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Home to us is the laboratory,wherever in the world that might beFor over 125 years, Sartorius has beendesigning and manufacturing high-precisionlaboratory instruments and devices. Duringthis time span, we’ve taken part in someamazing scientific discoveries.Scientists and technicians throughout theworld have come to rely on Sartoriusequipment as essential tools in thedevelopment of their experiments fromtheory through to proof of concept.Designing and manufacturing instrumentsand devices that are innovative, accurate,precise and reliable are just some of the goalswhich our engineers must reach withoutcompromise. Use of the latest constructiontechnologies and materials helps us findinnovative solutions in a range of applicationsfrom reagent weighing through to proteinpurification.In response to the demand from laboratoriesfor highly purified reagent grade water atpoint of use, we’ve recently added to ourrange of laboratory instruments: arium ®laboratory water systems. Designed andengineered to meet and exceed currentstandards [ASTM, NCCLS & ISO], an innovativerange of models enables even the mostexacting laboratory requirements to be met.Within this brochure, you will find anoverview of the arium ® product range;on request we will be happy to send detailedtechnical specifications and pricing.

Laboratory reagent grade waterRequirements, quality and standardsSimply stated, reagent grade water can bedefined as water that will not interfere withthe laboratory application, method ortechnique being performed. Regulatory orstandards organizations, such as ASTM, definereagent grade water by type or class basedon published specifications. In turn, moststandardized laboratory methods requirea reagent water type or class to ensure consistentand comparable reporting. In reality,purified water for the laboratory is difficultto define in general or specific type terms.Therefore, it may be best to use reagent waterthat exceeds the most stringent publishedstandards.StandardsThere are a number of standards or regulatoryagencies that define laboratory reagent gradewater based on published specifications. Themore familiar agencies consist of theAmerican Society for Testing and Materials(ASTM), National Committee for ClinicalLaboratory Standards (NCCLS), InternationalOrganization for Standardization (ISO) andothers.Depending on the agency, up to fourdifferent types or classes of reagent watermay be specified. Each type or class ofreagent water is defined by measurablechemical or physical limits. To date, ASTM hasthe most stringent specifications or limits forType 1 reagent water.Where applicable, the ASTM water types canbe further classified for biologic contentunder Type A, B, or C designations. Type Arequires the lowest bacteria and endotoxinlevels. Therefore, the Type 1, Type A standardsrepresent the highest quality specificationfor reagent water defined by ASTM [1].The intent of any reagent water standard isto ensure that the purified water will notinterfere with the laboratory method to beutilized. This means that the reagent waterused must not contain material that couldhave a positive or negative effect on theresults of a laboratory procedure. So ingeneral terms, reagent water can be definedas purified water that will not interfere withthe laboratory application, method or techniquebeing performed. Standard methodsand materials ensure that different laboratoriesperform the same test method utilizingthe same standards so results can be validlycompared. One could then argue that ASTMType 1, Type A reagent water meets orexceeds all other reagent water standardsand should be universally applied. SpecifyingType 1 water as the standard for all laboratorymethods would seem to ensure the leastchance of method interference.

Water quality and measurementThe ASTM Type 1 reagent water standardspecifies a minimum electrical resistance of18.0 megohms + cm or the reciprocal maximumelectrical conductivity of 0.056 microsiemens/cm.Because the resistivity orconductivity of water will change withtemperature, the measurements are correctedto 25°C. These are standardized measurementsused to measure the ability of thewater to resist or conduct an electric current.Resistance or conductance measurements canalso be used to extrapolate the amount oftotal dissolved solids (TDS) in water [2].The theoretical value for purified water freeof dissolved solids is 18.2 (18.18 rounded)megohms + cm or 0.055 microsiemens/cmat 25°C. Following the ASTM minimum,18.0-megohm + cm resistivity would indicatethat impurities are present in the water. Thiswould also indicate that the ion exchangeresins used to produce the high-quality waterare beginning to exhaust. The differencebetween 18.2-megohm and 18.0-megohmwater may only be fractions of a µg/l.However, the difference may be enough tocause interference with some laboratorymethods. Add 100.0 µg/l total organic carbon(TOC) to the specification and the chance formethod interference increases.InterferenceModern laboratory analytical instrumentshave extremely low detection levels. Atomicabsorption spectroscopy (AAS), inductivelycoupled plasma mass spectrometers (ICP|MS)and chromatography instruments canroutinely operate in the parts per billion andparts per trillion ranges in the proper environment.This requires the purest reagents, anuncontaminated work environment andmeticulous quality control procedures.Biotechnology and research facilities alsorequire special procedures to ensure qualitywork. Because of this, the reagent water usedfor these techniques must exceed the strictestpurity specifications to ensure the bestresults. The 18.0-megohm + cm resistivity and100.0 µg/l TOC specifications, as well asmost of the other Type 1 water standards,may not be good enough or broad enoughto encompass the requirements of the latestlaboratory methods. With new or improvedlab instruments and techniques at the forefront,the quality of reagent water becomeseven more important. Fortunately, modernlaboratory reagent grade water systems canproduce purified water that exceeds thecurrent published standards.References and footnotes[1] Standard Specifications for ReagentWater, D1193-99 Vol. 11.01, page 104,Annual Book of ASTM Standards 2000.[2] For more precise information regardingpure water measurements, contactThornton Inc. of Waltham MA, USA.

Regardless of which water standard you need,arium ® 611 Tower delivers!The incorporation of a reverse osmosis (RO)system and an ultrapure water system intoa single stand-alone tower providesnumerous benefits to the busy laboratory.Capable of delivering both RO and ultrapure(Type 1) water on demand, the unique designof the tower only requires inlet connectionsto power and a suitable water source andconnection of discharge tubes to a drain.No additional fittings or connections arerequired.Ergonomically designed to save bench space,this dedicated workstation is able to supplythe needs of a busy laboratory with bothreagent grade and purified water in onesingle system.By positioning the heaviest part of the system(RO water tank) at the lowest point maximum,stability is achieved even under themost severe conditions.Designed with the laboratory technicianin mind, all user parts are readily accessiblemaking routine maintenance and cartridgechanges effortless.As illustrated on the following pages, theindividual components of the tower maybe purchased separately to accommodatespecific requirements.

Laboratory Water Systemsarium ® 61315Reverse Osmosis SystemDesigned to meet the demands of today’slaboratories for RO treated water.With production volumes of up to 15 l/hper hour, 99% rejection of monovalentand polyvalent ions, bacteria and viruses,automated membrane back-flushing, andwith its compact design, the arium ® 61315is the ideal choice for general laboratoryapplications, such as dish-washing water,humidifiers and as a pretreatment stepprior to ultrapure laboratory water systems.Low-energy, high-output and thin-filmcomposite membranes dramatically reducethe volume of water rejected to waste andincrease the % of recovery.Energy consumption is reduced by theincorporation of a uniquely designed ROmodule housing, which minimizes the needfor solenoid valves to regulate and controlpermeate flow.A single solenoid valve controls an automaticflush-fill cycle, which maintains the volumeof the pressure tank while at the same timerinsing the RO modules, thereby reducingionic concentration at the RO membranesurface. This not only conserves power, italso reduces maintenance and increases thereliability of the system.Water storage is simplified by the use ofa closed pressure tank. This significantlyreduces the costs of maintenance due toairborne contamination, while reducinggas uptake by product water in storage.A pressurized storage tank provides moreflexibility as to its location, without theneed for an expensive distribution pumpto deliver the water to a point of use.SpecificationsUnit DimensionsWidth: 43 cm (16.85”)Height: 48 cm (19”)Depth: 33.4 cm (13.15”)System Weight14 kg (31 lbs)Operation Weight20 kg (44 lbs)Electrical Power Requirements100-240 V AC 50-60 Hz single phaseInlet Feed Water RequirementsPotable tap water feed only (feed waterto meet drinking water standards of theU.S. EPA, European Union or Japan)Minimum inlet pressure: 1 bar|15 psiMaximum inlet pressure: 6.8 bar|100 psiTemperature:5°C-28°C(41°F–82.4°F)TDS (max ppm CaCO 3 ): 800Silt density index: < 5%Free chlorine:0.1 ppmTurbidity:< 1 NTUIron (total as Fe): < 0.1 ppmAmbient Temperature & HumidityOperation:Storage:5°C-28°C(41°F–82.4°F)80% relativehumidity5°C-45°C(41°F–113°F)80% relativehumidity

Laboratory Water SystemsProduct Water QualityRejection ratesMonovalent ions: Up to 98%Polyvalent ions: Up to 99%Particles: > 99%Microorganisms: > 99%Dissolved organics(>300 MW): > 99%Reject flow [l/h]* 11-12Product flow rate [l/h]*(± 20% at 25°C) 15Maximum recovery rate* Approx. 55%RO System SchematicInletPressureregulatorPumpConductivitycellConductivityanalysis (LED)Conductivitycell3-wayvalve* Depends on feed water quality andtemperaturePretreatmentcartridgePressuresensorRO module#1RO module#2RO pressure tankDrainOrdering Information(A complete system is composed of the arium ® 61315, a tank , 1+ pretreatment cartridge and2+ RO modules)61315 arium ® RO system613CPF05-------V613CPM1-------V611CDS2613CDS2613AMDG1613APV30613APV60613APV15061315060F05M1A2+ pretreatment cartridges2+ RO modulesSanitization kit for the tank (2 syringes)Sanitization kit for the RO modules (2 syringes)Dispense gun for RO tank30-liter tank (at 2 bar inlet pressure)60-liter tank (at 2 bar inlet pressure)150-liter tank (at 2 bar inlet pressure)Complete reverse osmosis system (includes arium ® 61315, 60 l tank,2+ RO modules, 2 pretreatment cartridges, sanitizing syringes forRO modules & storage tank)Sartorius AGWeender Landstrasse 94–10837075 Goettingen, GermanyPhone +49.551.308.0Fax +1.631.2544249UK +44.1372.737100France +33.1.69192100Italy +39.055.634041Spain +34.91.3588566Japan +81.3.33295533Specifications subject to change without notice.Printed in Germany on paper that has beenbleached without any use of chlorine.W/sart-179 · GPublication No.: SLG2026-e04063Order No.: 85030-515-38

The arium ® 611 accessoriesTOC (Total Organic Monitoring)InstrumentMonitoring of TOC can be critical to manyprocesses. Our TOC meter is a stand-aloneanalytical instrument, which can be usedfor monitoring TOCs, in a number of fluidsincluding hig-purity laboratory watersystems such as the arium ® 611.The measuring range of the TOC instrumentis

PrinterRecord maintenance is an increasingrequirement by regulatory authorities worldwide.Obtaining printed hard copies of thearium ® 611 performance data is no exception.Pre-programmed and supplied with data andpower cables, the printer can be connected tothe arium ® 611 in a matter of minutes.No further manipulation of data is required,which avoids corruption of original information.Date, time, resistance or conductivitywill be automatically sent to the printer attime intervals as selected. All parts requiredare included under one number to simplifyordering.Under-bench mounting kitWhen bench space is at a premium or thereis a need to mount the dispense|display unitremotely from the arium ® 611, our underbenchmounting kit provides a solution. Onceinstalled, the under-bench mounting kitallows the dispense|display unit to be locatedup to 2 meters from the arium ® 611 itself. Thisoption makes installation within a laminarflow cabinet, isolator or simply over a sinka reality. All parts required are included underone number to simplify ordering.arium ® system, under-bench mountedwith kit, order no. 611AKD1Printer, order no. 611APR1

arium ® 611 VFProduct ProfileType 1* laboratory waterpurification system. Designedto meet the requirements ofreagent grade water for routineanalysis where low endotoxin(0.001 EU/ml) and total organiccarbon levels (

SpecificationsSystem footprint43 cm (16.85”) Width, 33.4 cm (13.15”) Depth,48 cm (19”) HeightSystem weight(including cartridges and water)23.6 kg (52 lb)Removable Display/Dispense30.2 cm (11.91”) Width, 15.7 cm (6.21”)Depth, 11.3 cm (4.44”) HeightClearancesSideTopFront17 cm (7”) for handling5 cm (2”) for ventilation35 cm (14”) for door openingElectrical power requirements100–240 V AC 50–60 HzInterfaceRS232 Parallel PortFeed Water RequirementsSpecific ResistivityRO water 20 K¥ × cm (50 µS/cm)Distilled water 250 K¥ × cm ( 4 µS/cm)Deionized water 50 K¥ × cm (20 µS/cm)TOC

Sartorius Service on call locally -worldwideFor Sartorius, premium laboratoryperformance doesn’t end with supplyingtop-range products, but includes providinghighly qualified on-the-spot service. Fromthe moment you purchase, trained specialistsare on call for you worldwide.On request, Sartorius technicians willassemble and certify the systems deliveredand provide IQ, installation qualificationand OQ, operation qualification. This ensuressmooth initial operation. But then we don’tjust leave you at that. Sartorius offers a broadrange of services including calibration, repairand training.By signing our comprehensive service agreementyou’ll really be on the safe side. Thismeans you will extend the service life of yourunit and can rely on fixed maintenance costs.

Sartorius AGWeender Landstrasse 94–10837075 Goettingen, GermanyPhone +49.551.308.0Fax +49.551.308.3289www.sartorius.comSartorius Corporation131 Heartland Boulevard,Edgewood, New York 11717, USAPhone +1.631.2544249Fax +1.631.2544253Toll-Free +1.800.3687178Sartorius LimitedLongmead Business CentreBlenheim Road, Epsom, SurreyKT199QN, Great BritainPhone +44.1372.737100Fax +44.1372.729972Sartorius S.p.AVia dell’Antella, 76/A50011 Antella (FI), ItalyPhone +39.055.634041Fax +39.055.6340526Sartorius K.K.No. 3 Hoya Building 8–17Kamitakaido 1-chomeSuginami-kuTokyo 168-0074, JapanPhone +81.3.33295533Fax +81.3.33295543Sartorius S.A.C/Isabel Colbrand 10-12Edificio Alfa IIIplanta 4, of. 12128050 Madrid, SpainPhone +34.91.3586100Fax +34.91.3588804Sartorius S.A.4, rue Emile Baudot91127 Palaiseau, FrancePhone +33.1.69192100Fax +33.1.69200922Specifications subject to changewithout notice.Printed in Germany on paper that has beenbleached without any use of chlorine.W/sart-183a+b · GPublication No.: SL-1514-e03091Order No.: 85030-519-09

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