High performance
microwave digestion system.
The first important step for a successful analysis.

Completely new design

go to site Which are the most important features and the main implications of this completely new ETHOS UP design?

Versatile The ETHOS UP is suitable for both microwave acid digestion and microwave solvent extraction in the same microwave platform.


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Highest power

go to site The ETHOS UP is equipped with two 950 Watt magnetrons for a total of 1900 Watt making it the most powerful microwave digestion system available for sample preparation. Additionally, a rotating diffuser evenly distributes the microwaves throughout the cavity, enabling very fast heating and the complete digestion of the most difficult samples.

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Largest microwave cavity

site de rencontre lovoo The new Milestone ETHOS UP microwave cavity has a volume in excess of 70 litres, by far the largest currently available. What are the main implications?
Firstly, digestion rotors with more sample places can be accommodated; secondly, much safety because a larger cavity better contains eventual gases escaping from vessels.

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Highest safety

The ETHOS UP features a full stainless steel and pressure-responsive door with an innovative opening and self-resealing mechanism for maximum safety. The new ETHOS UP is equipped with the most advanced yet easy to use reaction sensors: the actual temperature of each vessel is continuously shown on the control terminal during the microwave run.

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Milestone Connect

Milestone Connect is a unique feature for your best-in-class system that puts Milestone 30-years of applications experience at your fingertips.
By choosing ETHOS UP, ETHOS EASY, UltraWAVE or DMA-80, you will get exclusive access to the knowledge and experience of the Milestone Application Team: continuously updated application notes, library of scientific papers, video tutorials, system manuals at any time – 24/7.

ETHOS UP user interface

User interface

The ETHOS UP is controlled via a compact terminal with an easy-to-read, full-colour, touchscreen display.
The terminal runs a completely new user-friendly,
icon-driven, multi-language software to provide easy control of the microwave run.

The SafeVIEW digital camera allows the chemist to see the video of the entire digestion run in real time.

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New digestion rotors

Two new rotors offering both high quality digestion and high sample throughput are now available.
The ‘vent-and-reseal’ patented technology (US Patent 5,270,010) provides the operator with unsurpassed safety and performance capabilities: highest temperature and pressure, highest safety standards, ease of use and very fast cooling: 180°C to 40°C in 10 minutes.

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ETHOS UP microwave digestion rotors
Official methods

New USP chapters 232 and 233 for the measurement of inorganic contaminants in pharmaceutical samples are due to be implemented on January 1st, 2018.
A large part of samples will required closed vessel microwave digestion. Milestone with the most complete digestion line and a unique experience in sample preparation provides a complete solution to match the new USP requirements.

Discover our practical guidelines to be compliant with the USP revised methods: READ OUR BOOK

US Pharmacopeia links:

Download the General Chapter 232: Limits Revision
Download the General Chapter 233: Procedures Revision
Procedures: Revision - Revision Bulletin: Elemental Impurities Chapter 232 & 233

 Be ready for the implementation of the USP chapters 232 & 233!
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