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CIA Advantage-xr

Cryogen-free automation for high-performance canister & bag analysis

CIA Advantage-xr™ is an advanced system for the automated analysis of VOCs in canister air and gas. It has multiple-canister capacity and operates cryogen-free.

Who uses the CIA Advantage-xr?

CIA Advantage-xr is the ultimate solution for laboratories wanting a robust, high-throughput system for canister air monitoring by US EPA Method TO-15 and Chinese EPA Method HJ 759, while retaining the capability to run sorbent tubes. 


Product benefits

  • Reduce running costs by avoiding the need for cryogen.
  • Analyse humid air streams using Dry-Focus3™ technology, without compromising the analysis of very volatile organic compounds or polar species.
  • Peace of mind – with unsurpassed analytical performance, CIA Advantage-xr delivers the high-quality air monitoring results your customers demand.
  • Future-proof your lab – incorporating method-compliant tube desorption, CIA Advantage-xr allows you to respond to new applications and customer requirements.
  • Be confident – you are buying state-of the-art, TO-15-compliant canister automation from the world’s leading manufacturer of air monitoring equipment.



  • Up to 27 channels allows round-the-clock automated operation.
  • Cryogen-free operation reduces running costs.
  • Operation is fully compliant with US EPA Method TO-15 and Chinese EPA Method HJ 759.
  • High- and low-concentration samples can be run in the same sequence.

  • Splitless desorption for optimum sensitivity.
  • Compatible with both canister/bag/whole-air analysis and method-compliant analysis of sorbent tubes.
  • Dry-Focus3 three-stage focusing and water-management mechanism incorporates the Kori-xr water-removal module to enhance performance for humid air streams, without using liquid cryogen.
  • Heated internal lines and efficient purging combine to eliminate carryover between samples.
  • Easily integrates into any laboratory – combines with any make of GC.


Key applications

Frequently asked questions

Below are three useful documents that answer common questions about monitoring volatiles in canister and on-line air streams. Click the titles to download.  

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