CHRONECT Symbiosis | TIC & PSM

A robust online SPE for the determination of TIC and PSM in surface and drinking water by GC-MS

The CHRONECT Symbiosis TIC & PSM version reduces sample preparation time and boosts sharper LC peaks.

The system has been configured to enable the detection of pesticides in drinking water in a sensitive and highly automated way. Compared to established SPE methods, it offers the advantage of faster analysis with a high degree of automation. The reusability of the cartridges in this method reduces the costs of the analysis.

The sensitive analysis requires concentration prior to the analysis. This labor-intensive step of sample preparation can be fully automated. While the analysis is running, the next sample is prepared. High reproducibility is guaranteed by special cartridges and precise delivery of the eluent with a high-pressure syringe pump. A variety of packing materials for the cartridges allows high flexibility.

CHRONECT Symbiosis is controlled by CHRONOS Symbiosis 

CHRONOS organizes the connection to the LC-MS. All CHRONECT Symbiosis systems are able to process multiple batches/assays quickly and reliably with maximum analytical performance without supervision.

CHRONECT TIC & PSM

Key Features

  • Avoidance of carry over – on the one hand by flexible flushing options that allow cartridges to be reused without risk, and on the other hand by the possibility of changing cartridges fully automatically
  • A special feature are the SPE cartridges which are pressure resistant up to 300 bar instead of the conventional cartridges. The high pressure resistance ensures precise delivery of the eluent under pressure and thus a particularly reproducible extraction of the substances from the SPE cartridges.
  • Low sample volume due to more powerful detection systems and robust, routine large-volume injection
  • Coupling to the GC system is done via the OPTIC, this flexible multi-injector offers large volume injections and thus reduces the required sample volume.

Specifications

 General
 Specs

The online SPE system consists of a high-pressure syringe pump that delivers sample and eluent, a cartridge exchange module, a CHRONECT Robotic Autosampler and an OPTIC Large-Volume Injector. This online SPE system can be connected to any GC/MS system.

 

System
Module Configuration

  • SPH1299 UHPLC pump
  • ACE Single Clamp 250 or 1000 bar, 1x UHPLC valve
  • HPD Mix 1x SSM / Organizer
  • Mistral Column Oven
  • CHRONECT Symbiosis Autosampler with Park Station & Tool Change, 2 valves, centrifuge, vortexer, agitator, Fast Wash module, solvent module, tray plate with 3 trays VT15 10/20 mL automatic tool change

For more details about the Modules, please visit the category products, CHRONECT Symbiosis Modules

 Target
 Applications

More than 400 publications, scientific posters and application notes can be found at chronect-symbiosis.com

    • Pesticides

System Components

SPE Cartridges

SPE Cartridges

CHROspe SPE consumable, responsible for the efficient and reproducible extraction of analytes from samples, with maximum recoveries
Tool Change

Tool Change

Park Station and LC-MS Tool
DeCapper Module

DeCapper Module

This combination enables the complete automation of laboratory routines, e.g., the preparation of multistandard
Pipette-Tool

Pipette-Tool

Transferring liquids with pipettes is a common procedure in many types of sample preparation
2D Barcode Reader

2D Barcode Reader

Encoding sample information as a barcode is a standard tool in laboratory automation.
Wash Module

Wash Module

Fast Wash Module and Solvent Module
Efficient Mixing

Efficient Mixing

Vortex Mixer Module & Agitator Module
Sample Storage

Sample Storage

The CHRONECT Symbiosis Sampler offers you various options for sample storage: from simple trays for three racks each with vials of different sizes to drawers that can be cooled as required.
Injection

Injection

Liquid injection by the PAL is characterized by a combination of precision, reproducibility and flexibility.

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