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Sawyer Environmental Chemistry Research Lab

Instruments - Analytical

Dionex (DX-500) Ion Chromatograph (IC) System

Composed of:

  • LC20 Chromatography enclosure
  • CD20 Conductivity detector
  • AS40 Autosampler
  • PeakNet software (Version 5.1)

The DX-500 IC system offers a fast and versatile method of chromatographic analysis that can be used to determine a wide range of inorganic and organic ions in a variety of samples.

Current Applications:

  • Chloride
  • Nitrate
  • Sulfate
  • Bromide
  • Fluoride
  • Phosphate

Sample Matrices:

  • Fresh water
  • Salt water

Related Methods:

  • EPA Method 300.0, Methods for the Determination of Inorganic Substances in Environmental Samples, EPA 600/R-93-100, 1993.




Sawyer Environmental Chemistry Research Laboratory
5764 Sawyer Research Center
The University of Maine, Orono, ME 04469
Phone: (207) 581-3288 | Fax: (207) 581-3290

The University of Maine
, Orono, Maine 04469
A Member of the University of Maine System