SCION Instruments Gas Chromatography Instrumentation Overview

Gas Chromatograph Range for Gas Chromatography Analysis

SCION Instruments designs, develops, supplies and supports a comprehensive gas chromatograph range including GC, GC-MS, LC and Compass CDS (chromatography data system) product lines.

SCION prides itself for manufacturing in The Netherlands supported by its UK facilities in Livingston, Scotland. The company maintains a global infrastructure to support sales around the world. As well as providing support for SCION Instruments customers, there is also service and support available for users of legacy Varian systems.

We understand that choosing the right gas chromatograph can be difficult, which is why we have summarised our most popular products and their key features in this product overview, to help you make an informed decision.



  • Ultimate flexibility/configurability.
  • Fast ramping over (150°C/minute)
  • Three channel architecture, with up to 3 injection ports and 4 detectors (including MS)
  • 10″ High resolution full-colour touchscreen, 16 languages supported
  • Electronic Flow Control (EFC), up to 21 channels at 0.001psi resolution.
  • Flexibility to add samplers, valves, valve oven, backflush and column switching capabilities, etc. Programmed and controlled and through CompassCDS

Discover the SCION 8500 GC today.

Gas Chromatograph 8500



  • Compact footprint of only 32 cm (12.6″) wide
  • Fast ramping oven (170°C/minute)
  • Two channel architecture, with up to 2 injection ports and 2 detectors (including MS)
  • 10″ High resolution full-colour touchscreen, 16 languages supported
  • Electronic flow control (EFC), 3 channels 0.001psi resolution
  • Full automation capabilities through CompassCDS software and autosampler

Discover the SCION 8300 GC today

Compact Gas Chromatograph

8700 SQ GC-MS


  • Innovative lens-free ion path delivers simplifies tuning
  • Off axis source and detector increase sensitivity
  • Active focusing Q0
  • Dual filament source increases uptime
  • Compound-based scanning software

Discover the SCION SQ GC-MS today.

Single MS Gas Chromatograph for Gas Chromatography Analysis

8900 TQ GC-MS


  • Fastest triple quadrupole GC mass spectrometer on the market (30,000 Da/s, 1000 MRM/s)
  • Robust, for the analysis of real samples at high sensitivity
  • The most sensitive GC-TQMS available
  • Small footprint without compromise on quality
  • Active focusing Q0
  • Compound-based scanning software
  • Easy method development tools

SCION GC Analysers

SCION has the experience and know-how to provide pre-configured gas chromatography instrumentation that is ready at power up to handle your key applications. SCION has more than 50 standard, pre-configured systems available to meet a wide variety of applications, such as SIMDIST, DHA, RGA and others. If you have an analytical challenge to solve then our long experience in designing, configuring and manufacturing complete systems, with all their analytical benefits, ensures you get the solution that’s right for you.

Discover the SCION GC Analysers today.

LC 6000


  • Superior gradient performance and excellent flow rate precision
  • Excellent injection volume precision and ultra-low carry-over
  • Best Chromatography
  • Excellent Detector Performance

Discover the LC 6000 today.

Compass CDS


  • User friendly, intuitive and information-rich user interface
  • Application-specific plug-ins and add-ons
  • Extended custom calculations and reporting
  • Multi-vendor GC and LC instrument control
  • Scales from local workstation to enterprise-wide client/server installations
  • Robust design for 24/7 operations
  • Secure, centralized system administration and data management
  • Secure, highly configurable and support redundancy
  • Seamless integration with LIMS, ELN, LES, SAP/ERP, SCADA/PCS using the Sample Streamer
  • Optimized for virtualized environments (VMWare, Hyper-V) and MetaFrame rollouts (Citrix, Window TS, RDP)
  • Complies to national and international regulations and guidelines (21CFR11, ISO/IEC 17025)

Discover the Compass CDS today.

Versa Automated Headspace Vial Sampler


  • Small on size but big on value. Only 12″ wide
  • 20-position autosampler/single position platen oven
  • 22mL vials
  • Sample heating to 200°C throughout pathway
  • Built-in pressure control to ensure consistent volume for all samples regardless of external conditions
  • Inert sample pathway including transfer line, sample needle, and loop provide superior analytical results by eliminating adsorption and reducing carryover
  • Automatic leak check and Benchmark test for quick troubleshooting
  • Simple method development using Method Optimization Mode (M.O.M.)
  • Versa TekLink™ 2G software for use as standard or full 21 CFR compliance​

Discover the Versa Automated Headspace Vial Sampler today.

HT3 Static and Dynamic Headspace System


  • Standard integrated 60-position autosampler with 10-position platen heater provides true walk away automation
  • Increased sensitivity from 50 to 100 times with the Dynamic Headspace option (compound dependent)
  • Removable sample path for trouble-free maintenance
  • High temperature capability to 300°C expands range of applications
  • Inert sample pathway including transfer line, sample needle and loop provide superior analytical results by eliminating adsorption and reducing carryover
  • Automated Leak Check and Benchmark for quick troubleshooting
  • Automated method development using Method Optimization Mode (M.O.M.)
  • 21 CFR Compliance
  • Built-in Mass Flow Controller ensures consistent flow and pressure for all samples regardless of external conditions​

Discover the HT3 Static and Dynamic Headspace System today.

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