Temperature Gradient System for DART®-MS


 -Connect to DART®-MS and visualize hidden compounds
 -Temperature Gradient System visualizes compounds in real time
 -Eliminates sample preparation steps
 -Great for polymer analysis typically using gel permeable chromatography

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"The ionRocket is actually a very important addition to the DART®-MS. It
provides quantitative analysis and is remarkably sensitive!”

- Analytical Chemistry & Materials Development Group at NASA JPL, Pasadena, CA

ionRocket visualizes hidden compounds in your samples. ionRocket generates a temperature gradient from ambient up to as high as 600ºC over several minutes. This allows compounds in your samples to be sublimated, vaporized, or pyrolized according to their volatility, and then introduced into the DART® gas stream.
Data obtained from ionRocket yields another axis of data (time/temperature) beyond that obtained from normal DART®-MS (Direct Analysis in Real Time-Mass Spectrometry) analysis. Species desorb in order of their volatility along the temperature gradient, and thus are separated in time. The data thus resembles that of an LC-MS or GC-MS chromatogram, consisting of temperature/time, m/z, and intensity. This can separate rare from abundant species, making them easier to detect.

US Patent 8,927,926



Molecular Characterization of the Thermal Degradation of Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances in Aqueous Film-Forming Foams via Temperature-Programmed Thermal Desorption–Pyrolysis–Direct Analysis in Real Time–Mass Spectrometry

Christopher P. West, Hilary M. Brown, and Patrick W. Fedick

Environ. Sci. Technol. Lett. 2023


Interested in other publications?  You can read them from here!





Model NumberMSIR03
Main Body Outer Dimension / Weight315 mm (W) x 120 mm (D) x 175 mm (H) / 3.2 kg
Heater Control Box Dimension / Weight321 mm (W) x 220 mm (D) x 147 mm (H) / 4.1 kg
Heating Control TemperatureRoom temperature – 600°C
Main Power100 VAC/240 V, 50 Hz/60 Hz
Operating Temperature Environment10°C to 40°C (No condensation)
Power ConsumptionDuring operation: 100 VAC 320 W
As stand-by: 100 VAC 32 W

*This is a CE certified product. (CE Certification)



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