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_____ Brought to you by Syft Technologies _____

Cost-Effective, High-Throughput Volatile Compound Analysis for Air, Water and Soil



  May 21, 2019

  11:00 a.m. EDT, 8:00 a.m. PDT, 16:00 BST, 17:00 CEST




Conventional laboratory analysis of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) is expensive because it utilizes slow chromatography-based techniques that also require sample preparation. Costs can be significantly reduced by utilizing SIFT-MS, which provides direct, rapid sample analysis with no or minimal sample prep. Automated SIFT-MS can achieve throughputs in excess of 100 samples per hour – even for challenging compounds like ammonia and formaldehyde.

In this webinar, we will introduce the SIFT-MS technique and a variety of ground-breaking applications. Applications will cover analysis of diverse VOCs (e.g. BTEX, chlorinated hydrocarbons, and very polar oxygenates) in diverse matrices, including:
• Air
• Soil
• Water
• Polymers and packaging

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Key Learning Objectives

  • The fundamentals of the selected ion flow tube mass spectrometry (SIFT-MS) technique, including its ability to selectively and comprehensively analyze samples in one, simple procedure.
  • How automating SIFT-MS analysis can revolutionize analysis of organic volatiles in air, water, soil, and polymers delivering competitive advantage through time and cost savings.
  • How automated SIFT-MS turns headspace techniques that are cumbersome with chromatography (e.g., multiple headspace extraction) into practical, economical methodologies.

Who Should Attend

  • Laboratory managers / directors
  • Chromatographers analyzing volatile organic compounds
  • Environmental engineers and scientists
  • New product developers (engineers and scientists)
  • Those seeking to obtain competitive advantage through delivering faster broad-spectrum gas and headspace analysis


Vaughan Langford, Ph. D
Principal Scientist
Syft Technologies
Mark Perkins, Ph.D.
Senior Applications Chemist
Anatune Limited


Patricia Daukantas,
Contributing Editor,
C&EN BrandLab