Adsorption can Happen Quickly in an Autosampler Vial. Tips & Suggestions

Adsorption in Borosilicate Glass Vials is Time Dependent. But can be Fast. We have shown from previous experiments of how concentration of certain analytes can be adsorbed to glass surfaces over time which is an indicator of potential problems for the laboratory for many other analytes as well. In this experiment, a sample was taken […]

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Are the Soft-Guard™ Septa and caps compatible with LCMS or LCMS/MS?

Yes. The Soft-Guard™ Septa will outperform most septa and caps on the market when used with most LCMS applications. For very sensitive LCMS/MS applications we recommend our Advanced Quality, AQR™ septa and caps which is colorless, ultra-pure and designed for the most critical chromatography applications. The AQR™ cap incorporates all the benefits of the Soft-Guard […]

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How to Achieve Best Practices for Crimping a Cap on a Vial.

It is important to understand that crimping a cap could result in an inadequate seal if not done properly. Follow the steps shown below to achieve the best seal. You need a calibrated crimping tool (https://mtc-usa.com/Crimping-Tool) This means that the chuck has to be adjusted every 10 -15 crimps with the adjusting tool it comes with. […]

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RSA-Pro X Improves Quantitation Precision with HPLC – AppNote

RSA-Pro X™ – Hydrolytically Stable Glass Vials & Low Volume Glass Inserts Silanol groups (Si-OH) on the surface of glass has been known to cause not only empirical quantitative loss but also inaccurate quantitation, vial to vial and run to run over time.  Silanol sites are very reactive and can produce among other things, imprecise […]

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What are the differences in the various autosampler vial tiers 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 and budgetary requirements. Each tier/level is described below  including the value each type of vial, cap, limited volume insert or storage bottle provides. CLICK ON GRAPHICS TO […]

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