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New Sampler Cones Last Longer - Introducing Agilent nickel-plated platinum cones

New Sampler Cones Last Longer

Introducing Agilent nickel-plated
platinum cones

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Looking to extend cone lifetime and reduce cone maintenance?

If you use platinum ICP-MS sampler cones with aggressive matrices, you’re familiar with copper base corrosion. This reduces cone lifetime, increases cleaning frequency, and degrades performance.

Agilent’s new nickel-plated, platinum-tipped sampler cones can help you improve your analytical capabilities. They’re designed to:

  • Resist high acid matrices, such as hydrochloric acid and aqua regia, to maximize cone lifetime.
  • Reduce cleaning frequency, improving productivity and minimizing potential for damage from overcleaning.

And of course, all Agilent interface cones are designed and tested on Agilent ICP-MS systems to ensure sensitivity and stability with real-world applications.

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Introductory discount

Save 10% when you buy Agilent’s new nickel-plated sampler cones (Part No. G3280-67142). That means you’ll pay less for our nickel-plated cones than you would for our standard platinum cones. Hurry, offer ends on June 30, 2020.*

*Terms and conditions apply.

Want proof? See the difference for yourself

Lab tests confirmed:

  • Greater than two times longer cone life when running a 10% aqua regia matrix
  • Cleaning frequency reduced by more than three times
  • Simpler one-step cleaning routine using only water sonication

After approximately 1,700 hours of operation, the standard copper cone had lost 11 g in weight, while the nickel-plated cone maintained its weight.

After approx. 1,090 hours of run time with 10% aqua regia

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Standard cone (platinum tip) with copper base

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Nickel-plated cone (platinum tip) with nickel-plated copper base

After a 12-hour run with 10% aqua regia

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Standard cone (platinum tip) exhibiting early signs of copper base corrosion

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Nickel-plated cone (platinum tip) showing almost no copper base corrosion

After approx. 1,090 hours of run time with 10% aqua regia

standard cone

Standard cone (platinum tip) with copper base

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Nickel-plated cone (platinum tip) with nickel-plated copper base

After a 12-hour run with 10% aqua regia

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Standard cone (platinum tip) exhibiting early signs of copper base corrosion

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Nickel-plated cone (platinum tip) showing almost no copper base corrosion

New study uncovers critical differences between cones

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We compared genuine Agilent interface cones (sampler and skimmer) with cones from other suppliers. The results confirm that using non-Agilent cones can compromise sensitivity and performance.

Read the study

All-in-one cone care kits now available for nickel-plated cones

Cone Care Kit

Agilent nickel-plated cone care kits (Part No. 5067-0295) give you all the supplies you need to replace and maintain your interface cones. They include an LED measuring magnifier at no extra charge.

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