FTIR accessory selection guide


Sample Analytical form and analytical condition Accessory
Solids Rubbers Total reflectance method ATR-8000A, etc.
MIRacle
Dura sampler
Liquid film method Demountable cell
Powders Total reflectance method ATR-8000A, etc.
KBr pellet method KBr die + hydraulic press + vacuum pump
Nujol method Demountable cell
Diffuse reflectance method DRS-8000A(mix with KBr powder)
Paper, cloth, yarns Total reflectance method ATR-8000A, etc
MIRacle
Dura sampler
Transmission method Film holder(Use a grid polarizer for study of molecular orientation)
Film, plastics Total reflectance method ATR-8000A, etc
MIRacle
Dura sampler
Transmission method Film holder(Use a grid polarizer for study of molecular orientation)
Film method Demountable cell(Evaporate the solvent to obtain the film)
Grind SiC sampler
Coating films on metals Thicker than 1µm Total reflectance method ATR-8000A(Measurement to a depth of 1/5 of the wavelength with a KRS-5 prism and to 1/10 with a Ge prism)
Specular reflectance method SRM-8000A
Thinner than 1µm Reflection absorption spectrometry RAS-8000A(Use of a grid polarizer enhances sensitivity about two times)
Mix with KBr powder KBr pellet method KBr die + hydraulic press + vacuum pump
Diffuse reflectance method DRS-8000A
Coating films on resins Total reflectance method ATR-8000A(Measurement to a depth of 1/5 of the wavelength with a KRS-5 prism and to 1/10 with a Ge prism)
Specular reflectance method SRM-8000A(Convert a reflection spectrum into an absorption spectrum by the Kramers-Kronig method)
Semiconductors Direct measurement Film holder
Liquids Oil content measurement Measures mineral oils only Quartz cell
Also measures animal/plant oils CaF2 cell
Nonvolatile organic solvents Liquid film method Demountable cell
Volatile organic solvents Solution method Fixed thickness cell, sealed liquid cell
Rapid measurement Liquid film method Demountable cell
Aqueous solutions Above 10% in concentration Liquid film method Demountable cell with KRS-5
Below 10% in concentration ATR method Horizontal type or cylinder internal reflection type ATR attachment
Extract solutions Difference spectrometry Solution method Fixed thickness cell
Evaporate solvent Diffuse reflectance method DRS-8000A(The sample solution is supplied dropwise on KBr powder and measured after evaporating the solvent)
Gases % level 5cm/10cm gas cell
ppm level Long-path gas cell(Detection limit is 0.1~1ppm with 10m optical path)
Micro/trace samples Liquids(µL level) Micro cell
Solids(µ level) AIM-8800(Applicable to transmission, reflection, and ATR methods

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