VANCOUVER, British Columbia, May 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Waters Corporation (WAT:NYSE) today revealed new mass spectrometers, new LC/MS instruments for pesticide residue screening and metabolite identification applications, and a new Omics Research Platform at the ASMS Conference on Mass Spectrometry and Allied Topics, the largest scientific conference dedicated to the science of mass spectrometry.
Waters introduced two new additions to its popular line of Xevo® mass spectrometers – the Xevo G2-S QTof and Xevo G2-S Tof mass spectrometers – for the first time bringing Waters® proprietary StepWave™ ion optics technology to its benchtop quadrupole time-of-flight mass spectrometry products. StepWave is a unique, off-axis ion source technology that delivers robust, reproducible, class-leading sensitivity to mass spectrometry.Waters also unveiled three new solutions with UNIFI: the Waters Screening Platform Solution, the Waters Pesticide Screening Application Solution and the Waters Metabolite Identification Application Solution. These new solutions with UNIFI bring everything a laboratory needs – LC and MS hardware, software, consumables and standards and reagents – for routine, general purpose screening, for screening of pesticide residues in foods and beverages and for the separation, identification, and quantification of metabolites. For advancing scientific research, Waters announced new software that promises to revolutionize the way results are visualized and processed for ion mobility mass spectrometry experiments. "Mass spectrometry is the backbone of today's analytical laboratory. As it becomes ever more prevalent and a workhorse technique, scientists expect more from it. Waters is responding by introducing innovations at both ends of the analytical spectrum – from research to everyday analysis," said Brian Smith, Vice President, Mass Spectrometry Operations for the Waters Division. "With the innovations we are announcing today, we are opening up new paths for discovery and putting laboratories on a path to more accurate and faster results."