Trade Your FT-NIR Laboratory Spectrometer for Our MB3600 Series Analyzer

Benefits from the most reliable and proven FT-NIR Spectrometer on the market  ABB’s MB3600 Series Analyzer

Work with a Brand New Spectrometer

ABB has introduced a trade-in program for customer’s existing FTLA2000-160, FTLA2000-154, MB160, and MB154 spectrometers and even other brands of laboratory analyzers. In exchange, customers can acquire the latest MB3600 FT-NIR spectrometer, the most dependable analyzer on the market, with the added advantage of the lowest cost of ownership.

What Does the Program Offer?

  • Significant discount off the listed price for trading in your analyzer
  • ABB legacy software migration*:
    • Migration work carried out by an ABB application scientist
    • No change to current measurement prediction models


The MB3600 is the successor to the FTLA2000 Series analyzers launched into the market in 1985 by world-renown experts from Bomem, Inc (presently ABB).

The MB3600 was designed with the concerns of laboratory users in mind. The MB3600 is the ultimate spectrometer in terms of reliability, ease of use, and consistency.

Lowest Cost of Ownership

  • Maintenance free
  • No consumable parts
  • No HeNe laser, no purge necessary
  • No hygroscopic optics
  • Intuitive HorizonMB™ software and software suites
  • Interferometer lifetime warranty
  • A 10-year source average lifetime

Spectroscopy Performance Table

Spectroscopy performance (typical, at 25 °C)  
Spectral range
with DTGS detector
with InAs detector
with InGaAs detector

3,700 to 15,000 cm-1
3,700 to 12,000 cm-1
3,900 to 11,000 cm-1
Resolution < 0.7 cm-1
Signal-to-noise ratio (RMS, 60 s, 16 cm-1, at peak response)
with DTGS detector
with InAs detector
with InGaAs detector

> 100,000:1
> 500,000:1
> 600,000:1
Frequency repeatability (at 7300 cm-1) < 0.006 cm-1
Frequency accuracy (at 7300 cm-1) < 0.06 cm-1


Horizon FTIR™ software

Horizon FTIR™ software. Image Credit: ABB Ltd. 

*Non-ABB chemometric models to be evaluated

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