Evaporators for environmental analysis
Genevac, a supplier of solvent removal technologies, offers a range of evaporator systems optimised for environmental analysis.
Samples of air, water, soil or plant matter are routinely monitored for the presence of potentially harmful substances such as pesticides and polyaromatic hydrocarbons.
Pesticides are semi volatile compounds and during evaporation sample loss can occur. This can be critical when preparing potentially contaminated samples such as fruit and vegetables for analysis as inaccurate recoveries can affect the final results.
The EZ-2 ENVI is designed for evaporation of such samples and is proven to give pesticide recovery and reproducibility.
The system is fully automated, can concentrate a number of samples at the same time and provides protection from cross contamination and bumping.
Developed to handle larger numbers or higher volume samples the Rocket Evaporator provides an ideal solution for concentration in the environmental analytical laboratory.
Coupled with Genevac’s proprietary SampleGenie technology the Rocket is able to enhance analyte recovery, reduce inter-sample variability and free workers to do more productive tasks than monitoring a concentration system.
SampleGenie technology enables large volume samples to be concentrated directly into an autosampler vial, eliminating the need to transfer the sample thereby improving both analytical accuracy and productivity.
The group’s latest evaporators are designed to be resistant to highly corrosive acids in chemistry labs.
The miVac concentrator claims to have operational benefits compared to ’blowdown’ evaporation systems.
The Rocket evaporation system claims to provide a better alternative to rotary evaporators for drying of natural product extracts.
SampleGuard temperature control enables evaporators to automatically detect when samples are dry.
Genevac has developed an option for its EZ-2 and HT Series II that provides resistance to acidic materials.