The Microscience Microscopy Congress 2014, 30 June - 3 July 2014, Manchester, UK
  • An international conference with four parallel sessions
    An international conference with four parallel sessions
  • Europe's largest microscopy and imaging exhibition with over 100 companies
    Europe's largest microscopy and imaging exhibition with over 100 companies
  • A programme of free workshops and access to the RMS Learning Zone
    A programme of free workshops and access to the RMS Learning Zone
  • A full social programme of receptions and Congress Banquet
    A full social programme of receptions and Congress Banquet

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Plans for mmc2015 are well-advanced. It is building on the success of 2014 and, for the first time, will incorporate the ever-popular EMAG. Visit the website and see what we have planned.

Multicapacity Microreactor for Catalyst Characterisation

Posted by: mmc2014 at 1:11 pm on June 30th, 2014

HidenLogoRed.jpgThe Hiden Catlab integrated micro-reactor/mass spectrometer(MS) system now addresses an extended applications range with the introduction of enlarged sample capacity options to accommodate sample volumes up to 2mL.

The system, developed for quantification of catalytic activity and thermal reaction processes in both R&D and QC laboratories, monitors gas and vapour reaction products directly from the sample position via the primary sampling interface embedded within the 1000oC fast-response furnace. The interface concept maintains optimum system performance throughout the full sample capacity range down to 0.1 mL, with the cartridge-style sample holders enabling fast and accurate sample placement.

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CATLAB Integrated Micro-reactor/MS

LABview-based software is fully user-programmable to define the furnace temperature profile and ramp rate, establish MS data acquisition parameters, input gas/vapour flow through up to 8 mass flow controllers(MFC's), and select valve switching functions including pulse gas injection for chemi-sorption measurement. The temperature profile determines the trigger-points to change gas composition, to inject gas pulses and to stop/start data acquisition. Additionally MS analysis files can be selected and matched to specific sections of the experiment to ensure optimum data at each stage.

The CATLAB system is engineered for combined reactor/MS system operation yet is readily decoupled to enable operation of the mass spectrometer as a standalone laboratory and process gas analyser, a secondary interface providing a decoupling point for off-line MS operation.

For further information on this or any other Hiden Analytical products contact Hiden Analytical at info@hiden.co.uk or visit the main website at www.HidenAnalytical.com.

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