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1 Are the shipping/packaging "bubbles" used in your shipments recyclable?

Yes, the packaging "bubbles" material we use in all our shipments are infinitely recyclable. © Copyright MicroSolv Technology Corporation, all rights reserved.

2 Effects of washing and re-using autosampler vials on HPLC data

As reported by Thermo, some laboratories may try to save money by washing their used autosampler vials and reusing them. However, these products are designed to be disposable and reuse can cause numerous…

3 Effects of washing and re-using autosampler vials on sample loss

As reported by Thermo, laboratories may try to save money by washing their used autosampler vials and reusing them. However, these products are designed to be disposable and reuse can cause numerous QC…

4 Effects of washing and re-using autosampler vials on the glass surface

As reported by Thermo Scientific, some budget minded laboratories may try to save money by washing their used autosampler vials and reusing them. However, these products are designed to be disposable…

5 Glossary of terms used in separation science

Some of the following parameters must be considered to have a validated HPCE method for use with SOP, GMP, GLP and other pharmaceutical, environmental and forensic applications: Accuracy: How close the…

6 How do kinetics relate to the recovery in an SPE procedure?

With SPE, the analyte in the sample matrix is first loaded onto the SPE sorbent with one solvent and later eluted off of it with another. Because the SPE technique must be quantitative to be of use, these…

7 Teflon© variations and uses in scientific labware

TEFLON© comes in many forms an varieties. Each form has different properties and costs. Below is a brief explanation of the different types of TEFLON© which is a registered trademark of E.I. Dupont.…

8 Types of isomers and suitable HPLC columns for separation

There are many types of chemical isomers, and each may require different approaches to obtain chromatographic separation. Some examples are as follows: Empirical Isomers: These compounds have the same…

9 What are some common sources of variance during sample preparation in an analytical application?

Each step in a sample preparation procedure can introduce error to your analytical results. Therefore, it is important to know what equipment or techniques contribute to the error and how significant…

10 What are the differences in the various autosampler vials offered by MicroSolv?

MicroSolv has the world’s most comprehensive assortment of Vials, Caps & Inserts for every chromatography need. They are provided in 4 different “tiers” or levels to suit every lab’s analytical…

11 What is an Octanol/Water Partition Coefficient?

Basically, this is a measure of the hydrophobicity v. hydrophilicity of a compound. It is extremely useful when combined with the pI of your molecule to predict retention times. The Octanol-Water Partition…

12 When to use Teflon bottles for your mobile phase

For most HPLC applications, mobile phase reservoirs made of standard borosilicate glass are suitable. There are certain circumstances in which Teflon© bottles may be required instead. Borosilicate glass…

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