The TSP Argon Humidifier

Inductively Coupled Plasma (ICP) spectrometers use argon gas to generate an aerosol from the liquid sample that is being tested.  The argon gas also carries the sample aerosol to the plasma where the analysis takes place.  Argon gas, by default, … read more »

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OptiMist Nebulizer installed in a Thermo Scientific iCAP 6000 Series Radial ICP

A picture is worth 1,000 words – and so here we have a shot of our OptiMist nebulizer installed into a Radial iCAP 6000 series ICP.  Note how it is installed into the cyclonic spray chamber with the Argon gas … read more »

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Caution! Proper Care and Handling of Quartz Consumables

Extreme care must be used when handling quartz glassware – especially if the item is a torch or injector tube an Inductively Couple Plasma spectrometer (ICP).   The quartz glass used in the production of our torches, spray chambers and … read more »

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APPLICATION OF “OPTI” SERIES NEBULIZERS FOR DIRECT ANALYSIS OF CHALLENGING SAMPLES by ICP-AES

Presented by Sergei Leikin, Ph.D.    The following post is based on a technical poster presented at the 2016 ICP Winter Conference in Tucson,  Arizona. Modifications of the original presentation have been made to accommodate the blog layout as well as more detail around … read more »

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Sergei Leikin: How to choose the best Nebulizer for your ICP-AES application

Pop some pop-corn, get your notepad and settle in to catch Sergei Leikin navigating through the murky waters of nebulizer selection.  During the 2015 Gulf Coast Conference, our resident expert covered concentric, parallel and cross-flow style ICP nebulizers and the merit … read more »

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The TSP Blog is now Social!

This is just a quick note to describe the process we went through to connect our blog to LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook.  Well it actually was pretty simple.  We selected the WordPress platform for our blog.  Within the blog platform … read more »

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Welcome to the Texas Scientific Products BLOG!

A couple weeks ago,we at Texas Scientific Products (TSP) turned on our new e-commerce shop. It is a vast improvement over the last shop.  We went through an exhaustive (and exhausting) review of solutions, as well as months of preparation. … read more »

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