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Autosamplers for ICP/ICPMS

Septum-Piercing Autosamplers for Volatile and Air-Sensitive Samples

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
  • Large hinged door provides easy access to sample racks at any time

Enclosure Only With ULPA Filter Description
SC-1207-DX SC-1207-DX-1000 Enclosure for 2DX Autosampler (shown)
SC-1407-DX SC-1407-DX-1000 Enclosure for 4DX Autosampler
SC-1807-DX SC-1807-DX-1000 Enclosure for 8DX Autosampler
SC-1107-DX SC-1107-DX-1000 Enclosure for 14DX Autosampler

Autosampler Enclosure - 2DX

ULPA Air Filter

The ULPA (Ultra-Low Particle Arrester) filter creates a clean, positive pressure environment for samples and standards and prevents airborne contamination. The ULPA filter removes 99.999% of 0.12 micron particles. The ULPA filter mounting plate fits the 2DX, 4DX & microDX on either the right or left side of the enclosure.

Part # Description
SC-0602 ULPA Filter for ESI Enclosures

Aire Volume Noise Level Power
1 m3/min 56 dBA 25W
ULPA Air 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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