Nicolet iS10 FT-IR Spectrometer

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Sample and solve your toughest analytical challenges with minimal time investment — and often with only one click.  The Thermo Scientific™ Nicolet™ iS™10 FT-IR Spectrometer offers the highest confidence in materials identification and verification. Just load your sample, generate the spectrum and press print.
Designed for rugged, precise and fast-paced operation, the Nicolet iS10 FT-IR Spectrometer simplifies laboratory data collection, combining advanced technology with easy operation for quality performance across technicians of any skill level.

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The Nicolet iS10 FTIR Spectrometer is a complete infrared spectroscopy system for routine analytical needs and features:

System Performance Verification (SPV) features:

  • Consistent, day-to-day performance
  • Hardware and software to test the instrument against the ASTM™ E1421 method by using Schott NG-11 and NIST™ traceable standards, contained in a built-in motorized wheel
  • Programmable settings:
    • Performance verification
    • System suitability
    • Validation standards expiration date
    • Preventative maintenance visits

Ease of Use

  • Easy-to-access, rechargeable desiccants and built-in humidity indicator
  • Integrated scan button and SOP builder for simple user interface, consistency and productivity
  • Simple accessory exchange and experimental conditions setup
  • Standard and high-sensitivity correlation algorithm to fit variability of tested materials
  • Identification of principal ingredients of mixtures through innovative multi-component analysis

Optical System

  • Protects instrument from humidity and solvent vapors
  • Removes any tilt and shear scanning error, automatically tuning the instrument for best throughput and providing analysis speed for real-time survey or screening
  • Guarantees long life system performance with minimum maintenance with diamond-turned, pinned-in-place alignment-free optics
  • Integrates validation wheel with NG-11 and NIST traceable polystyrene film standards, serialized
  • Calibrates frequency

Quality and Low Cost of Ownership – Guaranteed

  • Resistant to chemical vapors and humidity due to fully-protected optics
  • Includes five-year warranty on diamond HATR crystal of the Thermo Scientific™ Smart iTR™ ATR Accessory

Smart Accessory Compatibility
The Nicolet iS10 Spectrometer is compatible with our extensive line of Smart Accessories specialized for quantitative analysis, reaction studies, surface and thin film measurements.

  • Easily exchange accessories and set up experiments
  • Maintain proper experimental conditions and pre-set parameters
  • Automatic performance verification

Configurable Options
External Beam Options

  • External beam from infrared microscopes or external Thermo Scientific™ Nicolet™ iZ10 FTIR Module
  • Nicolet iZ10 FTIR Module can be used with the NIR integrating sphere (InGaAs detector), TGA interface or any other mid-infrared accessories, and can be equipped with a DTGS or MCT detector

Validation Options for FDA, EP, JP Regulated Industries

Themo Scientific™ ValPro™ System Qualification Software:
  • Specifically addresses DQ/IQ/OQ (design, installation, and operational qualification)
  • Proves “objective evidence” to regulators and ISO auditors, showing the system has been properly selected, implemented and verified for use
  • Features digital and electronic signature, 21 CFR Part 11 compliance package

Enhanced Analytical Power and Productivity

  • Measure samples directly through vials using integrated sphere conveniently mounted in the Nicolet iZ10 FTIR Module
  • Characterize materials quickly and easily using TGA/IR interface installed in the Nicolet iZ10 FTIR Module
  • Identify unknowns using Thermo Scientific™ OMNIC™ Specta, which includes a 9,000 spectra database and innovative multi-component search routines

Ordering Information: This FTIR spectrometer is sold as a configured system designed to meet your specific application needs. For more information, contact your Thermo Scientific™ Sales Representative.

Recommended for:

  • Quality control
  • Analytical services
  • Forensic duties
Cloud-enabled FTIR spectroscopy 
All Nicolet FTIR spectrometers now allow you to store, share and interpret spectral data anytime, anywhere and on any device. Researchers, lab technicians, educators and their students can all use their Thermo Fisher Connect account, powered by the Thermo Fisher Cloud, to gain easy access to their data with the OMNIC Anywhere App.  
  • Export, view and share data – view your Nicolet .spa spectral files, label spectral peaks, and correct spectral baseline all in the OMNIC Anywhere App on your PC, Apple computer, Android or iOS device
  • Add more storage space – start with 10 GB of storage for free, and then scale up storage as needed for a nominal fee. You can store OMNIC .spa files as well as other files (e.g., report documents, .xls, etc.) to your Thermo Fisher Connect account
  • Secure your data – Thermo Fisher Connect uses Amazon Web Service™, the industry-leading security and data protection cloud-computing platform – so no lost or stolen data

Spectroscopic Solutions Seminar

Register today for the free, one-day Spectroscopic Solutions Seminar 2018. Learn how to solve your most critical materials analysis challenges utilizing FTIR and Raman. Locations include Alabama, California, Colorado, Georgia, Illinois, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Montreal, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Texas, and Washington.

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Unity™ Support Plans: Gain Peace of Mind

Couple your FTIR spectrometer with a Unity Support Plan tailored to your laboratory needs, and rest assured that your lab will run as efficiently as possible, every day. Boost uptime, increase quality, and reduce your total cost of ownership.
Unity Lab Services are available in many geographic locations. Please consult with your Sales Representative for details.

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