Fluid-Inclusion Volatile Analysis

Analyzer Description

FID, micro-TCD in series with FID, 3-valves, 3-capillary columns
Sample type:
Crushed rocks
Compounds Separated:
Air composite (oxygen, nitrogen, and carbon monoxide), carbon dioxide, water, carbonyl sulfide, sulfur dioxide, hydrogen sulfide, methane, ethane, ethylene, propane, propylene, acetylene, isobutane, propadiene, n-butane, trans-2-butene, 1-butene, isobutylene, cis-2-butene, neopentane, methyl acetylene, 1,3-butadiene, isopentane, n-pentane, neohexane,n-hexane, n-heptane, n-octane, benzene, xylenes, ethylbenzene
Lower detection limits:
30 ppm for fixed gas, sulfur compounds, and hydrocarbons by TCD
1 ppm for hydrocarbons by FID
Methods met:
Wasson-ECE W3291

Typical Chromatogram

FID Chromatogram

Key Features and Benefits

  • Sulfur treated inlet and sample lines ensure no sulfur lost during sample introduction.
  • Multi-position valve allows attachment to multiple rock crushing sampling systems.
  • TCD and FID in series provides wide detection range.