Which ion chromatography system is best for you?

The answer depends on the type of ion exchange chromatography analysis you are running and the special features you might need. We offer a range of ion chromatography (IC) solutions from robust, basic systems for everyday analyses to high-pressure systems with electrolytic eluent generation. Explore the selection guide below to discover which ion chromatography system is right for your laboratory.

Dionex Ion Chromatography System Selection Guide

Dionex Easion IC System

Dionex Aquion IC System

Dionex Integrion HPIC System

Dionex ICS-6000 HPIC System

Typical applications

Kits for common anion or cation analysis

Simple analysis with increased precision

Simple to high-throughput analyses

Simple to complex high-throughput analyses


Built to maintain low operating costs, the Thermo Scientific Dionex Easion IC system is an integrated, dual-piston, isocratic IC system that uses proven technologies to deliver dependable results.

The Thermo Scientific Dionex Aquion IC system offers a simple, compact platform with straightforward operation for budget-limited labs. It supports electrolytic suppression and includes a vacuum degasser for inline degassing of eluents.

The easy-to-use, reliable Thermo Scientific Dionex Integrion HPIC system performs versatile and efficient analyses. It offers flexible detector configurations, automated eluent generation, and high-pressure capabilities for faster analysis without compromising data quality.

The world’s first modular IC system, the Thermo Scientific Dionex ICS-6000 HPIC system comes in standard, microbore, capillary, and hybrid configurations to provide best-in-class resolution, speed, and sensitivity and IC x IC capabilities.

Single-device suppression

Software controlling multi-vendor instruments

Built-in method development tool

Automated consumables tracking



Ultralow-dead-volume connections



Electrolytic high-pressure gradients



Electrolytic eluent generation



Integrated detector



Dual eluent generation capabilities




Multiple pump configurations




2D-IC applications




Mechanical gradients




Single and dual configurations



Broad flow-rate options

Dual column temperature zones

Modular, flexible configuration