The new GBC OptiMass 9500 is the second generation state-of-the-art Time-of-Flight Mass Spectrometer. Simultaneous measurement of the entire mass range from 1 amu to 260 amu is always available. New software features such as Semi Quant, Retrospective Semi Quant, Fingerprinting and Auto Optimisation open up new avenues for mass spectroscopy. Transient analysis, improved isotope ratio measurements and up to 5 times faster analysis compared to conventional ICP-MS. Two of the major areas of application are certification of environmental reference materials and solutions, and forensic analysis. USEPA and Laser Ablation packages are also available.