Analytical and measurement systems
built on absorption spectroscopy and mass spectrometry

  Javeline Technical Systems Sp. z o.o., is an experienced, independent company with a global network of partners. We provide comprehensive services dedicated to process engineering, ranging from design, construction and commissioning of control & measurement systems that utilize the highest quality, commercially-available devices. Our systems are designed primarily with analyzers that are based on IR spectroscopy and mass spectrometry. We operate in sectors such as:

  • petrochemical
  • biofuel production
  • chemical
  • pharmaceutical
  • food and beverages
  • metals, minerals & mining
  • environmental and atmospheric research
  • gas analysis
  • nanotechnologies
  • research and development activities
  • processes in cement industry
  • and many others

We specialize in the design of turn-key systems wherein we co-bundle individual analyzers with a sampling pre-conditioning system which are collectively integrated into a common, temperature-controlled system enclosure. In order to ensure the highest quality of services and products offered, all system components are rigorously tested in terms of their usability, integrity, stability, quality and safety.

  Our systems are configured to operate under extreme and challenging conditions. Such as being able to receive sample gases from a steel furnace operating at a vacuum of 1 Torr or for petrochemical-related applications where the sample take-off pressure can reach upwards of 400 bar(g). The JTS-designed sampling conditioning systems are made of 316SS, 6MO, titanium, GRP, CR22 materials and others corresponding to the NACE, NORSOK and PED standards. If necessary, the gas supply lines and the system are heated up to 130 ° C in order prevent the sample gas from condensing. By maintaining the sample gas above its dewpoint, we can ensure trouble-free operation and maximize system up-time. We can also provide systems which are designed to sample from many measuring points on a sequenced basis. Based upon the sample conditions present, we can design our sample system to properly filter dust and other solid particles present in order to prevent loss-of-sample flow conditions. If required, compliance with ATEX regulations and their Russian counterparts can be achieved by providing approved electro-mechanical components and by obtaining 3rd party system certification. When required, JTS can also certify its integrated systems scope of supply via a FAT (Factory Acceptance Testing) and/or SAT (Site Acceptance Testing). We work with our clients from the conceptual design stage and consult with them all the way through to the fulfillment of our obligations. And even longer ... We perfectly understand that our responsibility to our clients does not end when the control and measurement system installation is complete. Our mission requires that we continue our support efforts thereafter by providing technical assistance, further consultations and on-site services for as long as we are needed in order to ensure that our clients are completely satisfied with our performance.

California Analytical Instruments Inc.
Analyzers based on absorption technology

  The company Javeline Technical Systems is based on a global network of partnerships and agreements, it is built with the participation of the companies with global recognition and engaged in the production of the highest quality control and measurement equipment, as well as accompanying equipment, necessary to build the comprehensive measurement and analytical systems.

Our area of core activity is:
  • selection, application, deployment, delivery and service of control and measurement equipment;
  • technical consulting and support on control and measurement equipment;
  • design, installation and commissioning of control, measurement and analytical systems;
  • integration with control systems;

  In addition to measuring and analytical systems for industrial and laboratory applications based on mass spectrometers of Extrel, LLC, we offer solutions using gas analyzers such as chemiluminescent analyzers, FTIR (Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy), NDIR (non-dispersive infrared spectrometry), analyzers PAS based on infrared photoacoustic spectroscopy, paramagnetic or electrochemical oxygen analyzers and also analyzers based on fluorescent technology (UVF) and acoustic method, as well as integrated systems (eg SRC catalytic reduction monitoring systems, monitoring systems for power boilers, landfill sites, emissions from motor vehicles) and special products. The supplier of the above-mentioned analyzers and integrated systems is California Analytical Instruments, Inc. (CAI) from California, USA. We decided to cooperate closely with this company because of the trust they have received from customers all over the world. Tens of thousands of analyzers sold to thousands of customers and the highest professionalism at every level of cooperation are the reasons that place California Analytical Instruments, Inc. (CAI) in the forefront of manufacturers of similar analyzers and accessories.

  Founded in 1982, headquartered in Orange, CA, CAI provides gas analyzers and measuring systems for industrial, environmental, process, occupational safety and emission control applications from automotive vehicles. The key advantage of instruments and measurement systems offered by CAI is a precise analysis of virtually any gas. California Analytical Instruments offers not only technology, but also the best customer support in the industry.

  Together with California Analytical Instruments, Inc. Javeline Technical Systems Ltd. is ready to provide optimal solutions for the most diverse analytical needs of a wide spectrum of recipients. In this also yours ...

Therefore, we invite you to cooperate ...

California Analytical Instruments Inc.
Gas Phase Analyzers

  Since the company’s inception in 1992, CAI’s mission has been to provide innovative gas analysis solutions to meet the needs of our customers for years to come. Our current analyzers utilize proven technologies for a wide range of measurements, including:

CAI offers three analyzer models that utilize chemiluminescence technology for analyzing NO, NOx and NO2 concentrations within a gas sample.
Examples of applications: combustion efficiency, turbine/generator feedback control, process chemical gas analysis, fuel cell analysis, vehicle emissions ...

CAI offers four analyzer models that utilize Fourier Transfer Infrared technology for measuring concentrations of multiple gases within a sample. CAI FTIR analyzers deliver fast, accurate analysis of virtually any gas that has an infrared absorption spectrum.
Examples of applications: process control, VOC abatement/scrubber efficiency, vehicle emissions, ammonia slip, gas purity, agricultural emissions, greenhouse gas, biomass/landfill gas ...

CAI offers two analyzer models that use Non-Dispersive Infrared (NDIR) technology to measure the concentrations of IR-absorbing gases in a sample. The 700 and ZPA models utilize paramagnetic or fuel cell technology to measure Oxygen.
Examples of applications: combustion efficiency, turbine/generator feedback control, process chemical gas analysis, personnel safety, fuel cell analysis, vehicle emissions ...

CAI offers two dedicated analyzer options to measure oxygen. Either paramagnetic technology or the fuel cell method may be used to determine the percentage level of oxygen in the gas sample.
Examples of applications: greenhouse gases, gas purity, process gas analysis, vehicle emissions, engine testing and more ...

CAI FID analyzers rely on the Flame Ionization Detection principle to measure the total concentration of hydrocarbons in a gas sample. The gas sample becomes ionized in the flame and the electrostatic field causes the charged particles to migrate, creating a small current that is measured by the amplifier.
Examples of applications: VOC abatement/scrubber efficiency, combustion engine testing, vehicle emissions, fermentation monitoring, carbon bed breakthrough detection, process gas analysis ...

CAI PAS analyzers use photoacoustic infrared technology to measure many of the most commonly measured IR-absorbing gases. Gas selectivity is achieved through the use of optical filters that provide both a means of detecting the gas of interest and compensating for interfering gases and water.
Examples of applications: vehicle exhaust measurements for ammonia, ethanol, nitrous oxide, CO2, CO and H2O, SHED testing for methanol, ethanol, toluene, CO2, R-134-A and H2O, process quality control, VOC/THC analysis, fermentation/greenhouse gases, trace gas analysis ...

GPA 2000 Series Gas Purity Analyzers utilize the speed of sound to accurately detect the concentration of one gas in the presence of another. GPA 2000 software allows the end user to reconfigure the unit for a wide variety of different gas combinations, making it an ideal choice for gas cylinder filling operations.
Examples of applications: Air Separation – product gas purity analysis, cal gas cylinder, welding & diving gas mixtures, Pressure Swing Absorption– H2 purity analysis, Power Gen – H2 cooled turbine generator analysis, N2 Generators – N2 purity analysis, Refineries – recycle gas / H2 purity analysis, Heat Treating – H2 / N2 annealing furnace analysis ...

CAI UVA 5000 Series Analyzers utilize the field-proven UV Absorbance method to continuously detect gas-phase compounds that are capable of absorbing UV light energy. The UVA 5000 incorporates state-of-the-art optical components that are combined with fiber optics to provide highly accurate measurements in an extremely small, space-saving form factor.
Examples of applications: trace H2S analysis in natural gas / amine scrubbers or in biogas food digesters, trace SO2 analysis in flue gas desulfurization (FGD), chlorine feed gas monitoring, ClO2 analysis in the pulp and paper industry, % F2 Analysis in UF6 / nuclear fuel processing, % NH3 analysis ...

CAI offers integrated stationary and mobile analysis systems that incorporate multiple measurement technologies into single packages. They are designed to serve a wide range of applications within many industries. The CAI Gas Analysis System can monitorup to fi ve gases: CO, CO2, O2, NOx, and SO2. The analytical equipment is contained in an air-conditioned and heated NEMA 4 or 4X enclosure with connections for calibration and sample gases and exhaust...
Examples of applications: SCR monitoring, scrubber efficiency, combustion efficiency, turbine/generator feedback control, process gas analysis, power plant denitrification, boiler monitoring ...

CAI offers a number of specialty products to augment our line of analyzers. The Zero Air Generator (ZAG) provides a pure source of zero air. The Pump Pak II gives analyzers an external sample pump. The 700 Gas Divider eliminates the need for multiple gas cylinders. The 700 Multipoint Sampler enables the programming of up to 16 sample lines. And the 700 FTIR Heated Sampler provides temperature control circuits for heated sample handling.

California Analytical Instruments Inc.
Liquid Phase Analyzers

  In 2019, California Analytical Instruments introduced a new family of analyzers dedicated to liquid phase applications. CAI liquid phase analyzers utilize proven fiber optic-based technology for a wide range of measurements, including:

The CAI Model NIR 4000L utilizes the field-proven NIR Absorbance method to continuously detect water impurities found in solvents, acids, alcohols and glycols. The NIR 4000L incorporates a tungsten halogen lamp, 2 x fiber-optic cables, a flow-cell and InGaAs photodiode detector. These state-of-the-art optical components combine to deliver a highly reliable, continuous measurement of water in the liquid-phase. The NIR 4000L can readily be applied in the following applications: ...

The CAI Model UVA 5000L utilizes the field-proven UV Absorbance method to continuously detect liquid-phase compounds that are capable of absorbing UV light energy. The UVA 5000L incorporates state-of-the-art optical components that are combined with fiber optics to provide highly accurate measurements in an extremely small, space-saving form factor. The UVA 5000L can readily be applied in the following applications:

The CAI Model UVF 5560L Oil-in-Water Analyzer utilizes the field-proven UV Fluorescence method to continuously detect the undesirable presence of oil in water. The Front Surface UV Fluorescence Probe that is mated with the Model 5560L Controller via a pair of fiber-optic cables (i.e. excitation and emission) can either be installed directly into a process pipe or configured to continuously measure the oil-in-water content on an extractive basis. The UVF 5560L can be applied in a variety of different applications: ...

California Analytical Instruments Inc.
Examples of typical applications

  California Analytical Instruments, Inc. now has 30,000 analyzers in the field, monitoring emissions for Industrial, Environmental, Process and Automotive applications. Our product offering consists of both single-gas analyzers and those that measure multiple gases.

With thousands of customers using CAI analyzers for a variety of applications, the chances are good we are an ideal fit for yours.

California Analytical Instruments Inc.
The following clients have trusted the CAI company:

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  Over fifty years ago, two professors changed the landscape of mass spectrometry by developing innovative RF and DC power supplies. Their discoveries became the foundation of Extrel—the world’s leading manufacturer of state-of-the-art research and process mass spectrometers, residual gas analyzers, and quadrupole mass spectrometry components.

Since 1964, Extrel’s instruments have been recognized for their exceptional performance, reliability and flexibility, and are complemented by the most comprehensive application, technical and on-site support in the industry. Providing solutions for the needs of today’s leading researchers from individual components to full all-in-one systems, Extrel works with their customers to deliver the best product for their needs.

  Extrel’s focus on the serviceability of their instruments is second-to-none, delivering thorough and comprehensive technical support and service on a worldwide level through on-site and remote support. The company also provides in-depth training through their Support Schools, customer-site training, and Webinar Classes, allowing customers to build a training curriculum that is right for them. The company’s analytical and process instruments have been applied in both research and industry—used by Nobel Laureates and thousands of others in a variety of applications worldwide. Extrel looks forward to the next 50 years of inspiring scientific progress in research environments.

The key aspects on which Extrel's business is based are:

Extrel's mission is to provide our customers with innovative solutions that improve process performance and lead to strong relationships and create a culture of family and friendship that employees appreciate and share with others.
Extrel's values are: customers, challenge and innovation, teamwork and people, respectful relationships, safety and environment, sustainability and profitability.
Extrel's vision is: they listen to their customers and innovate connected and accessible analytical solutions.

Gas Analysis Systems Products

Extrel’s VeraSpec™ Molecular Beam Mass Spectrometry Systems are designed for stable, accurate, and high sensitivity analysis of processes from 10-4 Torr up to and above atmospheric pressure. The systems include a full quadrupole mass spectrometer system, equipped with complete software, sampling system, and sampling orifice(s). The low noise right angle design can provide energy analysis as well as mass analysis.

The Extrel Atmospheric Pressure Ionization Mass Spectrometer (APIMS) was designed to have reliable and repeatable low parts per trillion detection limits for gas contaminates. The VeraSpec™ Trace system has been the first choice for ultra high purity (UHP) gas contamination analysis and trace pollution studies for over twenty-five years.

The VeraSpec™ HRQ, high resolution quadrupole, delivers exceptional resolution, sensitivity, and abundance sensitivity for the fine isotopic analysis of low molecular weight gases.

The MAX300-LG, Laboratory Gas Analyzer, brings high performance Mass Spectrometry to the laboratory benchtop. Typical applications include: Catalysis Research, Bench Scale Reactors, Process Development, and Pilot Scale Research.

Powerful and intuitive, the MAX300-EGA is the ideal solution for analyzing the sample off-gas from thermal analysis systems (TGA, DSC) and benchtop reactors in Pharmaceutical, Materials Science, and Organic Chemistry laboratories.

The MAX300-AIR is an industrial gas analyzer optimized for environmental monitoring and regulatory compliance. Quadrupole mass spectrometry is extremely sensitive and very fast, allowing for the rapid detection and quantitation of a wide variety of toxic industrial contaminants. The speed of the MAX300-AIR allows one analyzer to measure unlimited compounds and be automated to monitor 160+ sample points, spread throughout the manufacturing site.

Mass Spectrometry is a powerful tool for bioreactor monitoring. Changes to the composition of bioreactor or fermentor off-gas provide crucial insight into cellular health and production befficiency. This makes the fast, accurate analysis of CO2, O2, N2, Ar, H2O and other compounds essential for real-time process control. The MAX300-BIO uses cutting edge quadrupole mass spectrometer technology to quantify bioreactor gases from multiple reactors within the facility and reports the data to the control system in real-time.

Extrel's Lamp Analyzers have a long history of quality assurance measurements in Lamp Manufacturing. Our history of partnering with the major lamp manufacturers to engineer sampling solutions for hundreds of different lamp types has allowed us to become the premier supplier of fill gas analyzers to the lighting industry.

Membrane Inlet Mass Spectrometry (MIMS) is a powerful tool for ultra trace detection. Designed for incorporation with MAX300-AIR, MAX300-LG, and VareSpec systems, Extrel's membrane inlet provides the ultimate sensitivity for real-time quantitative analysis in the low parts-per-trillion.

The new MAX300-CAT: Fast and flexible laboratory gas analysis The MAX300-CAT is a high-sensitivity, quantitative gas analyzer for catalysis, reaction monitoring, and environmental research.

MAX300-RTG: Real-time Gas Analysis for Industrial Process Control The MAX300-RTG uses cutting edge quadrupole mass spectrometer technology to deliver continuous online composition monitoring of industrial gas streams. Rapid, accurate gas analysis enables high-precision reactor control and increased production efficiency.

The MAX100-BTU provides a rapid, high precision measurement of heating value and gas composition for optimal combustion control and environmental compliance.

Custom Systems and Components Products

  Since 1964, Extrel’s expertise in building specialized components and customized systems has allowed us to meet endless application needs. Extrel’s team of engineers works closely with our customers to provide custom-built equipment. Such individualized equipment includes everything from custom-length ion optics to specialized multi-technique MS/MS Systems. These systems and components are built to the highest standards of performance and quality. Our users are able to depend on Extrel’s global customer service and support to achieve their goals.

Extrel’s Ionizers are built for high performance and are offered in a number of different ionization techniques, with a broad span of options.
Extrel manufactures both standard, off-the-shelf Ion Optics as well as custom designed devices to fit customer application requirements. We offer devices for energy analysis as well as ion transport.

Extrel provides various configurations of Ion Guides and Collision Cells. Each configuration is designed for a specific application. All are built for the highest possible ion transmission and the best possible phase space compression.

Extrel provides various configurations of Ion Guides and Collision Cells. Each configuration is designed for a specific application. All are built for the highest possible ion transmission and the best possible phase space compression.

Electronics Products

  Extrel offers an assortment of different controller and electronic packages as stand alone Quadrupole Power Supplies (QPS) or with use of the powerful Merlin Automation Data System Software. Both have the flexibility to change and grow with the customer’s requirements. The QPS provides all of the RF and DC power supplies and cabling required to operate Extrel Quadrupole Mass Filters, Hexapole Collision Cells and Ion Guides and Octupole Ion Guides. Scanning and mass position are commanded by a stable 0-10 volt user-supplied inputs or by a Merlin Scan Controller. The QPS system also gives a pole bias voltage to adjust the centerline potential of the quadrupole. The MAX CS Controller is a full quadrupole mass spectrometer control system that comes complete with software and control modules for quadrupole operation, the power supplies required to power filaments, ion optics and an electron multiplier detector, and a choice of either an analog or pulse-counting preamplifier. The modular design allows the user to add the power supplies, control modules, and specialized software modules that best suit the application. The Extrel 5221 Scan Controller is similar to the MAX CS Controller, but without the Control and Power Modules. It is a scan-and-resolution controller that can be upgraded to control other mass spectrometer components.

Extrel offers a full System Controller as well as a Scan Controller, both of which operate using Extrel’s powerful Merlin Automation Data System Software. Both controllers are modular and allow users to modify or add components as needs grow and change. The Merlin Automation Command System Scan Controller is a scan and resolution controller that can be upgraded with control and power modules to control additional mass spectrometer components. The Merlin Automation Data System Software is a powerful analytical software package that operates Extrel’s Research Command System and Extrel’s MAX300-LG™ Laboratory Gas Analyzer. This software is ideal for understanding applications with a number of unknown components or for applications that are constantly changing.

Extrel’s QPS RF/DC systems provide high precision and high stability control and power for our quadrupole mass filters, octupoles, and hexapole ion guides. These power supplies are offered in both RF-only and RF/DC versions. Users can control the RF power, mass and resolution commands plus a pole bias voltage to adjust the centerline potential of the quadrupole.

The QPS RF/DC systems operate on a fixed RF frequency. The mass range and performance characteristics of the different size quadrupoles depend on the RF frequency of the power supply.

Quadrupole Mass Spectrometers and Residual Gas Analyzers Products

   Extrel offers a wide range of flange mounted Quadrupole Mass Spectrometers (QMSs) and Residual Gas Analyzers (RGAs) that can fit any application or budget. Our products include our high performance, research grade MAX Systems, the high performance general use MAX-LT™ Systems and our standard RGA Systems. All of these systems include an Ionizer, Quadrupole Mass Filter, Detector, Mounting Flange, Power Supplies, Control Electronics and Software. They can be used as the core of a new mass spectrometer system, or as a way to add mass spectrometry to an existing system or as a diagnostic tool. The MAX Flange Mounted Mass Spectrometers are powerful research grade instruments. They have the best performance and the widest array of options of any of our systems. They are offered in mass ranges from 1 to 50 amu up to 20 to 16,000 amu and can be upgraded for MS/MS operation. Typical applications for the MAX Systems include: Clusters and Biomolecule Analysis, Atmospheric Chemistry Studies, Plasma and Combustion Studies, Materials Analysis and He/D2 Analysis.

The Extrel MAX Systems are UHV-compatible flange mounted quadrupole mass spectrometers. The ionizer, quadrupole mass filter, and detector on a mounting flange are designed for inclusion in your experimental vacuum chamber. The electronics consist of the rack mountable QPS (Quadrupole Power Supply) mass filter power supply and a Merlin CS (Command System). The Merlin mass spectrometer controller software completes the system.

Extrel’s MAX-LT Flange Mounted Mass Spectrometers provide research grade performance at an affordable price. They are offered in 100, 200, 500 and 1,000 amu versions with a number of options available. Typical applications for the MAX-LT systems include, Thermal Programmed Desorption (TPD) analysis, Plasma and Chemical Vapor Deposition (CVD) Analysis and UHV Residual Gas Analysis.

For experiments that require more structural component information than a simple fragmentation pattern, Extrel offers MS/MS Systems. These systems are also ideal for applications that require in-depth identification and separation of isomers.

Extrel’s RGA Systems combine a Residual Gas Analyzer (RGA), an Ion Gauge and a Pirani Gauge into the ideal vacuum diagnostic tool at a very affordable price. The RGA System’s small footprint and low cost makes it ideal for general Residual Gas Analysis, Vacuum Chamber Background Monitoring, Leak Checking and Sputter Plasma Analysis.


OEM Equipment and Hardware Products

  Extrel offers a multitude of options for OEM opportunities. Whether you need a high quality power supply or components to integrate into your system, Extrel can supply you with not only the equipment but their expertise in integrating and using the hardware.

Extrel has long been known as the premier supplier of quadrupole-based mass spectrometry systems and components. From the exceptional stability of our mass spectrometer control electronics and RF power supplies, to the quality of our ion optics, quadrupole filters and ion guides, Extrel’s reputation speaks for itself.

   The Pharmaceutical industry continues to be an essential element of healthcare systems worldwide. Today’s manufacturers need to know about the latest Process Analytical Technologies (PAT). Implementing the most innovative, cutting-edge technologies gives pharmaceutical manufacturers the tools needed to gain position in the marketplace. Significant opportunities exist to improve product development and to better analyze and control the manufacturing processes. In addition, the pharmaceutical industry has the same basic needs as many other industries. Reducing production downtime and increasing productivity are the main goals. For analysis and control, engineers rely on Quadrupole Mass Spectrometers. Extrel’s MAX300 Quadrupole Mass Spectrometers can be found in pharmaceutical plants around the world. These advanced systems provide an array of analyses which give engineers the ability to better control processes such as: Fermentation Process Control Solvent Drying Solvent Recovery Some of the advantages of using the MAX300 include: Low level detection and quantifiable low level analysis Full, fast and precise analysis of incoming air and off-gas from fermentors Analysis of minor ppm/ppb level concentrations of individual by-products Ability to terminate drying process at true endpoint Can view concentration profiles of solvents over time Fast and flexible analysis of an unlimited number of components in a single analysis method Elimination of idle time between batches

The fast-acquisition breath analysis configuration of the MAX300-LG was designed in collaboration with leaders in the field of respiratory research. Mass spectrometry is the ideal gas analysis technique for many respiratory applications, and the MAX300-LG measures all compounds in the sample, requires minimal sample flow, and performs over 100 measurements per second...

   The Extrel MAX300-BIO Bioreactor Gas Analyzer has been installed in major manufacturing stages within pharmaceutical industries. One of the main applications is fermentation process control.
In the fermentation process, the growth of bacteria and production of drugs takes place under very tight conditions. The aeration rate, temperature and dosage of nutrients are regulated very closely during several stages of the process. The aeration rate...

    Pharmaceutical manufacturers are well aware of the industry statistics that at least 25% of time and energy can be saved by terminating the active pharmaceutical ingredient drying process at its true endpoint. However, actually determining the true endpoint has always been an obstacle. To avoid interrupting the process (traditional methods to determine the drying process involved sampling and analyzing the product in a lab) and possible contamination of an entire batch...

   Due to the large number of chemical solvents used in the drying process, Quadrupole Mass Spectrometry is the only viable and economical analytical technology for Solvent Recovery applications. To achieve the flexibility of analysis and parts per billion detection (ppb) limits, the Extrel MAX300-IG™ Industrial Gas Analyzer is the system of choice.
   This online Quadrupole Mass Spectrometer system is capable of fast and flexible analysis of an unlimited number of compounds in a single analytical method. The selection and tuning of analysis masses is achieved through software, not hardware. Therefore, a pharmaceutical plant’s solvent recovery process can be streamlined with no idle time between batches. Additionally, this same system is capable of analyzing the final gas exhausted to the atmosphere to monitor plant compliance with environmental regulations.

   Thermogravimetric analysis (TGA) is a powerful approach to the study of the thermal behavior of solid and liquid samples. The interface of a TGA with a quadrupole mass spectrometer allows researchers to characterize and quantify compounds in the off-gas in real-time along with each mass loss.
   The MAX300-EGA comes equipped to import a Start-of-Heating signal from the TGA for easy data synchronization and features a chemically-inert transfer line specially designed to keep the sample hot and under vacuum all the way to the ionizer, to guard against condensation or chemical interaction.

Petrochemical Applications

Gas Analysis for Hydrocarbon Process Control
   Finding alternative ways to improve production processes such as ammonia, ethylene and ethylene oxide is of key concern for chemical manufacturers. Leaders in hydrocarbon processing use Extrel Mass Spectrometers for fast, accurate gas analysis.

Ammonia and Methanol are produced from natural gas, utilizing very similar techniques. Gas analysis is required at several stages of the manufacturing process to ensure efficient production control. These stages include the Natural Gas Feed, Primary Reformer, Shift Converter and Recycle Streams. The MAX300-RTG Industrial Process Mass Spectrometer can analyze all Ammonia production process streams in real-time, enabling tight control over critical parameters.

   The production of Ethylene involves the steam cracking of hydrocarbons at extremely high temperatures. To lessen furnace downtime and maximizing efficiency, it is imperative to run an ethylene furnace as close as possible to the optimum set point. Ethylene producers have relied on Extrel Quadrupole Mass Spectrometers for decades to provide real-time process control gas analysis.

   To maximize the production of Ethylene Oxide (EO), producers use the MAX300-RTG Industrial Process Mass Spectrometer to calculate and control several key operating parameters. Accuracy, stability and fast analysis are critical to meet EO Licensor requirements.

   Efficient Hydrogen Production requires the full composition analysis of the natural gas feed stream in less than 10 seconds. The MAX300-RTG provides fast, accurate heating-value analysis for product quality control and maximum hydrogen production revenue.

    Extrel Process Mass Spectrometers are widely used to calculate the BTU value of feed streams in Hydrocarbon and Petrochemical applications in order to optimize real-time gas mixing, burner control, and process efficiency.

   Typically used as a fuel source or intermediate in hydrocarbon production applications, Synthesis Gas (Syngas) compositions must be tightly controlled during processing in order to achieve high quality final products. The MAX300-RTG Industrial Process Mass Spectrometer can measure hydrogen, carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide, and nitrogen in real-time, providing the critical data necessary to control each process unit.

   Polymer manufacturers continue to seek methods to increase production without compromising safety. Polyethylene producers depend on the MAX300-IG to provide real-time analysis of the reactor feed and product gases to maximize efficiency and tightly control product transitions.

Materials Research Application

   Scientists involved in the study of Materials Research are analyzing the surfaces, structures and properties of various materials for many industries. This requires the use of a Mass Spectrometer with not only high sensitivity and resolution, but also precise ionization control and energy analysis capabilities.
   Scientists rely on Extrel’s Systems and Components for surface analysis of various materials that are used every day in an array of industries including semiconductor, aerospace, biomedical, nuclear, ceramics, automotive and medical/surgical. Where high purity is critical, such as in the ceramics, automotive and medical/surgical materials markets, Extrel’s systems are ideal to perform the Outgassing Studies necessary.

Researchers studying the use of Catalysts strive to better understand how they function and respond under different conditions. Tracking the inlet and outlet of the reactor helps the investigator develop an understanding of the catalytic reaction. The composition of the outlet stream provides information about the reaction, efficiency and selectivity of the catalyst. For that reason, scientists rely on Extrel laboratory gas analyzers for accurate and flexible analytical performance...

   To perform surface analysis, surface cleaning, and the removal and redistribution of specific materials, deposition and Carbon Nanotube production, researchers rely on the application of Laser Ablation. Laboratory scientists depend on Extrel MAX and MAX-LT™ Mass Spectrometer Systems for most of these applications.

   Analysts use Outgassing Studies to determine the chemical and physical properties of materials that are under various temperature and pressure conditions. Outgassing research analyzes materials used in the production of Aerospace and Semiconductor devices.

   One technique used to characterize the physical and electronic properties of the surface of a material is Helium Scattering and mass spectrometry. A beam of atoms, usually Helium, is aimed at a surface, and atoms from the surface are ejected

   Secondary Ion Mass Spectrometry (SIMS) is used to detect and characterize trace elements at or near the surface of a solid or thin film allowing researchers to understand the chemical composition of the surface. This surface science technique requires the use of systems with very high sensitivity and the ability to perform high resolution energy analysis.

   Temperature Programmed Desorption (TPD) is one of the most widely used surface analysis techniques available for materials research scientists. To analyze material compositions, surface interactions and surface contaminates, scientists rely on Extrel’s Mass Spectrometry systems.

   Thermogravimetric analysis (TGA) is a powerful approach to the study of the thermal behavior of solid and liquid samples. The interface of TGA with a quadrupole mass spectrometer allows the researcher to characterize and quantify the compounds in the off-gas in real-time along with each mass loss.

Metals Production Applications

   For many years, engineers have relied on process mass spectrometers to analyze, calculate and control various steel and aluminum manufacturing processes. Metal production and processing applications such as Basic Oxygen Process (BOP), Blast Furnace analysis, Gas Mixing stations, Vacuum Oxygen Decarburization (VOD) batch processing, Heat Treating processes and Metal Coating processes benefit from the accuracy and speed of online process analyzers. Today, Extrel’s MAX300-RTG™ Industrial Process Mass Spectrometer are in use in steel production and aluminum processing plants worldwide. A few of the advantages of our systems include: Real-time fast analysis of gas compositions at multiple points Analysis enabling precise air control, optimizing ore reduction Allows the user to calculate and control the amount of carbon remaining in a product Allows the user to calculate the rate of decarburization and identify the endpoint of the VOD processes Detection levels for contaminant compounds in coating and specialty metal processes at the parts per million (ppm) level Extrel has been producing quadrupole mass spectrometers for over 45 years. We work closely with our customers to understand their obstacles involving their applications. Our expertise in developing the specific products our customers need has established our reputation as the world’s leading supplier of gas analysis systems, mass spectrometers and components. Extrel supports a variety of industry standards and communications including Ethernet, Bi-directional Modbus, RTU or TCP/IP, OPC, Analog and Digital outputs and custom communications.

Process mass spectrometry has been used for decades to improve the Basic Oxygen Process (BOP) and successfully produce high quality stainless steel. Process Engineers rely on the BOP to calculate and control the amount of carbon that remains in the liquid metal batch. The BOP uses oxygen to burn excess carbon, converting it to carbon monoxide and carbon dioxide. The percentage of eliminated carbon is calculated using measured concentrations of the carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide and the gas flow rates. Since the gas flows extremely fast, calculations need to be made as quickly as possible.

The Blast Furnace remains an important part of today’s steel production industry, and Extrel’s MAX300-RTG™ Industrial Gas Analyzer continues to provide the analytical information today’s process engineers need for optimum process control.

Today’s steel manufacturing plants produce more than just steel; they have the ability to create usable fuel gas for their processes. During many of the steel processing phases, the spent gas streams containing various levels of combustible gases can be burned to create usable fuel. However, to ensure a quality fuel gas, it is important to know more than just the BTU value. The exact composition of the combustible components is crucial for process control.

VOD, a manufacturing process that ensures the quality of stainless steel, relies heavily on fast and precise measurements of stream compositions during various stages of the process. The speed and accuracy provided by the MAX300-RTG™ Industrial Process Mass Spectrometer meets the VOD application’s fast analysis requirement. The real-time analysis provided by this analyzer system enables VOD processes to be optimized for efficiency and product quality.

Energy / Biofuels Applications

   The possibility of producing energy without a net increase of carbon into the atmosphere has renewed international interest in the Biofuels Industry.
   Extrel offers two Process Mass Spectrometers that are used to provide a variety of analyses that help scientists and engineers to accurately and efficiently develop the Biofuel conversion processes. The MAX300-BIO™ Bioreactor Gas Analyzer and the MAX300-LG™ Laboratory Gas Analyzer provide flexibility, produces fast and accurate analysis and can withstand harsh process environments.
   Alongside the process options for Biofuel analysis, Extrel offers a powerful research tool for the discovery of new Biofuel sources. The VeraSpec MBx is the flagship instrument for the analysis of pyrolytic byproducts in the search for new biofuel sources. The VeraSpec MBx has been the proven solution for pyrolytic byproduct analysis by customers such as the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and the University of Georgia's Complex Carbohydrate Research Center (CCRC).

Pyrolysis and Combustion of Biofuel Source Analysis requires very fast, stable chemical analysis of the combustion process or exhaust stream. Critical to the process is the use of a gas analysis system with high sensitivity and high resolution, to accurately monitor a wide range of applications while maintaining a small dead time between sample runs.

Ethanol is produced in several ways from biomass or other organic sources. In an effort to better control production processes and improve efficiency, increased emphasis has been put on the importance of fast accurate, gas analysis for optimal fermentation control.

Fuel Cells are seen as a future alternative to fossil fuels. Many institutions are performing fuel cell research with a focus on commercializing the technology. Typically, an experiment includes a bench scale version of a catalytic process reaction in which the inlet composition is tightly controlled, and the outlet components vary based on fuel cell conditions. The MAX300-LG analyzes the reactor inlet and effluent streams, providing full quantitation and the ability to identify unknowns.

In today’s ever-increasing search for inexpensive alternative fuel sources, Gasification is a technology that is steadily gaining popularity. Gasification takes a variety of different raw materials and by-products, such as coal, biomass, petroleum, or biofuel, and through a partial-oxidation process, converts these materials into usable Syngas. Syngas can be used in a diverse range of applications such as creating electricity, chemical manufacturing, or even powering turbines. Monitoring the different stages of these processes becomes significant to ensure proper combustion, maintain efficiency and identify unknowns and potentially unwanted by-products. Real-time analysis of all types of Gasification can be obtained using a Extrel process mass spectrometer.

Hydrogen Production plants around the world regularly choose Extrel MAX300-RTG™ Industrial Process Gas Analyzer for their analysis requirements. Because of the MAX300-RTG’s speed and ability to analyze multiple streams, it has become the system of choice to obtain accurate heating value analysis for product quality control, and to maximize revenue.

Extrel Process Mass Spectrometers have been widely used to calculate the BTU value of feed streams in Hydrocarbon and Petrochemical applications in order to optimize production efficiency. Additionally, the ability of the analyzers to provide fast and accurate composition analysis enables plant operators to tightly control process parameters such as steam to carbon ratios and heating values.

Real-time gas analyzers for Landfill, Wastewater, Agriculture, and Livestock biogas processing.

Environmental / Atmospheric Applications

   The ability to accurately, quickly and efficiently monitor and reduce pollutants emitted into the atmosphere continues to drive the need for mass spectrometry systems and components. Across the globe, from industrial processing plants to research laboratories, companies depend on Extrel’s Mass Spectrometry Systems and Components for environmental monitoring applications.

In today's world, intense focus is placed on safety and regulatory compliance. The MAX300-AIR makes fast, accurate measurements of toxic compounds in air to protect workers and the surrounding community.

For over 50 years, scientists have relied on Extrel’s Quadrupole Mass Spectrometers and Systems for Atmospheric Chemistry studies. These instruments, designed with high sensitivity and resolution, stability, and reliability, are ideal for those performing laboratory simulations using a Flow Tube or SIFT Analysis. Systems can also perform Direct Atmosphere Sampling from aircraft, ships, or ground stations.

The MAX300-AIR can measure fugitive benzene at less than 0.6 µg/m3 (0.2 ppb). Recent amendments to 40 CFR 60 and 63 have lowered the actionable level to 9.0 µg/m3 (2.8 ppb), at this concentration Extrel mass spectrometers offer a real-time, fully automated solution with better than 99.9% accuracy.

Government agencies worldwide regulate the emissions of Hazardous Air Pollutants (HAPs) such as Benzene, Toluene, and Xylene (BTX); Highly Reactive Volatile Organic Compounds (HRVOCs); and various sulfurs. The speed, reliability, flexibility and detection limits available from the MAX300 series gas analyzers make it the ideal solution for real-time emissions monitoring.

Increased emphasis on protecting the environment and evolving regulatory guidelines are driving industry to improve its processes to be cleaner and more efficient. The MAX100-BTU provides a rapid, high precision Net Heating Value (NHV) for flare compliance and control. For oil refineries that need RSR NHV and Subpart Ja sulfur monitoring, the MAX300-RTG offers the single analyzer solution for dual compliance.

For Semiconductor producers, Destruction and Removal Efficiency (DRE) of Hazardous Air Pollutants (HAPs) and Greenhouse Gases has become increasingly important. Extrel Mass Spectrometers monitor systems, such as Scrubber Burn Boxes, used for the abatement of combustible gases.

Compliance with clean water environmental regulations is a major concern for almost all industries. To help customers meet their environmental responsibilities, Extrel has leveraged its experience in online process gas analysis to include various online Water Analysis applications using the MAX300-AIR Environmental Gas Analyzer.

Semiconductor Applications

Mass spectrometry has long been a key technique in the development and production of semiconductors. The Semiconductor market requires:
- The use of high purity materials
- Tight control of the process
- Use of an analysis and control system with high sensitivity and resolution to adapt to chemistry changes
- High stability and repeatability of analytical techniques

As Vacuum Ultra Violet (VUV) Lithography becomes a process application, the need to develop the next generation of vacuum compatible photoresists is critical. The development of these new photoresists depends on understanding their properties under vacuum. Our Flange Mounted Mass Spectrometers, the MAX and MAX-LT™ systems, offer the high sensitivity and resolution needed to fully characterize the material outgassing and what is produced during the breakdown of the photoresists.

Analysis of Molecular Beam Epitaxy (MBE) requires the use of a Mass Spectrometer with very high sensitivity and low noise electronics to monitor not only the low flux rate of multiple molecular beams but also to perform Ultra High Vacuum (UHV) Residual Gas Analysis of the chamber.

Plasma Etch, Chemical Vapor Deposition (CVD) and Plasma-Enhanced Chemical Vapor Deposition (PECVD) applications require a thorough understanding of the complex chemistries involved in the processes. Also critical to the processes is the ability to monitor low-level components.

For Semiconductor producers, the monitoring of the Destruction and Removal Efficiency (DRE) of Hazardous Air Pollutants (HAPs) and Greenhouse Gases has become increasingly important as laws (driven by public awareness and global agreements such as the Kyoto Protocol) and local pollution regulations have been significantly tightened. These strict standards often include increased penalties for emissions of a wide range of compounds including HAPs, halogenated volatile organic compounds (HVOCs), greenhouse gases, lead, and germanium. One way in which Extrel's Mass Spectrometer systems are used to aid the effort to reduce emissions and ensure compliance with applicable regulations is to monitor the efficiency of abatement systems. Analysis allows for efficient development and monitoring of systems such as Scrubber Burn Boxes used for the abatement of combustible gases.

Clusters / Biomolecules / Nanoparticles Applications

Large molecular research materials such as Clusters, Biomolecules and Nanoparticles are analyzed everyday in laboratories around the world. In the fields of Atmospheric Pollution, Metal Clusters, Peptide and Protein Analysis, Carbon Nanostructures Development and Entrained Materials, instruments are in demand that perform not only high mass analysis but also mass selection and deposition as well. Extrel’s Quadrupole Mass Spectrometers are the ideal choice for both applications.
Our instruments provide high resolution with continuous stable high transmission up to 16,000 amu. We manufacture single quadrupole, MS/MS, and MS/MS/MS systems, along with several versions of multi-pole ion guides and collision cells. Our components allow users to build multi-source and multi-technique systems for both analysis and deposition. Quadrupole Mass Filters and RF Power Supplies are available as separate components for mass selection and deposition. Repeatability, high throughput for high masses and adaptable designs are just a few of the advantages of Extrel’s systems.

Scientific research involving Molecular Clusters, Ion Clusters and Nanostructures rely on Quadrupole Mass Filters that are capable of transmitting ions of high molecular weight or m/z ratios. Extrel’s MAX Systems are designed specifically for the researcher’s needs. We offer quadrupole, hexapole, octupole and conical octupole ion guides for almost any experimental configuration.

In many of today’s state-of-the-art research institutions, scientists are researching and analyzing Molecular Clusters, Ionic Clusters and Nanostructures. To accurately perform these laboratory experiments, Extrel’s MAX Systems have become the premier systems for Mass Selection and Deposition.
Utilizing Extrel’s high transmission quadrupole mass filters, Extrel’s MAX Systems provide excellent resolution, as well as high ion current throughput, allowing for accurate cluster selection and quick surface deposition.

Gas Analysis Applications

Gas Analysis refers to a variety of instruments and techniques that provide essential data to many processing, manufacturing and materials research industries. Whether you are looking for detection limits at the part per million (ppm), part per billion (ppb) or part per trillion (ppt) levels, Extrel manufactures the type of Gas Analysis System you need.

Evolved Gas Analysis (EGA) is the analysis of the effluent of analytical equipment and chemical processes. Understanding the dynamic composition of the gases released by thermogravimetric analysis (TGA) or continuous flow systems can provide insight into the mechanisms at work within the experiment. The MAX300-EGA has the speed and sensitivity to detect even small changes in the off-gas as they occur.

Semiconductor, Gas suppliers and Optical Component processing requires gas analysis to detect impurities in gases used for the production process. Other industries, such as steel and pharmaceutical manufacturing, require confirmation of correct gas mixtures for various processes. Extrel's Gas Analysis Systems offer instruments with dynamic range and low parts per billion (ppb) and parts per trillion (ppt) detection limits to meet Gas Purity and continuous atmosphere analysis needs.

Designed specifically for Low Mass Gas Analysis applications where resolution is critical, Extrel’s MAX50™ and MAX120™ Flange Mounted Mass Spectrometers have been providing unmatched performance for Nuclear, Gas Production, and Fuel Cell industries for decades.

Residual Gas Analyzers (RGA), are used to identify gases that are present in vacuum environments and operate in research laboratories and industrial processing facilities worldwide.

Catalysis Applications

Researchers studying the use of Catalysts strive to better understand how they function and respond under different conditions. Tracking the inlet and outlet of the reactor helps the investigator develop an understanding of the catalytic reaction.
Extrel provides a wide range of gas analyzer solutions for catalysis research and development.

Evolved Gas Analysis (EGA) is the analysis of the effluent of analytical equipment and chemical processes. Understanding the dynamic composition of the gases released by thermogravimetric analysis (TGA) or continuous flow systems can provide insight into the mechanisms at work within the experiment. The MAX300-EGA has the speed and sensitivity to detect even small changes in the off-gas as they occur.

Secondary Ion Mass Spectrometry (SIMS) is used to detect and characterize trace elements at or near the surface of a solid or thin film allowing researchers to understand the chemical composition of the surface. This surface science technique requires the use of systems with very high sensitivity and the ability to perform high resolution energy analysis. SIMS is useful for a wide variety of surface analysis. For example, SIMS can be used to detect and analyze contaminants on a surface, analyze materials and devices to ensure the quality of specific products, and study atomic scale defects that may occur in the manufacturing of semiconductor chips or other materials.

Temperature Programmed Desorption (TPD) is one of the most widely used surface analysis techniques available for materials research scientists. To analyze material compositions, surface interactions and surface contaminates, scientists rely on Extrel’s Mass Spectrometry systems.

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