Applications

  • Catalysis - automotive industry

    Catalysis

    Hiden's modular CATLAB offers a wide range of experimental tools for catalyst researchers, from rapid dynamic screening to fully automated precise investigations of active surface chemistry & optimisation of catalytic activity. The CATLAB performs analysis using temperature programmed methods such as TPR/TPO/TPD. Pulse chemisorption is also available with the CATLAB-PCS. The integrated QGA mass spectrometer system provides for quantification of the adsorbed/desorbed species. Physical analyses such as metal...

  • Fuel Cells - automotive industry

    Fuel Cells

    Hiden gas/vapour analysers, optimized specifically for fuel cell research, offer a number of key benefits over other analysis techniques: rapid response (critical for temperature programmed studies), wide dynamic range, repeatability and linearity, are all of the up most importance when analyzing processes - particularly those in the presence of hydrogen - with widely varying gas concentrations. These features provide for accurate, stable and reproducible analysis of low molecular weight species, over a...

  • Exhaust Gas Emissions - automotive industry

    Exhaust Gas Emissions

    Hiden gas analysis systems provide for high sensitivity, wide dynamic range, real-time analysis of almost any gas/vapour. Hiden’s application specific gas analysis systems are tailored to meet the specific application requirements, & include a range of special sampling, vacuum pumping & vacuum accessories. Hot zone sampling accessories are included for evolved gas analysis from furnaces, & thermo gravimetric analysers, TGA, for example. Thermal analysis methods are vital for catalysis characterization....

  • Gas Permeation Analysis  - food industry

    Gas Permeation Analysis

    Dissolved Species Analysis Dissolved species analysis employing Hiden's high sensitivity membrane sampling technology for analysis of respiratory gases, hydrocarbons and sulphides is applied to a wide range of application areas including: Ecolological studies in sea water Bio fuel production from algae Pollution monitoring in river, estuary and reservoir waters Soil core analyses Fermentation

  • Fermentation Off-Gas Analysis  - food industry

    Fermentation Off-Gas Analysis

    In pilot plant and production scale fermentors, information relating to yield of product is of high importance. Hiden's gas analysers are configured with a multiport Off-Gas analysis manifold enabling simultaneous sampling from multiple fermentors. Data is used for the calculation of the respiratory quotient, carbon production rate and oxygen uptake rate. The Off-Gas measurement provides the respiratory quotient in a time and space averaged form and with good response time. By comparison data from multiple...

  • Beverage Analysis  - food industry

    Beverage Analysis

    Hiden gas analysis systems provide for high sensitivity, wide dynamic range, real-time analysis of almost any gas/vapour. Hiden’s application specific gas analysis systems are tailored to meet the specific application requirements, & include a range of special sampling, vacuum pumping and vacuum accessories. Hot zone sampling accessories are included for evolved gas analysis from furnaces, & thermo gravimetric analysers, TGA, for example. Thermal analysis methods are vital for catalysis characterization....

  • Microbial Studies  - food industry

    Microbial Studies

    Hiden gas analysis systems provide for high sensitivity, wide dynamic range, real-time analysis of almost any gas/vapour. Hiden’s application specific gas analysis systems are tailored to meet the specific application requirements, & include a range of special sampling, vacuum pumping & vacuum accessories. Hot zone sampling accessories are included for evolved gas analysis from furnaces, & thermo gravimetric analysers, TGA, for example. Thermal analysis methods are vital for catalysis characterization....

  • Fragrance Fingerprinting  - food industry

    Fragrance Fingerprinting

    Hiden gas analysis systems provide for high sensitivity, wide dynamic range, real-time analysis of almost any gas & vapour. Hiden’s application specific gas analysis systems are tailored to meet the specific application requirements, & include a range of special sampling, vacuum pumping & vacuum accessories. Hot zone sampling accessories are included for evolved gas analysis from furnaces, and thermo gravimetric analysers, TGA, for example. Thermal analysis methods are vital for catalysis characterization...

  • Thermal Analysis Mass Spectrometry - pharmaceutical industry

    Thermal Analysis Mass Spectrometry

    Hiden offers optimized interface coupling to a range of thermal analysis systems including: TGA-MS and TGA/DTA-MS systems: Hiden Isochema IGA - intelligent gravimetric analyser, PerkinElmer-TA Instruments- Netzsch- Mettler Toledo- Seteram Calorimetry: Mass spectrometry for simultaneous evolved gas/calirometry analysis. Evolved gas analysis compliments the calorimetric data providing reaction kinetics data and speciation of reaction off gas. Solid Insertion Probe: An integrated solid insertion probe mass spectromete...

  • Real Time Gas Analysis - Calorimetry Reaction - pharmaceutical industry

    Real Time Gas Analysis - Calorimetry Reaction

    Hiden gas analysis systems provide for high sensitivity, wide dynamic range, real-time analysis of almost any gas and vapour. Hiden’s application specific gas analysis systems are tailored to meet the specific application requirements, and include a range of special sampling, vacuum pumping and vacuum accessories. Hot zone sampling accessories are included for evolved gas analysis from furnaces, and thermo gravimetric analysers, TGA, for example. Thermal analysis methods are vital for catalysis characteri...

  • Fermentation Off-Gas Analysis  - pharmaceutical industry

    Fermentation Off-Gas Analysis

    In pilot plant and production scale fermentors, information relating to yield of product is of high importance. Hiden's gas analysers are configured with a multiport Off-Gas analysis manifold enabling simultaneous sampling from multiple fermentors. Data is used for the calculation of the respiratory quotient, carbon production rate and oxygen uptake rate. The Off-Gas measurement provides the respiratory quotient in a time and space averaged form and with good response time. By comparison data from multiple...

  • Freeze Drying - pharmaceutical industry

    Freeze Drying

    Lyophilization, commonly referred to as freeze drying, is the process of removing water from a product by sublimation and desorption. The freeze drying process is optimised by the introduction of solvents and gas species to improve product quality and to enhance the drying process. Hiden's gas analysers provide detailed information about the gas/vapour composition during both the primary and secondary drying phases. Detection of the on-set of the secondary drying phase is readily detected. Analysis during the...

  • Gas Analysis Systems for Catalysis, Thermal Analysis, Fermentation and Bio Fuels  - chemical industry

    Gas Analysis Systems for Catalysis, Thermal Analysis, Fermentation and Bio Fuels

    Hiden gas analysis systems provide for high sensitivity, wide dynamic range, real-time analysis of almost any gas and vapour. Hiden’s application specific gas analysis systems are tailored to meet the specific application requirements, and include a range of special sampling, vacuum pumping and vacuum accessories. Hot zone sampling accessories are included for evolved gas analysis from furnaces, and thermo gravimetric analysers, TGA, for example. Thermal analysis methods are vital for catalysis characterization....

  • Environmental - chemical industry

    Environmental

    The analysis of volatile organic compounds at low concentration levels is fundamental to pollution monitoring and control. Hiden’s Hydramass spectrometer is a multi-stream gas analysis system for analysis of volatile organic compounds to the sub ppm level. In sea water the analysis of volatile organic compounds is used for both pollution monitoring and ecological studies. Hiden’s HPR 40 dissolved species analyser provides ppb sensitivity

  • Gas Production and Storage - chemical industry

    Gas Production and Storage

    Hiden's gas analysers provide for high sensitivity analysis of gases and vapours from gas production and storage facilities. Gas analysers provide for: Bottled gas quality assurance Diving gas monitoring Medical gas Semiconductor gas

  • Residual Gas Analysis - semiconductor industry

    Residual Gas Analysis

    Residual Gas Analysis is a general term for the analysis of gas and vapour species in vacuum chambers and vacuum processes. The Hiden RGA series quadrupole mass spectrometers provide for routine, fast, wide dynamic range residual gas analysis, measuring the partial pressures of the species that are critical to vacuum quality and process requirements. Applications include: vacuum chamber leak detection vacuum quality measurement and monitoring virtual leak detection outgassing studies bakeout...

  • End Point Detection - semiconductor industry

    End Point Detection

    Hiden Ion Milling Probe – End Point Detector The only dedicated end point determination tool for ion etch control and optimum process quality. End point Analysis. Target Impurity Determination. Quality Control / SPC. Residual Gas Analysis. Leak Detection The IMP is a differentially pumped, ruggedized secondary ion mass spectrometer for the analysis of secondary ions and neutrals from the ion mill process, featuring: High Sensitivity SIMS / MS with Pulse Ion Counting Detector. Triple...

  • Plasma Characterisation - semiconductor industry

    Plasma Characterisation

    Hiden plasma probes measure some of the key plasma parameters and provide detailed information relating to plasma reaction chemistry. Plasma diagnostics for applications in etching, deposition, coating and surface modification. ECR – Electron Cyclotron Resonance plasma Magnetron sputtering High power impulse magnetron sputtering, HIPIMS ICP inductively coupled plasma, and RF plasma Dielectric-barrier discharge (DBD)

  • Surface Science - semiconductor industry

    Surface Science

    SIMS - for depth profiling, surface composition measurement, and elemental imaging, Hiden's SIMS Workstation provides a complete analytical facility. RGA - The Hiden quadrupole mass spectrometers provide high sensitivity detection capability for the most demanding XHV/UHV vacuum environments. The pulse ion counting detector enables measurement of both positive and negative ions through 7 continuous decades, the integral accumulation mode being used for the capture of discreet particle events. UHV Temperature...

  • MBE Desposition Rate Monitoring and Control - semiconductor industry

    MBE Desposition Rate Monitoring and Control

    XBS Triple Filter Quadrupoles configured for multiple source monitoring in MBE deposition applications. The custom configured ioniser provides for high stability, high senstivity monitoring of oxides and metals from both k-cell and e-gun sources. MBE monitoring and control. Molecular Beam Studies. Multiple beam source analysis. High Performance RGA. Desorption / Outgassing studies / Bakeout cycles. Chamber / Process gas Contaminants. Hiden XBS mass spectrometers for high precision scientific,...