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Atmospheric Pressure Mass Spectrometry

Portable IonTrap

MT Explorer 50 a portable ion trap from MassTech Inc.The MT Explorer 50 contains a 3-D ion trap capable of MS-MS and an Atmospheric Interface (AP-I) allowing you to connect a variety of sources to them. Combined with a source such as an AP-MALDI or DART, you have a setup capable of identifying biological contaminants on a crop, or perhaps a specific polymer or hydrocarbon in mere minutes. Particularly useful for Forensic applications where the MT Explorer 50 with a DART source can be taken to a crime scene and quickly analyse suspect samples such as drugs of abuse or explosive residues.

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MT Explorer 50

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Product Specifications

  • Mass range: 30-2500 Da
  • Scan rate: 1,000 to 8,000 Da/sec
  • Resolution: up to 6,000 @ 2,000 Da & 4,000 Da/sec
  • Mass accuracy: better than 0.3 Da
  • Weight: 35 Kg with laptop
  • Dimensions: 30 x 42.5 x 50cm
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