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PAL Consumables

Smart Syringes

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Smart Syringes

SPME Arrow

Higher productivity and longer lifetime for SPME
SPME Arrow

SPME Fibers

Optimized for automation
SPME Fibers

Vials and Caps

PAL System approved
Vials and Caps

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AL Smart Syringe features electronic data storage for highest precision and process safety. Each Smart Syringe is equipped with its own read/write chip with preset parameters, ranges and usage tracking. 
The PAL Smart Syringe is an integral part of the superior quality of every PAL System.
  • Guaranteed Quality: The consistent Quality of each syringe is guaranteed by CTC Analytics.
  • Increased Process Safety: The syringe design is tailor-made for use with the PAL System - approved and validated by CTC Analytics.
  • Ease of Use: The syringe is automatically recognized by the PAL System and all important parameters are automatically loaded - for a simple, fast, and errorfree setup.
  • ● Identification/Recognition: Every syringe can be traced over its complete lifetime by means of its  own specific ID.
  • ● Traceable Syringe History: The total number of strokes, temperatures, date of first use and other information can be stored on the chip of every PAL Smart Syringe. Warnings for preventive maintenance can be configured.
  • ●  Color Code for Easy Identification of the Syringe Type: Each syringe head is colored according to the color code printed on every CTC syringe package.

Product Specialist

Dag Dacke Kovalent

Dag Dacke

"Our expert in CTC PAL know-how and programming, and more than 20 years experience in the field of chromatography. Contact me if you have questions or need a quotation"

PAL SPME Arrows: Higher productivity and longer lifetime for SPME

SPME has become one of the most widely used extraction technologies for environmental, food and clinical analyses. It is well suited for automated sample preparation resulting in reduced time per sample, less sample manipulation and solvent consumption. However, the technology remained almost unchanged with some significant drawbacks, such as the limited mechanical stability and small phase volumes of the fibers.

The PAL SPME Arrow (patent pending) is a new technology for microextraction, combining trace level sensitivity (up to 10x higher) with high mechanical robustness (at least 2x longer lifetime). The PAL SPME Arrow has an outer diameter of 1.1 or 1.5mm, resulting in large sorption phase surfaces and volumes. The arrow-shaped tip allows smooth penetration of vial and injector septa. In contrast to traditional SPME fibers, the Arrow design fully protects the sorptive material, minimizing adverse influences and loss of analytes during transfer processes. With the PAL RTC and RSI the SPME Arrow sampling is fully automated leading to high productivity. The PAL Heatex Mixer Module optimizes performance for headspace and especially immersion extraction.

PAL SPME Fibers: Optimized for automation

Since its introduction by Pawliszyn et al. (ref. 1) Solid Phase Micro Extraction (SPME) has seen a tremendous development. SPME is a very effective way of automated sample preparation. It is used for extracting organics from a matrix (solid, liquid or gaseous) into a stationary phase immobilized on a fiber. The analytes are thermally desorbed directly in the injector of a gas chromatograph. Originally mostly used for extracting solvents with excellent sensitivities from aqueous matrices the range of applications today spans from chemical and environmental to medical applications.

PAL SPME Fibers have been developed and optimized for the most successful SPME sampler, the PAL System Autosampler. The fibers are offered with different coatings and film thicknesses (PAL SPME Fiber brochure). Their excellent extraction properties have been demonstrated for important applications and are compared to fibers available in the market (PAL SPME Fiber Comparison).

PAL System Vials & Vial Caps

  • Designed for our new PAL3-Decapper Tool
  • Designed for our new PAL3-Decapper Tool
  • Better sealing due to flat finish of contact surface to septum
  • Easy access to last drops due to slightly curved inner bottom shape
  • PAL System tested and approved 

for more detailed Information see our PAL Systems Vials & Vial Caps Flyer