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IC and RFIC Eluent Generation Modules

Eluent Generation is an essential part of Reagent-Free IC (RFIC) systems, empowering users to generate high-purity eluents with a mouse click and to perform electrolytically generated gradient analysis with our isocratic pump.

Improve IC Reproducibility with Precise Electrolytic Eluent Generation

Reagent-Free electrolytic devices eliminate the manual preparation of eluent and regenerant, allowing for more uptime and day-to-day uniformity in the laboratory. Methods and applications can be developed easily, reproduced, relocated, and installed in another laboratory with confidence and repeatability. Applications can be reproduced in minutes with ease. Just set the concentration through the Thermo Scientific™ Dionex™ Chromeleon™ software.

No More Manual Preparation of Eluents and Regenerants

Eluent generation eliminates errors associated with manual eluent preparation. This automation effectively improves method reproducibility, day-to-day, week-to-week, and lab-to-lab. With manual eluent preparation, laboratories face more frequent method verification and troubleshooting because different employees can make inadvertent variations in the preparation of eluents and regenerants. Completely eliminate this risk and let eluent generation put the confidence back in your results. Eluent generation not only takes the manual labor out of ion chromatography, it is also easy-to-learn and easy-to-use. Furthermore, by running an IC system that pumps only DI water, you increase the lifetime of pump seals and pistons.

Use Gradient Capabilities to Optimize Separations 

Eluent generation technology also provides the power of gradient separations from an isocratic pumping system. Gradient separations are as effortless as isocratic separations because eluent preparation is eliminated and straightforward programming creates gradient compositions. A change in eluent concentrations is accomplished by programming the change into the Chromeleon software, not a manual preparation from a chemical stock. On-line eluent generation eradicates eluent contaminants that cause gradient baseline shifts by electronically generating high-purity, contamination-free eluent. Eluent generation results in higher sensitivity, improved resolution, lower baseline drift, and better peak integration.

Electrolytic suppressors reduce the conductivity of the eluent while enhancing the conductivity of the analytes. These functions dramatically improve sensitivity, stability, and dynamic range for anion and cation analysis. With RFIC system technology, there is no need to prepare acid or base regenerants for the suppressor, resulting in lower noise and much faster start-ups.

CR-TC technology is designed to be an in-line trap column for removing contaminants. The device eliminates trace ionic impurities, such as carbonate, from the eluent stream, and does not require off-line cleanup procedures.

ICS-5000+ EG Eluent Generator

The Dionex ICS-5000+ EG Eluent Generator produces eluent electrolytically and is capable of dual eluent generation.

ICS-2100 Integrated Reagent-Free IC System

The ICS-2100 system adds Reagent-Free Ion Chromatography-Electrolytic Sample Preparation to the superior integrated ion chromatography system. Powerful analytical capabilities reside in a compact, preconfigured ion chromatograph that is incredibly easy to use. View the ICS-2100 system demo video.

RFC-30 Reagent-Free Controller

Reagent-Free IC is the powerful combination of Dionex “Just Add Water” eluent-generation technology, plus electrolytic suppression and the continuously regenerated trap column (CRTC).

RFC-10 Reagent-Free Controller

Reagent-Free IC is the powerful combination of Dionex “Just Add Water” eluent-generation technology, plus electrolytic suppression and the continuously regenerated trap column (CRTC).