Tips and Tricks: Best Practices for Column Installation and Care of GC Columns
Agilent Technologies: Tips and Tricks: Best Practices for Column Installation and Care of GC Columns
The installation and care of your GC column is of the utmost importance. Whether you are new to the practice of gas chromatography, or would like a refresher, join us as we discuss proper column installation and handling for all Agilent GCs, including the Agilent Intuvo 9000 GC. We will also address the common modes of column degradation and some of the misconceptions that people have concerning column degradation. Lastly, we will discuss ways that you can protect and maintain your column performance and extend its lifetime while minimizing instrument downtime.
Presenter: Alex Ucci (Application Engineer, Agilent Technologies, Inc.)
In his current position at Agilent, Alex provides application assistance and technical support for sample preparation products as well as GC and LC consumables. Before he joined Agilent in 2014, Alex was a graduate student at the Pennsylvania State University researching the morphology and surface properties of aerosol particles using a wide variety of analytical techniques. He has an MS degree in chemistry.
Presenter: Ryan Birney (Application Engineer, Agilent Technologies, Inc.)
In Ryan’s current role at Agilent, he provides application assistance and technical support for GC and Spectroscopy. He has been supporting Agilent in technical and sales roles for the past seven years. Ryan came to Agilent from industry, and has an BS degree in Biochemistry.