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IC Concentrator Columns

Columns to Capture and Concentrate Sample Ions from Large Injection Volumes

IonPac® and IonSwift™ concentrator columns are designed primarily for high purity water analysis. A concentrator column retains ions from a measured volume of aqueous sample matrix, concentrating the analyte species and lowering detection limits. Concentrator columns typically have internal volumes of hundreds of microliters, but can concentrate the ions from tens of milliliters, increasing sensitivity by 2–5 orders of magnitude compared to standard sample loops.

Anion IC and RFIC Concentrator Columns

IonPac and IonSwift anion concentrator columns are designed primarily for high-purity water analysis. The concentrator retains ions from a measured volume of aqueous sample matrix, concentrating the analyte species and lowering detection limits by 2–5 orders of magnitude.

Cation IC and RFIC Concentrator Columns

IonPac and IonSwift cation concentrator columns are designed primarily for high-purity water analysis. The concentrator strips ions from a measured volume of aqueous sample matrix, concentrating the analyte species and lowering detection limits by 2–5 orders of magnitude.

Transition Metal IC and RFIC Concentrator Columns

The Trace Metal Concentrator Column is a high-capacity, cation-concentrator column used for coupling the MetPac CC-1 column to the IonPac CS5 or CS5A analytical columns when performing chelation IC.