you may contact our lab [log in to unmask] or phone (mind time shift) +49 2461 690 292 or 290. We run both isotopes using one instrument.
Best regards Hilmar Förstel
>We are in the process of deciding which company to purchase a new water
>isotope mass spectrometer from, GVI or Finnigan.
>We are looking at one mass spectrometer to run both isotopes.
>The two systems that we are looking at are GVI's Isoprime coupled with the
>AquaPrep and PyrOH or the Finningan Delta+XP coupled with the GasBench II
>I am looking to contact all labs that run both water isotopes on a single
>mass spectrometer, and hopefully close to one of these two configurations.
>I would love to speak with you, and if possible be able to come and visit
>your lab, to be able to get a better feel for each of these systems be for
>we make the big purchase.
>The things that we would like to know, are the normal questions.
> What is the precision and acuracy?
> What is the throughput, both in samples per day, and time per
> Do you switch systems regularly, and how long does it take?
> What type of downtime have you had?
> How is the ease of use, both with software and hardware?
>Please let me know if you have any experience with this type of
>configuration, and if I may come and see it.
>I am planning for a trip in late September, early October.
>Thank you for your time,
>Stable Isotope Lab
>30 Gracefield Road
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