Hyphenated Techniques - Evolved Gas Analysis

PERSEUS® STA 449 Jupiter®

The Revolution in STA-FT-IR Coupling 

Evolved Gas Analysis (EGA) is the perfect tool for characterizing the thermal behavior of organics, inorganics or polymers in more detail, elucidating the chemistry behind the processes.

The  PERSEUS® STA 449 F1 /F3 Jupiter® is an unmatched alliance between two successful instruments: the NETZSCH STA 449 Jupiter® and the FT-IR spectrometer by Bruker Optics. Its design is unprecedented and sets a benchmark for state-of-the-art coupling systems.

Due to its robustness, high performance, compactness and attractive price, this combination instrument has the potential to find its way into any laboratory – be it in universities or industry, across the spectrum from inorganics to polymers.

Any existing NETZSCH STA 449 Jupiter® system can be upgraded to the PERSEUS®.

PERSEUS® STA 449 F1 Jupiter® with integrated FT-IR

Affordable Gas Analysis

The unrivaled instrument alliance serves as an innovative coupling technique, even for a narrow budget. It has what it takes to become an integral part of any laboratory and indispensible for its future needs.

No Liquid Nitrogen required

The DLaTGS (DLaTGS = deuterated L-alanine doped triglycine sulphate) detector used does not require any liquid nitrogen cooling. This system is therefore particularly well-suited for test runs with an autosampler (ASC) or for measurements of longer duration.

No Separate Transfer Line

The built-in heated gas cell is directly connected to the gas outlet of the furnace via a heated tube. The low volume of this short gas path guarantees fast response and is quite advantageous in cases where condensable evolved gases are present.

Space-Saving Design

No separate FT-IR spectrometer is necessary, the footprint of the PERSEUS® STA 449 Jupiter® coupling is identical to that of an STA 449 Jupiter® alone. This makes the coupled system ideally suited for labs in which space is scarce.

The PERSEUS® STA 449 Jupiter® can be employed for the following application areas:

  • Decomposition
  • Solid-gas reactions
  • Compositional analysis
  • Evaporation, outgassing

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Technical Data

Heating of transfer tube
two options (temperature-controlled; using a constant voltage supply source)
Heating of gas cell
200°C in maximum,

Gas cell length/volume:
70 mm / 5.8 ml
(no mirror inside, beam conforming design)

Spectral range of FT-IR data:
350 cm-1 to 8000 cm-1 KBr windows 

Gas cell:
Window KBR, sealing Viton©

Schematic drawing of the gas path

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