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ReactIR For Continuous Flow Chemistry

Analyze Continuous Flow Chemistry in Real-Time

Researchers are increasingly using continuous flow chemistry to develop new reactions and processes with increased specificity, yield and product quality. Optimization of this work is often challenging as offline analytical techniques, such as High-Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC), cannot provide fast enough informa­tion to optimize the reaction in real time.  A dedicated ReactIR Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy (FTIR) instrument for in situ, real-time monitoring of continuous flow chemistry, enables researchers to save valuable time and materials when screening and optimizing their reactions.

Examples of ReactIR value in continuous flow chemistry include:

  • Oxazole Formation
  • Fluorination Reaction
  • Accurate Control of Reagent Addition in Multi-step Segmented Flow Processes
  • Analysis of a Continuous Process for Alkene Ozonolysis
FlowIR for Continuous Flow Chemistry

Specifications - ReactIR For Continuous Flow Chemistry
For Use In Laboratory
Software iC IR
Detector LN2 NCT; SE MCT
Optical Range (Base Unit) 4000 – 650 cm-1
Purge Requirement No
Dimensions (WxHxD) 180 mm x 274 mm x 249 mm
Weight 20 lb (9 kg)
Communication USB 2.0
Resolution 4 cm-1 maximum
Operating Range (Temp.) 19 °C – 25 °C
Probe Optical Window 2500 – 650 cm-1 maximum (Fiber Probe)
Wetted Materials Alloy C22; Diamond or Silicon; Gold
Probe Pressure (Maximum) 69bar (6.3 & 9.5mm Fiber Probe); 107bar (Sentinel)
Probe Temperature (Maximum) 180°C (Fiber Probe); 200°C (Sentinel)
Safety Certification EMC Directive 2004/109/EC, Low Voltage Directive 2006/95/IEC
Probe pH Range 1 – 14 (Diamond); 1 – 9 (Silicon)
Material Number(s) 14000003

Documentation

Flow Chemistry Documentation

Data Sheets

ReactIR Sampling Technology
ReactIR in situ sampling technology assures usability in a wide range of batch and continuous reaction conditions.
iC IR Software
Use spectroscopic data to increase chemical understanding and knowledge of the chemical process and associated critical parameters.
ReactIR Instrument Performance Assurance (IPA) Module
Validate ReactIR wavenumber accuracy and calibrate to a Polystyrene standard certified by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) fo...

Applications

Continuous Flow Chemistry
Continuous flow chemistry opens options with exothermic synthetic steps that are not possible in batch reactors, and new developments in flow reactor...
Chemical Synthesis
Chemists working in chemical synthesis discover and develop innovative chemical reactions and processes.

Software

iC IR Software
Spectroscopic data increases chemical understanding and knowledge of the chemical process, including reaction initiation, endpoint, mechanism, pathway...

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Accessories

Accessories for ReactIR For Continuous Flow Chemistry

FTIR Spectroscopy with In Situ Reaction Monitoring

ReactIR is a Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy (FTIR) instrument for real-time monitoring of continuous flow chemistry. ReactIR is small making it possible to place anywhere within the continuous reactor setup. With no special connections required, FlowIR can be seamlessly integrated into all flow chemistry synthesis systems, both commercially available and home-built.
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