Analytical

MARS 6 Microwave Reaction System

CEM brings a remarkable intelligence and ease of use to microwave sample preparation with the new MARS 6 System. Totally redesigned with an impressive list of features and capabilities, MARS 6 was developed to make microwave sample preparation virtually effortless.

Versatility

The MARS 6 is incredibly versatile and can be configured for digestion, extraction, or both. It can also perform a variety of other chemistries including parallel or batch synthesis, protein hydrolysis, and evaporation / concentration.

 /concentration.

MARS 6 was developed to make microwave sample preparation virtually effortless.

 

  • Choose from simple CEM One Touch™ Technology* or MARS Classic method programming
  • Dual magnetrons - more power delivery than any other microwave digestion system
  • PowerMAX power control technology delivers optimum energy to the sample for more complete digestions
  • Large (7”) wide-format, high-resolution, acid-resistant touch screen – no external controllers needed
  • Remarkably easy-to-use, intuitive on-board software
  • Advanced sensor technology for vessel recognition, temperature and pressure control
  • Improved connectivity – 6 USB ports and 2 Ethernet ports allow connections to multiple peripherals such as keyboards, printers, computers, or a laboratory network system

 

Features

  • HIGH-RESOLUTION, FULL COLOR TOUCHSCREEN WITH SPEAKERS- Large 7” (800 x 480) glass capacitive LED screen serves as controller and display
  • 8-GIGABYTE ONBOARD CONTROLLER - No need for a laptop or external controller
  • POWERMAX™ POWER CONTROL - Delivers maximum energy to the sample, ensuring complete digestions
  • ONE TOUCH OR MARS CLASSIC METHOD PROGRAMMING - Select which program is best for you
  • ACID- AND IMPACT-RESISTANT COMPOSITE SHELL - Better system protection in a laboratory
  • environment than a metal wrap
  • I/O PORT -  Standard 0.500” I.D. port or optional 0.3125” I.D. ports for 6mm tubing allows for introduction of multiple components into the cavity
  • METHOD LIBRARY -  Pre-loaded with USEPA and other internationally recognized methods
  • DATA AT A GLANCE - Touchscreen interface provides easy access to stored methods, real-time
  • data, results of past runs, and training videos
  • CONNECTIVITY Available ports: 5 USB, 1 USB-B, 2 Ethernet, and1 RS-232
  • TOUCHSCREEN TRAINING VIDEOS -  Learn more about your system, how to use different vessel sets and options, and running samples right on the MARS 6.
  • INTEGRATED PRINTER -  Print graphs and data for documentation

PowerMAX

  • Automatic Power Control
  • 1800 Watts of Delivered Microwave Energy
  • Wave Guide Power Delivery Ensures Microwave Uniformity
  • DuoTemp Control- DuoTemp & MARSXpress DuoTemp - All Vessel Temperature Control
  • Sensors And Controls
  • Direct Fiber Optic Temperature Sensor of the Reference Vessel
  • Single Vessel Reference Pressure Sensor
  • Contactless Pressure Sensor
  • Contactless All-Vessel Temperature Sensors

 

ONE TOUCH Feature

  • One Touch Methods
  • One Touch Sensor Technology
  • One Touch Vessel Technology
  • One Touch Sample & Vessel Preparation Technology

 

PowerMAXTM

  • Automatic Power Control
  • 1800 Watts of Delivered Microwave Energy
  • Wave Guide Power Delivery Ensures Microwave Uniformity
  • DuoTemp & MARSXpress DuoTemp All Vessel Temperature Control

 

SENSORS AND CONTROLS

  • Direct Fiber Optic Temperature Sensor of the Reference Vessel
  • Single Vessel Reference Pressure Sensor
  • Contactless Pressure Sensor
  • Contactless All-Vessel Temperature Sensors

 

 

 

SPECIFICATIONS

Overall Instrument Dimensions            63.5 cm (25 in.) height x 53.3 cm (21 in.) width X 63.5 cm (25 in.) depth

Weight                                                      63.6 kg (140 lbs.)

Touchscreen                                             7” (800 x 480) TFT-LED glass capacitive touchscreen display

One Touch                                               A combination of vessel recognition and vessel counting sensor technology, software technology, and                                                                                applications knowledge that enables a user to select a One Touch method that matches their sample type.                                                                          Based on the sample type, One Touch Technology determines the vessel type and count, digestion                                                                                       temperature, ramp and hold times, and microwave power input.

PowerMAX                                             Power control technology provides the maximum amount of energy to the sample to ensure complete                                                                                  digestions.

Ports                                                         5 USB, 2 Ethernet, 1 USB-B, 1 RS-232

Sensors                                                     All sensors, including pressure and temperature sensing devices located within the microwave cavity, are                                                                          microwave-transparent or shielded to ensure accurate readings and to eliminate arcing (ignition) hazards.

Languages                                                Software available in English, German, French, Italian, Spanish, Chinese, and Japanese.

Sample Stirring                                        In-vessel magnetic stirring of samples at three levels of speed.

Turntable Design                                     PerfectCircle™ design provides absolute radial symmetry. Turntable operates in alternating or continuous                                                                         mode.

Door Lock                                               An optional software controlled solenoid lock is engaged to lock the door at the beginning of a digestion run                                                                    and automatically unlocks after the digestion run at a user defi ned temperature.

Inlet/Outlet Ports                                    Standard 0.500” I.D. port or optional 0.3125” I.D. ports for 0.250” (6mm) tubing

Microwave Cavity                                   Heavy-duty, multi-layer Tefl on® coating

Electrical Requirements                         200/208/230 VAC (200-253 VAC), 60 Hz, 15A @ 230 VAC

                                                                  220/240 VAC (202-250 VAC), 50 Hz, 15A @ 240 VAC

Magnetron Frequency                            2450 MHz

Power Output                                          1800 W – Continuous power available at all power levels to provide more control for reactions. (IEC 705                                                                         Method – 1988)

Magnetron Protection                           Solid-state isolator (US patent 4,835,354) to protect magnetron from refl ected energy, ensuring constant                                                                           power output.

Speakers                                                 8 Ω, 2 W, 86 dB

Printer                                                   Onboard thermal printer and USB-B compatible printer port

Safety Features                                      Three independent door safety interlocks, including an interlock monitoring system plus three independent                                                                       thermal switches, are used in each instrument to prevent instrument operation and microwave emissions in                                                                       case of improper door closure or misalignment. The instrument complies with HHS standards under 21 CFR,                                                                   Part 1030.10, Subparts (C)(1), (C)(2) and (C)(3). Reactiguard continuously monitors the cavity and disables                                                                     the magnetron if disturbances occur inside the cavity.

Emissions and Safety Approvals        Conforms to Globally Harmonized EN61010-1 Standard for Safety Requirements for Electric Equipment for                                                                   Measurement, Control, and Laboratory Use Part 1: General Requirements (CAN/CSA-C22.2 No. 1010.1-                                                                          1992).

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