What is the purpose of a partial slit septa?

The partial slit septa offers both a penetration aid for thick and dull needles plus prevents evaporation resulting in concentration changes. Only the silicone rubber is cut, the PTFE is not pre cut acting as an evaporation barrier.

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When to use snap caps vs. screw caps

Snap caps are chosen strictly for convenience in ease of applying the cap to the vial, such as in the case of capping hundreds of samples at a time. Screw caps on the other hand provide a better seal (when the cap is properly matched to the vial threading) and is therefore more reliable. An important thing to consider […]

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Which Vial Should I use for a Low-Volume Sample Study using Proteins?

Some Compounds adsorb to Borosilicate Glass due to Hydroxyl Groups / Silanols on the Glass Surface and others adsorb due to Hydrophobic Interaction with the Glass itself. Deactivated (surface Treated) RSA-Pro Vials offer the best Glass Options for you since the surface treatment is more complete than any other Glass Vial Available.     RSA Vial […]

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Why does MicroSolv have 4 Tiers or Brands of Autosampler Vials?

A simple and quick answer is to Meet the Different Needs of All Laboratories and Chromatographers. In 1997, the MicroSolv Brand™ Vials, made with N51A TYPE-1 Borosilicate Glass were the standard of the Autosampler Vial Market and were used by many leading Autosampler Manufacturers as their Brand. Made to be Pharmaceutical Grade Vials equal to […]

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