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Strumentazione Analitica


Striving for the Ultimate in Accuracy and Easy Operability

By combining new technologies with those cultivated over Shimadzu’s long history, the Shimadzu spectrofluorophotometer has been reborn as the RF-6000. Combined with new LabSolutions RF software, designed for unrivaled measurement accuracy and easy operation, the RF-6000 offers the ultimate performance for a diverse range of customers’ measurement needs.

Wide Variety of Spectral Techniques

  • Enhanced sensitivity and dynamic range enable fluorescence as well as bioluminescence, chemiluminescence, and electro-luminescence measurements.
  • High-speed 3D scanning enables rapid acquisition of 3D spectra.
  • Spectral-Corrected Excitation and Emission spectra can be scanned.
  • Fluorescence quantum yield and Fluorescence quantum efficiency measurements are available.

High Sensitivity, High Stability and High Speed

  • Highest level SNR in its class: 1,000 or more (RMS) /350 or more (P-P)
  • High-speed scanning of 60,000 nm/min minimizes scan time.
  • 2,000 hour long life Xe lamp.
  • Extended range PMT offers scan wavelength range to 900nm.

Excellent Usability

  • Easy-to-use LabSolutions RF software simplifies analysis.
  • Validation routines included.
  • Status bar in LabSolutions RF indicates lamp and accessory status.
  • Large sample compartment for all analytical needs.


Wide Variety of Spectral Techniques


Supports Applications in a Wide Variety of Fields


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Ultra high-speed mass spectrometer compatible for the first time with ultra high-speed liquid chromatography

UFLC Quality – Speed is Power.


High-speed HPLC analysis to improve lab analysis productivity began in 1982 with the Shimadzu LC-5A/FLC column. In 2006, the Prominence UFLC/XR column system achieved ultra high-speeds while ensuring repeatability during continuous multi-sample analysis, in addition to maintaining durability and other forms of data stability. Since general HPLC analysis is insufficient with respect to qualitative capabilities, risks related to overlooking impurities that can obscure peaks remain. Mass spectrometers are effective at minimizing these risks. To date, however, a commercial MS capable of reliably providing the kind of sharp peaks obtained with ultra high-speed LC has not been available.

Now, an ultra high-speed MS, compatible for the first time with ultra high-speed LC, has been released

The ultra high-speed LC/MS Prominence UFLC+LCMS-2020 improves the speed and reliability of HPLC analysis, offering dramatic improvements in lab productivity.

3 points yielding ultra high-speed, ultra high-sensitivity MS measurements

By incorporating the following innovative features into the LCMS-2020, the sharp peaks of ultra high-speed LC won’t be missed:

  • UFswitching (high-speed positive/negative ionization mode switching)
  • UFscanning (high-speed scan measurements)
  • UFsensitivity (superior sensitivity and repeatability thanks to newly developed ion optics)

The UFLC/MS, which continues the tradition of high-level data reliability from the well-received ultra high-speed LC Prominence UFLC, has now been released.

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Ultra Fast Mass Spectrometry -Speed Beyond Comparison-

World Fastest* Tandem Quadrupole LC/MS/MS System

Provides Speed Beyond Comparison for Multi-Analyte Determination

Triple Quadrupole Mass Spectrometry is the method of choice for accurate quantification and confirmation of trace level analytes in complex matrices. From the detection of drugs and metabolites in biological specimens to environmental contaminants and pesticides in food, analysts the world over are challenged with detecting an increasing number of target analytes with greater sensitivity and in more samples than ever before. Shimadzu understands these requirements. That is why we have combined our experience from different fields to build a mass spectrometer that can keep pace with the chromatographic resolving power of our world-leading UHPLC systems without any speed limitation. The LCMS-8030 couples the power of a Triple Quadrupole Mass Spectrometer with unparalleled speed to provide the ideal compliment to both UHPLC and HPLC systems.

With Ultra Fast MRM transitions and Ultra Fast polarity switching, LCMS-8030 is truly a universal detector for UHPLC or HPLC.

* Based on our survey (as of August 2010)

Ultra-High Speed

Introducing the Next Generation Triple Quadrupole Technology

UFsweeper™ Collision Cell

UFsweeper™ Collision Cell

  • Fusion of Ultra Fast MRM and Ultra Fast Polarity Switching of 15msec
  • An Ultra Fast Scan Speed of 15,000 u/sec
  • 500 MRMs per Second, the Most Ever Possible




High Reliability

Even during Ultra Fast Measurements, the LCMS-8030 Provides Reliable and Reproducible Data

  • Robust System Provides Long-term Data Stability
  • UFsweeper™ Technology Dramatically Minimizes Cross Talk
  • Excellent Linearity with Wide Dynamic Range


The Strength of a Single-vendor Solution Results in Seamless Operation

  • Minimize Instrument Downtime with Easy Maintenance
  • Single-vendor Solution Provides Seamless Operation
  • Quantitation Browser for Effective Multi-analyte Quantitation

Brief explanation of LCMSMS terminology


MRM stands for Multiple Reaction Monitoring. In MRM, a specific ion (precursor ion) is selected in Q1 (first stage MS) from among various ions ionized by the ionization probe, the ion is destructed (collision-induced dissociation) in the collision cell (Q2, collision chamber), and a specific ion is detected from among the destructed ions (product ions) in Q3 (second stage MS). Multiple channels can be set in one measurement.

Method Packages

In accordance with regulations, the analysis of trace amounts of components containing many contaminants is now required for residual pesticides in foods and veterinary drugs. LC/MS/MS is often used for these analyses. These method packages are pre-registered with the analysis conditions and compound information of target components. Analysis can now be started without performing difficult or time-consuming tasks required in LC/MS/MS analysis, such as evaluating the separation conditions and optimizing the MS parameters for each compound, to allow efficient batch analysis of multiple components.
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LCMS-8040 Enhanced Sensitivity


LCMS-8040 incorporates newly improved ion optics and collision cell technology to provide higher multiple reaction monitoring (MRM) sensitivity.

These improvements also yield higher sensitivity for scan mode measurements, expanding the potential range of LC/MS/MS applications.

Ultra-High Sensitivity

By incorporating newly improved ion optics and collision cell technology, the LCMS-8040 provides higher multiple reaction monitoring (MRM) sensitivity. A five-fold increase in sensitivity (reserpine, S/N ratio) has been achieved by improving ion focusing and minimizing ion losses between multi-pole lenses. These improvements also yield higher sensitivity for scan mode measurements. This higher sensitivity expands the potential range of LC/MS/MS applications.

Ultra-High Speed

The LCMS-8040 was designed to provide significantly higher sensitivity while maintaining the high speed offered by the LCMS-8030. Ultrafast MRM transition speeds, up to 555 MRMs per second, are achieved by Shimadzu’s UFsweeper™ collision cell technology, proprietary high-precision quadrupole machining capabilities, and unique high voltage power supply technology. In addition, the LCMS-8040 features the world’s fastest* polarity switching at 15 msec. With this high-speed performance, the LCMS-8040 can dramatically improve analytical throughput.

*Per survey result as of May 2012

Ultra-High Reliability

MRM optimization in Shimadzu’s LCMS systems is based on a rapid series of automated flow injection analyses, requiring only minutes to perform. Multiple compounds can be optimized in an unattended sequence, freeing the analyst from tedious work. MRM parameters optimized for the LCMS-8030 can be transferred to the LCMS-8040, making it possible to transfer methods between systems. The LCMS-8040 offers the same ease of maintenance benefits as the LCMS-8030, and all consumables, such as desolvation lines (DL) and ESI capillaries, are interchangeable as well.
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The LCMS-IT-TOF is a new type of mass spectrometer that combines QIT (ion trap) and TOF (time-of-flight) technologies. When combining QIT and TOF, the greatest technological challenges were the efficient introduction of ions into the QIT and the simultaneous ejection of trapped ions to the TOF. Here, we introduce the newly developed technologies used to solve these problems.


The source design, desolvation capillary and reduced collision ion focusing Q-Array were adapted from Shimadzu‘s successful single-quad HPLC mass spectrometer. The Octapole Lens can introduce eluted ions from the LC to the ion trap by CII (Compressed Ion Injection) method efficiently. The ion trap QIT gives an efficient MSn capability with our new cleaning technology. In addition, BIE (Ballistic Ion Extraction) technology, provides high resolution / accuracy for all MS, MSn… modes. The temperature control of the flight tube gives a mass stability with stabilizing the length of the ion flight and ion acceleration voltage which affects the mass stability. Dual-Stage Reflectron gives a excellent resolution with optimizing energy absorption and time convergence.
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Control Software

Easier and more intuitive

The TOC-Control L/V is PC control software provided with the TOC PC control modules. This software features excellent operability, provides a wealth of functions, and enhances analysis operations.


Sample Table

The character strings, serial numbers, and vial numbers can be batch entered in series by dragging over the cells.


List of files being used

Files being used are listed by type. Files can be sorted by file name or creation date. In addition, file contents are displayed using tooltip by hovering over a file with the mouse.

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The MDGC-2010 System uses the new and innovative technique of Multiple-heart-cutting.

In contrast to conventional Deans Switch systems the Multiple Heart Cut system shows no retention time shift, even after several cuts in the first dimension. Of course also the retention times in the second dimension show extraordinary stability, as you are used to from using Shimadzu gas Chromatographs.

A multi-dimensional GC/GCMS system performs separation using two columns that have different characteristics. The system has a mechanism in which the components that are insufficiently separated in the first column are introduced (“heart-cut”) to a second, different column. This enables analysis with a level of separation that cannot be attained in conventional single-column analysis.

  • Optimized High-Performance System
  • Improvement of working efficiency with superior operability
  • A Wide Variety of Optional Systems/ Greater Ease of Maintenance
  • Intuitive Operation Supported by the MDGC control software package MDGCsolution

Main MDGC Applications

  • Analysis of Specific Components in Samples Containing Several Matrices Petroleum products (e.g., gasoline, light oil, and kerosene), aromas (e.g., foods and beverages), and optical isomers
  • Analysis of Fine Chemical Products and Impurities in Raw Materials Minor peaks hidden by major components
  • Analysis of Harmful Components in Environmental Samples

The multi-Deans switching mechanism in the MDGC/GCMS-2010 uses a capillary method with a low dead volume. Since the internal surface has been subjected to deactivation processing, even in the analysis of alcohols with a high polarity, the peak form is the same as that obtained in GC analysis. For this reason, a superior level of peak reproducibility is attained, and analysis with a high level of quantitative accuracy is possible.

Also, even after the multi-Deans switching mechanism performs heart-cutting, the retention times of the peaks eluted from the 1st column hardly change. Consequently, a heart-cutting program can be created easily, regardless of the duration of heart-cutting or the number of times it is performed, by specifying times that encompass parts with insufficient separation and target components in the chromatogram obtained with the 1st column without heart-cutting.

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Workstation QP2010

Workstation Software for GCMS-QP2010 Series


GCMSsolution is the workstation software for Shimadzu GCMS-QP2010 series gas chromatograph mass spectrometers. It features a user-friendly interface that allows intuitive operation while an ample collection of Wizard functions assists in entering parameters. This ensures that even first-time users can navigate operations. In addition, GCMSsolution offers a generous array of features, such as an automatic retention time adjustment function, outstanding ease-of-operation that allows identifying multiple components more efficiently, and a report creation function that offers a high degree of freedom in formatting reports.
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Ultra High Speed GC-MS That Offers a Dramatic Leap in Sensitivity and Productivity


The importance of high-performance analytical instruments for monitoring microscopic quantities of compounds related to environmental pollution and human health, and for developing and evaluating new, highly functional materials and chemical products continues to grow. The GCMS-QP2020 has been designed to meet these needs. Featuring enhanced instrument functionality, analysis software, databases, and a sample introduction system, the GCMS-QP2020 will help maximize the capabilities of your laboratory.



Provides Higher Sensitivity and Reduced Operation Costs

The vacuum system adopts a new differential exhaust turbomolecular pump and achieves maximum sensitivity under all conditions for GC analysis. In addition to helium, the system can operate with hydrogen or nitrogen as the carrier gas, which enables operation cost reduction. In addition, the high-sensitivity, high-speed analysis capability shortens analysis times and maximizes laboratory productivity.

Dramatic Improvement in the Efficiency of Multicomponent Simultaneous Analysis

The GCMS Insight software package dramatically improves the sensitivity and efficiency of multicomponent simultaneous analysis. The Smart SIM method creation program creates methods that provide higher sensitivity in multicomponent analyses. Furthermore, LabSolutions Insight, which significantly shortens data analysis times, dramatically heightens the efficiency of data analysis procedures.

Databases with Retention Indices to Support Analysis

Databases are available to match various requirements, including environmental analysis, food analysis, off-flavor analysis, and forensic analysis. All the databases include retention indices, so you can start analysis even without standard samples. The retention indices can also be used to easily create methods for a variety of more accurate qualitative and quantitative analyses.

Configure Optimal Analysis Systems to Meet Your Needs

With a sample injection system that matches the sample form and the concentrations of the components being measured, as well as a 2D chromatography system that makes full use of the high-speed scan capability, you can configure optimal analysis systems to suit a variety of your analytical needs. And since all these analysis systems are supported by Shimadzu you can put your mind at ease when using them.

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La serie TOC-L degli analizzatori TOC utilizza il metodo della combustione ad ossidazione catalitica a 680°C, che è stato sviluppato da Shimadzu ed è ora utilizzato in tutto il mondo. Fornendo una vasta gamma da 4 μg/L  a 30.000 mg/L, questi analizzatori vantano un limite di rilevazione di 4 μg /L coordinata con NDIR. Questo è il più alto livello di sensibilità di rilevamento disponibile con il metodo di combustione ad ossidazione catalitica. Inoltre, questo metodo permette di ossidare efficacemente non solo material facilmente decomponibile, composti organici a basso peso molecolare, ma anche composti organici difficili da decomporre insolubili e macromolecolari.


Analysis flow (8,391KB)

Campo di misura estremamente ampio da 4 μg/L a 30,000 mg/L, applicabile a tutto, dall’acqua ultrapura ad acqua altamente contaminata (TOC-LCSH/CPH)

  • In grado di misure TC, IC, TOC (TC=IC) e NPOC; le opzioni consentono POC (carbonio organico volatile), TOC tramite POC + NPOC, e persino misurazioni TN (azoto totale).
  • La funzione blanck check valuta I vuoti del sistema misurando l’acqua ultrapura elaborando automaticamente all’interno dello strumento.
  •  La funzione automatica di diluizione consente misurazioni fino a 30.000 mg/L.

Affidabile sistema di iniezione del campione

  • Acidificazione e gorgogliamento del campione automatico
  • La funzione automatic di diluizione reduce la salinità del campione, l’acidità e l’alcalinità, estendendo significativamente il period di utilizzo di catalizzatori e tubi di combustion (il periodo di utilizzo dipende dal campione e dalle condizioni di misura)
  • Campioni statici o di priorità possono essere aggiunti in qualsiasi momento per il programma di analisi senza interrompere il funzionamento anche quando si usa un campionatore automatico

Scegli tra 4 modelli per adattarli alle tue applicazioni

La serie TOC-L consiste di un modello ad alta sensibilità con un limite di rilevazione di 4 μg/L, che lo rende adatto per una varietà di applicazioni, tra cui le misurazioni di acqua pura, e un modello standard progettato per migliorare i costi. Ciascun analizzatore è disponibile come modello standalone compreso di tastiera e monitor, o come modello controllato da PC.

Inoltre, è stato adottato il formato USB come interfaccia esterna, migliorando la versatilità dell’apparecchiatura. Anche i modelli standalone sono in grado di fornire un output stampante di uso generico o su una memory stick.

Opzioni per migliorare ulteriormente la funzionalità

Con la serie TOC-L, numerose opzioni permettono una varietà di miglioramenti funzionali. Questi includono la misurazione simultanea di TOC e TN (azoto totale), quando viene aggiunta una unità TN, l’utilizzo di aria compressa (quando viene aggiunto un kit di purificazione di gas carrier), e la misurazione di campioni di gas e campioni solidi (quando vengono aggiunti un kit  di iniezione di campione gassoso e un’unità di combustione del campione solido). Le misurazioni dei campioni di acqua marina e di piccoli volumi di campioni sono stati migliorati.

Risparmio di spazio e design a risparmio energetico

La larghezza dello strumento è del 20% in meno rispetto ai modelli convenzionali Shimadzu. Ciò consente un utilizzo più efficace dello spazio di laboratorio. La larghezza dello strumento rimane invariata anche quando viene aggiunta l’unità TN.

Questo prodotto è conforme con i prodotti etichettati ECO di Shimadzu.

Risparmio Energetico: il consumo energetico è ridottol del 36% (100 V) e del 43% (200V), rispetto ad un prodotto convenzionale Shimadzu. (supponendo otto ore di funzionamento/giorno per 5 giorni a settimana)




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