eTOC Series Features
A first in technology providing the smallest and lightest instrument casing
The first TOC analyzer in the world to use a mercury-free excimer lamp
The excimer lamp emits high-energy 172 nm wavelength light by inducing a dielectric barrier discharge within a xenon gas. eTOC is the first TOC analyzer in the world to use a mercury-free excimer lamp. eTOC also features the new “Active-Path” technology for transferring energy from the lamp to the sample. It efficiently irradiates the sample inside the lamp with ultraviolet light to reliably oxidize organic matter. This new Shimadzu technology achieves high measurement performance and while being environmentally friendly.
Large indicator and touch panel on a compact instrument cabinet
A smart user interface and the large touch-panel screen provide exceptional visibility and operability. The indicator clearly shows the analyzer's status, such as standby, measurement in progress, or active warning. The large display screen provides proper visibility to confirm data and perform operations.
Small, lightweight casing provides installation flexibility
The small and lightweight eTOC can be installed on a tabletop or mounted to a wall or pole using an optional bracket kit. In either case, a sampler can be attached to the side to calibrate the analyzer onsite. That offers the flexibility to choose the most convenient location for installation.
Easy-to-use and maintain design improves efficiency
Tool-free maintenance at a typical cycle of one year
The simple configuration is designed to be maintenance-free for typically one year. The only parts that need to be replaced during regular maintenance are the excimer lamp and pump head. Both parts can be accessed via the front door of the analyzer and easily removed or installed without any tools.
Onsite calibration/validation using a vial sampler
Conditioned standard solutions are also available
Using an optional vial sampler, the analyzer can be calibrated or validated at the operating site. The sampler can hold four standard solutions for creating up to four-point calibration curves. Conditioned standard solutions, which are suitable for calibration, validation, or system suitability test, are also available. The sampler and the conditioned solutions can make calibration and validation easier and more reliable.
Export data in an easily readable/usable format
View/Acquire data from a web browser through the network
By connecting eTOCs to a network, you can check results remotely from the web browser of a PC or tablet. No special software is required. Data can also be downloaded as a file. Even if there are multiple analyzers in different locations, routine checking can be carried out from one place.
Reliability to support regulations
Measurement reliability supports regulatory compliance requirements
The UV oxidation-conductivity method enables highly sensitive measurements with a simple analyzer design. The system achieves high sensitivity with a detection limit of 0.1 µg/L,, which is suitable for ultra-pure water quality control. It is also compliant with the pharmacopoeia requirements of various countries, such as the USP and EP.
Internal structure and measurement principle
Stable and Accurate Data Measurement
Security functionality for supporting data management
User authentication and access rights control
Users can be authenticated based on an ID and password. User access rights are controlled according to four user levels: “Administrator”, “Main User”, “User”, or “Guest”.
All operations performed by operators, measurement value alarms, instrument errors, and other operating events are recorded. Filters by "Category", such as "Measurement Alarms" or "Instrument Errors", can be applied for browsing the log history. Descriptions and reasons for frequently performed operations can be registered in advance and then recalled later.
Integrated data management
A daily report summarizing measurement results from each day and an operation log can be exported daily to a LabSolutions database via a network. Data from multiple eTOC analyzers and data from other analytical instruments can be managed centrally together.