M-8000 - Teledyne Leeman Labs

CVAF Mercury Analyzer
The QuickTrace® M-8000 Cold Vapor Atomic Fluorescence
mercury analyzer (CVAF) is ideal for ultra-trace to sub-mg/L
mercury quantitation. It provides the performance and
productivity needed by today’s laboratories to meet the
tightening regulatory demands, while exceptional stability
and user defined QC sequencing allow for long periods of
unattended operation.
The QuickTrace® M-8000 mercury analyzer easily
achieves the ultra-trace mercury detection limit of
< 0.05 ng/L demanded by customers employing EPA
method 1631. The QuickTrace® M-8000 is also versatile
enough to analyze samples > 400 μg/L without dilution.
Key Features of the
QuickTrace® M-8000
The triple mode, no enrichment, single or double gold
amalgamation QuickTrace® M-8000 CVAF system from
Teledyne Leeman Labs is the system of choice for labs
wanting to meet the most stringent reporting limits for
academic research or enhanced waste discharge limits
demanded by the “Clean Water Act”.
• Non-foaming Gas Liquid Separator (GLS) with
overflow prevention system
•Automatic end of run and inactivity standby
• ≤ 0.05 ng/L instrument detection limits
• Advanced contamination control, over range and
smart rinse features
• Intuitive gas controls eliminating air infusion into
the system during sample probe movements
during mode 2 and 3 analysis
• EPA 1631 and EPA 245.7 compliant (gold
amalgamation modes)
• “Smart Rack” technology
• 12-roller 4-channel peristalic pump
• Sample volume 0.5 mL to > 50 mL
• Unlimited QC sample positions
The QuickTrace® M-8000 mercury analyzer easily achieves the
ultra-trace mercury detection limit of < 0.05 ng/L demanded
by customers employing EPA method 1631. The QuickTrace®
M-8000 is also versatile enough to analyze samples > 400 μg/L
without dilution.
Depending on your laboratory’s requirements, the QuickTrace®
M-8000 mercury analyzer supports three modes of operation:
Mode 1: Cold Vapor Atomic Fluorescence (CVAF)
Mode 2: Cold Vapor Atomic Fluorescence Single Gold Trap
Amalgamation (CVAF-SGTA)
Mode 3: Cold Vapor Atomic Fluorescence Double Gold Trap
Amalgamation (CVAF-DGTA)
The QuickTrace® M-8000 modes can be changed without
hardware or tubing configuration changes.
Excellent short and long term stability are found in our
QuickTrace® M-8000 CVAF analyzer. Less than 0.02 ng/L
instrument detection limits are typical for the QuickTrace®
M-8000 gold trap modes utilizing less than 25 mL of sample.
Non-gold trap instrument detection limits of less than 0.1 ng/L
utilizing less than 10 mL of sample can be achieved.
• Ultra-trace detection limits (< 0.05 ng/L IDL)
• Linearity greater than 4 orders of magnitude
• Dynamic range < 0.05 ng/L to > 400 μg/L
• In Mode 1 by response comparison to a 100 ng/L standard,
the system exhibits < 0.01% memory effect of a 1 mg/L
standard immediately following the ingestion of a 1 part
per million (mg/L) sample.
• In Mode 1 without employing our smart rinse technology
the system is ready to accurately measure a sample within
four minutes following the ingestion of a 1 mg/L sample
• Mode 2 & 3 - Short term precision (%RSD @ 95%
Confidence) ≤ 2.5% @ 5 ng/L, n=5
For ultra-trace analysis we recommend our autosampler
enclosure to protect the samples from determinate errors
such as dust particles. The enclosure will also protect your
investment from the harsh acid gases normally present in and
around digested samples.
Gold Trap Smart Rinse
We also employ cost saving features during the gold trap
desorption such as shutting down the flowing rinse and
slowing the SnCl2 flow. These innovative features can save the
laboratory thousands of dollars per year by reducing reagent
and waste costs.
EPA Methods: 245.7, 1631 and SW 846-7474. EU Methods: Din
ISO 16772, EN-12338, and ISO 17852.
*For a full list of applicable methods contact your sales specialist.
Teledyne Leeman Labs has designed the multi-tasking QuickTrace® software package to be easy to learn, yet provide valuable
features and flexibility while continuously adding customer requested features, truly making the software designed by the
customer for the customer.
Features of the QuickTrace® Software platform:
• Microsoft® Windows® 10
•Integrate via peak height or peak area
•User defined method threshold for over range response
values and smart rinse technology
•Scheduled consumable maintenance tracking
•User defined smart rack technology within a given method.
This technology allows the autosampler the use of racks
varying in size from 90, 60, 40, 24 or 21 tube position racks
for samples, standards or quality control
•True Multi-tasking
•Simultaneously run analyses, develop methods, and print
•EPA 245.7 and 1631 quality control compliant
•User defined blank acceptance criteria for EPA 245.7
and 1631
•Customizable quality control features
•User defined one or two point baseline offset correction
•Data files are efficiently exported to a network via the
Ethernet port for convenient linking to a Laboratory
Information Management System (LIMS)
•Data files can be emailed to, and opened by, a Teledyne
Leeman Labs representative on a PC
•Online help for immediate software support
•Automatic detection limit calculation - determine EPA
defined IDL/MDL
•Real time exportable data-tracking log
•Individualized reports - customize printouts by selecting
from several parameters
•Master worksheets - ready-to-run worksheets allow quick
operation for new users
Freedom of Choice
Teledyne Leeman Labs provides customers the freedom to choose an
autosampler for their mercury analyzer that will meet their laboratories sample
load requirements. The ASX-280 and ASX-560 autosamplers are available for
any QuickTrace™ Mercury Analyzers. Manual sampling is also available with the
option to add autosamplers as sample demand increases.
ASX Standard Autosampler Specifications
10 Standards, 2 Sample Racks 10 Standards, 4 Sample Racks
180 samples
360 samples
(H x W x D)
62 cm x 35.5 cm x 55 cm
(24.4” x 14” x 21.6”)
62 cm x 58 cm x 55 cm
(24.4” x 22.5” x 21.6”)
8.1 kg (17.8 lbs)
11.7 kg (26 lbs)
USB and/or RS-232
USB and/or RS-232
100-240 VAC, 47-63 Hz, 1.9A
100-240 VAC, 47-63 Hz, 1.9A
Technical Specifications
Minimum Computer Requirements
Microsoft® Windows® 10
2 GB RAM for Microsoft® Windows® 10
Video running 1024x768 with 24-bit color
Pentium Dual Core 2.3 GHz
Two free communication ports, either serial and/or USB
Internet Explorer 4 or higher must be installed for the online Help to function
Technical Specifications
Carrier Gas (Ar)
Variable psi not to exceed 40 psi
Power Requirements
100-240 VAC ±10%, 50/60 Hz
20 cm
48 cm
60 cm
37 lbs (16.8 Kg)
Computer Interfaces
RS-232 or USB
ASX-280, ASX-560
12 month limited
Leeman Labs and Elemental Analysis
Our experience isn’t limited to Mercury analysis alone. It extends to a variety of other techniques, with the same quality, precision,
functionality and thorough engineering we’ve built our reputation on. If you’re seeking elemental analysis for your specific
application or industry, Teledyne Leeman Labs is the solution.
Inductively Coupled Plasma – Optical Emission Spectrometers (ICP-OES)
ICP-OES is ideal for low to trace level analysis of metals, metallic components
in a very wide variety of sample matrices. Whether you need to measure
sodium content of sea water or trace levels of toxic elements in drinking
water, ICP is a powerful and effective tool for the job.
DC Arc Spectrometer
Our DC Arc Spectrometers are the ultimate solution for elemental analysis
of the most challenging solid samples. The DC Arc can perform elemental
analysis on samples that are difficult or nearly impossible to digest, or
samples in their native form without digestion.
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