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Top 7 Signs That You Should Service or Replace Your Mass Spectrometer

Top 7 Signs That You Should Service or Replace Your Mass Spectrometer

The user could improve their overall ROI by replacing their current technology. 
The system needs too much maintenance to run at peak performance. 
The instrument doesn’t meet the user’s expanding research requirements in terms of detection limits, linearity, speed of analysis, robustness, reporting and regulatory requirements.
Known standards and blanks are not correct when tested. 
Service and training costs are becoming too high. 
Replacement parts are too difficult to find. 
Growing business necessitates a new or additional MS system to meet demand. 

Top 6 Questions You Should Ask When Buying a Mass Spectrometer

What factors come into play when determining the MS specifications you require in terms of throughput, sensitivity, robustness, software control, ease of use, and ease of maintenance? 
What differentiates the vendor’s MS from others offered, in terms of performance and how easy it would be to upgrade? 
How do you validate the specification claims presented by the vendor? 
Has the data processing software been designed for enhanced analytics, with lab workflow in mind and does it support critical compliance requirements? 
What are important price points to keep in mind when selecting an MS? 
Laboratories need fast and effective services, including an effective distribution of spare parts, instruments, service personnel and education/ training. How does the company serve these needs globally? 

Recently Released Mass Spectrometers

Prima BT Benchtop Mass Spectrometer

  • Incorporates a magnetic sector analyzer designed for continuous operation in process development laboratories
  • Delivers excellent analytical performance with high reliability and minimal maintenance requirements
  • Includes a 16-port rapid multi-stream sampler (RMS), and a 6-port automatic calibration manifold
  • Designed for 20 Million translations between face seal replacement
  • Features a zero-dead-volume design

Thermo Fisher Scientific

IMPACT HD™ Mass Spectrometer

  • Features patented low-noise Captivespray nanoBooster™ ionization coupled with record high-speed digitization Qq-TOF technology
  • Steered by intelligent acquisition software
  • Sharply defines complex samples
  • Boasts extreme sensitivity broad mass-transfer ion optics and fastest ever 50Gbit/sec sampling technology
  • Achieves a dynamic range of 5 orders of magnitude in one second of LC time


SYNAPT® G2-Si Mass Spectrometer

  • Integrates a third dimension of resolution and separation power into a new suite of untargeted and targeted LC/MS/MS workflows
  • Now combines the unique power of Travelling Wave (T-Wave) Ion Mobility Separations with new data acquisition and informatics technologies, and collision cross section (CCS) measurements
  • Can separate individual isomers, conformers, and isobaric compounds


Master GC/TOF GC/MS System

  • Features an acquisition rate up to 30,000 spectra/s
  • Provides fast detection capability over the full mass range
  • Acquires 30,000 mass spectra over the entire mass range, compared to the fastest quadrupole MS which only provides about 10 mass spectra at 10,000 amu/s in the same mass range (1 – 1,000 amu)
  • Also features linearity of 5 orders of magnitude


Mass Spectrometer Manufacturers

AB Sciex


Applied Biosystems


GenTech Master

Hitachi High Technologies





Thermo Fisher Scientific