Product Announcement from Shimadzu Scientific Instruments, Inc.
UV-2600, UV-2700 UV-VIS Spectrophotometers
The compact UV-2600/2700 is a universal, research-grade spectrophotometer that can be used in a wide range of fields, and easily expanded to suit the measurement objective.
By using the optional integrating sphere, the measurement wavelength range of the UV-2600 can be extended to the near-infrared region of 1400 nm.
The UV-2700 is capable of 8-Abs measurements, and optimal for measuring low transmittance samples.
Validation software is provided as standard for both instruments, so equipment performance can be easily checked in daily inspections and when data accuracy becomes a concern.
Single Monochromator UV-2600
Enables Near-Infrared Measurements
By installing the ISR-2600Plus two-detector integrating sphere, the 300 nm to 1100 nm wavelength range of conventional models can be extended to 1400 nm.
As a result, the UV-2600 can accommodate measurements of solar cell anti-reflective films and polycrystalline silicon wafers.
Double Monochromator UV-2700
Capable of 8-Abs Measurements
With the ability to make accurate transmittance measurements to 0.000001 %( 1 part in 100 million), the UV-2700 can be applied to evaluating the transmission characteristics of polarization films. In addition, even high-concentration samples can be measured without diluting, contributing to a savings in power use.
The figure on the right shows the relationship between the absorbance and the concentration of an aqueous potassium permanganate solution.
Good linearity is evident to 8 Abs.
This spectrum is measured from an aqueous KMnO4 (potassium permanganate) solution. Unlike conventional models, this system is capable of high-level absorbance measurements.
Shimadzu's proprietary Lo-Ray-Ligh diffraction grating enables the high precision of the UV-2700. In the diffraction grating production process, new proprietary manufacturing methods have been developed for Shimadzu's holographic technology. By optimizing the etching process, we have successfully manufactured extremely low stray light diffraction gratings while maintaining high efficiency. With this newly designed optical system equipped with a double Lo-Ray-Ligh monochromator, the UV-2700 achieves unparalleled ultra-low stray light levels.
Even More Compact and User-Friendly
Reduced Size and Power Consumption
The installation space required for this system has been reduced by about 28% in comparison to conventional models*, thanks to a brand new compact design. In addition, the cooling fan is built into the side of the unit, so that it can be pushed back all the way to the wall. By placing in contact with the wall, limited bench space can be more effectively utilized. Furthermore, power consumption has been reduced to 170 VA, a 10% energy savings that makes the system more environmentally friendly.
* Conventional model: UV-2450/2550
Validation Software Provided as Standard to Support GLP/GMP
Validation software assists with equipment performance checks and the logging of such checks. By including it as standard with the UV-2600/2700, easier instrument checks are achieved. Equipment performance can be easily checked in daily inspections and when data accuracy becomes a concern.
- Inspection results can not only be printed, but also saved to a file, with results called up later for confirmation.
- Inspection conditions for each periodic and routine inspection can be saved as a file, and then called up for use.
- Equipment performance can be checked according to the performance indication standards specified in JIS K0115 'General rules for molecular absorptiometric analysis,' as well as to Japanese Pharmacopoeia general test methods or various EP and USP inspection methods. (Inspection tools and reagents must be prepared separately.)
Multifunctional, User-Friendly UVProbe Software
UVProbe is an all-in-one software package equipped with a multitude of functions to enable easy analysis from measurement to reporting. Additionally, functions for supporting GLP/GMP, such as security and audit trail functions, have been enhanced.