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Automated Hot Block - Vulcan

Vulcan is the first automated workstation combining the two essential steps of sample preparation -Digestion and Work-up. It is the only true automation accepting samples and returns prepared autosampler racks ready to be analyse.

Main Features

  • Freedom from manual acid handling and exposure to acid fumes
  • Substantial cost savings in sample analysis expenditure
  • Contamination free environment for trace level sample preparation
  • Overcomes inconsistencies and uncertainties introduced by repetitive and tedious process
  • Increase in laboratory throughput
  • Saves prime lab space with smart inbuilt fume hood
  • Documentation of sample preparation processes
  • Effective use of skilled manpower through unattended operations
  • Provides safe and healthy work environment
  • Processing of 84 samples in 50 ml vials
  • Automatic and precise addition of corrosive acids, reagents and internal standard
  • Multistep heating of hot blocks.
  • Makeup volume at the end of digestion
  • Stirring of sample during the process
  • Cooling digestion vials between reagent additions
  • Transferring and diluting samples to autosampler racks
  • Can handle two digestion recipes at same time

Main Applications:

  • Geology
  • Glass
  • Metallurgy
  • Ceramic
  • Environment (waste, soil, ashes…)
  • Food
  • Pharmaceutics
  • Cosmetics
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology (blood, urine…).