ASAP 2020 Plus Chemisorption

The Micromeritics ASAP 2020 Plus integrates a variety of automated gas sorption techniques into a single, but powerful, table top-instrument. The system is designed to provide high-quality surface area, porosity, chemisorption and physisorption isotherm data to materials analysis laboratories with ever-expanding analytical requirements. The ASAP 2020 Plus provides maximum versatility over a remarkable range of applications to meet your specific needs.

With more installed instruments in more countries for more users, the ASAP family of products have proven to be the instruments of choice worldwide when researchers require precise, high-quality gas adsorption data.



ASAP 2020 Plus - Chemisorption

Accelerated Surface Area and Porosimetry System
Sophisted Design, Intuitive Operation, Research-Grade Results

Advanced Capabilities through Optional Configurations

The ASAP 2020 Plus can be configured to your specific needs with the option of upgrading at a later date as your analytical requirements change, maximizing the utility of this instrument and your investment.
Choose from low surface area, to heated vapor, to micropore capability. Add a cryostat, an external detector, or configure the unit for enhanced chemical resistance when working with aggressive vapors. The ASAP 2020 Plus permits one instrument to accommodate almost any surface characterization need in your lab.


Design Versatility

Two independent vacuum systems permit simultaneous preparation of two samples while analyzing another. This maximizes your personnel productivity and your return on time invested

The ASAP 2020 Plus is configurable with many optional accessories to meet your specific analytical requirements


Research grade results in a customer-configurable instrument to meet a wide variety of applications

The ASAP 2020 Plus Chemisorption option permits you to obtain valuable information about the physical and chemical properties of your catalyst, catalyst support, adsorbents, and other materials. Its unique design provides a high level of system cleanliness to permit low-pressure chemisorption isotherms.

  • Programmable, two-station degas system allows physisorption sample preparation while running a chemisorption analysis
  • Twelve gas inlets allow multiple probe gases to be investigated maximizing efficiency and range of applications
  • Dedicated exhaust port for external detector connections
  • High-temperature 1100 °C furnace rapidly ramps to temperature and provides excellent, stable temperature and control with quick cool downs In situ chemisorption sample reparation and activation provide a fully automated method that does not require user intervention
  • Design permits quick and easy transition from chemisorption to physisorption analysis

MicroActive for ASAP 2020 Plus

MicroActive provides you with direct access and manipulation of chemical adsorption isotherm data. Unified Analysis Conditions for physical and chemicalanalyses allows you to rapidly develop new methods with a common interface.

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Pressure Measurement:  0 to 950 mmHg

Resolution: Up to 1 x 10-7 torr  (0.1 mmHg transducer)

Accuracy:    > 0.15% of reading

Degas System:    Ambient to 450 °C, 1 °C increments

System Capacity:    1 analysis, 2 degas ports

Sample Temperature:   Ambient + 10 °C to 1100 °C, 1 °C increments

Ramp up to
20 °C/min to 800 °
10 °C/min to 1000 °
5 °C/min to 1100 °

Chemisorb HTP 

High Throughput Chemi Analyzer

  • High throughput with six analysis stations
  • Up to six chemisorption analyses can begin simultaneously
  • Independent furnaces for each analysis station features a user defined temperature rangefrom 10 ºC above ambient to 700 ºC.
  • Quartz sample reactor with flow-through design, available for various size pellets, core and powders
  • Fully automated analysis
  • Long unattended analysis times for high resolution adsorption isotherms
  • Analysis ports operate concurrently or in parallel
  • Up to 12 different gases can be attached simultaneously
  • Windows® driven software