VICI’s new Pulsed Discharge helium ionization Detector (PDD) extends the detection capabilities of the popular Agilent 6890 and new 7890 GCs, with its basic operating mode capable of replacing many of the detectors currently used by gas chromatograph (GC) manufacturers.
The pulsed discharge detector Model D-3-1-HP is designed for plug-and-play installation on Agilent GCs, with models available for the 6890 and 7890. The D-3-1-HP is optimized for trace level work in the helium photoionization mode, and utilizes the electronics and power supply of the host GC. The system includes detector cell, pulser, and FID board, plus standard and mini helium purifiers to provide the best possible sensitivity.
Suitable for use with columns from 50 micron capillaries to 1/8” packed, the PDD is non-radioactive, non-destructive, highly sensitive and universal. Response is linear over a wide range, and MDQs for most compounds are in the low ppb range.
With no open flame, no hydrogen requirement and close-to-true-mass response, the PDD is the ideal upgrade for FIDs in petrochemical environments. When the helium discharge gas is doped with a suitable noble gas, the detector functions as a lampless, windowless photoionization detector.
Sweden-based equipment manufacturer Gas Control Equipment (GCE) is gearing up for the launch of a number of new products this quarter.
Electronic Fluorocarbons (EFC), headquartered in Massachusetts, utilizes the latest technology for the purification and microanalysis of its legacy fluorinated specialty gases and rare gases for the medical and electronics semiconductor manufacturing industries.
As we head in to 2018, we look back on a very interesting changing market for krypton (Kr), xenon (Xe) and neon (Ne) in 2017. Ne supply this year continued to increase as new plants came on-stream while the demand was growing slowly after the big decline of 2016.
Sherwood Valve, LLC has launched the company’s new, comprehensive 80+ page compressed gas catalog including industrial gas valves, medical valves, propane cylinder valves, alternative energy valves, specialty valves and pressure relief devices.
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