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IC and Reagent-Free IC Solutions

For ion analysis, nothing compares to a Thermo Scientific Dionex ion chromatography system. Reagent-Free* (RFIC*) systems use electrolytic technologies to generate eluents and regenerants from deionized water. Laboratories using RFIC systems spend less time on equilibration, calibration, method verification, troubleshooting, and consistency checks because the systems minimize unintentional variations in the preparation of eluents and regenerants. RFIC systems not only reduce the manual labor of IC, they make it easy to learn and easy to use.

Dual ion chromatography is a broad term involving many applications. Dual IC involves applications such as two-dimensional ion chromatography (2D-IC), as well as dual analysis, using simultaneous or sequential injection. 2D-IC is a dual-column technique to enhance analyte selectivity and sensitivity. One example of this application is the detection of low-level toxic compounds in a matrix with interfering analytes.

Thermo Scientific Dionex ICS-2100, -1600, and -1100 RFIC systems combine IC with electrolytic sample preparation (RFIC-ESP). All three systems can be equipped with optional 6- or 10-port valves to automate IC sample preparation, and support 2 mm and 4 mm chemistries without pump head changes.

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

Reagent-Free IC Solutions

Laboratories using RFIC systems spend less time on equilibration, calibration, method verification, troubleshooting, and consistency checks because the systems minimize unintentional variations in the preparation of eluents and regenerants. RFIC systems not only reduce the manual labor of IC, they make it easy to learn and easy to use.

Capillary High-Pressure Ion Chromatography

Dionex introduces high-pressure capillary IC to the world with the Dionex ICS-5000+ and ICS-4000 HPIC systems. We have taken sensitivity and ease-of-use to a whole new level, simplifying ion chromatography while simultaneously increasing the power and reproducibility of ion analysis. Capillary HPIC systems redefine the way ion chromatography is performed.

High-Speed IC Separations

For the analysis of common inorganic anions, organic acids, and cations, Dionex systems provide ideal separations in ultrafast run times. Dionex provides 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 system.

Dual Configuration Solutions

Dual ion chromatography is a broad term involving many applications. With the advent of column switching techniques, dual systems, sample and solvent switching, and most importantly—powerful software control, the advantages of dual applications are becoming more accessible and their utility easier to exploit.

Electrochemical Detection for IC

Electrochemical detection is used to detect the presence of compounds that contain an oxidizable or reducible moiety within their structure. 

High-Performance Anion-Exchange Chromatography with Pulsed Amperometric Detection

HPAE-PAD is commonly used to determine anionic analytes without derivatization, such as carbohydrates, including mono-, di-, tri-, oligo- and polysaccharides, sugar alcohols, and amino sugars.

Amino Acid Analysis

Analysis of amino acid content can be used to support protein or peptide structure, evaluate fragmentation strategies, or detect atypical amino acids that may be present. 

Sample Preparation Solutions

Dionex Reagent-Free ion chromatography (RFIC) systems combine IC with electrolytic sample preparation (RFIC-ESP). All three systems can be equipped with optional 6- or 10-port valves to automate IC sample preparation, and support 2 mm and 4 mm chemistries without pump head changes.