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Atomic Absorption Spectrometer MGA-915MD

Atomic Absorption Spectrometer MGA-915MD

The MGA-915MD series is where sensitivity meets economy. Productive and easy-to-handle graphite furnace atomic absorption spectrometer. Experience simplicity of complex samples analysis with unique High Frequency Zeeman background correction technology.
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The MGA-915MD series is where sensitivity meets economy. Productive and easy-to-handle graphite furnace atomic absorption spectrometer.
Experience simplicity of complex samples analysis with unique High Frequency Zeeman background correction technology.

KEY TECHNOLOGIES
  • Zeeman High Frequency Polarization Modulation (ZHFPM) background correction
  • Accurate spectral interference correction even for complex sample matrices thanks to simultaneous measurement of total and background absorptions
  • Direct As and Se determination at ppb and sub-ppb levels without hydride generation technique is possible due to bright and stable electrodeless discharge lamps (EDL)
  • The stabilized temperature platform furnace (STPF) concept realized
  • Pseudo-double beam optical system compensates for drifts of various nature e.g. spectral lamps, electronics. No warm-up required
  • Cold Vapor / Hydride Generation technique available
INDUSTRIES

Graphite furnace atomic absorption spectroscopy (GFAAS) is an excellent solution for trace element analysis in various fields:

  • Environmental monitoring
  • Water treatment
  • Food and Beverages
  • Agriculture
  • Pharmaceutics and Life science
  • Medicine and Biochemistry
  • Forensics and Clinical research
  • Petrochemistry and Refineries
  • Process control and Material analysis
  • Science and Research

For laboratories with low-moderate sample throughput, GFAAS secures optimal combination of high selectivity, sensitivity and low-cost analysis.

HIGH ANALYTICAL PERFORMANCE
  • Complex samples with high salt and organic content injected to the furnace without pretreatment. Simple and direct analysis of beverages, biological fluids, sea water and brines possible
  • A number of elements for which EDLs are produced e.g. Sb, As, Bi, Cd, Pb, P, Se, Te, Tl, Sn and Zn, can be determined at lowest levels without pre-concentration and hydride generation technique
LOW-COST ANALYSIS
  • Standard graphite tubes (28 mm) of both Massman and L’vov type are available
  • The autosampler accommodates standard plastic vials and Eppendorf®-type tubes
SERVICE & SUPPORT
  • Trainings and Seminars
  • Warranty and Post-warranty Service
  • Customized analytical procedures by request and Validation Support
  • Consumables supply
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Spectral range 185 – 900 nm
Furnace heating rate up up to 4500 K/sec
Argon flow rate < 1 l/min
Maximum temperature of the furnace atomizer 2950°C 
Tube lifetime 500 heating cycles
Size 800x570x390 mm
Weight 75 kg



DETECTION LIMITS
Element Wavelength, nm Absolute detection limit, pg Relative detection limit, µg/l
Ag 328.1 0.2 0.005
Al 309.3 1.5 0.038

As

194.0 4

0.1
0.0008*

Au 242.8 4 0.1
Ba 553.6 12 0.3
Be 234.9 0.4 0.01
Bi 306.8 16 0.4
Ca 442.0 0.4 0.01
Cd 228.8 0.01 0.00025
Co 240.7 6 0.15
Cr 357.9 0.4 0.01
Cu 324.7 1 0.025
Fe 248.3 2 0.05

Hg

253.7 10

0.25
0.002*

Li 670.8 2 0.05
Mg 285.2 0.2 0.005
Mn 279.5 1 0.025
Mo 313.3 4 0.1
Ni 232.0 4 0.1
Pb 283.3 2 0.05
Pd 244.8 4 0.1
Pt 265.9 30 0.75
Sb 231.2 4 0.1

Se

196.1 4

0.1
0.0008*

Sn 286.3 4 0.1
Sr 460.7 1.1 0.028
Ti 364.3 20 0.5
Tl 276.8 2 0.05
V 318.4 4 0.1
Zn

213.9
307.6 

0.01
50 

0.00025
1.25 


* With RGP-915 hydride generation accessory.

ENVIRONMENT - List of standards (ISO, ASTM, EN, EPA, etc.) for MGA spectrometers
FOOD INDUSTRY - List of standards (ISO, EN, AOAC etc.) for MGA spectrometers
BEVERAGES - List of standards (ISO, ASTM, EN, EPA etc.) for MGA spectrometers
AGRICULTURE - List of standards (ISO, EN) for MGA spectrometers
ENERGY & CHEMICALS - List of standards (ISO, ASTM, EN etc.) for MGA spectrometers
PHARMA INDUSTRY - List of general chapters and monographs (Ph. Eur., USP, JP etc.) for MGA spectrometers
CLINICAL RESEARCH - List of standard methods for MGA spectrometers
METALLYRGY, MINING & OTHER INDUSTRIES - List of standards (ISO, ASTM, EN, AOAC) for MGA spectrometers



Title Product
ISO 5961:1994 / Water quality – Determination of cadmium by atomic absorption spectrometry

MGA-1000

MGA-915MD

EPA Method 0060 / Determination of metals in stack emissions

MGA-1000

MGA-915MD

ASTM D6357-11 / Standard test methods for determination of trace elements in coal, coke, and combustion residues from coal utilization processes by inductively coupled plasma atomic emission spectrometry, inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry, and graphite furnace atomic absorption spectrometry

MGA-1000

MGA-915MD