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Autosamplers for ICP/ICPMS

Septum-Piercing Autosamplers for Volatile and Air-Sensitive Samples

Septum-piercing 2DX Autosampler

Autocorrecting autosampler with septum-piercing probe provides safe and secure sampling directly from sealed vials and bottles.

Many critical air-sensitive, clinical and volatile samples cannot be exposed to air while awaiting analysis. The Septum-Piercing Autosamplers are designed specifically to allow a wide variety of sample types to be drawn from sealed vials for ICP/ICPMS measurement.

Currently available in 2DXCi and 4DXCi models
Part # Description
2DXCi-SP1 Septum-Piercing 2DXCi two rack high-speed autocorrecting autosampler
4DXCi-SP1 Septum-Piercing 4DXCi two rack high-speed autocorrecting autosampler
Septum-Piercing Autosampler Video

Septum-Piercing Autosampler In Action

Features Diagram

Featured Diagram for Septum-Piercing Autosamplers

Features and Benefits:

  • For sampling of critical air-sensitive, clinical, and volatile samples that cannot be exposed to air while awaiting analysis
  • Vial retention arm to ensure reliable probe extraction
  • Various septa-sealed vial sizes supported
  • Tested for use with PTFE, silicone, Viton®, & butyl septa


  • Septum-piercing high purity sapphire probe
  • Automatic vial retention arm
  • PTFE deck and rinse station
  • Highly accurate, position autocorrecting autosampler
Septum piercing autosampler

Rack Capacity

Septa-Piercing Rack Capacity

Mobile Stations

The mobile station secures and positions the DX autosampler, eliminating the need for an autosampler table (not included with purchase of the autosampler).


  • Convenient - Autosampler, pumps, rinse and waste bottles contained in a single unit
  • Compact - Footprint only slightly larger than autosampler itself, saving valuable lab space and maintaining accessibility to sample racks
  • Attractive - Station eliminates need for separate table
  • Mobile - Locking wheels; Eliminates unnecessary external connections to rinse solution and waste reservoirs; Middle and lower shelves for storage and bottles

Part # Description
SC-1210-DX Mobile Station for 2DX autosampler (shown)
SC-1410-DX Mobile Station for 4DX autosampler

Mobile Station - 2DX


ICP and ICPMS sample integrity is maintained with the ESI DX autosampler enclosures. The enclosures can be configured either as a dust cover or ULPA-filtered minienvironment.


  • Protects samples from airborne contamination
  • Exhaust acid fumes to protect the laboratory environment
  • Clear acrylic construction for easy sample viewing
  • Covers only the sample area—the electronics are kept outside the enclosure
  • Three vertical sliding doors provide easy access to sample racks at any time

Enclosure Only Description
C3V2 Clean3V Enclosure for 2DX ESI Autosampler with vertical sliding doors
C3V4 Clean3V Enclosure for 4DX ESI Autosampler with vertical sliding doors
C3V8 Clean3V Enclosure for 8DX ESI Autosampler with vertical sliding doors
C3V14 Clean3V Enclosure for 14DX ESI Autosampler with vertical sliding doors

Autosampler Enclosure

ULPA Air Filter

The ULPAclean 10 (Ultra-Low Particle Arrester) filter creates a clean, positive pressure environment for samples and standards and prevents airborne contamination. It removes 99.9995% of 0.1 µm or larger particles. The mounting plate is compatible with all DX autosampler enclosures.

Part # Description
ULPA10 ULPAclean-10 filter for ESI Enclosures

Power Aire Volume
24VDC 1.0 (m3/min) or 0.5 (m3/min)
ULPAclean 10 Filter

Sample Racks & Vials

From 96-well microplates to 100 mL volumetric flasks, ESI offers both standard autosampler racks as well as an extensive variety of specialized racks to accommodate almost any vial, vessel or bottle imaginable for automated sample analysis. DX Series autosamplers offer flexible rack configurations that permit almost any sample size, from micro vials up to 500 mL and larger bottles.

PFA vials are ideal for applications that require the highest purity. Made of ultrapure, ultra-chemically resistant material, these vials are an excellent choice for high purity, semiconductor and micro samples. PVDF sample vials are a lower cost alternative to our high-performance PFA vials. These high-tensile-strength, fluoropolymer vials can replace more expensive PFA vials in many applications. Non-PFA sample vessels manufactured from polymer plastics such as polypropylene, polyethylene, and polystyrene, are suitable for general purpose analytical applications.

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