Category: separation

Gas generator boosts chiral chromatography

INSTALLATION of a nitrogen generator in the laboratory has improved workflow and reduced delays at a Nottingham-based chiral separations company, says gas generator manufacturer Asynt. Reach Separations specialises in chiral chromatography for the analysis and purification of small molecules. The…

HPLC columns promise to improve performance

A NEW range of chromatography columns from Thermo Fisher are engineered to ‘significantly increase’ the performance of HPLC separations, without any modification to instruments or methods. The company‚Äôs internal laboratory tests show that 4um Accucore XL HPLC columns allow users…

Direct determination of CHN in filter residue

A PROTOCOL for the direct determination of total CHN (carbon, hydrogen, nitrogen) in filter samples using the Model 440 elemental analyser has been published by Exeter Analytical. The company says using this technology to determine the percentage C, H, and…

Solid phase extraction, without the frits

SUPERIOR reproducibility and higher sensitivity, combined with lower levels of contaminants and extractables in the eluate, are promised by Thermo Fisher Scientific for its new range of Sola solid phase extraction cartridges and plates. The so-called ‘fritless’ technology combines polyethylene…

Higher throughput for better H1N1 screening

THE LABORATORIES at Labor Krone and Imoltec (Bielefeld University of Applied Sciences), Germany, have taken delivery of a Thermo Scientific KingFisher Flex magnetic particle processor to enhance research into H1N1 screening. After the 2009 ‘swine flu’ pandemic (Influenza A H1N1),…