The perfect GC for many applications that saves space without compromise on functionality and performance. Capacity for 2 injectors , 1 GC detector plus a mass spectrometer makes the SCION 436 a perfect match for your analyses. A 9 inch touchpad provides direct access to all GC functions and basic tuning.

  • Compact footprint
  • Fast ramping oven (170°C/minute)
  • Flexible 2 channel architecture
  • 2 Injectors, 1 Detectors + MS
  • Electronic flow control (EFC), 3 channels 0.001psi resolution
  • Large full colour screen, multiple languages supported
  • Full automation capabilities through CompassCDS software and auto sampler

Dimensions and Weights

Height*: 57 cm (22.5 in.),
Width: 32 cm (13.0 in.),
Depth: 61 cm (24.0 in.)
Weight*: 26.8 kg (59lb)
* Typical values

Environmental Conditions

Operating temperatures: 10°C to 40°C.
Operating humidity (relative): 5 % to 95 %
Line voltage requirements: 120 V, 230 V (±10 % nominal)

Column Oven

Dimensions: 23 cm (w) x 11 cm (d) x 28 cm (h)
Temperature range:

  • Ambient: +4°C to 450°C
  • Liquid N2: -100°C to 450°C
  • Liquid CO2: -60°C to 450°C

Temperature program ramps/holds: 24/25
Maximum temperature ramp rate: 170°C/min for all voltages

Cool down rate: 400 °C to 50 °C in 4.5 minutes
Temperature set-point resolution: 0.1 °C
Ambient temperature reject <0.01°C change in oven for 1°C change in ambient temp.
Retention Time Repeatability <0.008% or < 0.0008 min, based on n-Pentadecane under temperature programming conditions.
Area repeatability < 1% RSD

General Specifications

Up to 3 EFC modules total, injector, detector and auxiliary
Optional backflush
GC Control:
External events (digital output):

  • 8 standard
  • 8 optional, total 16

Max number of timed events: 30 #
Heated zones:

  •  Standard 5

Two power outlets 24V (1A max. each)

Methods:

  • Maximum stored internal methods: 50 (max. 30 alphanumeric characters)

Logging:

  • Run log file (stored with the chromatogram when using CompassCDS)
  • Error log file

Local Display:

  • TFT full color screen
  • WVGA resolution (800 x 480); size 23 cm (9”)

Local Control:

  • Touch screen
  • Hard Keys

Languages:

  • English, German, French, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Cyrillic, Kanji, Chinese (standard and traditional), Thai, Korean
  • and Dutch

Local automation:

  • Method lines: 25
  • Modes: (Infinite looping, Dual and duplicate injection)

Communication

Ethernet: Protocol: TCP/IP Data rate: 100 Mbps
Control:

  • GC control and method parameters
  • Analog output (optional): (Number of channels: 1, Time programmable steps: 30)
  • Output software selectable (set individual): (0-1 V (default), 0-10 V)

Synchronization signals with other devices and data systems:
Ready in and out
Start in and out

Data Handling and System Control:
CompassCDS Chromatography Data System

Certifications

  • CSA: C22.2 61010-1,UL 61010-1, IEC: 61010-1
  • EMC: 47 CFR part 15, ANSI C63.4, EN 61326
  • ATEX Directive 94/9/EC

Injector Options

Maximum injectors: two, operating concurrently
Pneumatics: Electronic Flow Control (EFC)
Injector types:

  • S/SL Split/Splitless injector*
  • PTV Programmable Temperature Vaporizing*
  • COC Cold On-Column injector*
  • Flash injector
  • PWC Packed/ Wide bore On-Column injector

* including septum purge

S/SL Split/Splitless Injector

Pressure range: 0-150 psi
Total flow:

  • 500 mL/min for N2/Ar
  • 1500 mL/min for He/H2

Maximum temperature: 450°C
Split range: 1-10,000 (column dependent)

Suited for columns:

  • Wide bore: (0.53 mm)
  • Narrow bore: (0.05 to 0.32 mm

COC Cold On-Column Injector

Pressure range: 0-150 psi
Total Flow: 50 mL/min (Type 23 EFC)

Temperature range:

  • Ambient +10 °C to 450 °C using air cooling
  • -60 °C to 450 °C using liquid CO2 cooling
  • -160 °C to 450 °C using liquid N2 cooling

Maximum temperature: 450°C
Maximum temperature ramp rate: 200°C/min
Temperature ramps/holds: 24/25

Suited for columns:

  • Wide bore (0.53 mm)
  • Narrow bore

PTV Programmable Temperature

Vaporizing Injector
Pressure range: 0-150 psi
Total flow:

  • 500 mL/min for N2/Ar
  • 1500 mL/min for He/H2

Temperature range:

  • Ambient + 10 °C to 450°C using air cooling
  • -160 °C to 450 °C using liquid N2 cooling
  • -60 °C to 450 °C using liquid CO2 cooling

Maximum temperature ramp rate: 200°C/min
Temperature ramps/holds: 24/25
Split range: 1-10,000 (column dependent)

Operational capabilities:

  • Large volume injection
  • Temperature ramped splitless
  • Cold on-column
  • Split and splitless

Suited for columns:

  • Wide bore (0.53 mm)
  • Narrow bore (0.05 to 0.32 mm)
  • Maximum injection volume: 250 µL (LVI mode)

Flash Injector

Pressure range: 0-150 psi

  • Total flow: 50 mL/min (Type 23 EFC)

Maximum temperature: 450°C

Suited for columns:

  • Wide bore (0.53 mm)
  • Packed (1/8” to 1/4”)

PWOC Packed/Wide-bore On-Column Injector

Pressure range: 0-150 psi

  • Total flow: 50 mL/min (Type 23 EFC)

Maximum temperature: 450°C
Suited for columns:

  • Wide bore (0.53 mm)
  • Packed (1/8” to 1/4”)

Electronic Flow Control: Injectors (EFC)

Module types: 2 injector-specific modules
Pressure: 0.1 % Full Scale
Resolution pressure set points is 0.001psi
Flow sensor accuracy 2% of measured or 0.2% of full scale Flow sensor repeatability 0.5%

Detector Options

Maximum detectors: two, operating concurrently (one of
which is a Single or Triple Quad MS)
Pneumatics: Electronic Flow Control (DEFC)

Detector types:

  • FID Flame Ionization Detector
  • TCD Thermal Conductivity Detector
  • ECD Electron Capture Detector NPD
  • NPD Nitrogen-Phosphorus Detector
  • PFPD Pulsed Flame Photometric Detector
  • PDHID Pulsed Discharge Helium Ionization Detector
  • MS Mass Spectrometry (see GC/MS brochure and datasheet)

Note: Data Acquisition Rate: 600Hz for all detectors,
(exception PFPD)

FID Flame Ionization Detector

Maximum temperature: 450 °C

  • Detectivity: 1.4 pg C/sec
  • Linear dynamic range: 10 7

Flame tip type: ceramic (patented)
Operational quality:

  • Flame-out detection
  • Auto re-ignition

TCD Thermal Conductivity Detector

Maximum temperature: 450 °C
Detectivity: 300 pg/mL (Butane)
Linear dynamic range: 10 6

Operational quality:

  • Filament protection
  • Automatic bridge balancing

ECD Electron Capture Detector

Maximum temperature: 450 °C
Detectivity: 7 fg/s Lindane
Linear dynamic range: 10 4
Radioactive source: 63Ni – 15 mCi (555 Mbq)

NPD Nitrogen-Phosphorus Detector

Maximum temperature: 450°C
Detectivity:
N: 100 fg N/sec (Azobenzene) P: 100 fg P/sec (Malathion)

Linear dynamic range:

  • N: 10 5
  • P: 10 4

PFPD Pulsed Flame Photometric Detect

Photomultiplier tube: S/P

  • S/P/N

Maximum temperature: 450 °C

Detectivity:

  • S: 1 pg S/sec (S/P tube)
  • P: 100 fg P/sec (S/P tube)
  • N: 20 pg N/sec (S/P/N tube)

Linear dynamic range:

  • S: 10 3
  • P: 10 4
  • N: 102
  • Up to 23 elements can be detected

PDHID Pulsed Discharge Helium Ionization Detector Detectivity:

50 ppb (Methane)
Linear dynamic range: 104
(Methane)
Operational quality:

  • Gold plated connections
  • Welded column connections

Detectors (DEFC)

Module types: 6 detector-specific modules
Accuracy: ± 7 % set point flow
Resolution: 0.1 or 1 mL/min

Automation Options

8410 Autoinjector

Sample capacity:

  • 10 x 2 mL vials
  • 6 x 5 mL vials
  • 5 x 10 mL vials

Large solvent wash vial: 2 x 120 mL*
Dual and duplicate mode
Internal standard addition

Modes of operation:

  • Liquid
  • Ambient headspace*
  • SPME (Solid Phase Micro Extraction)*
  • Sample heating and cooling*

Pre-programmed modes of injection Syringes:

  • 1 μL, 2 μL, 5 μL, 10 μL, 100 μL, 250 μL for liquid injection
  • SPME

8400 Autosampler

Sample capacity: 100 x 2 mL vials
Large solvent wash vial: 2 x 120
mL* Dual and duplicate mode
Internal standard addition

Modes of operation:

  • Liquid
  • Ambient headspace*
  • SPME*
  • Sample heating and cooling*
  • Pre-programmed modes of injection

Syringes:

  • 1μL, 2 μL,5 μL,10 μL,100 μL,250 μL for liquid injection
  • SPME

* Optional
Optionally a CTC-PAL autosampler, including specific options
may be installed.

  • Compact footprint
  • Fast ramping oven (170°C/minute)
  • Flexible 2 channel architecture
  • 2 Injectors, 1 Detectors + MS
  • Ultimate flexibility/configurability.
  • Large capacity, fast ramping oven (150°C/minute)
  • Capacity: 3 Injectors, 3 Detectors + MS.
  • Full Electronic Flow Control (EFC), up to 21 channels at 0.001psi resolution.
  • Innovative lens-free ion path delivers simplifies tuning
  • Off axis source and detector increase sensitivity
  • Active focusing Q0
  • Dual filament source increases uptime
  • Compound-based scanning software
  • Compact footprint
  • Fast ramping oven (170°C/minute)
  • Flexible 2 channel architecture
  • 2 Injectors, 1 Detectors + MS
  • Ultimate flexibility/configurability.
  • Large capacity, fast ramping oven (150°C/minute)
  • Capacity: 3 Injectors, 3 Detectors + MS.
  • Full Electronic Flow Control (EFC), up to 21 channels at 0.001psi resolution.
  • Innovative lens-free ion path delivers simplifies tuning
  • Off axis source and detector increase sensitivity
  • Active focusing Q0
  • Dual filament source increases uptime
  • Compound-based scanning software
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