for Gas Analysis

Trusted to deliver specialist gas analysis solutions worldwide, Hiden Analytical is one of the industry-leading gas analyser manufacturers for precision applications. Here you will find a full list of our mass spectrometry solutions for gas analysis applications.

If you cannot find what you are looking for, do not hesitate to contact a member of the Hiden Analytical team for more information on our bespoke gas analysis products.

QGA

A compact bench-top system for real-time vapour and gas analysis

The QGA (quantitative gas analysis) system is a continuous gas analyser with real-time graphical and tabular data displays. See the full product specifications below:
Mass range 200 or 300 amu
Minimum detectable concentration 100 PPB
Maximum detectable concentration 100%
Sample inlet pressure 100 mbar to 2 bar abs
Sampling inlet Heated flexible silica capillary
Standard capillary length 2 meters
Response time to gas concentration change 300 milliseconds
Fast measurement speed Up to 650 measurements per second
Sample flow required (Standard) 16 atm cc/min
Sample flow required (Optional) < 1 atm cc/min to > 20 atm cc/min
Corrosive gas sampling options Yes

Compact Gas Analysers

Rugged mass spectrometers from expert gas analyser suppliers

Low-footprint gas analysis solutions in benchtop, cart-mounted, or rack-mount configurations. Browse a set of typical specifications below:
Mass range 200 or 300 amu
Minimum detectable concentration 100 PPB
Maximum detectable concentration 100%
Sample inlet pressure 100 mbar to 2 bar abs
Sampling inlet Heated flexible silica capillary
Standard capillary length 2 meters
Response time to gas concentration change 300 milliseconds
Fast measurement speed Up to 650 measurements per second
Sample flow required (Standard) 8 sccm
Sample flow required (Optional) 3.2 or 0.8 sccm
Corrosive gas sampling options Yes

HPR-20 R&D

A specialist gas analysis system for advanced research

One of our flagship benchtop mass spectrometers for research-grade gas analysis, with a choice of mass range options available. See the available options in the specifications list below:
Mass range 200, 300 or 510 amu
Minimum detectable concentration 5 PPB
Maximum detectable concentration 100%
Sampling inlet Heated flexible silica capillary
Standard capillary length 2 meters
Sample inlet pressure (Standard) 100 mbar to 2 bar abs
Sample inlet pressure (Optional) Up to 30 Bar
Response time to gas concentration change 300 milliseconds
Fast measurement speed Up to 650 measurements per second
Sample flow required (Standard) 16 atm cc/min
Sample flow required (Optional) < 1 atm cc/min to > 20 atm cc/min
Corrosive gas sampling options Yes

HPR-20 EGA

Engineered for evolved gas analysis via thermogravimetric mass spectrometry (TGA-MS)

Configured for TGA-MS continuous evolved gas analysis, the HPR-20 EGA exemplifies the Hiden Analytical approach to gas analyser manufacturing and supply. See the full instrument specifications below:
Mass range 200 or 300 amu
Minimum detectable concentration 100 PPB
Response time to gas concentration change 300 milliseconds
High capacity vacuum pumping Yes
Sample inlet Heated flexible silica capillary
Standard capillary length 2 meters
TA-MS adaptors/interfaces to suit most TGA systems Yes
Carrier gas Helium or Argon
Sample flow required (Standard) 16 atm cc/min
Sample flow required (Optional) Options for < 1 atm cc/min to > 20 atm cc/min
Fast measurement speed Up to 650 measurements per second
Dedicated evolved gas analysis software Yes
Designed for TGA-MS Yes

HPR-20 TMS

Configured for precise fast event transient analysis

The HPR-20 TMS is optimised for rapid (
Mass range 200 or 300 amu
Minimum detectable concentration 5 PPB
Maximum detectable concentration 100%
Sample inlet Heated flexible silica capillary
Standard capillary length 0.9 meters
Sample inlet pressure 100 mbar to 2 bar abs
Digital pulse ion counting detector 7 decade continuous log scale
Response time to gas concentration change 150 milliseconds
Response time to 5 decade change < 200 ms
Fast measurement speed Up to 650 measurements per second
Sample flow required (Standard) 16 atm cc/min
Sample flow required (Optional) Options for < 1 atm cc/min to > 20 atm cc/min
Corrosive gas sampling options Yes

HPR-20 DLS

Ultra-high resolution analysis of hydrogen isotopes and light gases

Excelling in challenging application areas, the HPR-20 DLS offers outstanding sensitivity for concentration measurements of vapours and gases. Like many gas analyser manufacturers, Hiden Analytical offers the HPR-20 DLS with a choice of inlet systems for different pressure requirements.
Mass range 20 and 200 amu
Minimum detectable concentration 5 PPB
Maximum detectable concentration 100%
Sampe inlet Heated flexible silica capillary
Standard capillary length 2 meters
Sample inlet pressure 100 mbar to 2 bar abs
Digital pulse ion counting detector 7 decade continuous log scale
Response time to gas concentration change 300 milliseconds
Fast measurement speed Up to 650 measurements per second
Sample flow required (Standard) 16 atm cc/min
Sample flow required (Optional) Options for < 1 atm cc/min to > 20 atm cc/min
Corrosive gas sampling options Yes

HPR-20 EPIC

Electron impact / electron attachment ionization modes included

The HPR-20 EPIC is a unique gas analysis solution for real-time concentration measurements in applications like atmospheric reaction kinetics and glovebox monitoring. For full specifications, see the table below:
Mass range 300, 510 or 1000 amu
Minimum detectable concentration 5 PPB
Maximum detectable concentration 100%
Sample inlet Heated flexible silica capillary
Standard capillary length 2 meters
Sample inlet pressure 100 mbar to 2 bar abs
Digital pulse ion counting detector 7 decade continuous log scale
Response time to gas concentration change 300 milliseconds
Fast measurement speed Up to 650 measurements per second
Sample flow required (Standard) 16 atm cc/min
Sample flow required (Optional) Options for < 1 atm cc/min to > 20 atm cc/min
Corrosive gas sampling options Yes

HPR-20 S1000

With an expanded mass range and extremely low levels of detection

The HPR-20 S1000 is available with a choice of mass range options, but the standout gas analysis system is the 1000 atomic mass units (AMU) configuration. See the table below for the full specifications:
Mass range 50, 300, 510 or 1000 amu
Minimum detectable concentration 5 PPB
Maximum detectable concentration 100%
Sample inlet Heated flexible silica capillary
Standard capillary length 2 meters
Sample inlet pressure 100 mbar to 2 bar abs
Digital pulse ion counting detector 7 decade continuous log scale
Response time to gas concentration change 300 milliseconds
Fast measurement speed Up to 650 measurements per second
Sample flow required (Standard) 16 atm cc/min
Sample flow required (Optional) Options for < 1 atm cc/min to > 20 atm cc/min
Corrosive gas sampling options Yes

QIC BioStream

Multi-stream fermentation off-gas analysis in one convenient instrument

The QIC BioStream is the gas analysis solution of choice for laboratory, pilot, and production-scale applications requiring precise multi-stream composition monitoring. Find method specifications in the list below:
Mass range 200 or 300 amu
High flow options for reactors > 1L Yes
Low flow options for micro reactors Yes
Stream selection on the fly Yes
OPC connectivity Yes
Number of streams 20, 40 or 80
Measures O2, CO2, N2, C2H6O, CH4O and other gases/vapours
OUR/CER/RQ (Method 1) Includes flow rate measurement
OUR/CER/RQ (Method 2) Uses ratio, without measured flow
Mass flow meter option Stream flow rate measured
Mass flow meters Single or dual
Mass flow meter ranges 0-500 atm cc/min and 0 -12 atm litres/min
Sample flow required (Low flow) < 4 atm. cc/min
Sample flow required (High flow) > 50 atm. cc/min
Mass range 200 or 300 amu

QIC MultiStream

State-of-the-art multi-stream gas analysis with fast data acquisition

With a proprietary selector valve and an ultra-stable triple filter mass analyser, the QIC MultiStream is uniquely equipped for composition monitoring of multiple gas and vapour streams across a broad flow range. Find out more using the table below:
Mass range 200 or 300 amu
High flow options for reactors > 1L Yes
Low flow options for micro reactors Yes
Stream selection on the fly Yes
OPC connectivity Yes
Number of streams 20, 40 or 80
Measures O2, CO2, N2, C2H6O, CH4O and other gases/vapours
Mass flow meter option Stream flow rate measured
Mass flow meters Single or dual
Mass flow meter ranges 0-500 atm cc/min and 0 -12 atm litres/min
Sample flow required (Low flow) < 4 atm. cc/min
Sample flow required (High flow) > 50 atm. cc/min

HPR-40 DSA – MIMS

A compact solution for real-time analysis of dissolved/evolved gases

The HPR-40 DSA MIMS (membrane inlet mass spectrometer) is a benchtop gas analysis system with sub-parts per billion (ppb) levels of detection, suitable for dissolved/evolved gas analysis in samples as varied as liquids, soil cores, and headspace. Full specifications are available below:
Mass range 200 or 300 amu
Membrane enhanced sensitivity Yes
Sensitivity ~ 1 nmol/litre
Probe types for a broad range of applications Yes
Circular carrier For flowing sample
Cuvette option For microbiological enzyme activity studies
Membrane inlet Single or multiple inlet options, 4 or 8 way

pQA Portable Quadrupole Analyser

Fully-portable for in-field environmental studies

Engineered for complete portability, the pQA Portable Quadrupole Analyser is a unique gas analysis solution for quantitative measurements of dissolved species in groundwater, fermentation cultures, soil samples, and more. See the table below for full specifications:
Mass range 200 amu
Membrane enhanced sensitivity Yes
Sensitivity ~ 1 nmol/litre
Probe types for a broad range of applications Yes
Circular carrier For flowing sample
12v/24v operation for field use Yes

HPR-40 DEMS

Specialised for electrochemical dissolve and off-gas analysis

With a choice of DEMS (differential electrochemical mass spectrometry) cells available, the HPR-40 DEMS is an ideal solution for electrochemical half-cell experimentation via mass spectrometry. The broad choice of DEMS cells makes Hiden Analytical one of the most reliable gas analysis solutions suppliers for half-cell applications.
Mass range 200 or 300 amu
DEMS inlets DEMS Cells:
Type A – Single thin layer cell
Type B – Dual thin layer cell
OEMS – On line Electrochemical Inlet options
Sensitivity 5X10-14 mbar
Inlet options Microflow inlet for OEMS
DEMS direct probe
QIC inlet for gas reaction studies

HPR-60 MBMS

A comprehensive solution for reaction kinetics measurements at atmospheric pressures

The HPR-60 MBMS (molecular beam mass spectrometer) is optimised for the analysis of both positive (+ve) and negative (-ve) ions, as well as neutral and radicals, making it a robust solution for plasma and combustion analysis. See the full instrument specifications below:
Mass range 300, 510 or 1000 amu
Atmospheric plasma analysis +ve and -ve ions and neutrals
Flame ionisation/combustion studies +ve and -ve ions and neutrals
Neutral radical analysis Appearance potential – APSI- MS
Neutral radical analysis Electron attachment -E A- MS
Sample inlet pressure (Standard) Atmospheric pressure
Sample inlet pressure (Optional) 20 mbar, 100 mbar and 5 bar
Energy range options 100 or 1000e
Application for High Temperature Processes > 1000oC
Corrosive gas sampling options Yes

HPR-70

Bench-top batch gas analysis solution for discrete samples

Capable of measuring the concentration of gases and vapours of low volume samples, the HPR-70 is ideal for discrete sample analysis, sealed volume studies, and local analysis of bulk gases. Find the full specifications below:
Mass range 200, 300 or 510 amu
Minimum detectable concentration 5 PPB
Maximum detectable concentration 100%
Minimum sample volume 0.2 atm cm3  
Automatic dosing, expansion Yes
Accurate sampling system Yes
Corrosive gas sampling options Yes

HPR-90

Optimised for seal package gas analysis

The HPR-90 is a unique gas analysis tool with an automated package cracking system which enables the analysis of samples within sealed volumes. See the full instrument specifications using the table below:
Mass range 200, 300 or 510 amu
Minimum detectable concentration 5 PPB
Maximum detectable concentration 100%
Automated inlet Accommodates a wide range of sample sizes
Automatic data reporting Yes

Gas Analysis Systems from Hiden Analytical

Hiden Analytical is a specialist gas analysis manufacturer with a tried-and-tested catalogue of mass spectrometry equipment. Please contact us if you have any questions about the products on this page, or with any general queries.