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CIA Advantage

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

CIA Advantage™ 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?

CIA Advantage is the ultimate solution for laboratories wanting a robust, high-throughput system for canister air monitoring by US EPA Methods TO-14 and TO-15, while retaining the capability to run sorbent tubes. 


Product benefits

  • Reduce running costs by avoiding the need for cryogen.

  • Enhance throughput – capacity for up to 27 canisters and exceptionally low carryover allow you to run multiple applications in a single sequence, maximising productivity.

  • Peace of mind – with unsurpassed analytical performance, CIA Advantage delivers the high-quality air monitoring results your customers demand.

  • Future-proof your lab – incorporating method-compliant tube desorption, CIA Advantage 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 Methods TO-14 and TO-15.
  • High- and low-concentration samples can be run in the same sequence.

  • Splitless desorption for optimum sensitivity.
  • Compatible with both canister/bag analysis and method-compliant analysis of sorbent tubes.
  • 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

  • Canister racks for US EPA Method TO-15US EPA Methods TO-14 and TO-15. (Read this blog post)
  • Indoor air quality.
  • Fugitive industrial emissions.
  • Urban air monitoring.

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