Energized Dispersive Guided Extraction
The EDGE® has revolutionized the extraction process for sample preparation. Extract up to 30 grams in only five minutes, including the filtering and cooling process; 6 times faster than other pressurized fluid extractors.
Worldwide Patents Pending
- Fastest technique available
- 12 samples in an hour
- Q-Cups™ are easily assembled and cleaned
- Small footprint
- One technology with unlimited applications
Energized Dispersive Extraction
With Q-Cup technology, Energized Dispersive Extraction is simple and fast for all applications. Extract semi-volatile organic compounds from soil, fat from food, phthalates from plastics, and many more applications with EDGE.
EDGE vs Traditional Solvent Extraction
Energized Dispersive SPE
With Q-Cup technology, Automated Dispersive Solid-Phase Extraction (dSPE) is possible.
EDGE is an alternative to QuEChERS for the extraction of pesticides. This new technology offers a more effective extraction and cleanup for difficult matrices.
A simple solution to a complicated problem.
The Q-Cup™ sample holder consists of three easy-to-assemble pieces. The unique open cell concept creates a dispersive effect which promotes rapid extraction and filtration. No additional steps are required prior to analysis.
The Q-Cup is ultra-thin coated aluminum for efficient heating. It’s light-weight and easy to use.
Worldwide Patents Pending
Load your samples in seconds.
Just add a Q-Disc, screw on the bottom, and add your sample; it’s that simple.
The simple design lends itself to easy cleaning.
A quick rinse is all you need.
The disposable Q-Discs completely filter your sample prior to analysis.
The EDGE Process
Sample is Loaded
The Q-Cup is automatically loaded into the chamber by the auto sampler. The pressure cap then creates a pressurized seal on the top of the Q-Cup.
Matrix is Added
Solvent is first added through the bottom to fill the gap between the chamber and Q-Cup, this aids in heat transfer. Then, solvent is added from the top of the Q-Cup to wet the sample.
As the chamber walls are heated, the pressure in the solvent gap increases. This overcomes the pressure inside the Q-Cup, forcing the solvent to disperse into the sample.
Extract is Collected
Once the sample reaches temperature, the solvent is filtered through the Q-Disc, the cooling coil, and into a collection vial.
6 times faster than
most current techniques.
EDGE is fast, uses less solvent, and is cost effective making it the smart choice for every lab.
Solvent Usage (mL)
|Pressurized Fluid Extraction||30||21||$$$|
Press play and walk away.
Program up to 12 samples, using the integrated touchscreen and intuitive software, and EDGE takes care of the rest. Every sample is run using either a pre-programmed One Touch® Method or with your own custom method.
Get better results with
- Dispersive Solid Phase Extraction
- Pressurized Fluid Extraction
- Supported Liquid Extraction
- Liquid-Liquid Extraction
No need for multiple systems for different samples, EDGE is the answer for all extractions, made possible by Q-Cup Technology. No matter your technique, you’ll extract a particle-free solution, ready for analysis.
Its small size is a big advantage.
- The EDGE is only 14.25" wide, about the size of an analytical balance
You can extract 48 samples an hour with 4 EDGE systems, easily placed side-by-side on one bench top.
Support for EDGE
You get more than an instrument.
When you own a CEM instrument, you have access to a whole team of scientists and engineers that are ready to support you. We are here to make sure you succeed.
We’re happy to help.