GC Columns

Product Focus: GC Columns

by Angelo DePalma, PhD

Chromatographers often need to balance the convenience of universal-use columns against the sensitivity and resolution of specialized columns. “Where labs may at one time have employed a nonpolar, all-purpose column, they now seek columns engineered for chemical families or even specific methods,” says Timothy Anderson, GC products manager at Phenomenex (Torrance, CA).

Product Focus: GC Columns

by Angelo DePalma, PhD

As regulators have redefined environmental methods for low-abundance analytes, and demanded the analysis of more analytes, column manufacturers have done well to provide greater sensitivity and selectivity.