For laboratories needing a high-performance atomic absorption (AA) spectrometer, the PinAAcle™ 900H is a combined flame/furnace system with continuum source background correction.
Because different laboratories have different needs, we provide a full suite of powerful software tools for the PinAAcle 900H, starting with the innovative and easy-to-use Syngistix™ for AA Express, the more comprehensive Syngistix for AA standard software, or you can add on the special Syngistix Enhanced Security™ option that fulfills the special needs of highly regulated laboratories, such as those operating under the rules of 21 CFR Part 11.
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Through its ability to switch between flame and furnace in seconds, cutting-edge fiber optics to maximize light throughput for improved detection limits, high-speed automatic wavelength drive, automatic element identification with 8 lamp positions, the PinAAcle 900H can determine up to 20 elements in one completely automated run, maximizing your productivity.
The PinAAcle 900H is controlled by your choice of software packages:
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This work has demonstrates the ability of the PinAAcle 900 AA spectrometer to reliably and effectively analyze breakfast cereal samples for Cu, Fe, Mg, Mn, Zn, K, Na, and Ca over a wide range of concentrations. Using the FAST Flame 2 sample automation accessory along with the PinAAcle 900 minimizes user error when performing dilutions and making calibration standards, increases throughput and provides excellent long-term stability, increasing productivity for the laboratory.
PerkinElmer’s PinAAcle 900 AA spectrometer is shown to reliably and effectively analyze fresh and dried fruit samples for Cu, Fe, Mg, Mn, Zn, K, Na, and Ca over a wide range of concentrations. Using the FAST Flame 2 accessory along with the PinAAcle 900 minimizes user error when performing dilutions and making calibration standards, increases throughput, and provides excellent long-term stability, increasing productivity for the laboratory.
This work demonstrates the ability to rapidly and accurately measure nutritional elements in fruit juices using flame AA with a FAST Flame sample automation system.
Internal quality control and the possibility of external monitoring provide strong incentive for the ability to quickly, accurately and easily monitor micronutrients in milk. In this work, we demonstrate the ability of PerkinElmer’s PinAAcle™ 900 atomic absorption spectrometer (operating in flame mode) coupled to a FAST Flame sample automation accessory to analyze common nutritional elements in a variety of milks.
A major challenge in the analysis of food samples is the extremely low analyte levels and the very high matrix levels. For many years, graphite furnace atomic absorption spectroscopy (GFAAS) has been a reliable technique and the preferred method for this analysis, especially for the determination of Cd and Pb. This work will focus on the use of GFAAS for the determination of lead and cadmium in a variety of food samples.
To protect the integrity of semiconductor and electronics end-products, semiconductor researchers and developers (R&D) and manufacturing QA/QC functions face unique challenges to reduce contaminates, sometimes down to ultra-trace levels. Metal determination in the sub-ppb range are required for the analysis of complex sample matrices and corrosive acids.
To meet these requirements, high-performance analytical techniques such as inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry (ICP-MS) are preferred for rapid multi-element analysis, however, diagnosing problems can also involve only a few elements, in which graphite furnace atomic absorption spectrometry (GFAAS) is recommended.
Learn how GFAAS can help diagnose problems in semiconductor R&D and QA/QC processes.
Thallium is considered one of the most toxic heavy metals and a cumulative poison that can cause adverse health effects and degenerative changes in many organs. The main threat to humans is through occupational exposure and environmental contamination.
Industry’s use of thallium is widespread, and leaching from ore processing operations is the major source of elevated thallium concentrations in water. Due to thallium’s potential to cause adverse health effects in exposed people, a number of regulations and guidelines have been established by agencies around the world.
Graphite furnace atomic absorption spectrometry (GFAAS) has proven to be a well-established testing technique but is challenged with meeting the low detection limit requirements of the regulations by direct analysis, so the pre-concentration procedure is often needed. In this work, a PerkinElmer PinAAcle® 900H GFAA spectrometer combined with Syngistix™ for AA software were used to develop an accurate and reliable sample enrichment method for the determination of ultra-trace level thallium in water.
Knowledge of the type and concentration of inorganic components in beer is of considerable interest from various perspectives, as they may affect taste, appearance, product stability. The PinAAcle™ 900 FAAS provides an intuitive, highly efficient system capable of simplifying analyses while maintaining peak performance and unmatched productivity.
Toxic elements, such as lead (Pb) and cadmium (Cd), are entering the food chain through environmental contamination. Rice, as the most widely consumed cereal grain in Asia, can quickly pick up Pb and Cd from soil, thereby seriously endangering human health through diet. These toxic element levels need to be carefully monitored. Maximum levels of Pb and Cd are strictly regulated in Asian countries, especially in China; therefore, it is extremely important to develop a simple, reliable method for trace levels of Pb and Cd in rice. The allowable maximum levels of Pb and Cd in grains in EU and China are required to be below 0.2 mg/kg (Commission Regulation EC 1881/2006 and Chinese GB 2715-2016 Hygienic Standard). Graphite furnace atomic absorption spectroscopy (GFAAS) is the officially recommended technique for detection of trace elements in various food stuffs (GB/T 5009.15-2017, GB/T 5009. 12-2017 and EN 14083:2003). Food samples are usually pretreated before GFAAS analysis using various methods: microwave digestion, hot block digestion, dry ashing, and hot plate digestion. These conventional digestion procedures are usually complicated and time-consuming (2-4 hours or longer). Plus, they require large quantities of corrosive and oxidizing reagents, increasing the chance for contamination which could lead to inaccurate results. However, fast digestion can effectively speed up the sample preparation procedure while reducing the use of corrosive reagents and the chance for contamination.
Cobalt (Co), copper (Cu), manganese (Mn), nickel (Ni) and zinc (Zn) are all essential elements, not only for mammals, but also for plants. They play important roles in many biological processes.However,at high level these elements can be toxic.The trace element content of food items for all the essential elements mentioned above must be controlled on a daily basis. Methods were developed for the accurate determination of Co, Cu, Mn, Ni, and Zn in spice mixtures using the PinAAcle 900T atomic absorption spectrometer in the FAAS mode and microwave digeston.
The heavy metal contamination of soil is one of the most widespread and severe environmental problems. This pollution not only decreases crop production, but also affects the health of people consuming the resulting food. With the increased knowledge about the impact of heavy metals from food on human health, the quality of soil resources has attracted considerable attention and concern.
Because they do not degrade and are toxic, heavy metals accumulate in the human body, leading to various serious diseases, including cancer. Cadmium (Cd), lead (Pb) and chromium (Cr) are commonly regarded as extremely toxic elements since they are harmful to humans, even at low concentrations. Zinc (Zn), nickel (Ni) and copper (Cu) are essential metals for plants at trace concentrations but are toxic if present at higher concentrations. Therefore, routine monitoring of these six metals in soil is vitally important to protect the quality and safety of food.
This work describes the analysis Cd, Cr, Cu, Pb, Ni, and Zn in soil using the PinAAcle 900H AA spectrometer, leveraging a rapid digestion procedure which uses less acid than conventional digestion methods.
A simple and accurate method for determining the concentrations of elements of interest in wine. PinAAcle 900 AA spectrometer accurately measure Cu, Fe, and Mn in a variety of wine samples at levels which meet the regulations imposed by China for imported wine.
This work demonstrates the analysis of mineral elements in a variety of drinking waters using the PinAAcle 900 AA spectrometer coupled with a FAST Flame accessory.
This work is to demonstrates the applicability of FAAS using the PerkinElmer® PinAAcle™ 900T for the analysis of mineral content in dietary supplements. Seven elements are determined in two commercially available multi-mineral tablets, a NIST® Standard Reference Material, and a commercial reference material which simulates a mixed food diet.
Precise and accurate measurements at the regulated levels are an important factor for assuring safe drinking water. U.S. EPA Method 200.91 is the method cited by EPA, Health Canada, and the WHO for the use of graphite furnace atomic absorption spectroscopy (GFAAS). In evaluating a GFAAS system for determination of these elements, it must provide good sensitivity, low noise, limited drift, and accuracy in matrices with high salt content (hard water) that might be found in drinking waters. In this work, the PinAAcle™ 900T, with a unique optical system, is evaluated for the use of EPA Method 200.9 for As, Cd, Pb, Se, and Tl in drinking waters.
The grain industry is very complex. It’s global, diverse, and can also present analytical challenges. Today’s grain users demand more when it comes to quality, safety, and uniformity. In addition, they seek diverse products with unique characteristics.
PerkinElmer is equipped to help the grain industry in its quest to feed the world – nutritiously and economically. Our testing and analysis solutions encompass the three primary areas required for complete knowledge of grains and their derivatives – composition, functionality, and safety.
The PinAAcle™ series of atomic absorption (AA) spectrometers brings AA performance to new heights. Engineered with an array of exciting technological advances, it offers a variety of configurations and capabilities to deliver exactly the level of performance you need:
And no matter which model you select (900F, 900Z, 900H, 900T), you’ll discover an intuitive, highly efficient system capable of simplifying your journey from sample to results—even with the most difficult matrices. Experience peak performance and unmatched productivity. Step up to the PinAAcle series from PerkinElmer.
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With instruments that are the industry standard worldwide, PerkinElmer accessories, consumables, methods and application support meet the most demanding requirements and are the preferred choice in thousands of laboratories globally.
Consumers are exposed to low levels of heavy metals on a daily basis and long term exposure can have negative health impacts. Since the elements themselves are distributed unevenly throughout, for example, cereal grain, with the germ and the outer layers having the highest concentrations, analyzing these grains to detect low analyte levels with accuracy and controlled reproducibility is a challenge.
The atomic absorption analysis technique provides a high performance option with features like a closed-furnace design that is sealed at both ends with easily removable bayonet-mount windows. In addition, independently controlled external and internal gas streams provide maximum flexibility, tube life, and sensitivity.
Systems like the PinAAcle™ 900 AA spectrometer make it faster and easier to get from sample to results by reducing your grain method development time, while PerkinElmer consumables and superior services will keep your lab at peak performance.
This guide provides a basic overview of the most commonly used atomic spectroscopy techniques and provides the information necessary to help you select the one that best suits your specific needs and applications.
This document provides detailed instructions regarding the space, accessories and utilities required to operate PerkinElmer’s PinAAcle family of atomic absorption (AA) spectrometers (500 and 900 series) and other major AA accessories.
The production of high-quality graphite components for atomic absorption spectroscopy requires stringent quality control. To ensure high quality and consistency, a specific high-density base graphite material has been developed for use with PerkinElmer graphite furnace systems.