Monthly Archives: March 2012

How To Check For Gas Leaks

Here’s a quick and cheap way to save money, especially if you’re running lots of NMR and GC samples.  After each tank change simply spray soapy water on all joints leading to and from the regulator.  If any bubbles appear … Continue reading

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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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GC 101

The Royal Society of Chemistry posted a terrific tutorial on the basics of gas chromatography.  The video shows an operator separating methanol and toluene step by step using a flame ionization detector (FID).  Towards the end of the video, the … Continue reading

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