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Manitoba Chemical Analysis Laboratory

Mass spec

Elemental Analysis
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MCAL has a wide range of instrumentation that can be setup in various configurations. 

The laboratory has two mass spectrometers (MS).  A quatrapole mass spectrometer which measures the ions produced from fragmentation of compounds seperated by a gas chromatograph.  This MS instrument also has a probe that can be utilized to measure solid volatile samples.

The second MS is a LC-MS which can seperate water/methanol soluble compounds and utilizes an ion-trap and electrospray injection.  Coumpounds can be seperated by high precision liquid chromatography (HPLC) before injection into the MS.