How do the terms nano capillary and micro LC differ in terms of column ID and typical flow rates – FAQ

The following table shows the flow rate and column ID ranges for the various terms which is generally accepted by chromatographers but definitions may differ from different sources.

Term Colum i.d. range (um) Flow rate range (uL/min)
 Nano  25–150  0.02–1
 Capillary  150–500  1–10
 Micro  500–1000  10–50