This is How You GC: Mastering the Art of Column Maintenance


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Duration: Approximately 60 minutes


Angela_Smith_Henry_70.pngAngie Smith-Henry 
(Agilent Technologies, Wilmington, Delaware, USA) 

Angie is an applications chemist for GC and MS Supplies at Agilent Technologies in Wilmington, Delaware. Previously, she was an applications chemist for the MSD Solutions and Applications group with a focus on developing analysers and applications for energy, chemical and environmental markets. She holds a PhD in Physical Chemistry from Lehigh University and a BS in Chemistry from Juniata College.


Rachael_Simon_80.pngRachael Simon
(Agilent Technologies, Wilmington Delaware, USA)

Rachael Simon is a product manager for GC Supplies at Agilent Technologies in Wilmington, Delaware, USA. Previously, she was a field service engineer specializing in installing, maintaining, and repairing Agilent GC and GC/MS systems. Prior to joining Agilent, Rachael worked at DuPont as an analytical chemist responsible for GC and GC/MS method development and transfer to manufacturing labs. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics from Rutgers University.


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Struggling with too much GC column maintenance or troubleshooting? Are you adjusting too many retention times after changing your column? Tired of venting your mass spec to trim the column yet again? Join us for another helpful focused GC webinar to discuss tips and tricks for slimming down the time it takes to trim or change your column.

What does it cover?

The presenters will discuss strategies for:
  • Identifying when it’s time to perform column-related maintenance
  • Changing or trimming your column without needing to vent your MS
  • Reducing (or eliminating) frequency of column trims by using guard columns or chips
  • Preventing retention time shift after column maintenance
  • Recognizing what is column bleed and what isn't
  • Properly conditioning your newly installed column

By viewing this on-demand webinar you will learn:

How to reduce frequency or alleviate frustration from common column maintenance and troubleshooting tasks.

Why should you view it?

This is the webinar for you if you’d like to minimize downtime associated with column maintenance.

This presentation is suitable for...

Laboratory technicians, researchers, and scientists familiar with GC or GC/MS who would benefit from practical troubleshooting and maintenance tips.

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