microVOC / microBTEX

Technical Specifications

microBTEX - Portable VOC Analyzer
  • Detection Limit:
    • Benzene & Toluene: ~ 1 ppb
    • Ethylbenzene & m+p-Xylenes: ~ 2 ppb (with default settings) / o-Xylene: ~ 4 ppb
  • Configuration & cycle time:
    • BTEX : 10 min
    • Benzene + 1.3 butadiene = from 10 to 15 min
    • Benzene = 5 min (3 min in option)
    • Other application on demand
  • Detection Range:
    • 0-1000 ppb
    • 0-10 ppm / 0-100 ppm / 0-1000 ppm
  • Measurement:
    • Detector : PID
    • Temporal resolution 0.1 seconds
    • Response time : One measurement every 10 minutes (default settings)
    • Analysis sample condition : Gas T°: 5 – 40°C; Gas RH: 20 – 90%; Atmospheric pressure
    • Calibration : Gaseous BTEX mixture or gaseous Benzene
  • Sampling:
    • 200μL loop or lower
    • gas flow rate : between 16 and 20 mL/min
    • Carrier gas : Nitrogen 4 bar inlet pressure and 2.5 mL/min 1
    • Supply inlet connection : 1/8’’
  • Instrument supply:
    • Power supply : Input 100 – 240V ±10%; 1.5 A max; 47 – 63 Hz – Output 15V; 6.67A 100W
    • Autonomy on battery: Up to 4h
    • Power consumption : max 75w
  • General:
    • Dimensions (analyzer) : 32×28×15 cm; 6.0 kg
    • Dimensions (suitcase) : 56 x 45 x 25 cm; 18 kg
    • Operational conditions : 0 – 40°C / 20 – 80% RH
    • Storage conditions : -20°C – +40°C / 0 – 85% RH
    • Display : 7” TFT display; resolution 800 x 480; integrated touchscreen
    • Autonomy: BTEX version: 21 days for Gas -4 hours for battery. Can be reduced for different applications.
  • Software & communication:
    • Embedded software: Expert and standard modes; Data saving on microSD card 32 GO with more than 13 months in continue data storage capacity; Analysis setting, launching and monitoring; Defects and maintenance management.
    • USB : Data transfer (area, retention time, concentration)
    • Ethernet : Communication and remote control Mobility and accessories
    • Power supply & cable; Particle filter; Carrier case with pre-cut foam; 1/8’’ inox caps with associated ferrules; Analysis column; 58L Nitrogen bottle with adapted manometer; Teflon tube and associated ferrules for carrier gas; Stylus.
  • Mobility and accessories:
    • Carrier case with handle and integrated pre-cut foam for accessories
  • Other feature:
    • Canister & FLEC® system

Portable VOC Analyzer

MicroVOC is a compact VOC analyzer which allows continuous and real-time qualification and quantification of VOC.

ADVANTAGES

User friendly

  • Compact size and low weight
  • Deployment in less than 5 minutes
  • Powered by mains or battery
  • Low consumption of carrier gas
  • Rapid calibration with gaseous BTEX mixture or only Toluene
  • Compatibilty with canisters and FLEC® System

Rapid & accurate measurements

  • Short time of analysis : 10 minutes
  • Detection limit lower than 1 ppb for benzene

Analysis programmation, monitoring & data logging

  • Color touch screen with standard/expert users modes
  • Sequence programmation
  • Results in near real-time
  • Data logging for quality control

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.

Portable VOC Analyzer

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