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GC 2400 System

Designed to address the needs for remote control, simplified and sustainable operations of analytical laboratories, the PerkinElmer GC 2400 System provides an innovative user experience with information on the go for effective and faster decision-making and advanced system capabilities for maximized productivity, thanks to reduced technology adoption costs and features supporting sustainability.


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The innovative PerkinElmer GC 2400 Gas Chromatography System allows customers to achieve unprecedented levels of efficiency. Designed to address modern analytical lab productivity, the GC 2400 System offers detachable touchscreen combined with smart sampling capabilities for faster decision making, in and outside the lab.

A new user interface collates and provides live status information on the different configured GC accessories like the PerkinElmer HS 2400 M Headspace Sampler using a single display. Managed by PerkinElmer SimplicityChrom Chromatography Data System (CDS) Software, the GC 2400 System becomes integral part of a comprehensive GC workflow.

Whether the application is industrial, environmental, pharmaceutical or in food and beverage, the GC 2400 System can help labs exceed their productivity and performance goals, delivering accurate results.


  • Detachable touchscreen for real-time status notification
  • Programmable LEDs and sounds for immediate assessment of system status
  • Smart sampling capabilities allowing adaptation to throughput needs
  • User-replaceable detectors to allow application flexibility
  • Hydrogen sensor for safety and sustainability

PerkinElmer AS 2400 Liquid Sampler:

  • Variety of syringes from 0.5 uL to 50 uL
  • Small (20 vial) tray and large (144 vial) tray options for maximum productivity
  • Plug-and-play driving uptime and growing with labs' needs for productivity

GC 2400 Detectors
The GC 2400 System can support up to three detectors plus mass spectrometer. Detectors can be easily interchanged, and they are self-configurable:

  • flame ionization detector (FID)
  • electron capture detector (ECD)
  • and/or single quadrupole mass spectrometer (MS 2400 SQ)

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Application Note

GC-FID: Analysis of Benzene in Compliance to United State Pharmacopeia (USP) Grade Carbomer 940

Polyacrylic acid, also known as Carbomer, is used extensively in formulations across many industries, including cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, and personal care. Carbomers are polymers of acrylic acid cross-linked with allyl ethers of pentaerythritol or sucrose forming white, lightweight polymers that ...

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GC-FID: Analysis of Residual Solvents and Monomers in Plastic

Different types of plastics are used for these diverse applications, but all plastic manufacturing has a few common raw material needs, including monomers and solvents. Plastic manufacturing workflows are designed to use all monomer input in the formation of the plastic polymer, and to remove all so ...

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GC-FID: Determination of Cetyl Alcohol and Aliphatic Alcohol Impurities According to USP

Cetyl alcohol, also known as palmityl alcohol or 1-hexadecanol, is a long-chain aliphatic alcohol that is a common additive in foods, cosmetics, personal care products (e.g., lotions and creams), and industrial fuels. To ensure cetyl alcohol quality, the United States Pharmacopoeia (USP) has outline ...

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GC-FID: Fast and Accurate Analysis of Fatty Acid Methyl Esters (FAMEs) In Edible Oils and Food Products

The analysis of triacylglycerols by gas chromatography (GC) in their native state is challenging, largely due to their poor volatility and tnhermal decomposition in hot injector ports. To improve their properties for GC and to provide a comprehensive characterization of fatty acids, the esterified f ...

GC/MS: Optimized Semivolatile Organic Compounds (SVOC) Analysis in Compliance with EPA Method 8270E

For more than 40 years, the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has monitored semivolatile organic compounds (SVOC) in wastes, soils/sediments, and groundwater via its Method 8270. This method is extensive in scope, targeting chemicals found in petroleum/soot (e.g., polycyclic aromat ...

HS-GC-FID: Analysis of Residual Solvents According to USP 467

Organic solvents are commonly used in the production of active pharmaceutical ingredients (API) and pharmaceutical products. The solvents are used for varying purposes including as synthesis reaction media, in the separation and purification of API during synthesis, to enhance yield, to impart desir ...

HS-GC-FID: Analysis of Residual Solvents According to USP Chapter 467 Using PerkinElmer GC 2400 Platform and Waters Empower CDS Software

This application note shows the integration of the PerkinElmer GC 2400™ Platform in a Waters Empower CDS Software environment for the analysis of residual solvents Chapter USP 467. Results show improved productivity and lab time optimization. Instrument control and data analysis was managed by Water ...

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HS-GC-FID: VOC Analysis of Commercial Paint

When CASE chemicals like coatings and paints are formulated, pigments, binding agents, and additives are dissolved into a carrier solvent, often a volatile organic compound (VOC) or water. This solvent functions to lower the mixture’s viscosity, enabling it to coat a surface easily and evenly. Once ...

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HS-GC: Accurate Analysis of Methanol Content in B100 Biodiesel According to EN14110

Biofuels continue to be of key importance to the energy sector as more renewable fuel solutions are developed to contribute to global climate goals and resolve energy shortages. Fatty Acid Methyl Ester (FAME) Biodiesel (B100) is a key component for blending with fossil-fuel diesel in portions of up ...

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How to Enable Sustainable GC Lab Operations?

Sustainability strategies are being integrated into a growing number of businesses and their operations. Laboratories are no exception. Although the necessity to reduce the environmental impact of laboratory operations is recognized, it cannot be disengaged from the economic viability of labs. Rathe ...

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Simplifying the GC Laboratory for Improved Efficiency

Labs seek to increase the capacity of their equipment, improve turnaround times and maximize the sensitivity of their testing – without placing additional burden on their operators. Simplification is one of the strategies of Industry 4.0 for manufacturing processes. It can also be applied to laborat ...

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What Are the Key Features of a GC Smart Connected Lab?

Interest in the potential of smart technologies was high before the pandemic hit in 2020. That interest changed to a necessity when businesses were faced with the need for remote and automated operations in order to maintain business continuity. Businesses that have embraced smart operations are see ...

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The Smart Behind Separations – GC 2400 Platform Brochure

Every day, analytical laboratories are challenged with balancing high productivity with efficient operations. And with the growing trend of hybrid work models, gas chromatography operators seek remote access to their GC – whether they’re working in a different part of the lab or at a completely diff ...

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Semiconductor & Electronics Analysis Overview Flyer

Download this Flyer for an overview of PerkinElmer's analytical solutions for the Semiconductor industry. This 2-page flyer outlines semiconductor and microelectronic workflows and applications, and the precise and reliable PerkinElmer solutions to address them - including instrumentation, consumabl ...


Product Note

Clearer Results with the MS 2400 SQ System Clarifi Detector

PerkinElmer MS 2400 SQ System is designed around the cutting-edge Clarifi Detector. Engineered using the latest electron multiplier technology, the Clarifi Detector provides superior sensitivity (signal-to-noise) and the longest operational lifetime. Ions are efficiently converted into an electronic ...

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Smart, Simple and Sustainable GC for More Productivity – PerkinElmer GC 2400 System

The innovative PerkinElmer 2400 System allows customers to achieve unprecedented levels of efficiency. Designed to address the growing productivity and throughput needs of analytical laboratories, the GC 2400 System features a detachable touchscreen, so you can make decisions faster and be more prod ...

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Uptime and Sample Throughput with Easy to Change SMARTsource Technology

The PerkinElmer MS 2400™ SQ Detector comes standard with SMARTsource™ (Simplified Maintenance And Removal Technology), GC/MS source easy to remove, clean and reassemble – without the need for tools. A simple twist of the SMARTsource allows users to completely remove the ion source and lenses of the ...

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Regulatory Compliance Certification

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White Paper

The Meteoric Rise of Solid-State Batteries: Innovations and Analytical Instrument Breakthroughs

The potential of all solid-state battery (ASSB) technology to revolutionize the battery industry is resulting in new battery designs and material configuration solutions. These advancements will unlock chemistry limitations from traditional battery technologies and enable ASSBs to break through the ...