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HPLC Pump CE 4100

Flow Rate

0.001 to 10mL/min in 0.001 steps

Flow Reproducibility

Better than 0.1%

Maximum Pressure

40MPa = 400 bar

User Interface

4 line back-lit display

Full range of keys for menu and parameter selection

Fast number entry keys

Over Pressure Cut-out

Adjustable between 3 and 40MPa

Low Pressure Cut-out

Adjustable between 0 and 40MPa

Material in contact with fluids

Ceramic inserts - biocompatible

Check valves – ruby and sapphire


Less than ±0.5% at 2mL/min

Size and Weight

365 x 290 x 140mm, 7.5kg.

Power Requirements

115V or 230V, 50/60Hz, 30VA

Quaternary Low Pressure Pump CE 4104

Flow Rate

0.001 to 10mL/min in 0.001/min increments

Pressure Range

0-40MPa over flow range

Flow Accuracy


Flow Precision

<0.1% RSD

Pressure Pulsation

<±0.5% at 2mL/min

Gradient Forming

Quaternary to Binary low pressure mixing and isocratic high pressure operation

Gradient Control

Using proprietary high-speed proportioning valves

Gradient Precision

Typically 0.2% RSD at 1mL/min

Material in contact with fluids

Ceramic inserts, ruby and sapphire check valves, PEEK

Gradient Forming

Binary gradient low pressure mixing and isocratic high pressure operation

Other specifications

as for the CE 4104

Binary Low Pressure Pump CE 4102


±0.35 x 10-5 A at 230nm, 2s, using air test cell


±0.3 x 10-4 A at 230nm, 2s, using air test cell

Dual Wavelength Operation

Simultaneous measurements at 2 wavelengths

Output of Absorbance ratio for the 2 wavelengths

Noise, Dual Wavelength

± 2 x 10-5 A peak to peak 230/280nm 1s time constant

Drift, Dual Wavelength

± 1 x 10-4 A/hour at constant temperature

Programmed Operation

Programs may be entered to change parameters, operating modes and select up to 6 different wavelengths in any time sequence.

Printer Output

Parallel printer port

Dual Wavelength, Programmable UV Visible Detector CE 4200

Optical System

Double beam with 1200 lines/mm grating monochromator

Wavelength Range


Wavelength Accuracy

± 1nm

Wavelength Precision

± 0.1nm, single wavelength mode

Optical Bandwidth



< .02%, 220nm


Deuterium lamp with elapsed time indicator

Absorbance Range

0.001 to 2A full scale in 11 ranges

Time Constant

0.1, 0.2, 0.5, 1, 2, 5 and 10 seconds


Four-line display of parameters, menus, prompts, wavelength, Absorbance etc.

Fast Number

Entry By use of special number keys

Event Marking

From keypad or by external source

Method Storage

For up to 30 methods, security protected

Second Order Filter

Fast automatic insertion at 370nm


± 1 x 10-5 A peak to peak, 220nm, 2s time constant


± 1 x 10-4 A/hour at constant temperature


Better than 1%, 0.001 – 2A

Automatic Power-up/off

Pre-programmed from keypad to save warm up time

Sample Flow Cell

8µL x 10mm pathlength – normal

4µL x 5mm pathlength

Wetted surfaces PEEK, Teflon and Fused Silica

Other cells available

Refractive Index Sensitivity

< ± 5 x 10-4 A, water to methanol at 350nm

Flow Rate Sensitivity

< ± 3.5 x 10-3 A, for flow change 1-2mL/min, 300nm


Two Absorbance outputs and Absorbance ratio to recorder. All data available to PowerStream System Manager.


Event, autozero

Size and Weight

365 x 290 x 140mm, 17kg

Power Requirements

115V or 230V, 50/60Hz, 50VA

UV-Visible Detector CE 4201

Optical System

Double beam


With 1200 l/mm holographic grating

Wavelength Range


Optical Bandwidth

4nm – constant

Digital Resolution


Wavelength Accuracy


Wavelength Reproducibility


Absorbance Range

0 to 3A

Scan Speeds

Up to 1000nm/s

Baseline Flatness

± 0.002A over most of range


<0.02% at 220nm and 340nm


< ±0.5 x 10–5 A at 230nm, 2s air test cell


< ±0.5 x 10–4 A at 230nm, using air test cell

Calibration and Test

Automatic at switch-on


Four line display of parameters, menus, prompts, wavelength, Absorbance etc.

Number of Peak Scans

Up to 100 peaks for any single elution

Multiple Scans of a Peak

Up to 8 scans of any peak

Scan Trigger

At start, set Absorbance value, point of inflection or at maximum

Scan Storage

Up to 100, password protected, unlimited with PowerStream

Method Storage

Up to 30 methods, password protected


365 x 290 x 140mm, 17Kg

Power Requirement

115V or 250V, 50/60Hz, 50VA

WaveQuest D.A.D. Ultra Fast Scanning Detector  CE 4300

Measuring Ranges

± 10-4 RIU


8 x 10-8 RIU


8 x 10-8 RIU

Time constants

0.1, 0.2, 0.5, 1, 2, 5, 10 seconds

Cell volume



-1V to +1V, 20 bit resolution

Size and weight

360 x 140 x 260mm, 9.5kg

Power requirements

100-250V, 50/60Hz, 6VA

Refractive Index Detector CE 4700

Light Source

10W Xenon flash lamp, frequency programmable



Excitation Monochromator


Emission Monochromator

200-900nm, with extended range photomultiplier

Wavelength Scanning

Excitation and emission independently programmable


S/N >3000 for 4µg/L Anthracene in Methanol

Analogue Outputs

10mV, 100mV and 1V

Power Requirements

100/240V, 50/60Hz

Fluorescence Detector Dual Monochromator CE 4500

Conductance Display Range

0.01 – 5000µS. cm-1

Time Constant

0.1, 0.2, 0.5, 1, 1.5, 2, 5s

Autozero Range

Typically up to 10,000µS. cm-1

Synchronous Detection Frequency



Less than ±1nS/cm, DI water, 1mL/min, 2s


Less than ±10nS/cm/h, DI water, 1mL/min,

Cell Volume


Cell Body

PEEK P1000 grade


316 stainless steel

Cell Pressure Rating


Operating Temperature

25 – 50ºC; 35ºC standard

Temperature Precision

± 0.01ºC

Warm-up Time

10 minutes typical

Method Storage

Up to 100 with password protection


0-1V analogue and RS232

Digital Control

By PowerStream software

Conductivity Detector CE 4710

Temperature Range

5ºC to 70ºC (maximum 12ºC below ambient)

Temperature and Set Point Readout

3 digit, bright LED display

Temperature Readout Resolution


Temperature Stability

± 0.01ºC

Number of Columns

3 up to 25cm long with pre-columns accommodated

Heating Rate

30 mins to 60ºC set point (ambient 25ºC)

Stabilising Time

Negligible when set point reached

Leak Detection

Vapour detector – adjustable shut down level

Power Requirement

50 Watts, 100-240 V, 50/60Hz.

Size and Weight

390H x 118W x 220D 6.4kg.

Cooled and Heated Oven CE 4600

Number of flow channels

4 (CE4040), 2 (CE 4020)

Maximum Flowrate


Materials Contacting Solvents

PEEK, glass filled PTFE, Teflon AF

Gas removal

To better than 1ppm at 1mL/min

Solvent Degassers CE 4020 / CE 4040

Sampling system

Headspace pressure, using dual concentric needle with internal air pump


100 vial carousel

Injection vial

2 mL, 32 x 12 mm diameter

Loop size

10-200 µL, 20 µL standard

Replicate injections per vial

Up to 15 (dependent on loop size)

Random access sampling


Priority sampling


Injection volume reproducibility

Better than 0.2%, (typically <0.15%)


Better than 0.005% with active needle wash

Better than 0.03% with no needle wash

Sample loop flush

Operator selectable

Wash station capacity

12 mL

Needle wash

Dynamic wash system

Injection valve


Local control

Press buttons and backlit LCD for data menu and instructions

Remote control

PC control using Cecil PowerStream software


RS232 and digital

Ambient temperature range

10°C to 35° C

Power requirements

110-250V, 50/60Hz


36 x 40 x 33 cm (l x d x h)


12 Kg

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Cecil Instruments policy is one of continuous development. We therefore reserve the right to change specifications without notice.

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