The Hydra IIC is a fully automated turnkey analyzer that measures mercury in solid and semi-solid sample matrices directly without any acid digestion (sample preparation). The system employs the technique of sample combustion (thermal decomposition), mercury concentration via gold amalgamation and detection by cold vapor atomic absorption.
The biggest advantage of the Hydra IIC is that no sample preparation is required before analysis. And, because no sample preparation is required; the cost and hassle of dealing with waste disposal is avoided.
The following are some of the highlights of the Hydra IIC‘s capabilities:
- No sample preparation required; no waste generated
- Wide dynamic range with extended range option
- Excellent sensitivity; no sample dilution required
- Easy calibration; matrix independent
- Electronic transfer of sample weight
- Simple “plug and play” design makes preventative maintenance a snap
- “On the fly” sample can be easily accommodated
- EPA Method 7473
- ASTM D6722
- ASTM D7623