being called a next-generation UHPLC system. It uses revolutionary technology to offer high-performance ultra-high speed LC analysis and the flexibility to allow configuring systems for a wide range of applications, such as systems for general-purpose analysis or green LC systems that reduce the usage of organic solvents.

b. Prominence UFLC – Fast LC

Key Features:

  • Ultra Fast Amazing Speed and High Separation Performance
  • Unquestionable Fidelity Both Repeatability and Speed
  • High-speed and high-separation column Shim-pack XR-ODS
  • LC Workstation LCsolution

c. Prominence – Modular HPLC

HPLC systems are currently used in a wide variety of fields. Higher reliability in analysis data and higher efficiency in total analysis workflow are required for faster development of new drugs, for better food safety, and for meeting higher standards in environmental regulations.

d. Nexera XR – Ultra High Performance Liquid Chromatograph

Key Features:

  • Superb Functionality
  • Extensive Lineup
  • Balancing Performance with User-Friendliness
  • Method Compatibility
  • Detectors Offering Leading Sensitivity

4. Liquid Chromatograph-Mass Spectrometry

LC/MS is becoming an increasingly indispensable tool in many application fields. It provides the solution to the high reliability, productivity and sensitivity demanded in the areas of pharmaceuticals, food science, chemicals, and environmental analysis.

a. LCMS-8050 – Liquid Chromatograph Mass Spectrometer

Key Features:

  • Speed and sensitivity beyond comparison
  • UFsensitivityTM
  • UFswitchingTM
  • UFscanningTM
  • UF-MRM
  • UF Technologies Combine Sensitivity and High Speed
  • Engineered for Robustness and Easy Operation/Maintenance

b. LCMS-8080 – Liquid Chromatograph Mass Spectrometer

Key Features:

  • Technologies Supporting the Best in Class Sensitivity and Robustness
  • Achieving Best-in-Class Sensitivity
  • Featuring High Durability and Reliability as well as High Sensitivity
  • Stress-free Analysis Environment

c. LCMS-8040 – Liquid Chromatograph Mass Spectrometer

Key Features:

  • Ultra-High Sensitivity
  • Ultra-High Speed
  • Ultra-High Reliability

d. LCMS-8030 – Liquid Chromatograph Mass Spectrometer

Key Features:

  • Ultra-High Speed
  • High Reliability
  • User-Friendly
  • UFsweeper ™
  • LabSolutions LCMS Software

e. LCMS-2020 – Liquid Chromatograph Mass Spectrometer

Key Features:

  • Ultra-High Speed
  • High Reliability
  • User-Friendly
  • UFsweeper ™
  • LabSolutions LCMS Software

f. LCMS-IT-TOF – Liquid Chromatograph Mass Spectrometer

Key Features:

  • High-Speed and High-Accurate MSn Measurement
  • High-Speed Ion Polarity Switching Mode
  • Structural prediction of impurities in drugs using MSn data

5. Data Management & Software

Shimadzu introduced its first digital integrator in 1969. Since then Shimadzu has been a leader in the field of processing of chromatographic data. The microprocessor controlled Chromatopac series starting with the C-R1A and continuing today with the C-R8A is a continuation of that history. Shimadzu has also advanced over the years in the field of PC based data systems, progressing from a DOS-based system to today’s Labsolutions Series Workstation.

a. LabSolutions – Analysis Data System Compliant with ER/ES Regulations Progress Configuration of LabSolutions System

LabSolutions features an innovative operating environment and provides complete data management to ensure secure information in networked laboratories. LCs and GCs are used extensively in quality control and research and development departments in a wide range of industries, including pharmaceutical, chemical, and food.

b. LabSolutions CS – Analysis Data System Compliant with ER/ES Regulations Progress Configuration of LabSolutions System

Freely Accessible to the Analysis Network. Since all analytical data is managed in the database of a server computer, LabSolutions CS can read data from any personal computer on a network. In addition, analysis directions and instrument monitoring and control can be performed from a personal computer (client PC) not connected to the instruments.

c. LabSolutions DB – Analysis Data System Compliant with ER/ES Regulations Progress Configuration of LabSolutions System

LabSolutions DB integrates a data management function with LabSolutions LC/GC and is compliant with the ER/ES Regulations. It is optimally configured for customers using a PC.

d. LabSolutions LCGC – Analysis Data System Compliant with ER/ES Regulations Progress Configuration of LabSolutions System

With LabSolutions, both LC and GC systems are operated from the same software, enabling simultaneous control of multiple instruments from a single PC. The LC and GC instruments connected can be used in a flexible manner by switching between them. The shared LC and GC analysis operating environment, which inherits the operability of LCsolution and GCsolution, lessens the training time for workstation operations

e. LabSolutions GPC Software

GPC software has been added to the LabSolutions lineup. This addition enables control and use of GC and HPLC instruments, including a GPC system, for analysis with the same interface, which simplifies the management of analytical instruments in your laboratory.

Key Features:

  • Automation of analysis process workflow
  • Overlap injection function to shorten analysis time
  • Diverse range of report formats
  • Simultaneous LC/GC control and network compatibility

f. LIMSsolution – Laboratory Information Management System

Laboratory Information Management Systems (LIMS), which consist of information management tools that only manage numerical information, Shimadzu’s LIMSsolution is an information management tool that has been optimized to be directly linked to analytical and measuring instruments. LIMSsolution helps manage laboratory information, analytical data, and analytical methods, and prepare reports. It also allows integrating the management of data from a wide variety of analytical and measuring instruments.

6. Spectroscopy

Spectroscopy and spectrography are terms used to refer to the measurement of radiation intensity as a function of wavelength and are often used to describe experimental spectroscopic methods. Spectral measurement devices are referred to as spectrometers, spectrophotometers, spectrographs or spectral analyzers.

a. UV-Vis-NIR Spectroscopy

i. SolidSpec-3700/3700DUV

Shimadzu SolidSpec-3700/3700DUV are the top-of-the-line spectrophotometer with high sensitivity, deep UV measurement and a large sample compartment.

Key Features:

  • High Sensitivity
  • Deep UV Measurement
  • Large Sample Compartment
  • Optional Accessories

ii. UV-2600, UV-2700

The compact UV-2600/2700 is a universal, research-grade spectrophotometer that can be used in a wide range of fields, and easily expanded to suit the measurement objective.

Key Features:

  • Single Monochromator UV-2600
  • Enables Near-Infrared Measurements
  • Transmission Measurements of Polycrystalline Silicon Using the ISR-2600Plus
  • Relative Diffuse Reflection Measurements of an Anti-Reflective Film Using the ISR-2600Plus
  • Double Monochromator UV-2700
  • Capable of 8-Abs Measurements
  • Spectral Comparison of Aqueous Potassium Permanganate Solutions
  • More Compact and User-Friendly
  • Reduced Size and Power Consumption

iii. UV-1800

Designed in accordance with the governing Japanese and European Pharmacopoeia, the new UV-1800 UV-VIS spectrophotometer achieves a resolution of 1 nm, the highest in its class, in a compact design. Offering an array of user-friendly features, the UV-1800 can be used either as a stand-alone instrument or as a PC-controlled instrument.

iv. UVmini-1240

Key Features:

  • Minimal Training – Easy to Use
  • Mighty Performance with Quantitative Methods
  • Maximum Wavelength Scanning
  • Mega Data Archiving Capabilities
  • Multiple Print Utilities
  • Mini Effort to Customize

v. Hexavalent Chrome Analysis System

The reagent packs (manufactured by Kyoritsu Chemical-Check Lab., Corp.) allow easy quantitative analysis of hexavalent chrome.

The hexavalent chrome calibration curve for the Kyoritsu Chemical-Check reagent is included in the Shimadzu water analysis program pack. No calibration curve creation is required during sample quantitation.

Simply follow the instructions on the screen to automatically calculate and display the hexavalent chrome concentration. A buzzer sounds to notify when measurement is complete.

vi. UVProbe

UVProbe is multifunctional, easy-to-use software supplied as standard with Shimadzu UV-VIS Spectrophotometers. When combined with CLASS-Agent, it provides powerful support for Part 11 compatibility.

Key Features:

  • Measurement modules with diverse data-processing and calculation functions
  • Free-format report creation
  • GLP/GMP support functions

b. FTIR Spectroscopy

i. IRTracer-100

Fourier Transform Infrared Spectrophotometer. Featuring improvements in interferometer and detector design, the IRTracer-100 offers high sensitivity with a 60,000:1 S/N ratio. This sensitivity combined with the LabSolutions IR Contaminant Analysis Macro enables easier, quicker and more accurate analysis of small samples.

ii. IRAffinity-1S

The IRAffinity-1S is a compact Fourier transform infrared spectrophotometer that is housed within an elegant form. The interferometer is continuously optimized by a dynamic alignment mechanism, and a built-in auto dryer helps ensure ease of maintenance. The IRAffinity-1S offers the high S/N ratio (30,000:1, 1-minute accumulation, neighborhood of 2,100 cm-1, peak-to-peak), a maximum resolution of 0.5 cm-1, and compact dimensions.

iii. LabSolutions IR

Network-enabled as part of the LabSolutions family, LabSolutions IR is furnised with rich spectral libraries and a high-performance search functio as standard. Labor-saving macros provide for a higher level of automation and improved work efficiency.

7. Elemental Analysis

a. Atomic Absorption Spectroscopy

i. AA-6200

Shimadzu’s new double beam AA-6200 atomic absorption spectrophotometer recombines high performance and affordability. The double beam system provides the superior baseline stability expected from high performance optical systems at an affordable price. Use of WindowsTM 95 and AtomicA’s software Wizard function provides easy operation for system control and data processing. The AA-6200 uses the least linear bench space of any atomic absorption spectrophotometer in the world. In spite of its compactness, the performance and capability is superior. In fact, the AA-6200 outperforms other atomic absorption instruments many times its physical size.

ii. AA-7000

The AA-7000 series of Atomic Absorption Spectrophotometers features high-sensitivity analysis, flexible system configuration, and a compact footprint for user-friendly operation. In addition, the AA-7000 systems are the first AAs to employ a vibration sensor as standard. The AA-7000 series ensures efficient and comfortable operation in your laboratory

b. Inductively Coupled Plasma Emission Spectroscopy

i. ICPE-9000 Multitype ICP Emission Spectrometer

Key Features:

  • Multitype ICP Emission Spectrometer
  • Echelle spectrometer and CCD detectors
  • Adopting a vacuum spectrometer
  • Equipped with Mini Torch
  • Performance quality is maintained even during long-term measurements

ii. ICPS-8100 Sequential Type ICP Emission Spectrometer

Key Features:

  • Czerny-Turner-Mounting Assures Sharp Spectral Lines and Stability
  • High resolution (0.0045 nm)
  • Twin sequential monochromators achieve long-term stability
  • Easy analysis

iii. ICPS-7510 Sequential Type ICP Emission Spectrometer

Key Features:

  • Detection limit of ppb quantity level
  • No matrix effect
  • Wide measurable concentration range
  • High stability and reproducibility

c. Optical Emission Spectroscopy

i. PDA-8000

Key Features:

  • Newly Designed Spectrometer Achieves Higher Stability
  • A Novel Excitation Unit
  • Sophisticated Software
  • Table of Elements that Can Be Measured

ii. PDA-7000

The Shimadzu PDA-7000 is high performance optical emission spectrometers, utilizing the PDA method as standard, which enhances the accuracy and reliability of analysis.

The PDA method, combined with excellent hardware quality, make the PDA-7000 suitable for any application in metal analysis. They enhance analysis productivity in quality control and process control in the ferrous and non-ferrous metal industries

d. Energy Dispersive X-ray Fluorescence Spectroscopy

i. EDX-7000/8000

Key Features:

  • Unrivaled Analytical Performance
  • Extremely Flexible
  • Supports Various Applications in Many Fields
  • Functional Design
  • PCEDX Navi Software Allows Easy Operation

ii. EDX-LE

EDX-LE is an X-ray fluorescence spectrometer designed specifically for screening elements regulated by RoHS/ELV directives. The model uses a detector (Si-PIN semiconductor detector) that does not require liquid nitrogen, thereby achieving lower operation cost and easier maintenance. Automated analysis functions improve operability without sacrificing its high level of inspection reliability

e. Wavelength Dispersive X-ray Fluorescence Spectroscopy

i. LAB CENTER XRF-1800

Key Features:

  • Mapping of Rare Earth Ore by XRF-1800
  • Analysis of a Brake Pad
  • Film Thickness Measurement and Thin Film Analysis
  • Local analysis
  • CCD camera option for sample position designation

ii. FACTORY LAB MXF-2400

The Shimadzu MXF-2400 is an improved version of the Shimadzu Multi-Channel X-ray fluorescence spectrometer, which has been rated highly in the overseas market as well as in the Japanese market. The latest hardware designed to fully utilize the principle of X-ray fluorescence spectrometry and the data processing unit that uses various software programs to permit automatic management of analysis data combine to provide high analytical productivity both in R&D and production control.

f. X-ray Diffraction

i. MAXima_X XRD-7000

Shimadzu XRD are designed with the concept ‘Provide solution to XRD analysis by ease of use and versatility’. Basic system with high precision goniometer can be varied with optional items to adapt to the purpose.

Key Features:

  • High precision vertical θ-θ goniometer that can accept up to 400mm (w) x 5500mm (d) x 400mm (h) maximum.
  • Analysis of Brake Roter
  • Automatic stress mapping is possible
  • Large R-θ stage can accept sample up to 350 mm diameter and 190 mm thickness.
  • Polycapillary optical system that makes high intension parallel X-ray beam (option)

ii. LabX XRD-6100

Shimadzu XRD are designed with the concept ‘Provide solution to XRD analysis by ease of use and versatility’. Basic system with high precision goniometer can be varied with optional items to adapt to the purpose.

Key Features:

  • High speed and high precision vertical goniometer for various application
  • Compact design of 900 mm (w) x 700 mm (d) x 1600 mm (h)
  • Safety interlocked system. Door is locked during radiation
  • Independent dual axis θ-2θ linkage drive, independent 2θ axis and θ axis drives are selectable.
  • Various optional hardware and software

iii. OneSight Wide-Range High-Speed Detector for XRD-6100/7000

Key Features:

  • Wide-Range Silicon Strip Detector Achieves High-Speed, High-Sensitivity Performance
  • Wide-Range Array Detector with 1280 Channels
  • High-Speed Quantitative Analysis using Three Types of Measurement Modes
  • ONE SHOT Function Achieves Simultaneous Measurement of Diffraction Profile at a Wide Range Angle
  • State-of-the-art User Interface Enhances Operational Efficiency

8. Surface Analysis

Shimadzu offers a range of instruments that are ideal for all sample forms handled by customers in the fields of steel, non-ferrous metals, environment, foods, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, semiconductors, ceramics and polymers.
EPMA/SEM offers analysis of targets from several centimeters to several microns; XPS offers analysis from several millimeters to several microns and SPM permits observations from over a hundred microns to several nanometers

a. SPM-8000FM

The new HR-SPM scanning probe microscope uses frequency detection. This instrument is not only capable of ultra-high resolution observations in air or liquids, but for the first time enables observations of hydration/solvation layers at solid-liquid interfaces

Key Features:

  • Uses the FM-AFM method
  • Noise in air and liquids is reduced to 1/20th that of existing methods.
  • Achieves the performance level of a vacuum-type SPM, even in air and liquids!

b. SPM-9700 Scanning Probe Microscope

Scanning probe microscope (SPM) is a generic term for microscopes that scan sample surfaces with an extremely sharp probe to observe their three-dimensional image or local properties at high magnifications. The SPM-9700 offers higher performance, faster speeds, and easier operation.

Key Features:

  • High Stability & High Throughput
  • Wide Variety of 3D Rendering Functions Using Mouse Operations
  • Ease of Operation Minimizes Distraction from Observation to Analysis
  • Functionality and Expandability to Meet a Wide Range of Requirements
  • Particle Analysis Software
  • WET-SPM Series
  • WET-SPM Series Options

c. EPMA-1720

Key Features:

  • High Sensitivity, High Accuracy, High Resolution, and Easy-to-Understand Operation
  • Optimum X-Ray Spectrometer Design Offers Highly Sensitive and Accurate Analysis
  • Unprecedented Easy Operation Boosts Work Efficiency from SEM Observation to Analysis

d. X-Ray Photoelectron Spectrometers

X-ray photoelectron spectrometer encompassing optimal AXIS Series performance and automated analysis functions. This system is a fusion of a sophisticated and accurate sample handling system with unique AXIS technologies, such as high-speed real-time imaging and uniform charge neutralizer.
The novel detector improves sensitivity compared to the previous detector and offers a minimum analysis area of just 15 µm. It permits automated measurements and enhances analysis throughput.

9. Life Science Lab Instruments

Shimadzu’s Life Science Lab Instruments are focused on developing new tools to help accelerate life science research by integrating novel chemistry with innovative technology to achieve a unique position as a true provider of solutions for life scientists.

a. Life Science UV-Vis Spectroscopy

i. BioSpec-nano

The BioSpec-nano is a spectrophotometer suitable for carrying out concentration checks for DNA and RNA nucleic acid samples. Quantitation of DNA and RNA can be rapidly and simply carried out with very small samples ranging from 1µL, and analysis throughput is improved due to dedicated functions, such as automated sample mounting and wiping, and easy-to-use operation software

ii. BioSpec-mini

The BioSpec-mini spectrophotometer accurately measures protein concentration, allowing normalisation of sample concentrations prior to electrophoresis, an essential step before choosing a gel staining method, and later analysis by mass spectrometry

10. Total Organic Carbon Analysis

The TOC-L series provides even better functionality and operability than the popular TOC-V series.

a. TOC Analysis

i. TOC-L

The TOC-L series of TOC analyzers adopts the 680°C combustion catalytic oxidation method, which was developed by Shimadzu and is now used worldwide.  While providing an ultra wide range of 4 μg/L to 30,000 mg/L, these analyzers boast a detection limit of 4 μg/L through coordination with NDIR. This is the highest level of detection sensitivity available with the combustion catalytic oxidation method.  

ii. TOC-VWS/TOC-VWP

Key Features:

  • Newly designed high-sensitivity NDIR achieves ultrahigh sensitivity measurements.
  • Sensitivity and accuracy enhanced by minimizing the reagent blanks that hinder accurate analysis.
  • Powerful oxidation through a combination of peroxosulfuric acid, UV illumination, and heating.
  • No need of purging of reagent bottle reduces consumption of carrier gas.

iii. ON-LINE TOC-V CSH

Key Features:

  • Combines Combustion Catalytic Oxidation at 680°C and NDIR Method
  • Easy Maintenance
  • Support Software for Pharmaceutical Water Management Applications
  • Wide Variety of TOC Measurement Methods

iv. TOC-Control L/V

The TOC-Control L/V is PC control software provided with the TOC PC control modules. This software features excellent operability, provides a wealth of functions, and enhances analysis operations.

b. On-line Water Quality Analysis

i. TOC-4200

The TOC-4200 is a high-performance on-line TOC analyzer, based on the proven 680°C Catalyst-aided Combustion technology. This established technology is featured in a large installed base of Shimadzu Total Organic Carbon Analyzers throughout the world, and has been applied to a broad field of industries.

Key Features:

  • Support for New Means of Communications, Enhanced Data Handling
  • Support for a Wide Range of Samples
  • Low Maintenance, Low Running Costs
  • Advanced Operability
  • Diverse Applications

11. Continuous Monitoring Analysis

Continuous monitoring is one of six steps in the risk management.

1. Continuous Emission Monitoring System

i. NOA-308Dx

NOx and Oxygen Analyzer for Flue Gas for Stationary Gas Monitoring.

Key Features:

  • The chemiluminescence system ensures a high sensitivity of 0 to 10 ppm.
  • The concentrations of the three components of NOx, O2 equivalent NOx are displayed simultaneously on a large LCD screen.
  • Wide variety of functions incorporated due to computerization

ii. NOA-3030

NOx and Oxygen Analyzer for Flue Gas

Key Features:

  • The chemiluminescence system ensures a high sensitivity of 0 to 50 ppm.
  • High reliability is achieved in the oximeter by a magnetic wind system with a proven track record.
  • A front-door type small cubicle with shallow depth is used to save space, allowing it to be installed almost anywhere.
  • It has few consumables and an automatic calibration function, making it easy to maintain.
  • It incorporates a self-diagnostics function, logical operation functions, and many I/O contacts.
  • The concentrations of the three components of NOx, O2 equivalent NOx are displayed simultaneously on a large LCD screen.

iii. NSA-308

The NSA-308 measures 5 components, NOx, SO2, CO, O in exhaust gas from incineration facilities, etc., and CO2. Two analyzers are used, a high-performance, high-functionality ratio infrared analyzer and a magnetic wind oximeter

iv. NSA-3080

Infrared Gas Analyzer for Monitoring Stationary Sources

Key Features:

  • A single analyzer can measure five components NOx, SO2, CO, CO2, and O2 at high precision.
  • A front-door type small cubicle ensures a small footprint.
  • It incorporates a variety of functions including automatic calibration, remote calibration, logical calculation functions, and alarms.
  • A large LCD screen displays the concentrations of all measured components at the same time.
  • A dry calibration system is adopted so very little gas from gas cylinders is used, thus reducing running costs.
  • An integrated barometer enables air pressure correction. (option)

v. SOA-307/307Dx

Continuous Analyzer for Sulfur Dioxide in Flue Gas.The adoption of a ratio method infrared URA(R)-107 analyzer with an internal microcomputer gives the SOA-307/307Dx improved performance and functionality. The 307 is the standard model, and the 307Dx is designed so that an oximeter and other types of equipment can be added for customized specifications

2. Portable Gas Analysis

i. CGT-7000 CO and O2 Analyzer

The CGT-7000 is equipped with an infrared gas analyzer that uses a highly-stable ratio method. A maximum of three components can be measured, O2 (zirconia method) and two additional components (select from CO, CO2 and CH2). There are also virtually no affects from symbiotic component gases.

ii. NOA-7000 NOx and O2 Analyzer

TThe NOS-7000’s NOx meter uses the normal pressure chemoluminescence method, the oximeter uses the zirconia method. The NOA-7000 is also equipped with various new technologies, like a large display panel that makes it easy to view density displays and memory card functions for data storage. The user can even switch between 8 recipes, and a minimum full scale of 25ppm is standard for this compact, light-weight, high-performance NOx-O2 analyzer.

iii. SOA-7000 SO2 Analyzer

All units for preprocesses required for measurement are internal, yet the SOA-7000 is still a compact, light-weight analyzer. The SOA-7000’s ratio infrared gas analyzer makes it ideal for a wide range of applications, from testing research that requires long-term stability to field work, for which mobility is of major importance.

iv. CFP-8000 Pretreatment unit

When performing continuous gas analysis, dust and moisture must be removed from the gas so that a clean gas sample can be sent to the analyzer. This vital preprocessing can be performed by this one device, and two lines of cleaned measurement gas can be used simultaneously. Light-weight and compact, the CFP-8000 is the perfect preprocessor for use with portable analyzers

12. Thermal Analysis

Ever since Shimadzu developed Japan’s first Differential Thermal Analyzer DT-1 in 1958, it has continued to strive towards the ultimate goal in this area of analyzers. Solutions gained during this process have been commercialized as a variety of concepts – micro DTA, multi-channel and standalone – which have been given high marks by customers as means for solving their problems

a. DSC-60 Plus Series – Differential Scanning Calorimeter

The DSC-60 Plus is an indispensable thermal analyzer for materials characterization in R&D and quality control applications in such areas as polymers, pharmaceuticals, electronic parts, foods, etc. It offers the sensitivity and easy operation required for the development of high-performance, highly functional new materials.

Key Features:

  • High-Performance General-Purpose DSC
  • Diverse Measurements by Simple Operations
  • Complies with Analytical Laboratory Regulations
  • High-sensitivity analysis across the entire measured temperature range

b. DTG-60/DTG-60A – TG/DTA Simultaneous Measuring Instrument

The DTG-60A is a new automatic DTG which defines new standards in autosampler technology. The built-in automatic sampler can easily be operated and programmed, compared to the complicated operation and setup of conventional autosamplers.

c. TMA-60/60H – Thermomechanical Analyzer

Capable of evaluating the mechanical characteristics of materials, the TMA-60/60H thermomechanical analyzers are applicable to a number of measurement methods* (expansion, tension, and penetration) for a variety of samples.
*The TMA-60 is capable of measurement using the total expansion method, while the TMA-60H uses the differential expansion method.

d. DTA-50 – Differential Thermal Analyzer

DTA uses a dumbbell-shaped detector. A temperature controller, gas flow adjuster, and transmission interface have all been incorporated into a slim, 173 cm-wide body. A high-temperature DSC function is also included.

13. Particle Size Analysis

Particle size distribution is a property unique to powders and is an important physical property for determining the behavior and nature of powders. For this reason, particle size distribution must be measured when handling powders

a. SALD-7500nano – Nano Particle Size Analyzer

A powerful new tool for research and development in nanotechnology and life sciences, and for measuring fine bubbles.

Key Features:

  • High-sensitivity Measurement of Nano Particle Size Distribution.
  • Wide Measurement Range : 7 nm to 800 μm
  • 1-Second Minimum Serial Measurement Time. Real time monitoring
  • Measure Concentrations from 0.1 ppm to 20%

b. IG-1000 Plus – Single Nano Particle Size Analyzer

The IG-1000 Plus Single Nano Particle Size Analyzer: An Instrument That Goes Beyond the Single Nano Region and Enters the Sub Nano Region. This instrument uses the induced grating (IG) method, which is based on a new principle for measuring the size of nanoparticles using the phenomenon of dielectrophoresis and diffracted light.

Key Features:

  • Voyaging into the Single Nano Region
  • High-Sensitivity Analysis of Single Nanoparticles
  • Resistance to Contamination
  • High Reproducibility

c. SALD-3101 – Laser Diffraction Particle Size Analyzer, 0.05- 3000um

SALD-3101 is useful wherever there is a need to measure coarse or dense particles, including the fields of metals, minerals, pharmaceuticals, chemicals, environment, river conservation, disaster prevention, civil engineering, construction, agriculture, and soil.

d. SALD-2300 – Laser Diffraction Particle Size Analyzer

Applicable to a Wide Range of Applications Using Optional Units and Application Software Packages.

Key Features:

  • Wide applicability
  • High sensitivity / High concentration
  • Measurement without dilution of hand cream
  • Evaluation of a fine particle included in red wine
  • Evaluation of negative electrode material of a secondary battery

e. SALD-2201 – Laser Diffraction Particle Size Analyzer, 0.03- 1000um

Designed for the various measurement applications with easy operations, such as wet measurements, dry measurements, high concentration sample measurements, micro bubble measurement etc.

Key Features:

  • Perfect seamless and wide measuring range from 0.03 to 1000 um.
  • Sampler unit with tough resistance to organic solvent
  • High performance dry measurements and easy switch between wet measurement and dry measurement
  • Validation using the method preferred by ISO 13320-1
  • Optional accessories for a wide variety of applications

14. Materials Testing & Inspection

The properties of materials are various, and according to the forces at work in the material and the surrounding environment, their behavior differs. Nowadays when product quality and safety are being rigorously pursued, testing and inspection machines offer data which serve to guide the R&D on improved materials and products.

a. Universal Testing

Shimadzu offers a range of first-class testing instruments to meet R&D requirements in the development of safer and higher quality materials and products. With Universal/Tensile Testers like the AG-X plus Series, AGS-X Series and the Table-top EZ Test Series, Capillary Flow and Endurance Testers, and a variety of Micro Hardness Testers like the DUH-211 Series, the choice is yours. Combined with Shimadzu’s selection of accessories, including grips, extensometers, and jigs, and the optional Windows®-compatible Trapezium Software, which provides simplified user operation with Wizards and the industry’s premier navigation system, Shimadzu can provide you with a solution for any environment or application

b. Fatigue Testing

With improved reliability and safety called for as a result of environment problems and in electronic and transportation equipment, R&D is being conducted vigorously into high-performance, high-reliability materials and products. For this reason, the methods for evaluating the strength properties and reliability of these materials and products also have become advanced and complex. The Shimadzu Servopulser provides you with the functions for building a system that can flexibly and optimally accommodate various evaluations and tests of this kind.

c. Hardness Testing / Viscosity & Flow Testing

Shimadzu’s range of hardness testers – including conventional JIS-compatible models and models utilizing new principles of operation – can evaluate the hardness (strength) of all materials from steel through to new materials and from micro parts through to large products. The Shimadzu Mooney Viscometer features excellent performance of the Mooney viscosity test with high efficiency ensured by controlling system.

d. High-Speed Video Camera

In a variety of scientific applications, phenomena elapse in an instant, leaving no clue to their solution. High-speed video cameras record such moments, enabling visualization through slow-motion replay. This technology is used as an important analysis tool in a variety of fields including materials failure, electric discharge, explosions, and microscopic phenomena. In recent years, such observations have progressed to ever higher speeds and increasing detail, leading to calls for ultra-high-speed recording far in excess of conventional recording speeds.

e. Large Structural Material Testing

Testing and R&D for ensuring the safety and durability of various large structures is becoming more and more important as civil engineering and construction projects are becoming larger in scale and traffic is becoming faster. Shimadzu provides various testing systems in response to these needs.

f. Impact Testing

In recent years, plastic composite materials have come to be used as various structural strengthening parts, for example, in automobiles and aircraft. Shimadzu provides high-speed puncture and tensile testing machines.

15. Non-Destructive Testing

Non-destructive inspection instruments utilize X-rays to penetrate materials. They include both fluoroscopy instruments and CT instruments, which are capable of creating tomographical images and performing 3-D observation. The images obtainable from minute of X-rays focus delivery high magnification. These instruments are essentially microscopes, which enable us to peer inside materials without destroying them.

a. SMX-1000 Plus/SMX-1000L Plus

The SMX-1000 Plus and SMX-1000L Plus X-ray inspection systems are a further refinement of their popular predecessors, the SMX-1000 and SMX-1000L, which have become the benchmarks of the industry.
The operability so well received in earlier models has been further improved, resulting in much simpler and easier-to-see windows.
The enlarged fluoroscopic exterior image view provides a new level of visibility

Key Features:

  • Further Improved Operability
  • Clear Images
  • Inclined Fluoroscopy
  • Easy Measurements

b. SMX-2000

SMX-2000 is an X-ray Fluoroscopic inspection system for observing and inspecting internal structures and mounting conditions in electronic devices. The operation system, with its fast-moving stage and rapid inspections, works seamlessly with the newly developed mouse-operated control software “XEVOLUTION” to provide a fast observation. A teaching function that boosts repeatable inspection efficiency enhances flexibility and enables easy development of flexible inspections. Furthermore, combining a high-output, high-resolution new-model X ray system with a high-resolution flat panel detector produces distortion-free, reliable images.

c. inspeXio SMX-225CT

An intuitive user interface ensures easy acquisition of clear CT images of a sample’s internal structure. The new detector and spacious CT stage enable examination of even larger samples.
This single instrument can be used for all kinds of applications, from ever shrinking electronic devices to die-cast aluminum automotive parts.

Key Features:

  • Top class image quality and operability
  • CT Scan Auto-Positioning Function Using Exterior Camera
  • Calibration-Free
  • X-ray Parameter Auto-Setup Function
  • Easy Zooming

d. inspeXio SMX-100CT

The inspeXio SMX-100CT is a CT system capable of performing high-magnification 3D observations of resins, medicines, bones, and other soft materials. It is equipped with a sealed tube type microfocus X-ray generator with a maximum output of 100 kV, and a high-sensitivity image intensifier.

e. inspeXio SMX-90CT

Microfocus X-Ray CT System This benchtop X-ray CT system is compact and easy to use, yet highly capable and packed with features. It is ideal for non-destructive inspection or analysis of biological samples, pharmaceuticals, bones, non-ferrous materials, molded plastic parts, or small electronic parts.

16. Balance

a. AUW-D Series

AUW-D dual-range semi-micro balances are the world’s first five-decimal balances with the advantages of UniBloc one-piece force cell technology. Excellent response, stability and zero return performance in a semi-micro balance.

b. AU Series

AU models are the newest single-range analytical balances engineered with the UniBloc technology. This provides fast response and superb stability in a 0.1mg analytical balance. Various application functions, two modes of fully automatic calibration and back lit display support any imaginable requirements.

c. ATX/ATY Series

ATX/ATY series realized superior performance and budget price with Shimadzu weighing sensor UniBloc. This model achieve usability and high accuracy as analytical balance.

d. UW/UX Series

The new line of Shimadzu top-loading balances are engineered with the innovative UniBloc mechanism which brings superior impact resistance unrivaled quick response, excellent stability and durability at the same time. Powerful features support any imaginable weighing application. UW Series comes with motor-diven built-in calibration weight and fully-automatic calibration functions.

e. TW/TWC Series

Key Features:

  • Easy to operate key layout
  • Best fit to weighing application
  • Only a cable is needed to send weighing data to a computer
  • Expanded Piece Counting function
  • Illuminated display provides comfortable display visibility in all settings
  • Fast and flexible calibration

f. TX/TXB/TXC Series

Key Features:

  • Easy to operate key layout
  • Best fit to weighing application
  • Can be used anywhere with battery power
  • Expanded Piece Counting function
  • Illuminated display provides comfortable display visibility in all settings

g. BL Series

High-resolution balances made affordable.

Key Features:

  • Quick response
  • High stability
  • Piece Counting function
  • Analog Bar Graph Display
  • Easy unit conversion
  • Equipped with a square pan
  • Compact body

h. ELB Series

Dry battery operation makes it readily portable, with no compromise in accuracy.

Key Features:

  • High sensitivity and stability
  • Quick response
  • Various application modes
  • Specific gravity measurement
  • Digital stability control
  • Two-way power supply (AC or Battery operation)

i. BW-K/BX-K Series

The patented UniBloc (OPF) sensor achieves high-performance, compact size, and durability at the same time. Shimadzu introduced this wire-cut block sensor to high-precision platform balances in 1989. Combination of low-profiled body and large pan is for operator comfort during bulk weighing

j. MOC63u

In many fields, a moisture analyzer is a necessary tool for quality control requirements. With the MOC63u, you can easily obtain accurate data. Simply place material on the pan and shut the cover. The MOC63u will start to measure. The MOC63u adapts to various materials and increases your work efficiency.

Key Features:

  • Halogen heater
  • Large pan size: 95mm dia

    AW/AX/AY Series provides performance and essential features at excellent value

    Key Features:

    • Automatic span calibration
    • Data management
    • Application support

To get more details on the mentioned products, call +965 1805151 or email at sel@ashraf.com

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