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High-Speed IC Separations

For the analysis of common inorganic anions, organic acids, and cations, Thermo Scientific Dionex systems provide ideal separations and ultrafast run times. We provide complete solutions for fast IC for suppressed anion and cation analysis compatible with the state-of-the-art Reagent Free Ion Chromatography™ (RFIC™) on any Thermo Scientific Dionex system. 

We bring it all together—speed, capacity and analyte resolution—giving you Fast IC without compromise.

  • Save time and money
  • Reduce waste
  • Increase sample throughput and productivity

Meeting increasing customer demands for productivity and higher sample throughput of anions and cations is becoming more and more important. The standard approach to achieve fast analysis times is typically to increase the flow rate. Limitations to this approach include high backpressure and increased waste. Another approach is to shorten the column length, however, resolution of critical peak pairs can be sacrificed using this technique. To overcome these two limitations, Thermo Scientific™ Dionex™ IonPac™ high-capacity ion-exchange resins maintain resolution in a shorter column format, and the new Thermo Scientific™ Dionex™ IonSwift™ monolith technology allows the use of higher flow rates without the increase in backpressure.

For fast isocratic and gradient separations of common inorganic anions and cations in standard, microbore, and capillary formats. The Dionex IonPac family of anion—and cation-exchange columns—Dionex IonPac AS22-Fast (4 mm, 2mm), Dionex IonPac CS12A-5μm (3 mm, 0.4 mm), Dionex IonPac AS18- Fast (0.4 mm)—are designed for the separation of common inorganic anions and cations in sample matrices such as drinking water, surface water, and groundwater, using carbonate, methanesulfonic acid, and hydroxide eluents.

The Dionex IonSwift MAX-100 (1 mm, 0.25 mm) column was developed using polymeric monolith technology that provides high-speed, high-resolution separations for fast, gradient separations of organic acids and inorganic anions in a variety of sample matrices including food, beverage, and chemical samples.

The unique monolith design provides:

  • Fast mass transfer
  • Fast separations
  • High sample throughput and improved productivity
  • Outstanding reproducibility

Find out how Fast IC can benefit your laboratory and change the way you perform IC.

Learn about our latest advancements in IC by visiting our Innovations in Ion Chromatography Resource Center.