By Nick Gilbert
IONICON Analytik, a company specializing in high-resolution and ultra-sensitive online mass spectrometry to analyze trace gases, has selected Ecotech as its distribution partner for Australia and New Zealand.
Ecotech is a specialist in environmental monitoring services and instruments. It offers complete solutions for pollution monitoring, with special focus on blast, water, process gas, dust, emissions and ambient air monitoring solutions.
Lukas MÄRK, Chief Executive Officer at IONICON, informed that the company was searching for a robust global partner to continue its growth in the environmental monitoring market in Australia and New Zealand and added that Ecotech is an experienced international player in unique environmental monitoring solutions and can understand the requirements of IONICON’s scientific customers who anticipate superior quality local support.
IONICON is a key manufacturer of VOC detectors with on-line, real-time single-digit pptv-level detection limits utilizing the switchable reagent ions technology and innovative proton transfer reaction-mass spectrometry (PTR-MS). The company provides highly reliable VOC monitoring and quantification systems for illicit substance detection, food and flavor science, atmospheric chemistry, pollution monitoring, and environmental research.
IONICON’s PTR-QMS Series consists of the IONICON High-Sensitivity PTR-QMS 500 demonstrating a detection limit of less than 1 pptv and the IONICON PTR-QMS 300, a powerful and compact VOC monitoring system. The company’s PTR-TOFMS Series comprises the IONICON PTR-TOF 2000 with a detection limit of less than 5 pptv and the IONICON PTR-TOF 8000 demonstrating a mass resolution of as high as 8000 m/Δm. The company has recently completed the sale of its 200th PTR-MS tool.
IONICON also manufactures monitoring solutions specially designed for different industrial applications. The company has a strong research and development department and has partnered with well-known academic and industrial partners in several international research projects.