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How To Install a GC Column

Taking care of a GC column will help to extend its life.  Of course, this means it needs to be installed correctly.  Agilent put together a video with some great tips to get the most out of a column including … Continue reading

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How To Cut A GC Column

3 primary trouble shooting steps to eliminate residual contamination in a GC are changing inlet liners, replacing rubber septa, and cutting a few inches of the front of the column near the injection port.  This last step will remove the … Continue reading

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GC Column Replacement Yields “Perfect” Data

After complaints of inability to replicate MS data obtained by direct insertion, a new Restek column has been installed in the Shimadzu GC.  It has been quite some time since this replacement was performed.  A quiet ceremony will be held … Continue reading

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