ABB – Medición Analítica – FT-IR and FT-NIR Analyzers

ABB – Medición Analítica – FT-IR and FT-NIR Analyzers

FT-IR and FT-NIR Spectrometers

Laboratory and Process FT-IR and FT-NIR Analyzers

Founded in 1973, ABB Analytical Measurements (formerly Bomem Inc) designs, manufactures and markets high-performance, affordable FT-IR / FT-NIR spectrometers as well as turnkey analytical solutions for Petroleum, Chemical, Life Sciences, Semiconductor, Academic, Metallurgy, OEM industries and spectroradiometers for Remote Sensing/Aerospace market.ABB capabilities encompass one of the largest portfolios in the world for laboratory, at-line and process FT-IR/FT-NIR analyzers. They perform real-time analysis of the chemical composition and/or physical properties of a process sample stream. ABB’s advanced solutions combine analyzers, advanced process control, data management, process and application knowledge to improve the operational performance, productivity, capacity and safety of industrial processes for customers while lowering environmental impact.

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MB3000 Versatile FT-IR Laboratory Spectrometer
MB3000 

The ABB MB3000 is the most reliable FT-IR laboratory analyzer in the market with the lowest cost of ownership. Combined with the intuitive Horizon MBTM FTIR software, the MB3000 will facilitate acquisition, processing and analysis of samples.First maintenance-free FT-IR analyzerEasy to use, the MB3000 provides constant analysis results for years to come. It offers reliability and constant results in order to address the concerns of lab users. The MB3000 is the result of over 40 years of experience in the aerospace, academic, chemical, pharmaceutical and petrochemical industries. It is the successor to the FTLA2000 spectrometer, also developed by Dr. Buijs and marketed by Bomem inc. since 1985.

Smallest footprint.
With a vertical, space-efficient design, the MB3000 optimizes laboratory workspace and facilitates access to internal components.

No consumables
The MB3000 contains fixed components that do not wear out with use, meaning no components to replace or adjust. With the MB3000, the HeNe LASER is replaced by a solid state laser.
All optics are non-hygroscopic. Purging is not required for protection of optics.

Long-life source.
To maximize reliability, the source is operated so as to provide a 10-year expected lifetime.

Versatility at a glance
The arid-zone open sample compartment of the MB3000 addresses all the needs of the modern analytical laboratory. It can hold a wide variety of easily swappable ABB or third-party accessories that do not require alignment. The instrument can also be purged if needed.

MB3000-PH FT-IR analyzer for pharmaceutical industry
MB3000-PHThe MB3000-PH is designed for QA/QC, formulation, research and development laboratories. It is extremely versatile and can use a wide variety of easily swappable ABB or third-party accessories that are pinned in place and do not require alignment. (MIRacle ATR, horizontal ATR, DRIFT, gas cells, microscope).

he MB3000-PH combines all the attributes of a research grade instrument

MB3600 High-performance FT-NIR Analyzer designed for QA/QC
MB3600 The MB3600 is the most reliable FT-NIR analyzer in the market specifically designed for QA/QC analysis and method development. With its vertical, space-efficient design, the MB3600 optimizes laboratory workspace and facilitates access to internal components.

First maintenance-free FT-NIR analyzer!

The MB3600 FT-NIR laboratory analyzer is a highly effective spectrometer for development and implementation of precise quantitative analysis procedures for:

  • Process monitoring method development
  • Final product QA
  • At line process monitoring

The MB3600 analyzer can be used to perform analysis of liquids, powders/pellets and gels.

No consumables.

The MB3600 contains fixed components that do not wear out with use, meaning no components to replace or adjust. With the MB3600, the HeNe LASER is replaced by a solid state laser. All optics are non-hygroscopic. Purging is not required for protection of optics.

Long-life source.

To maximize reliability, the source is operated so as to provide a 10-year expected lifetime.
Versatility at a glance
The arid-zone open sample compartment of the MB3600 addresses all the needs of the modern analytical laboratory. It can hold a wide variety of easily swappable ABB or third-party accessories that do not require alignment. The instrument can also be purged if needed.

MB3600-CH10 FT-NIR oleochemicals analyzer
MB3600-CH10 The MB3600-CH10 uses Fourier Transform near-infrared (FT-NIR) spectroscopy to analyze oil and fat products. This turnkey analyzer is pre-calibrated for Iodine Value and %Trans fat.

The IV determination uses a global calibration in accordance with the AOCS-approved standard procedure Cd 1e_01. This global IV calibration is based on a wide selection of oils and fats obtained from multiple production facilities worldwide.

The %Trans determination uses a global calibration based on a similarly wide range of oils. ABB’s world-renowned range of on-line and laboratory FT-NIR analyzers provide guaranteed transferability of calibration models between laboratory and process applications.

The accuracy and reliability of the FT-NIR based method has been evaluated via an official AOCS-supervised round robin test. Because of the inherent high reproducibility and stability of ABB’s FT-NIR analyzer technology, the analysis procedure is universally applicable to a wide variety of oils and fats without any calibration adjustments.

MB3600-CH20 Liquid chemicals analyzer
MB3600-CH20The MB3600-CH20 Laboratory FT-NIR is an accurate, easy-to-use analyzer for determining Hydroxyl Value (HOval) in polyether and polyester polyols, fatty alcohols, pentaerythritol, glycols, EO/PO and related chemistries.

The MB3600-CH20 FT-NIR Analyzer is more than just a robust field-proven analyzer for Hydroxyl Value that replaces costly and time-consuming wet-chemical titration analyses. It is also a powerful method-development platform for applications designed to replace other slow functional-group analytical procedures, in both liquids and solid powder products.

Reliable Hydroxyl Value Analysis
ABB has been a world leader for many years in industrial FT-NIR analytical solutions. Our Laboratory FT-NIR analyzers are renowned for their ruggedness and long-term stability. This makes them excellent method development platforms for a host of FT-NIR based methods, replacing tedious and expensive wet-chemical procedures.

Rapid Development of Custom Analytical Methods
The MB3600-CH20 is ready to use for the rapid development of custom analytical methods suitable for a wide variety of sample types, including polyester and polyether polyols, polyethylene or polypropylene glycols and amine derivatives.

Quick and Simple Analysis for Fast Product Release
The MB3600-CH20 Laboratory Analyzer simplifies Hydroxyl Value and similar analyses such as Acid Number, Moisture or EO/PO ratio. Analysis is performed using disposable vials which eliminate sample cell cleaning. The measurement time is only 1 minute after the sample has reached the fixed measurement temperature.

Guaranteed Laboratory-to-Process Calibration Transfer
ABB has developed manufacturing methods which ensure all our laboratory and process FT-NIR analyzers are highly stable, have a highly linear photometric response, and provide identical absorbance spectra. This guarantees calibration transferability from lab to process without any additional calibration efforts or data manipulation.

MB3600-CH30 Biodiesel analyzer
MB3600-CH30The MB3600-CH30 is an accurate, easy-to-use analyzer for determining biodiesel properties in final product and mid-batch biodiesel samples from vegetable oil transesterification reactors. It uses a simple transmission sampling method with disposable glass vials. Application methods and calibrations can therefore be built quickly on-site based on typical production run samples.The MB3600-CH30 uses Fourier Transform Near-Infrared (FT-NIR) spectroscopy to analyze biodiesel samples. It can provide a rapid determination of mono- di- and tri-glyceride content, residual methanol, methyl ester % and other quality parameters in biodiesel for finished product screening and end-point determination in biodiesel reactors.The MB3600-CH30 Laboratory FT-NIR Analyzer is designed and configured for routine biodiesel analysis and for easy calibration modeling and method preparation. It includes all the hardware, software and accessories required for both biodiesel measurement and chemometrics method deve
MB3600-CH40 Solids analyzer
MB3600-CH40 The MB3600-CH40 “solids analyzer” is designed to perform fast and accurate determination of key physico-chemical attributes of raw materials, in-process or finished products in solid form such as powders, pellets, grains and agrochemicals.The MB3600-CH40 “solids analyzer” provides fine and specialty chemical companies a fast and non-destructive alternative to compendial QA/QC analytical methods that are usually slow, expensive and complex.Those companies must be able to check rapidly and regularly chemical specifications of the different product grades to minimize reworks, downgrading and quality giveaways. The MB3600-CH40 is particularly adapted to agrochemical suppliers who need to facilitate the safe and efficient use of their crop protection formulations while ensuring protection of workers, end-users and environment.It is also an ideal tool for fertilizer producers who need to characterize their raw materials and develop predictive indicators for transformation dynamics and fertilization value of organic matter. The analyser can also be fitted with optional accessories to analyse liquids or gel samples.
MB3600-CH70 Polyol analyzer
MB3600-CH70

The MB3600-CH70 Polyol Analyzer is a rugged and high performance industrial FT-NIR spectrometer for R&D and QA/ QC applications on polyols and derivatives. This spectrometer is intended for chemical industry laboratories that perform a large number of daily measurements for QA/QC analysis or at-line process support. It is particularly adapted for applications in the fields of polyols and polyurethanes.

Pre-calibrated for OH value determination

The MB3600-CH70 is a maintenance-free bench analyzer enabling fast determination of several quality properties in liquid organic chemicals. It represents over 20 years of expertise in polyol analysis, in particular for determining hydroxyl value (OH), which gives the amount of hydroxyl groups available for reaction.
This measurement provides critical information on distribution and range of chain lengths. It is an important indicator of quality for companies handling polyols, either for certification of incoming materials, final products or at-line process monitoring.

MB3600-CH80 PET Packaging Analyzer
MB3600-CH80 The MB3600-CH80 Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET) Packaging Analyzer is a rugged industrial FT-NIR solution for fast analysis of PET containers like jars, bottles and preforms.It is intended for R&D centers, QA/QC laboratories or production lines of companies performing a large number of daily measurements of PET containers key characteristics.
This analyzer is the ideal solution for:

  • Equipment suppliers who supply PET packaging machinery for blowing, injection molding, extrusion, or thermoforming.
  • Companies who produce PET preforms or containers (bottles, jars).
  • Food and beverage companies who buy PET containers to fill with their products.

The MB3600-CH80 enables precise determination of several PET quality attributes such as crystallinity, moisture content, wall thickness or intrinsic viscosity. Analysis is performed within a few seconds, as an alternative to slower laboratory methods. No specific sample or instrument preparation is required, and the measurements are totally non-destructive.

Benefits

  • Fast and accurate analysis as alternative to wet laboratory techniques.
  • Does not require reagents or solvents
  • Includes turnkey calibrations for %crystallinity in PET
  • Enables additional multi-property analysis (intrinsic viscosity, wall thickness, moisture content)
  • Rugged and simple software interface
  • State of the art analytical performance
  • Low cost of ownership (10 years maintenance-free)
  • Minimal footprint
  • Transferability of calibrations to other ABB laboratory analyzers
MB3600-HP10 Hydrocarbons analyzer
MB3600-HP10 The MB3600-HP10 FT-NIR laboratory analyzer is designed and configured for routine hydrocarbon analysis and for easy calibration modeling and method preparation. It includes all the hardware, software and accessories required for both QA/QC analysis and chemometric development.The MB3600-HP10 Laboratory Hydrocarbons Analyzer is not only a valuable and reliable laboratory analyzer in its own right; it also allows custom calibration model development for on-line hydrocarbon process optimization.

  • Robust, stable FT-NIR analyzer platform allowing rapid project start-up for on-line process optimization projects through fast-track method development in the laboratory.
  • Pre-installed with a set of functional calibration models for gasoline, diesel, reformate and naphtha.
  • Robust sample cell for hydrocarbons. Adaptable for a wide range of accessories including liquid flow cells, sample flow pumps and sample cell temperature control.
  • ASTM compatible accuracy and precision guaranteed for both pre-installed calibration models and ABB custom developed models.
MB3600-HP12 Heavy oils analyzer
MB3600-HP12 The MB3600-HP12 heavy oils analyzer is a rugged and high performance industrial FT-NIR spectrometer for R&D and QA/QC applications on heavy hydrocarbon applications.These include crude oil assay, marine fuel oil quality determination, vacuum gasoil and heavy vacuum gasoil feed to heavy oil upgrading units and other hydrocarbon sample measurements where sample handling adapted to heavy products is required.The MB3600-HP12 is a maintenance-free bench-top analyser enabling fast determination (less than 2 minutes measurement time) of several quality properties in heavy hydrocarbons. It is equipped with a variety of sample cell and sample introduction options to facilitate easy measurement of heavy samples.It is intended for use by refinery quality control, R&D and plant laboratories for method development for crude oil assay and crude blending applications, heavy oil upgrader unit feeds such as FCC & HCK units, as well as in the QA laboratories associated with crude oil and marine fuel oil movements and shipping.This analyzer comes with the complete Horizon MB suite of ABB laboratory FT-NIR software so it is fully enabled and ready for sample measurement, method development and calibration modelling.Benefits

  • Low cost of ownership
  • Extremely low-maintenance
  • Rugged and intuitive user interface
  • Calibration wizard for method development
  • Simple transfer of developed calibrations to other ABB laboratory and process FT-NIR analyzers
  • State-of-the-art analytical performance
  • Suitable for the development of multi-property, multi-stream calibrations such as Distillation, True Boiling Points, Kinematic Viscosity, API Gravity, TAN
MB3600-PH FT-NIR analyzer for pharmaceutical industry
MB3600-PHMB3600-PH is a FT-NIR spectrometer for the life sciences and pharmaceutical industries designed for QA/QC, research and development and at-line PAT Applications.

Since 1997, ABB has supplied the life sciences and pharmaceutical industries with high performance analytical instruments that have an established reputation for performance and reliability.

This heritage is now being continued with the MB3600-PH, a versatile Fourier transform near-infrared (FT-NIR) benchtop analyzer that can be fitted with a variety of accessories for accurate measurements on a broad range of applications in the pharmaceutical and life science industries. It is the optimal solution for applications such as:

  • Laboratory QA/QC analysis
  • Raw material identification and qualification
  • Research and development
  • NIR method development
  • At-line PAT measurements

The MB3600-PH analyzer can be used as a benchtop instrument (QA/QC or research laboratory) but also as a mobile unit on a stainless steel movable cart – with an uninterrupted power supply option – for applications in the warehouse or dispensary (raw material identification and qualification) and for at-line PAT applications.

The MB3600-PH is virtually maintenance-free and features a user-friendly software interface that enables operations in a 21 CFR Part 11-compliant mode. The MB3600-PH represents the ultimate combination of performance, reliability and ease of use.

MB-Rx In-situ reaction monitoring analyzer
MB-RxIn situ reaction monitoring is an essential step in the chemical synthesis process. Intended for laboratories and pilot plants, the MB-Rx Reaction Monitor provides chemists with direct access to real-time experiment data via a rugged insertion probe and an intuitive software interface.

The MB-Rx is designed around the key concepts of analytical performance, reliability and simplicity. It is a plug-and-play solution that can be used at any time without requiring any consumables or maintenance!

This robust analytical solution provides real-time insight into reaction monitoring for various processes in chemical and biotechnology applications. The MB-Rx enables R&D and process development teams to look into the progress of chemical reactions as they happen. Chemical reaction in a flow or batch reactor requires a fast and efficient method to measure the consumption of reactants as well as the formation of products and by-products in order to optimize an industrial process in the shortest time possible.

FTPA2000-260 FT-NIR process analyzer – multi-point fiber optic measurement
FTPA2000-260ABB’s FTPA2000-260 is a multi-point, FT-NIR analyzer designed for remote, real-time monitoring of continuous and batch processes.Profitability, quality and reliability are some of the challenges the process industry must cope with on a day-to-day basis. Precise and reliable on-line follow up of the on-line process is key to the success of modern industrial plants.This Fourier Transform Process Analyzers (FTPA) is used in many different applications:

  • Semiconductor
  • Pharmaceutical and Life Sciences
  • Fine Chemical and Specialty Chemical
  • Commodity Chemical
  • Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM)

Real-time monitoring of chemical composition and physical properties is the key providing tight control of industrial processes.

  • Higher yields
  • Higher throughput
  • Improved quality or your analysis
  • Near-infrared (NIR) portion of the electromagnetic spectrum (800 to 2500 nm)
  • Quantitative analysis of organic compounds
  • Quantitative analysis of inorganic aqueous solutions and salts.
  • Flexible Sitting
  • Flexible Sampling
  • Flexible Multi-detector module
  • Flexible communication

The FTPA2000-260 offers the best repeatability performance on the market: precise and reliable data is therefore acquired for optimal control of the process. Our spectrometers provide information needed for process optimization in the refining, chemical, pharmaceutical, semiconductor and other industries and the FTPA2000-260 is the right tool achieve your goals.

FTPA2000-260PH FT-NIR process analyzer for pharmaceutical and life sciences industries
FTPA2000-260PHThe FTPA2000-260PH is a multi-point FT-NIR analyzer designed for remote, real-time monitoring of continuous and batch processes in pharmaceutical and life sciences industries. This versatile analyzer is fully validatable and allows to develop methods for monitoring of product Critical Quality Attributes (CQAs).It is also the ideal solution for implementation of process analytical technology (PAT) in manufacturing environment, as part of Quality by Design (QbD) initiatives. The instrument can be located in a general purpose area or in a cabinet supplied by ABB and certified for hazardous area.Some of the main features of the FTPA2000-260PH are:

  • Multi-channel capability (up to 8 channels)
  • Possibility to monitor several properties or CQAs simultaneously
  • Remote analysis with fiber optics (up to 80m for solids and 300m for liquids)
  • Fully unattended and automated operations driven by ABB process control software FTSW
  • On-the-fly diagnostics on instrument and process status
  • Real-time connectivity to plant IT and control systems (OPC, Modbus or 4-20mA)
  • Protection of electronic records as per FDA’s CFR21 P11 requirements
  • Flexible sampling (cells/probes, reflection/transmission)
  • All accessories can be used in EX-rated environment
FTPA2000-300 FT-NIR On-line Process Spectrometer – Workir
(KBr optics)
FTPA2000-300 seriesFTPA2000-300 is an industrial FT-NIR spectrometer designed for on-line process monitoring. It operates either in the mid-infrared or near-infrared spectral regions.This reliable analyzer is particularly well suited for composition determination of process streams in industries such as refining, petrochemicals, polymers, chemicals, pharmaceuticals and foods.Designed for use with extractive sampling systems, the sample interface is compatible with a wide variety of sampling accessories including Axiom’s Axiot Process FT-IR sampling accessories.

  • Extreme stability
  • Methods never require adjustment, even after maintenance
  • Calibrations are transferable seamlessly from unit to unit
  • Extremely sturdy, can be operated in any orientation
  • Compact, flush-mount chassis fits either rack-mount or wall-mount systems

Calibrations can be developed on an ABB laboratory instrument and transferred for use on-line with the Process FT-IR Spectrometer, without adjustment.

  • Fourier Transform Process Analyzers (FTPA) is used in many different applications:
  • Hydrocarbon Processing Industries
  • Semiconductor
  • Pharmaceutical and Fine Chemical
  • Chemical
  • Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM)
FTPA2000-HP260X FT-NIR process analyzer for hydrocarbon and petrochemical applications
FTPA2000-HP260The FTPA2000-HP260X is a versatile multichannel fibre-optic based process FT-NIR analyzer platform suitable for hydrocarbon and petrochemical applications.The FTPA200-HP260 Process FT-IR analyzers are designed for real-time, online process monitoring and process control of hydrocarbon streams. The analyzers are ideally suited for analyzing gasoline and diesel fuel streams in the refining industry to determine chemical and physical properties for final product blending optimization, as well as wider ranging applications including Crude Distillation Units, Heavy Oil Upgrading Units, Hydrocracking Units and Base Oil Units.Based on FT-IR (Fourier-transform infrared) technology, the HP260 analyzers offer superior reliability, rapidity, and flexibility. The HP260 analyzers provide exceptionally high stability, sensitivity and photometric accuracy. This results in robust calibration models with excellent transferability & maintainability, reducing development and ownerships costs as well as yielding outstanding analytical repeatability.Key Features:

  • Fully-integrated multi-channel fiber-optic FT-NIR analyzer in a General Purpose Area 19 inch Rack Assembly (with forced ventilation, air-conditioning module optional)
  • Complete with industrial PC, flat-screen display and pull-out keyboard, power supplies and I/O modules
  • Up to 8 separate analysis channels with dedicated cells and detectors for each channel (cells, probes, fibers and detectors may be different for each channel allowing maximum application flexibility and multi-tasking)
  • TE-cooled detectors (option) for maximum sensitivity and fastest response
  • Easier to install and commission
  • Small footprint with reduced space requirement
  • No need for additional PLC controllers or interfaces
  • Intuitive, easy-to-use interface and application set-up
  • Flexible, rapid analysis with zero deadtime between channels
FTPA2000-HP360 FT-NIR process analyzer for hydrocarbon and petrochemical applications
FTPA2000-HP360The FTPA2000-HP360 is a field-mountable process FT-NIR analyzer platform designed for the hydrocarbon and petrochemical applications where installation with limited utilities and / or basic field shelter is required.

FT-IR Field-mountable Process Analyzer Platform

The FTPA2000-HP360 system includes an integrated Ex-certified analyzer cabinet designed for field shelter installation, temperature controlled FT-IR analyzer internal sample system with flow cell(s), full connectivity to DCS via MODBUS or OPC connected via Ethernet to a remote  PC data-controller.

The FTPA2000-HP360 series analyzers are designed to provide hydrocarbon quality measurements on a wide range of process liquid and vapour steams including naphtha, gasoline, diesel, kerosene, reformate, C4 / LPG streams and similar applications. The analyzer internal sample flow cell system provides precise sample temperature control and allows stream quality measurements to be made with excellent repeatability.


Key Features

  • Integrated Ex certified analyzer in IP65 enclosure designed for field shelter installation.
  • Suitable for light hydrocarbon liquid process streams (up to middle distillate, LGO, Kero) and process vapour streams.
  • Full DCS connectivity via ModBUS RTU and OPC
  • Calibration and Validation procedures to ASTM D6122 / E1655
  • All aspects of system operation, such as sampling system control, referencing, sample analysis, data communication, and data archiving, are controlled by ABB’s FTSW100 Process Software
  • Certified for hazardous locations:
    • Class 1 Division 2, T3 temperature rating,
    • ATEX Category II 2G(EEx pemd [ib] IIC T4 or T3, for hazardous area operation
  • NIR optics covering the 3800 cm-1 to 12,000 cm-1 range,
  • Single cell, single fluid switching kit included, upgrade to dual-cell with fully independent process sample inputs available
  • Multi-stream and multi-property analyses of refinery hydrocarbon streams with fast response (less than 1 minute per stream)


Key Applicationns

  • Naphtha conversion applications – CCR / ISOM
  • Naphtha steam-cracker feed for naphtha cracking furnace real-tine optimization
  • Gasoline final product quality analysis for blending optimization
FTPA2000-HP460 FT-NIR process analyzer for hydrocarbon and petrochemical applications
FTPA2000-HP460The FTPA2000-HP460 is a fully-integrated process FT-NIR analyzer platform designed for the hydrocarbon and petrochemical applications where the highest performance analytical results are required.

FT-IR Fully-integrated Process Analyzer Platform

The FTPA2000-HP460 analyzer includes an integrated Ex-certified cabinet designed for analyzer house installation, temperature controlled FT-IR analyzer internal sample system with flow cell(s), full connectivity to DCS via MODBUS or OPC complete with on-board PC data-controller and touch-screen flat display and user interafce.

The FTPA2000-HP460 series analyzers are designed to provide hydrocarbon quality measurements of the highest quality on a wide range of process liquid steams including naphtha, gasoline, diesel, kerosene, reformate and similar applications. The analyzer internal sample flow cell system provides precise sample temperature control and allows stream quality measurements to be made with excellent repeatability.

Key Features

  • Fully-integrated Ex certified analyzer in IP54 enclosure with I/O and user interface.
  • Suitable for light hydrocarbon liquid process streams (up to middle distillate, LGO, Kero)
  • Full DCS connectivity via ModBUS RTU and OPC
  • Calibration and Validation procedures to ASTM D6122 / E1655
  • All aspects of system operation, such as sampling system control, referencing, sample analysis, data communication, and data archiving, are controlled by ABB’s FTSW100 Process Software
  • Certified for hazardous locations:
    • ATEX Category II 2 G (Ex d [ib] ib px IIB+H2 T4)
    • Class 1 Division 2 T4 CSA(C,US),
  • NIR optics covering the 3800 cm-1 to 12,000 cm-1 range,
  • Single cell, single fluid switching kit included, upgrade to dual-cell with fully independent process sample inputs available
  • Multi-stream and multi-property analyses of refinery hydrocarbon streams with fast response (less than 1 minute per stream)

Key Applicationns

  • Gasoline final product and blending component quality analysis for blending optimization
  • Diesel final product and blending component quality analysis for blending optimization
  • Kerosene / Jet A1 final product and blending component quality analysis for blending optimization
  • Naphtha conversion applications – CCR / ISOM
  • Naphtha steam-cracker feed for naphtha cracking furnace real-time optimization
FTPA2000-SC Wet Process Analyzer for Semiconductor, FPD and Solar Cell manufacturing
FTPA2000-SC series ABB’s wet process analyzer (WPA) is designed to optimize bath life without risk of contamination. It provides a fast, cost effective, space efficient and reliable means of monitoring the composition of various solutions used in cleaning, etching, and stripping baths.ABB supplies the semiconductor, solar cell and flat panel display industries with the first in-situ, real time, non-contact analyzer for wet bench monitoring. ABB is not only a global leader in real time measurements for process control but the leading supplier of fiber optic multi-bath FT-NIR instrumentation to the electronics and solar power industries.

With numerous standard calibrations and a scientific staff dedicated to custom applications, the ABB Wet Process Analyzer has been installed in over a thousand baths worldwide. The WPA is the only analyzer with a lifetime warranty on its optical “engine:” this is a robust, stable, low maintenance analyzer providing unsurpassed results. When the WPA shows a property trending up or down, it is a real trend not analyzer drift.

The ABB Wet Process Analyzer (WPA)

  • Provides real time characterization and control of wet chemistries
  • Provides real time monitoring of wet chemistry performance
  • Enables real time advanced process control
  • Maximizes the lifetime of all wet chemistries
  • Minimizes waste in high value wet chemistries
  • Reduces the cost associated with laboratory testing
  • Increases tool throughput

Contact us to learn about our Solar Cell texturing bath solutions at ftir@ca.abb.com

The WPA is capable of measuring Acidic and Alkaline baths, measuring all components including silicate. The advanced technology of the WPA optical configuration allows ABB to offer guaranteed results.

ASP500 Chemical processes analyzer
TALYS ASP500 series  TALYS is a fiber optics based industrial FT-NIR analyzer designed for in-line monitoring and control of batch or continuous processes. Its seamless installation enables reactor profiling, real-time determination of process end-point, cycle-time reduction, process characterization and early troubleshooting.

Minimal footprint and embedded processor

The TALYS design is optimized in order to minimize the complexity and burden traditionally associated with process equipment implementation. This analyzer has minimal footprint and can be shelfmounted or wall-mounted in a safe area without requiring additional enclosure.

Real-time process measurements are performed via fiber optics connected to a process sampling interface. TALYS is flexible and supports different types of insertion probes or flow-through cells for real-time measurements in remote locations on various types of processes (fluids or solids).

The TALYS ASP500 series feature an embedded processor, therefore no external computer needs to be supplied, approved or regularly upgraded by plant IT services. The instrument is intended to run real-time process applications. In addition, a special “sample grabbing” utility also allows performing offline spectra acquisitions during the calibration model development phase.

ASP310 Wet bath monitoring analyzer
TALYS ASP300 seriesFulfills the needs of equipment suppliers to semiconductor, solar and LED Fabs. TALYS is a state of the art analyzer which is ideally suited for real time, in bath, monitoring of a wet etching, cleaning, and PR removal bath.

The TALYS- ASP300 series represents the latest generation of process analyzers for the Semiconductor industry. It provides semiconductor, LED and solar cell manufacturing with superior performance offered at a cost suitable for today’s tightening budgets.

  • The high performance results of the TALYS ASP300 series permits equipment operators and engineers to reduce chemical usage while minimizing excursion events with real time bath component predictions.

Key features

  • Simplicity of operation eliminates the need for analyzer experts, runs 24/7 with data displayed on tool monitor.
  • Reagent free operation reduces cost of ownership
  • Low cost solution meets available budgets
  • No wetted parts sampling eliminates the need for tubing modifications and ensures contamination control.
  • Flexibility allows the analyzer’s electronic configuration file to be uploaded from email for additional bath monitoring routines.
  • Multiple bath chemistries can be monitored at one sample point, reducing the number of analyzers required.
ASP400-Ex FT-NIR analyzer for real-time monitoring of refinery and petrochemical process streams.
TALYS ASP400 seriesThe TALYS ASP400-Ex series is a simple, robust industrial FT-NIR process analyzer maximizing the return-on investment for refinery and petrochemical industries.

The TALYS ASP400 series analyzer is designed to achieve monitoring and control of continuous processes. Its seamless installation enables real-time process monitoring, determination of stream
properties or physical qualities, process characterization and early troubleshooting.

This analyzer is suitable for a wide range of refinery process monitoring applications including naphtha conversion units such as catalytic reforming, isomerization, naphtha hydro-treating and steam-cracking as well as applications in HF alkylation, gasoline blending and LPG.

Features:
− Small Footprint
− Fully integrated in single enclosure
− Unit may be either shelf or wall mounted
− No Analyzer PC required
− ExP purge controller integrated with base enclosure
− Low cost of ownership with virtually no scheduled maintenance for 5 years
− On-board HMI display and embedded controller
− Full connectivity to DCS: Modbus TCP/IP, RTU and OPC
− Hardwired I/O and pneumatics for sample system control in ExD enclosure with ABB PLC module

Benefits
− Simple installation with very limited footprint in analyzer shelter
− Possible to field-mount in weather-protection cabinet or enclosure
− Multiple properties are estimated simultaneously, and calibration model sets for different process stream grades or types may be implemented
− Minimal field maintenance requirement
− Flexible sampling – the TALYS ASP400 series is suitable for use with insertion / extraction transmission or transflectance probes, flow-through fast-loop sample cells, or full specification extractive sampling system with automatic wash.

HP30 Process Hydrogen Analyzer
HP30A typical refinery process unit uses upwards of 25 tons of hydrogen per year. The HP30 hydrogen analyzer can save you more than $200,000 a year through improved Hydrogen management.

The HP30 Process Hydrogen Analyzer is intended for installation and use in refinery and petrochemical plant environments for the monitoring of hydrogen recycle and hydrogen make-up process streams.
The HP30 is the ideal solution for on-line process hydrogen concentration measurement:

  • can improve refinery hydrogen management by at least 1%
  • not affected by typical refinery contaminants such as H2S, CO, CO2 and light hydrocarbons
  • offers simple installation that the customer can perform
  • requires no maintenance or consumables for 10 years

The ABB HP30 on-line hydrogen analyzer is designed to deal effectively with the challenging process environments found in refineries and deliver fast and reliable hydrogen concentration measurements.

Refinery applications

  • Catalytic Reformer recycle hydrogen
  • Hydrocracker recycle and make-up hydrogen
  • Isomerization recycle hydrogen
  • Butamer off-Gas
  • Hydrodesulphurization / hydrotreater recycle hydrogen
  • Fuel gas production and BTU adjustment