microF

Technical Specifications

microF - Portable Formaldehyde Analyzer
  • Detection Limit:
    • 1 ppb (with default settings)
  • Detection Range:
    • 0 – 300 ppb (other range on request)
  • Measurement:
    • Detector : PhotoMultiplier
    • Temporal resolution : 1 to 120 seconds
    • Response time : 10 minutes (with default settings)
    • Condition : Gas T°: 5 – 40°C; Gas RH: 20 – 80%; Atmospheric pressure
    • Calibration : Gaseous Formaldehyde or liquid solution
  • Sampling:
    • Method : Continuous flow
    • Gas flow rate : 0-1 L/min (default setting 250 mL/min)
    • Gas flow rate : 0 – 30 mL min-1 (default setting 20 mL min-1)
    • Gas flow rate uncertainty : ± (1.5% Read + 0.5% Full Scale)
    • Liquid flow rate : 0 – 400 μL min-1 (default setting 20 μL min-1)
    • Supply connection : 1/8’’ for gas; 1/16’’ for liquid
  • Instrument supply:
    • Power supply : Input 100 – 240V ±10%; 1.5 A max; 47 – 63Hz / Output 15V; 6.67A 100W
    • Battery life : Lithium-Ion / Autonomy > 2h
    • Power consumption : max 75w
  • General:
    • Dimensions : 32×28×15 cm with & 32×36×15 cm without bottle holder / 6.5 kg including bottle holder
    • Operational conditions : 0 – 40°C / 20 – 80% RH
    • Storage conditions : 0 – 40°C / 0 – 85% RH
    • Display : 7” TFT display; resolution 800 x 480; integrated touchscreen
    • Autonomy: 2 hours
    • Fluoride liquid autonomy: (100ml): 80 hours
  • Software & communication:
    • Expert and standard modes; Data saving; Analysis setting, launching and monitoring; Defects and maintenance management
    • USB : Data transfer (aera, retention time, concentration)
    • Ethernet : Communication and remote control
  • Mobility and accessories:
    • Carrier case with handle and integrated pre-cut foam for accessories
    • DNPH tubes and rings; Power supply & cable; Particle filter; Filter strainer; Carrier case with pre-cut foam; Microporous tube; 100 mL bottles with each storage and analysis caps with ferrules, 1/8’’ & 1/16’’ inox caps with associated ferrules; Teflon tubes and associated ferrules; Bottle holder; Stylus.
  • Other feature:
    • Canister & FLEC® system

Portable Formaldehyde Analyzer

microF is a compact Formaldehyde analyzer which allows continuous and real-time qualification and quantification of Formaldehyde.

ADVANTAGES

User friendly

  • Compact size and low weight
  • Deployment in less than 5 minutes
  • Powered by mains or battery
  • No carrier gas needed
  • High filters lifetimes due to low air sample flow rate
  • Low reagent volume & quantity of air sample are required
  • Gaseours Formaldehyde
  • Compatibilty with canisters and FLEC® System

Rapid & accurate measurements

  • Real-time and continuous measurements
  • Time resolution down to few seconds
  • Detection limit lower than 10 ppb
  • No interferences
  • Gaseous formaldehyde concentration measurement

Analysis programmation, monitoring & data logging

  • Color touch screen with standard/expert users modes
  • Sequence programmation
  • Results in near real-time
  • Temperature & relative humidity monitoring
  • Data logging for quality control
  • Complementary computer software for efficient & easy data processing

Issued from French academic research

  • Innovation from CNRS & Strasbourg University
  • Patented microfluidic device
  • Supported by EU and innovation programs

Formerly under the name of In’air Solutions, these products are the result of French Public Research conducted by the CNRS & the University of Strasbourg. Today, Chromatotec maintains these devices in its laboratories, near Bordeaux.

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