Designed with the Analyst in Mind





Delivers the Best Performance Regardless of Location

Delivers the Best Performance Regardless of Location

Laboratories today require faster and higher performance analysis. The Nexis GC-2030 features Analytical Intelligence to help achieve these goals. Clean Pilot, a system conformity test, and LabSolutions™ can provide an automated workflow together with remote operation and monitoring from instrument startup to analysis completion. Automated workflows incorporate the work-style habits of experienced analysts. The result is reliable data collected over extended periods and higher productivity.




  • Information at Your Fingertips

    Analysts will benefit from the touch panel interface, which features clear graphics that display information instantly whenever needed. The user-friendly interface leaves the operator free to focus on obtaining optimal analytical results.
  • Main settings controllable via the touch panel on the GC unit

    • Analytical conditions
    • Self-diagnostics
    • Automatic carrier gas leak check
    • Chromatogram display
  • Making Routine Analysis More Convenient

    2D Code Navigation

    Reading a 2D code shown on the touch panel directs the user to a website with instructional videos on maintenance. This feature helps improve system availability and increases efficiency.
  • 2D Code Navigation


Tool-free Column Installation

ClickTek™ connectors* make tool-free column installation a snap. The click sensation felt when finished attaching the column provides a more reliable connection and ensures a better seal under all operating conditions. In addition, a light has been installed inside the oven to brightly illuminate the area at hand, easing the burden on the operator when attaching columns. 
* optional

One-Touch Inlet Maintenance

The injection port can be opened or closed without tools by simply sliding the ClickTek lever. Replace the insert, slide the lever and feel the click for a leak-free install every time.

ClickTek Connector

ClickTek Nut

Automating the Procedures of Experienced Analysts

  • Clean Pilot Function

    During typical GC startup and batch analyses, in order to dispose of impurities remaining within the column, the operator has to implement conditioning by manually raising the oven temperature. Using the Clean Pilot function, conditioning is performed automatically, leading to more stable analytical results while easing the burden of lab work.




  • Automating the Procedures of Experienced Analysts


Remote Operations and Monitoring

  • LabSolutions Direct Accommodates Remote Work

    LabSolutions Direct is a remote access tool used to control or monitor GC systems via a simple user interface on a commercially available smartphone or tablet. Consequently, analyses can be performed while monitoring the status of instruments from locations away from the laboratory.

  • LabSolutions Direct Accommodates Remote WorkDirectly access a GC unit in the laboratory from
    a smartphone or tablet computer 



  • Perform these main settings via a smart device

    • Starting and stopping the GC
    • Starting and stopping analysis
    • Monitoring chromatograms
    • Checking instrument status
    • Browsing analysis results in PDF format
    • Checking the status of multiple instruments

  • perform these main setting via a smart device  

Exceptional Versatility and Productivity

Achieves Exceptional Reproducibility

Nexis GC-2030 provides the best-in-class analysis accuracy. Shimadzu's new AOC-30 auto-injector automates the analysis, reduces an operator's workload, and enables continuous analysis with a high degree of accuracy that cannot be achieved by manual operation. In addition, an advanced flow controller (AFC) included in the CPU supports carrier gas constant linear velocity control, constant flowrate control, constant pressure control, and various other control modes and achieves exceptionally high reproducibility for ultra-high-speed and ultra-high-precision control modes.


  • Achieves Picking Results Comparable to Manual Processing Chromatogram Overdraw (n=10)

  • 1 n-Decane                     0.162                                6 Methyl nonanoate       0.157
    2 n-Octyl alcohol            0.163                                7 Methyl decanoate       0.141
    3 2,6-Dimethylphenol    0.160                                8 Methyl dodecanoate  0.180
    4 n-Undecane                 0.145                                9 Dicyclohexylamine      0.208
    5 2,6-Dimethylaniline     0.149                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           


                                                        Area Reproducibility (%RSD)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        

AOC-30 Series


* As of July 2021, according to a Shimadzu survey. 


Simultaneously Control Up to Three Injection Units and Four Detectors

  • Barrier Discharge Ionization Detector (BID)

    The barrier discharge ionization detector (BID-2030) is a universal detector that offers high-sensitivity analysis by using a low-frequency dielectric barrier discharge plasma for ionization. The BID generates helium (He) plasma by applying a high voltage to a quartz glass tube. The light energy from the He plasma then ionizes the target components and the ions are collected and output as peaks using a collection electrode. A wide variety of compounds other than He and neon (Ne) are detected with high sensitivity.
  • Barrier Discharge Ionization Detector (BID-2030)

    Barrier Discharge Ionization Detector


Advanced Functions Reduce Operating Costs

  • Gas selection and optimization
  • Day and time programming
  • System self-check feature
  • Automatic notification of when to replace consumables

Exceptional Versatility for Faster ROI

The GC-2030 allows for up to three analytical lines for greater productivity or for the versatility of more analyses to be packaged into one GC. A choice of four inlets, six detectors, and specialized valve accessories enables configurations tailored to fit the needs of laboratories in areas such as petrochemical, environmental, food and pharmaceuticals.

Software Improves Laboratory Productivity

  • Fully integrating LC and GC functionality, LabSolutions workstation software offers both easy operability and extensive functionality. This includes a new data browser, convenient for comparing multiple sets of data simultaneously, and a Quick-Batch Function that simplifies the tedious process of creating injection sequences.
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