Nicolet™ iS™50 FT-IR Spectrometer

Solve analytical challenges with ease using the Thermo Scientific™ Nicolet™ iS™50 FT-IR Spectrometer, featuring purpose-built accessories and integrated software — making it an all-in-one materials analysis workstation.

Designed to be highly flexible, the Nicolet iS50 FT-IR Spectrometer can be upgraded from a simple FT-IR bench to a fully-automated multi-spectral range system that can acquire spectra from far-infrared to visible. You can initiate novel ATR, Raman and NIR modules at the touch of a button, enabling access to these techniques without manually changing system components.

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Performance Verification
Spectral Range
Featuring purpose-built accessories and integrated software to easily solve analytical issues, the Nicolet™ iS™50 is an all-in-one materials analysis system.
ASTM E1421 to meet customer ISO/GLP requirements,
10 - 25,000 cm¹

Full specifications
Height (English) 11 in.
Height (Metric) 27.6 cm
Weight (English) 132 lb.
Weight (Metric) 60 kg
Accepts SMART Accessories, TGA-IR, Continuum Microscope, Photoacoustic, Most standard accessories; Gas Cells; GC-IR; FT-Raman; ABX; NIR; Built-in ATR
Applications Polymers and Rubbers; Forensics; Pharmaceuticals;
Humidity Tightly sealed to resist ambient humidity.
Width (English) 25 in.
Width (Metric) 62.6 cm
Interface PC USB 2.0
Beam Splitter Automated Beamsplitter Exchanger (ABX)
Laser HeNe
Performance Verification ASTM E1421 to meet customer ISO/GLP requirements,
Components Sources; Detectors; Beamsplitters
Power Supply 100-240V 50/60 Hz
Depth (English) 27 in.
Depth (Metric) 69.8cm
Source Type Dual Source capable: Polaris™ long-life IR source
Spectral Range 10 - 25,000 cm¹
Description Featuring purpose-built accessories and integrated software to easily solve analytical issues, the Nicolet iS50 is an all-in-one materials analysis system.
Featuring purpose-built accessories and integrated software to easily solve analytical issues, the Nicolet™ iS™50 is an all-in-one materials analysis system.
Spectral Resolution Better than 0.07 cm¹
Detector Type Up to 9 user-selectable detectors
Item Description Nicolet iS50 Analytical FTIR Spectrometer and Software

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    Product Description

    The Nicolet iS50 FT-IR Spectrometer gives you definitive answers when fast, easy workflows in your analytical laboratory are crucial.

    Nicolet iS50 FT-IR Spectrometer Features:

    • Dual Source capable
    • The Polaris™ long-life IR source
    • Tungsten-Halogen white light source
    • Three detectors for the main sample compartment
    • High-resolution standard
    • Validation wheel standard
    • All gold optics standard (aluminum available)
    • Full support for existing accessories
    • Energy screens for high-res motorized (standard)
    • Optional purge shutters
    • Optional motorized filters
    • Optional motorized polarizer
    • Collimated or focused emission port

    Offerings you have come to know, like Smart Accessories, are augmented by the following optional modules:

    • Built-in mid- and far-IR capable diamond ATR
    • Automated Beamsplitter Exchanger (ABX)
    • Sample compartment Raman accessory
    • NIR module with Integrating Sphere and Fiber Optic connections
    • TGA-IR accessory
    • GC-IR module

    Find more information by visiting the technical library and viewing the spec sheet and brochure.

    • Footprint - Base Only: 25 × 27 × 11in. (62.6 × 69.8 × 27.6cm)
    • Weight - Base Only: 132 lb. (60kg)
    • Footprint - Including ABX: 25 × 27 × 20in. (62.6 × 69.8 × 50.8cm)
    • Weight - Base Only: Including ABX: 141 lb. (64kg)
    • No footprint added for Raman and dedicated ATR
    • Only 11in. (27.9cm) more with Nicolet iS50 NIR Module

    Recommended for:

    • Polymers and Rubbers
    • Forensics
    • Pharmaceuticals
    • Pigments/Paints/Inks
    • Food/Flavors/Oils
    • General Laboratories


    Polymer analysis webinar

    Explore the use of the Nicolet iS50 in many scenarios of production, reverse engineering and troubleshooting for polymers and plastics.

    Webinar duration: 60 minutes

    From sample to answer faster than ever before

    See how the Nicolet iS50 was built with your workflow in mind for materials analysis. 

    Video duration: 3:23 minutes

    Improve productivity with multi-range sampling in minutes

    Learn how the Nicolet iS50 eliminates manual reconfiguration and saves time.

    Video duration: 3:17 minutes

    FT-IR webinars

    Forensic Analysis - FT-IR, Raman and GC-IR Within Minutes

    Get answers in less than 30 seconds and switch to your next analysis method with a push of a button. 

    Watch webinar

    Pharmaceutical Analysis with FT-IR, Near-IR, Mid-IR and Raman in a Compact Platform

    Customize workflows or perform confirmatory testing on a single sample. 

    Watch webinar

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