SCION 456 Gas Chromatograph, SCION Instruments, UK
The perfect gas chromatograph (GC) for many applications without compromise on functionality and performance.
456 Gas Chromatograph
When your requirements demand more functionality or you want room to upgrade, the SCION 456 easily meets your need. Supporting three injector and four detector positions (including the mass spectrometer) with full independent access, no other gas chromatograph system provides this capability. Scion 456 GC is the platform for over 50 different configured analysers for petroleum, petrochemical, and specialty gas application. A staff of highly experienced chromatographers can assist you to build a special analyser to meet any application need. The perfect GC for many applications that saves space without compromise on functionality and performance. Capacity for 3 injectors, 3 GC detectors plus a mass spectrometer makes the SCION 456 a perfect match for you analyses. A 9 inch touchpad provides direct access to all GC functions and basic tuning.
Regardless of sample type or throughput, SCION GC’s can provide an automated solution to meet your requirements for accuracy & precision. Two SCION sampler options are available, the 8400 and 8410. Each can be tailored to meet specific sampling needs and workloads. Third party samplers for Headspace, Thermal Desorption and Purge & Trap are easily integrated.
Oil and Gas
How the SCION GC can work for the Oil & Gas market
SCION gas chromatographs are designed to operate 24/7, a definite requirement as processes have to be controlled around the clock. Apart from very flexible straight configurations highly specialized analysers are available. These analysers comply with ASTM, EN, ISO, IP and GPA standards and methodologies. Furthermore SCION can configure custom instruments providing the perfect solution to your particular analytical, gas chromatographic problem.
How the SCION GC can work for the Chemical market
SCION gas chromatographs are designed to operate 24/7, a definite requirement as processes have to be controlled around the clock. A range of analysers is available, for process control as well as product control; for high level composition as well as trace impurities. SCION can configure custom instruments providing the perfect solution to your particular analytical, gas chromatographic problem.
How the SCION GC can work for the Pharmaceutical market
SCION gas chromatographs are designed to support detailed and constant analysis of intermediates, the final drug product and its packing material. A range of GC solutions are available for residual solvents (RS), extractables and leachables (E/L) and organic volatile impurities (OVI) identification and quantification in pharmaceutical drug substances, excipients and products.
How the SCION GC can work for the Environmental market
SCION has a range of dedicated GC solutions specifically designed to monitor different environmental contaminants. Combining pre-concentration techniques and specific detection allow for the sub ppb level determinations required. From headspace VOC analysis of water to pre-configured Greenhouse Gas Analysers and custom instruments for SVOC analysis, we can provide you with the best solution for even the most demanding applications.
How the SCION GC can work for the Food market
SCION has a range of dedicated GC solutions specifically designed for the food industry. Combining pre-concentration techniques and specific detection allow for bulk as well as trace level determinations. From headspace systems to pre-configured, custom analysers we can provide you with the best solution for even the most demanding applications.
Dimensions and weights Size*: Height: 57 cm (22.5 in.) Width: 66 cm (26.0 in.) Depth: 56 cm (22.0 in.) Weight*: 43 kg (95 lb) * Typical values Environmental Conditions Operating temperatures: 10 °C to 40 °C. Operating humidity (relative): 5 % to 95 % Line voltage requirements:, 120 V, 230 V (±10 % nominal) Column Oven Dimensions: 28 cm (w) x 20 cm (d) x 28 cm (h) Temperature range: • Ambient +4 °C to 450 °C • Liquid N2: -100 °C to 450 °C • Liquid CO2: -60 °C to 450 °C Temperature program ramps/holds: 24/25 Maximum temperature ramp rate: 150°C/min for all voltages and 180 °C/min with oven insert accessory Cool down rate: 400 °C to 50 °C in 4.5 minutes Temperature set-point resolution: 0.1 °C Ambient temperature reject <0.01°C change in oven for 1°C change in ambient temp Retention time Repeatability ><0.008% or >< 0.0008 min, based on Pentadecane under temperature program conditions Area repeatability < 1% RSD General Specifications Up to 9 EFC modules total, injector, detector and auxiliary Optional backflush GC Control: • External events (digital output): – 8 standard – 8 optional, total 16 • Max number of timed events: 16 • Heated zones: – Standard 5 – 4 optional, 9 total • Two power outlets 24V (1A max. each) Methods: • Maximum stored internal methods: 50 (max. 30 alphanumeric characters) Specification sheet SCION 456-GC Temperature Range ( oC) 456-GC Rates ( oC/min) With Oven Insert 50 – 70 150 180 70 – 115 95 115 115 – 175 70 90 175 – 300 45 65 300 – 450 30 45
Logging: • Run log file (stored with the chromatogram when using CompassCDS) • Error log file Local Display: • TFT full color screen • WVGA resolution (800 x 480) • Size 23 cm (9”) Local Control: • Touch screen • Hard keys Languages: • English, German, French, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Cyrillic, Kanji, Chinese (standard and traditional), Thai, Korean and Dutch. Local automation: • Method lines: 25 • Modes: – Infinite looping – Dual and duplicate injection Communication Ethernet: Protocol: TCP/IP Data rate: 100 Mbps Control: GC control and method parameters Analog output (optional): • Number of channels: 3 • Time programmable steps: 30 • Output software selectable (set individual): – 0-1 V (default) – 0-10 V Synchronisation signals with other devices and data systems: • Ready in and out • Start in and out Data Handling and System Control: CompassCDS Chromatography Data System Certifications • CSA: – C22.2 61010-1 – UL 61010-1 • EC: 61010-1 • EMC: – 47 CFR part 15 – ANSI C63.4 – EN 61326
Injector Options Maximum injectors: three , operating concurrently Pneumatics: Electronic Flow Control (EFC), or manual Injector types: • S/SL Split/Splitless injector* • PTV Programmable Temperature Vaporising* • COC Cold On-Column injector* • Flash injector • PWOC Packed/ Wide bore On-Column injector *Including septum purge S/SL Split/Splitless Injector Pressure range: 0-150 psi Total flow: 500 mL/min for N2/Ar 1500 mL/min for He/H2 Maximum temperature: 450 °C Split range: 1-10,000 (column dependent) Suited for columns: Wide bore: (0.53 mm) Narrow bore: (0.05 to 0.32 mm) COC Cold On-Column Injector Pressure range: 0-150 psi Total Flow: 50 mL/min (Type 23 EFC) Temperature range: • Ambient +10 °C to 450 ° using air cooling • – 60 °C to 450 °C using liquid CO2 cooling • – 160 °C to 450 °C using liquid N2 cooling Maximum temperature: 450 °C Maximum temperature ramp rate: 200 °C/min Temperature ramps/holds: 24/25 Suited for columns: • Wide bore (0.53 mm) • Narrow bore (0.32 mm) PTV Programmable Temperature Vaporising Injector Pressure range: 0-150 psi Total flow: • 500 mL/min for N2/Ar • 1500 ml/min for He/H2 Temperature range: • Ambient + 10 °C to 450 °C using air cooling • -160 °C to 450 °C using liquid N2 cooling • -60 °C to 450 °C using liquid CO2 cooling Maximum temperature ramp rate: 200 °C/min Temperature ramps/holds: 24/25 Split range: 1-10,000 (column dependent) Operational capabilities: • Large volume injection • Temperature ramped splitless • Cold on-column • Split and splitless • ChromatoProbe solid sample introduction optional Suited for columns: • Wide bore (0.53 mm) • Narrow bore (0.05 to 0.32 mm) Maximum injection volume: 250 μL (LVI mode) Flash Injector Pressure range: 0-150 psi Total flow: • 50 mL/min (Type 23 EFC) Maximum temperature: 450 °C Suited for columns: Wide bore (0.53 mm) Packed (1/8” to 1/4”) PWOC Packed/Wide-bore On-Column Injector Pressure range: 0-150 psi Total flow: • 50 mL/min (Type 23 EFC) Maximum temperature: 450 °C Suited for columns: • Wide bore (0.53 mm) • Packed (1/8” to 1/4”) Electronic Flow Control: Injectors (EFC) Module types: 4 injector-specific modules Pressure: 0.1 % Full Scale Resolution pressure set points is 0.001psi Flow sensor accuracy 2% of measured or 0.2% of full scale Flow sensor repeatability 0.5% Sample Preconcentration Trap (SPT) Trace level analysis of volatiles in gases Fully integrated Temperature range: • -60 °C to 450 °C using liquid CO2 cooling • -185 °C to 450 °C using liquid N2 cooling Temperature rate: • Ballistic for instant release of adsorbed volatiles Available traps: • Two lengths • A wide range of standard packings and custom packings Quick-Switch Valve Option Instantly switch between injectors/columns and detectors Configurations: automated or manual, factory or field installed.
Detector Options Maximum detectors: Four, operating concurrently (one of which is MS or external Detector) Pneumatics: Electronic Flow Control (DEFC) or manual Detector types: • FID Flame Ionization Detector • TCD Thermal Conductivity Detector • ECD Electron Capture Detector • NPD (TSD) Nitrogen-Phosphorus Detector • PFPD Pulsed Flame Photometric Detector • PDHID Pulsed Discharge Helium Ionization Detector • MS Mass Spectrometry (see GC/MS brochure and datasheet) Note: Data Acquisition Rate : 600Hz for all detectors, exception is the PFPD FID Flame Ionisation Detector Maximum temperature: 450 °C Detectivity: 1.4 pg C/sec Linear dynamic range: 107 Flame tip type: ceramic (patented) Operational quality: • Flame-out detection • Auto re-ignition TCD Thermal Conductivity Detector Maximum temperature: 450 °C Detectivity: 300 pg/mL (Butane) Linear dynamic range: 106 Operational quality: • Filament protection • Automatic bridge balancing ECD Electron Capture Detector Maximum temperature: 450 °C Detectivity: 7 fg/sec Lindane Linear dynamic range: 104 Radioactive source: 63Ni – 15 mCi (555 Mbq) NPD (TSD) Nitrogen-Phosphorus Detector Maximum temperature: 450 °C Detectivity: N: 100 fg N/sec (Azobenzene) P: 100 fg P/sec (Malathion) Linear dynamic range: N: 105 P: 104 Operational quality: self-aligning bead PFPD Pulsed Flame Photometric Detector Photomultiplier tube: • S/P • S/P/N Maximum temperature: 450 °C Detectivity: • S: 1 pg S/sec (S/P tube) • P: 100 fg P/sec (S/P tube) • N: 20 pg N/sec (S/P/N tube) Linear dynamic range: S: 103 P: 104 N: 102 Up to 23 elements can be detected PDHID Pulsed Discharge Helium Ionisation Detector Detectivity: 50 ppb (Methane) Linear dynamic range: 104 (Methane) Operational quality: • Gold plated connections • Welded column connections Detectors (DEFC) Module types: 6 detector-specific modules Accuracy: ± 7 % set point flow Resolution: 0.1 or 1 mL/min
Automation Options CP-8410 Auto Injector Sample capacity: • 10 x 2 mL vials • 6 x 5 mL vials • 5 x 10 mL vials Large solvent wash vial: 2 x 120 mL* Dual and duplicate mode Internal standard addition Modes of operation: • Liquid • Ambient headspace* • SPME (Solid Phase MicroExtraction)* • Sample heating and cooling* Pre-programmed modes of injection Syringes: • 1 μL, 2 μL, 5 μL, 10 μL, 100 μL, 250 μL for liquid injection • SPME CP-8400 AutoSampler Sample capacity: 100 x 2 mL vials Large solvent wash vial: 2 x 120 mL* Dual and duplicate mode Internal standard addition Modes of operation: • Liquid • Ambient headspace* • SPME* • Sample heating and cooling* Pre-programmed modes of injection Syringes: • 1 μL, 2 μL, 5 μL, 10 μL, 100 μL, 250 μL for liquid injection • SPME *Optional PAL Combi-xt AutoSampler Sample trays: two standard and expandable to four Tray types: • 98 x 2 mL vials • 200 x 1 mL vials • 32 x 10 mL/20 mL vials • 96-well plates Dual and duplicate mode Internal standard addition Modes of operation: • Liquid • Heated headspace* • SPME* • ITEX* Sample heating and cooling Additional optional modules: further sample trays, microwell plate holders, wash station, SPME fiber bake-out station, dilutor, barcode readers, and flowcell *Optional