CAMAG® Automatic Developing Chamber 2 (ADC 2)

    The ADC 2 offers convenience, safety, and reproducibility for isocratic developments of  20 x 10 cm HPTLC glass plates in full compliance with Ph. Eur. Chapter 2.8.25 and USP Chapter <203>.

CAMAG® Automatic Developing Chamber 2 (ADC 2)

The ADC 2 is a device for reproducible plate development. It performs the development step fully automated, and independent of environmental effects. The activity and pre-conditioning of the layer, chamber saturation, developing distance and final drying can be preset and automatically monitored by the ADC 2. Two modes of operation are possible: stand-alone with input of parameters via keypad, or remote operation from visionCATS with process monitoring, documentation of operating parameters, and reporting.

With visionCATS the ADC 2 can be IQ/OQ qualified and used in a cGMP environment. Operated with the mentioned software, the ADC 2 supports compliance with 21 CFR Part 11.

Key Features

  • Fully automated development
  • Development in 20 x 10 cm Twin Trough Chamber
  • HPTLC plates (20 x 10 cm)
  • Operation in stand-alone mode or software-controlled
  • Fully traceable operation
  • Option “Humidity Control” allows reproducible chromatography

Effect of relative humidity on separation of polyphenols in green tea

Developing solvent: toluene, acetone, formic acid (9:9:2)
Derivatization: Fast Blue Salt B


Brochure ADC 2
Instruction Manual ADC 2
Declaration of Conformity ADC 2

Technical Specifications

Electrical Connections

100–240 V AC 50/60Hz, 20W

Dimensions (W x D x H)

330 x 330 x 520 mm


18.5 kg

Ordering Information


CAMAG® Automatic Developing Chamber 2 (ADC 2)

for fully automatic development of TLC/HPTLC plates of 20 x 10 and 10 x 10 cm, including CAMAG® Twin Trough Chamber made from DURAN® borosilicate 3.3 for 20 x 10 cm plates (022.5260), 100–240 V and Option Humidity Control for CAMAG ADC 2 (022.8360), provides for control of layer activity by controlling the relative humidity in the developing chamber. This is done by means of salt solutions (salt solution not included).


CAMAG® HPTLC Software visionCATS Basic Version

including access and control of all instruments - 1 server, 1 client Instrument Diagnostics (xQ), analytical reports - access to method library. Needs to be bought separately and is not included in any Ultimate Package


CAMAG® Twin Trough Chamber made from DURAN® borosilicate 3.3 for 20 x 10 cm plates (without glass lid)


Filter paper for chamber saturation, pack of 100


Filter paper for chamber saturation, pack of 100 (for 022.5260)


Foils clamping device complete for ADC 2 (from S/N 130601)