Thermo Scientific™

Nanospray Flex™ Ion Sources

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Industrial Mass Spectrometry

Achieve the sensitivity of nanospray without sacrificing flexibility or simplicity with a Thermo Scientific™ Nanospray Flex™ ion source. The Nanospray Flex source maximizes LC-MS sensitivity for all current Thermo Scientific LC-MS systems. It is simple, easy to use, and robust, yet allows complete flexibility in column and emitter selection. The Nanospray Flex is now available in an NG version for compatibility with the newest next-generation LC-MS systems.
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Simple Operation


  • DirectJunction adaptor allows total flexibility with respect to column and emitter choices
  • A single set-up for all online nanoflow applications
  • An offline static spray kit is available for work with packed emitters for the ultimate in sensitivity and low flow rates


Broad MS Compatibility

The Nanospray Flex ion source is available in two versions. The original Nanospray Flex ion source works in conjunction with these Thermo Scientific mass spectrometers:

  • Thermo Scientific™ LCQ Deca XP MAX™, LTQ™-series, and Velos™-series ion trap mass spectrometers
  • Thermo Scientific™ LTQ Orbitrap™-series and Orbitrap Velos™-series hybrid ion trap-Orbitrap mass spectrometers
  • Thermo Scientific™ Exactive™-series Orbitrap mass spectrometers
  • Thermo Scientific™ Q Exactive™-series hybrid quadrupole-Orbitrap mass spectrometers
  • Thermo Scientific™ TSQ Quantum™-series and TSQ Vantage™ triple-stage quadrupole mass spectrometers

The Nanospray Flex NG ion source works in conjunction with the newest next-generation Thermo Scientific mass spectrometers:

  • Thermo Scientific™ Orbitrap Fusion™ Tribrid™ mass spectrometer
  • Thermo Scientific™ TSQ Endura™ triple-stage quadrupole mass spectrometer
Specifications, terms, and pricing are subject to change. Not all products are available in all countries. Please consult your local sales representative for details.