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Avio 220 Max ICP-OES Scott/Cross-Flow Configuration

The Avio® 220 Max is a compact, hybrid simultaneous ICP-OES instrument, ideal for labs with low-to-medium throughput requirements. Its unique plug-and-play capabilities make the Avio 220 Max the ICP with the fastest startup on the market – cold start to analysis in only 10 minutes – saving you time and operating costs by allowing you to shut down the instrument between runs. Plus, it utilizes a vertical plasma and is engineered to handle even the most difficult, high-matrix samples without dilution, delivering productivity, performance and faster return on investment. And last but certainly not least, Syngistix for ICP software provides an intuitive and smart environment with smart monitoring for real-time instrument and sample diagnostics as well as results viewing to easily track sample analysis, quality control, and internal standard performance to guarantee sample accuracy.

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Avio 220 Max Scott/Cross-Flow
Avio 220 Max Concentric/Cyclonic
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Proprietary features on the Avio 220 Max ICP-OES include:

  • Plug-and-play functionality allows for fast startup – cold start to analysis in just 10 minutes
  • Simultaneous acquisition of analyte and background with increased analyte sensitivity
  • Flat Plate plasma technology delivers a more robust, stable plasma, the lowest argon consumption of any ICP, and is maintenance-free
  • PlasmaShear system offers maintenance-free, argon-free interference removal
  • Attenuation mode reduces the signal without manual dilution, with just a click of a button, and is fully customizable by each wavelength
  • Vertical plasma torch design provides 100% matrix tolerance, minimizing sample preparation time
  • Dual view optimizes axial and radial plasma viewing to the extended linear dynamic range, measuring high and low concentrations in the same run, regardless of wavelength
  • Double-monochromator optical system brings outstanding analytical performance
  • Color PlasmaCam provides continuous viewing of the plasma, simplifying method development and enabling remote diagnostic capabilities
  • Syngistix for ICP Software delivers an intuitive, left-to-right, icon-based design, mirroring the progression of your workflow with smart features that guide you through each step for greater control and confidence

And for added flexibility, the Avio 220 Max is available in two configurations, allowing you to select the option best suited for your application(s). This configuration of the Avio 220 Max is equipped with Scott/Cross-Flow sample introduction, suitable for most applications even those requiring hydrofluoric acid.


21 CFR Part 11 Compatible Yes
Depth 76.0 cm
Height 81.0 cm
Model Name Avio 220 Max Scott/Cross-Flow
Warranty 1 Year
Weight 100.0 kg
Width 65.0 cm
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Application Note

Analysis of Aluminum Alloys with the Avio 220 Max ICP-OES Following London Metal Exchange Guidelines

Due to its unique characteristics, aluminum (Al) is used in a wide variety of commercial and industrial applications. Its utility can be further enhanced by combining it with other metals to create aluminum-based alloys, where the non-aluminum additives can make up to 15% of the total alloy, by weig ...

Analysis of Copper-Gold Ore with the Avio 220 Max ICP-OES

The extraction of metals from ore at a mining plant requires the routine analysis of various samples, which include the feed (crushed ore), the tails (waste ore after processing) and the concentrate (final product). In this work, reference materials were analyzed for copper (Cu), iron (Fe), silver ( ...

Analysis of Impurities in Aluminum with the Avio 220 Max ICP-OES Following London Metal Exchange Guidelines

Due to aluminum’s varied uses and popularity, there are many grades available. The London Metal Exchange (LME) lists specifications for two commonly-used aluminum (Al) purities: 99.5% and 99.7%1, with each having up to six inorganic impurities specified. ICP-OES is the best technique for measuring t ...

Analysis of In-Service Oils Following ASTM D5185 with the Avio 220 Max ICP-OES

With heavy machinery, it is important to assess its status during operation to prevent breakdowns and costly repairs. A key aspect is monitoring the status of the oil or lubricants used to lubricate various components such as engines, transmissions, gearboxes and many other important areas: if the o ...

Analysis of Key Elements in Potable Water Using the Avio 220 Max Hybrid Simultaneous ICP-OES

The quality of potable waters is affected by many factors, including geology, geography, pollution, and leaching from pipes used to transport water. Therefore, knowledge of water quality is important for both consumption and industrial use. Key elements to monitor include aluminum (Al), copper (Cu), ...

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Analysis of Lead Dust Collected on Reactive Wipes to Meet EPA-HQ-OPPT-2023-0231 – An Update to 40 CFR Part 745

Due to the toxicity of lead (Pb), the U.S. EPA has developed method 40 CFR Part 745 to address Pb-based paint poisoning in residential structures. This analysis is based on dust wipes, where a defined area is wiped with special lead wipes, which are then digested and analyzed for Pb. Although variou ...

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Analysis of Macronutrients in Pet Food with the Avio 220 Max ICP-OES

Our pets’ diet should provide essential nutrients in the correct quantities to ensure their proper nutrition. These nutrients include vitamins, essential fatty acids, proteins, amino acids, and minerals, all of which support a pet’s wellbeing, keeping them happy and healthy. Inductively coupled plas ...

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Analysis of Micronutrients in Fruit Juice Using the Avio 220 Max ICP-OES

For food manufacturers and processors, it is important to be able to quantify the content of food products, including micronutrients, for both safety and quality reasons along with regulatory label-claim requirements, and ICP-OES is generally favored in a multi-element analytical environment with de ...

Analysis of Micronutrients in Milk Using the Avio 220 Max ICP-OES

With its great importance, milk is available in several different forms: fresh, boxed (ultraheat treated), powdered, and evaporated. The most commonly consumed form varies globally, being dependent on factors such as geography, culture, and climate. For milk producers, internal quality control and t ...

Analysis of Midstream Refining Products from Palm Oil Processing with the Avio 220 Max Hybrid Simultaneous ICP-OES

Palm oil and its byproducts are used in a wide variety of industries and products, including foods, pharmaceuticals, personal care, energy, agriculture, as well as in the production of oleochemicals. Extracting and refining oil from palm trees and fruits is a complex, multi-step process which can be ...

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Analysis of Oil Additives Following ASTM D4951 with the Avio 220 Max ICP-OES

When blending base oils and additives for use as lubricants, it is important to know and control the concentrations of certain elements for optimal performance and longer engine life. Because this process is so crucial, ASTM developed a method for monitoring this procedure – ASTM method D4951 – whic ...

Analysis of Plating Bath Solutions with the Avio 220 Max ICP-OES using Attenuation Mode

Routine analysis of plating bath solutions is critical in order to maintain the recommended formulation, but presents several challenges: the presence of particulates, the need to monitor different element groups during a typical analysis day, and the need to accurately measure high concentrations. ...

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Analysis of Renewable Diesel Feedstocks for Inorganic Contaminants Using the Avio 220 Max ICP-OES

The production of renewable fuels, such as biodiesel, continues to be a growing global industry. Renewable diesel can be made from any plant or vegetable material that contains oils, as well as from animal fat (or feedstock). Since feedstock can originate from a variety of sources, the levels of con ...

Analysis of SiO2- and TiO2-Containing Medications by ICP-OES per USP 232/233 with Software to Aid in 21 CFR Part 11 Compliance

Since early 2018, manufacturers of pharmaceutical products are mandated to comply with USP <232/<233> requirements around the analysis of elemental impurities in medications. This work demonstrates the ability of PerkinElmer’s Avio® 220 Max hybrid simultaneous ICP-OES to pass validation testing for ...

Analysis of Trace Elements in Fertilizer with the Avio 220 Max ICP-OES

The production of fertilizer is a key industry for a country's agricultural sector, with the main benefit of increasing crop productivity. The primary elements of interest in fertilizers are categorized into four classes: primary nutrients, secondary nutrients, micronutrients, and trace elements. Al ...

Arsenic and Selenium in Drinking Water by ICP-OES with Continuous Flow Hydride Generation and a Single Pre-Reduction Procedure

The determination of arsenic (As) and selenium (Se) by ICP-OES is challenging because both elements are weak emitters, which makes it difficult to measure low concentrations. In addition, in many sample types, both As and Se are present in low concentrations; the combination of low concentrations an ...

Direct Analysis of Impurities in Lithium Hexafluorophosphate Battery Electrolyte with the Avio 220 Max ICP-OES

As a power supply for green energy, lithium-ion batteries (LiBs) are being widely used across many fields, therefore their increased performance and safety are becoming the new challenge for LiBs manufacturers and researchers. Among all the components in LiBs, the electrolyte is the most critical si ...

Early Detection of Chloride in 3-MCPD Precursors in Palm Oil through Edible Oils Analysis with Avio 220 Max ICP-OES

During the production of palm oil, 3-MCPD forms from the reaction of acylglycerol with the chloride ion (Cl-). 3-MCPD is a potentially carcinogenic compound, with a tolerable daily intake of 2 µg/kg of bodyweight. As a result, the palm oil industry limits the 3-MCPD concentration to less than 10 mg/ ...

Lithium-Ion Battery Recycling: Deep Eutectic Solvent Extraction of Cathode Active Materials with the Avio 220 Max ICP-OES

In lithium-ion battery recycling, soft solvometallurgy based on deep eutectic solvents (DESs) is gaining attention as a metal extraction technique due to its combination of high recovery efficiency, low cost, biodegradability and, in some cases, the ability to dissolve metal oxides. This application ...

Measurement of Cesium, Lithium, and Rubidium in Desalination Discharge Brines with the Avio 220 Max ICP-OES

The main source of elements and minerals has traditionally been mining from geological deposits in the earth. While an effective strategy for many elements, it is not the most efficient for elements which are not naturally abundant at high concentrations. In addition, for elements which are in high ...

Meeting the Challenges of Soil Analysis with the Avio 220 Max ICP-OES

The analysis of soils for elemental contents presents challenges during the sample preparation step. A common method for preparing a soil sample for inorganic elemental analysis involves digesting the soil sample in an acid that is heated to near-boiling to extract the elements for analysis. When us ...

Meeting the RoHS Directive with Microwave Sample Preparation and the Avio 220 Max ICP-OES

With the increasing demand for electronics, manufacturers are continually developing new products with enhanced capabilities, and consequently, the lifetime of electronics is becoming shorter as consumers more frequently upgrade to newer, more advanced models. The result is an increasing number of e ...

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Rapid Determination of 13 Trace Elements in Graphite with the Avio 220 Max ICP-OES

One of the core components of lithium-ion batteries, the anode’s function is energy storage and release, thereby affecting the cycling performance of the battery. The most commonly used material for anodes is artificial graphite due to its low price, long lifetime, and high storage capacity. China s ...

The Analysis of Brines with the Avio 220 Max ICP-OES

The most common form of brines is sodium chloride (NaCl)-based. These are used primarily in the production of chlorine gas (Cl2) via electrolysis and the polymeric membrane cell process, in which brines are passed through an ion-exchange membrane, where the brine is de-chlorinated via electrolysis t ...

Total Chlorine in Palm Trees for Early Detection of 3-MCPD in Refined Oil with Avio 220 Max ICP-OES

The popularity of palm oil and its many end products has been growing rapidly. However, due to the possible presence of 3-monochloropropane-1,2-diol (3-MCPD) generated during the refinery process, refined palm oil can have potential health risks to the consumer. 3-MCPD is the product of the chemical ...

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Electronic Board Recycling with ICP-MS and ICP-OES: Smart, Sustainable - and Successful

Camston Wrather is revolutionizing waste disposal by pioneering sustainable resource recovery, especially from printed circuit boards. Discover how partnering with PerkinElmer, they've overcome lab challenges, advancing their eco-friendly mission. This customer story highlights how they are able to ...



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For labs conducting routine elemental analysis, simplified and streamlined workflows are critical to success. Syngistix™ for ICP software for the Avio® Max ICP-OES series is engineered with an assortment of smart features, streamlining analysis with only three clicks from sample to results! ...

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Product Note

Avio 220 Max Hybrid Simultaneous ICP Optical Emission Spectrometer

The Avio® 220 Max, the industry's only hybrid simultaneous ICP-OES, is a robust and matrix-tolerant system with plug-and-play performance taking you from cold start to analysis in just 10 minutes – ideal for labs with low-to-mid throughput requirements. The instrument’s performance is further optimi ...

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Syngistix Cross-Platform Atomic Spectroscopy Software

PerkinElmer's Syngistix is a workflow-based software designed to offer a harmonized user experience across PerkinElmer’s AA, ICP and ICP-MS platforms.

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Syngistix for ICP - Smart Software for Every Workflow

Syngistix™ for ICP software boasts a number of smart features designed to optimize your workflows and the performance of the Avio® Max ICP-OES instruments – from initial instrument setup to final results – for consistent, efficient, reliable operation. Flexible and easy to use, these smart features ...


Regulatory Compliance Certification

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Technical Note

Advantages of PerkinElmer's PlasmaShear Technology for ICP-OES

ICP-OES is a rugged, robust technique capable of analyzing complex matrices containing percent levels of dissolved solids without the need for dilution. Nevertheless, to ensure accurate, robust analyses several challenges must be overcome. Two important obstacles are self-absorption by the plasma an ...

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Analysis of Organic Solvents with the Avio Max ICP-OES Series

The analysis of organic solvents by ICP-OES can be challenging for several reasons: plasma stability, carbon deposition in the instrument (such as on the injector and torch), and complex spectral background from carbon. However, each of these challenges can be overcome with appropriate choices of sa ...

Attenuation Mode on the Avio 220 Max ICP-OES for Simplified Analysis of High Concentration Elements

In ICP-OES analyses, it is common to measure elements present at high concentrations, such as minerals, matrix elements in alloys, and plating bath solutions, to name just a few examples. However, when concentrations are too high, the response becomes non-linear, which can lead to inaccurate results ...

Avio 220 Max ICP-OES Custom-Designed Solid-State Detector with Hybrid Simultaneous Analysis

The Avio® 220 Max hybrid simultaneous ICP-OES features a dual backside illuminated charge-coupled device (DBI-CCD) detector which simultaneously measures a wavelength range around the analytical wavelength (within a given CCD array), including the background correction wavelength(s). Unique to the A ...

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Avio Max Series ICP-OES Solid-State RF Generator for Flat Plate Plasma

PerkinElmer's Avio® Max series ICP-OES spectrometers feature a free-running solid-state RF generator for Flat Plate™ plasma, a proprietary technology which generates a transversely symmetrical plasma, replacing previous helical-coil induction. This approach produces a flat-bottom shaped plasma which ...

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Enhancing Cesium Analysis Using the Expanded Wavelength Range of the Avio 220 Max ICP-OES

Traditionally, cesium (Cs) is challenging to measure with ICP-OES, mainly because its two most common wavelengths (455.531 nm and 459.320 nm) are less sensitive. However, the unique Avio® 220 Max hybrid simultaneous ICP-OES features an innovative optical system and detector, which provide both outst ...

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Flat Plate Plasma Technology on the Avio Max Series ICP-OES

A robust and stable plasma is essential when performing analytical analyses by inductively coupled plasma optical emission spectroscopy (ICP-OES). The plasma is traditionally generated by passing argon through a series of concentric quartz tubes (the ICP torch) within a helical, radio frequency (RF) ...

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Multicomponent Spectral Fitting on the Avio Max Series ICP-OES

Baseline and interfering element correction (IEC) are used with ICP optical emission spectrometry to correct analytical signals for contributions from the plasma, the matrix or elements other than the analyte. If the contributions from these components are not corrected accurately, the analytical re ...

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The Avio 220 Max ICP-OES: A Unique Double-Monochromator Optical System

PerkinElmer's Avio® 220 Max ICP-OES delivers outstanding analytical performance thanks to the combination of its double-monochromator optical system and a range of other proprietary technologies that are part of this unique hybrid simultaneous ICP-OES solution. Read more about the Avio 220 Max’s nov ...

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Vertical Dual View on the Avio Max Series ICP-OES

The Avio® Max series ICP-OES incorporates a vertically oriented plasma with complete dual-viewing optics under computer and software control. Its dual view technology optimizes axial and radial plasma viewing to the extended linear dynamic range, measuring high and low concentrations in the same run ...