Thermo Scientific™ Nicolet™ iS50 FTIR Spectrometer by Thermo Fisher Scientific

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Solve analytical challenges with ease using the Thermo Scientific™ Nicolet™ iS™50 FT-IR Spectrometer, featuring purpose-built accessories and integrated software — making it an all-in-one materials analysis workstation. Designed to be highly flexible, the Nicolet iS50 FT-IR Spectrometer can be upgraded from a simple FT-IR bench to a fully-automated multi-spectral range system that can acquire spectra from far-infrared to visible. You can initiate novel ATR, Raman and NIR modules at the touch of... Read more


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Average Rating: 4.5
18 Scientists have reviewed this product

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  • Member since: 2021

  • Organization: Roche



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    5 out of 5
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Great results, with ease of operation!
Rating: 4.7

  • Application Area: Analytical Methods

"This instrument has such an easy program to use, that training other scientists on the platform has been a breeze. I want to commend Thermo Fisher in their excellent customer service and care taken when installing and performing Operational Qualifications. This instrument is truly state of the art, with a myriad of applications. It has been an immense help in our analytical methods for sample composition identification. Thank you so much Thermo!"

Review date: 19 Oct 2021 | Thermo Scientific™ Nicolet™ iS50 FTIR Spectrometer
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  • Member since: 2016

  • Organization: prysmian



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    4 out of 5
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Great results, very easy to use and set up.
Rating: 4.0

  • Application Area:Used to analyze the spectra of different non metallic materials

"The piece of equipment is very easy to use. Easy for beginners to get trained up to analyze samples and run several iterations of tests. High quality, highly precise repeatable results."

Review date: 01 Oct 2021 | Thermo Scientific™ Nicolet™ iS50 FTIR Spectrometer
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    Reviewer

  • Member since: 2019

  • Organization: Linde



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    3 out of 5
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    4 out of 5
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Definitely recommend.
Rating: 3.7

  • Application Area:Gas Analysis

"This FTIR will do everything that you need and more. It is very thorough, but the software can be a bit cumbersome for advance quantitation. It is my understanding that software upgrades are coming soon."

Review date: 24 Sep 2021 | Thermo Scientific™ Nicolet™ iS50 FTIR Spectrometer
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    Reviewer

  • Member since: 2019

  • Organization: Linde



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    5 out of 5
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    5 out of 5
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    4 out of 5
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Very capable instrument.
Rating: 4.7

  • Application Area:Gas analysis

"This product is very effective. It has lots of functionality and we use it regularly. We wish the software was a bit better."

Review date: 26 Jul 2021 | Thermo Scientific™ Nicolet™ iS50 FTIR Spectrometer
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  • Member since: 2015

  • Organization: MMU



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    5 out of 5
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    4 out of 5
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    5 out of 5
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Great little instrument that our labs cannot do without.
Rating: 4.7

  • Application Area:General analysis of organic compounds as a first screening tool

"Very easy-to-use benchtop instrument, portable, small footprint. Excellent for teaching purposes on all levels at university, great screening tool. Appropriate software to install several libraries. Fast, reliable IR spectra."

Review date: 16 Jul 2021 | Thermo Scientific™ Nicolet™ iS50 FTIR Spectrometer
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    Reviewer

  • Member since: 2017

  • Organization: Chemco Systems, Inc.



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    4 out of 5
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    3 out of 5
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    3 out of 5
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Convenient to use for quick material comparison and QC qualification.
Rating: 3.3

  • Application Area:Organic monomers and polymers

"It is not very hard to use generally speaking. It does require regular maintenance and care more than other equipment."

Review date: 24 Mar 2021 | Thermo Scientific™ Nicolet™ iS50 FTIR Spectrometer
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    Reviewer

  • Member since: 2019

  • Organization: Yeditepe University



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    5 out of 5
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    5 out of 5
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    5 out of 5
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Great reproducibility.
Rating: 5.0

  • Application Area:Analysis of bacteria and nanoparticles

"It is easy to use, and no need for any sample preparation for ATR-FTIR. However, it has not a library for assignments."

Review date: 26 Apr 2020 | Thermo Scientific™ Nicolet™ iS50 FTIR Spectrometer
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    Reviewer

  • Member since: 2020

  • Organization: Honeywell UOP



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    5 out of 5
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    5 out of 5
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Great instrument.
Rating: 5.0

  • Application Area:Infrared

"Great instrument for both basic and research samples."

Review date: 16 Mar 2020 | Thermo Scientific™ Nicolet™ iS50 FTIR Spectrometer
  • Status:

    Reviewer

  • Member since: 2020

  • Organization: PDI



  • Ease of use
    4 out of 5
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    5 out of 5
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    5 out of 5
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Training and support were excellent.
Rating: 4.7

  • Application Area:QC

"Easy to crack methods. Training and support were excellent."

Review date: 06 Mar 2020 | Thermo Scientific™ Nicolet™ iS50 FTIR Spectrometer
  • Status:

    Reviewer

  • Member since: 2020

  • Organization: owens corning



  • Ease of use
    5 out of 5
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    4 out of 5
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    4 out of 5
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The instrument is easy to use and gives great results.
Rating: 4.3

  • Application Area:Quantification

"The instrument is easy to use. Interchanging parts is easy. The integration with the software is done well."

Review date: 05 Mar 2020 | Thermo Scientific™ Nicolet™ iS50 FTIR Spectrometer


  • Status:

    Reviewer

  • Member since: 2019

  • Organization: KEA



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    4 out of 5
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    5 out of 5
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    4 out of 5
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Rating: 4.3

  • Application Area:Vibrational spectroscopy, quality and quantity

"We are using iS50 from Thermo and it's a great instrument for quantity and quality measurements of different compounds. The high resolution, ease of use, fast and reliable results make you comfortable to continue working with it. "

Review date: 27 Mar 2019 | Thermo Scientific™ Nicolet™ iS50 FTIR Spectrometer
  • Status:

    Reviewer

  • Member since: 2019

  • Organization: Canada Border Services Agency



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    5 out of 5
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    5 out of 5
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The instrument is easy to use and a staple in our lab.
Rating: 4.7

  • Application Area:Drug chemistry

"The instrument is easy to use and a staple in our lab."

Review date: 26 Mar 2019 | Thermo Scientific™ Nicolet™ iS50 FTIR Spectrometer
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    Reviewer

  • Member since: 2019

  • Organization: Axalta



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    5 out of 5
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    5 out of 5
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Five stars.
Rating: 5.0

  • Application Area:Research

"Great Product. Very easy to use and great sales and service people."

Review date: 26 Mar 2019 | Thermo Scientific™ Nicolet™ iS50 FTIR Spectrometer
  • Status:

    Reviewer

  • Member since: 2019

  • Organization: Temple University



  • Ease of use
    4 out of 5
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    4 out of 5
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Good start with the technique.
Rating: 4.0

  • Application Area:Catalysis and energy

"It is very good system for supporting research of enery applications."

Review date: 26 Mar 2019 | Thermo Scientific™ Nicolet™ iS50 FTIR Spectrometer
  • Status:

    Reviewer

  • Member since: 2006

  • Organization: MTSU



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    5 out of 5
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    4 out of 5
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    4 out of 5
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Productivity is very high with iS50 FTIR
Rating: 4.3

  • Application Area:Methods development for environmental analysis

"The Thermo iS50 is very easy to use and there are a variety of compatible FTIR accessories."

Review date: 26 Mar 2019 | Thermo Scientific™ Nicolet™ iS50 FTIR Spectrometer
  • Status:

    Reviewer

  • Member since: 2014

  • Organization: Cargill



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    5 out of 5
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Great results! Good addition to the research lab.
Rating: 5.0

  • Application Area:analyze food materials

"Very good instrument! Easy to operate and easy to maintain by a regular user. The modular design is helpful to adding accessories and capabilities when needs come up."

Review date: 05 Apr 2017 | Thermo Scientific™ Nicolet™ iS50 FTIR Spectrometer
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    Advanced Reviewer

  • Member since: 2015

  • Organization: Analytical & Process Chemistry



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    5 out of 5
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Highly recommend
Rating: 5.0

  • Application Area:Biopharmaceutical

"Software easy to use, CFR Part 11 compliant, after sales service superior."

Review date: 28 Jun 2016 | Thermo Scientific™ Nicolet™ iS50 FTIR Spectrometer
  • Status:

    Reviewer

  • Member since: 2014

  • Organization: Cargill



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    5 out of 5
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    4 out of 5
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High quality instrument and easy to use
Rating: 4.7

  • Application Area:Food ingredient, food products, contamination, quality control,

"This is a great piece of instrument. Very easy to learn and use. Software is user friendly, although a little lack of functions for user to manipulate. The modular design is a plus. One can easily add different accessories. "

Review date: 19 May 2016 | Thermo Scientific™ Nicolet™ iS50 FTIR Spectrometer
Solve analytical challenges with ease using the Thermo Scientific™ Nicolet™ iS™50 FT-IR Spectrometer, featuring purpose-built accessories and integrated software — making it an all-in-one materials analysis workstation.

Designed to be highly flexible, the Nicolet iS50 FT-IR Spectrometer can be upgraded from a simple FT-IR bench to a fully-automated multi-spectral range system that can acquire spectra from far-infrared to visible. You can initiate novel ATR, Raman and NIR modules at the touch of a button, enabling access to these techniques without manually changing system components.


Nicolet™ iS50 FT-IR Spectrometer Features:

  • Dual Source capable
  • The Polaris™ long-life IR source
  • Tungsten-Halogen white light source
  • Three detectors for the main sample compartment
  • High-resolution standard
  • Validation wheel standard
  • All gold optics standard (aluminum available)
  • Full support for existing accessories
  • Energy screens for high-res motorized (standard)
  • Optional purge shutters, motorized filters, Optional motorized polarizer, Collimated or focused emission port

Applications:

  • Polymers and Rubbers
  • Forensics
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Pigments/Paints/Inks
  • Food/Flavors/Oils
  • General Laboratories