Process Mass Spectrometer

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Maximize product yield and increase profitability with process mass spectrometry analysis. Process gas analyzers are engineered to meet a number of challenging process applications in the petrochemical, iron and steel, and biotechnology industries. Highly reliable and easy-to-own, Thermo Fisher Scientific process gas analysis technologies deliver faster, more complete, lab-quality online gas analysis and process analytics.

To learn more, visit our Process Mass Spectrometer Comparison Guide.


chemical production processes
Chemical/Petrochemical

Fast, accurate, comprehensive gas analysis data enables model predictive control systems to be updated in real-time, resulting in production unit optimization and maximum profitability. Hydrocarbon processing plants around the world use process mass spectrometers to optimize a diverse range of chemical production processes as well as to monitor fugitive emissions.

  • Air monitoring: Benzene,Toluene, Ethyl Benzene, Xylenes, Vinyl Chloride, Ethylene Dichloride
  • Natural gas processing
  • Olefin production
  • Cracking furnace optimization
  • Ethylene Oxide / Ethylene Glycol production
  • Polyolefin production
  • Ammonia production
  • Fugitive emissions of toxic VOCs
  • Flare gas monitoring
  • Featured products

    Maximize product yield and increase profits with the Thermo Scientific Prima PRO Process Mass Spectrometer. This online mass spectrometer & process gas analyzer is engineered to meet a number of challenging process applications in the petrochemical, iron and steel, and biotechnology industries. Highly reliable and easy-to-own, the Prima PRO online mass spectrometer delivers faster, more complete, lab quality online gas composition analysis. It features a rugged, fault-tolerant design that ensures availability that exceeds 99.7% and a simplified maintenance procedure and auto-tune capability to facilitate ongoing operation and enhance productivity.

    Achieve high scanning speeds and reproducible measurements with the Thermo Scientific Prima BT Bench Top Mass Spectrometer. Specifically designed for process development laboratories, this process gas analyzer is a highly precise, multi-point magnetic sector gas analyzer.

    Your personnel are you most valuable asset, protect them from potentially deadly exposure to highly toxic Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) by enabling leak detection and correction before any release exceeds maximum exposure levels with the Thermo Scientific Sentinel PRO Environmental Mass Spectrometer. Able to monitor up to 60 sample points in 10 minutes; excellent selectivity and sensitivity avoids the risk of false alarms or missed releases.

    cell culture process
    Biotechnology/Biopharma

    Analysis of respiratory gases is an ideal way of characterizing a fermentation or cell culture process. It’s non-invasive and provides invaluable information on the physiological state of the culture, including growth kinetics and substrate consumption. It also helps determine the optimum point to halt the process for maximum yield.

    • Fermentation
    • Solvent drying
    • Mammalian cell cultures
    • Pharmaceutical manufacturing processes
    Featured products

    Highly reliable and easy-to-own, the Prima PRO online mass spectrometer delivers faster, more complete, lab quality online gas composition analysis. It features a rugged, fault-tolerant design that ensures availability that exceeds 99.7% and a simplified maintenance procedure and auto-tune capability to facilitate ongoing operation and enhance productivity.

    iron and steel industry
    Iron/Steel

    The advantages of process mass spectrometers over conventional analysis techniques have been proven over many years in the iron and steel industry. The ability to measure a wide range of components on a single analyzer, coupled with advanced calibration, data transmission, and self-diagnostic software, makes the mass spectrometer ideal for integration into the modern plant.

    • Blast furnace
    • Basic oxygen steelmaking
    • Coke oven gas analysis
    • Secondary steel process control
    • Fuel gas analysis
    • Direct reduction iron making processes
    Featured products

    Optimize a diverse range of hot metal production processes, from the blast furnace to the galvanizing line. The Thermo Scientific Prima PRO Process Mass Spectrometer provides fast, accurate, comprehensive gas analysis, enabling integrated steel mills and mini-mills to efficiently monitor primary and secondary conversion methods.

    The combination of fast, accurate MS gas analysis for gas efficiency, heat and mass balances and hydrogen analysis, with advanced process control and mathematical modeling, can reduce coke consumption by up to 100 kg per ton and increase iron production.

    Learn more

    Thermo Scientific GasWorks Process MS software provides the unique and powerful interface for the Prima PRO, Prima BT, Sentinel PRO and APIX δQ Mass Spectrometers. The software has been designed to ensure that the process analyzer is simple to configure, operate and maintain without any prior mass spectrometer experience for better process analytics.

    The suite includes a wide range of functions and features. Whether the requirement is for a simple alarm indication in the event of a manufacturing process failure, or for complex data presentation for process understanding and control, Gasworks Software is well equipped to offer an effective solution.

    • Supports stand-alone analyzer operation.
    • Sets no limits to the number of sample streams or analytical methods.
    • Includes rigorous mathematical equations to deconvolute complex mixtures.
    • Multi-layered security with expiring passwords and audit trail.
    • Supports the integration of third-party analytical data.
    chemical production processes
    Chemical/Petrochemical

    Fast, accurate, comprehensive gas analysis data enables model predictive control systems to be updated in real-time, resulting in production unit optimization and maximum profitability. Hydrocarbon processing plants around the world use process mass spectrometers to optimize a diverse range of chemical production processes as well as to monitor fugitive emissions.

  • Air monitoring: Benzene,Toluene, Ethyl Benzene, Xylenes, Vinyl Chloride, Ethylene Dichloride
  • Natural gas processing
  • Olefin production
  • Cracking furnace optimization
  • Ethylene Oxide / Ethylene Glycol production
  • Polyolefin production
  • Ammonia production
  • Fugitive emissions of toxic VOCs
  • Flare gas monitoring
  • Featured products

    Maximize product yield and increase profits with the Thermo Scientific Prima PRO Process Mass Spectrometer. This online mass spectrometer & process gas analyzer is engineered to meet a number of challenging process applications in the petrochemical, iron and steel, and biotechnology industries. Highly reliable and easy-to-own, the Prima PRO online mass spectrometer delivers faster, more complete, lab quality online gas composition analysis. It features a rugged, fault-tolerant design that ensures availability that exceeds 99.7% and a simplified maintenance procedure and auto-tune capability to facilitate ongoing operation and enhance productivity.

    Achieve high scanning speeds and reproducible measurements with the Thermo Scientific Prima BT Bench Top Mass Spectrometer. Specifically designed for process development laboratories, this process gas analyzer is a highly precise, multi-point magnetic sector gas analyzer.

    Your personnel are you most valuable asset, protect them from potentially deadly exposure to highly toxic Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) by enabling leak detection and correction before any release exceeds maximum exposure levels with the Thermo Scientific Sentinel PRO Environmental Mass Spectrometer. Able to monitor up to 60 sample points in 10 minutes; excellent selectivity and sensitivity avoids the risk of false alarms or missed releases.

    cell culture process
    Biotechnology/Biopharma

    Analysis of respiratory gases is an ideal way of characterizing a fermentation or cell culture process. It’s non-invasive and provides invaluable information on the physiological state of the culture, including growth kinetics and substrate consumption. It also helps determine the optimum point to halt the process for maximum yield.

    • Fermentation
    • Solvent drying
    • Mammalian cell cultures
    • Pharmaceutical manufacturing processes
    Featured products

    Highly reliable and easy-to-own, the Prima PRO online mass spectrometer delivers faster, more complete, lab quality online gas composition analysis. It features a rugged, fault-tolerant design that ensures availability that exceeds 99.7% and a simplified maintenance procedure and auto-tune capability to facilitate ongoing operation and enhance productivity.

    iron and steel industry
    Iron/Steel

    The advantages of process mass spectrometers over conventional analysis techniques have been proven over many years in the iron and steel industry. The ability to measure a wide range of components on a single analyzer, coupled with advanced calibration, data transmission, and self-diagnostic software, makes the mass spectrometer ideal for integration into the modern plant.

    • Blast furnace
    • Basic oxygen steelmaking
    • Coke oven gas analysis
    • Secondary steel process control
    • Fuel gas analysis
    • Direct reduction iron making processes
    Featured products

    Optimize a diverse range of hot metal production processes, from the blast furnace to the galvanizing line. The Thermo Scientific Prima PRO Process Mass Spectrometer provides fast, accurate, comprehensive gas analysis, enabling integrated steel mills and mini-mills to efficiently monitor primary and secondary conversion methods.

    The combination of fast, accurate MS gas analysis for gas efficiency, heat and mass balances and hydrogen analysis, with advanced process control and mathematical modeling, can reduce coke consumption by up to 100 kg per ton and increase iron production.

    Learn more

    Thermo Scientific GasWorks Process MS software provides the unique and powerful interface for the Prima PRO, Prima BT, Sentinel PRO and APIX δQ Mass Spectrometers. The software has been designed to ensure that the process analyzer is simple to configure, operate and maintain without any prior mass spectrometer experience for better process analytics.

    The suite includes a wide range of functions and features. Whether the requirement is for a simple alarm indication in the event of a manufacturing process failure, or for complex data presentation for process understanding and control, Gasworks Software is well equipped to offer an effective solution.

    • Supports stand-alone analyzer operation.
    • Sets no limits to the number of sample streams or analytical methods.
    • Includes rigorous mathematical equations to deconvolute complex mixtures.
    • Multi-layered security with expiring passwords and audit trail.
    • Supports the integration of third-party analytical data.

    Get up to $30,000 cash when you trade in & trade up your mass spectrometer! Choose the technology that’s easily ahead of the curve with the Thermo Scientific Prima PRO Process Mass Spectrometer. Achieve high scanning speeds and reproducible measurements with the Thermo Scientific Prima BT Bench Top Mass Spectrometer. Offer valid now thru 9/30/2020. 

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    Thermo Fisher Scientific Service Solutions are a vital component of your product’s lifecycle. These comprehensive solutions are exclusively created to drive optimal performance of your time-critical instruments.

    When you partner with Thermo Fisher Scientific, you gain access to engineers trained within the same factory your instruments were manufactured. We only ship spare parts that were designed specifically for your instrument. Our expert service team is truly an integrated part of your product’s life cycle.

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