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For labs performing GC analysis, Peak Scientific has created a true standalone gas delivery solution, the Precision Series of hydrogen, nitrogen and zero air gas generators. These generators can bring workflow benefits and convenience to labs, particularly when compared with gas cylinder supply.
The helium shortage and subsequent price increase has been a hot topic for discussion for many years now, so much so it has triggered the use of alternative gases in research applications.
Food quality has always been a hot topic of conversation no matter where you go in the world. We like to trust that what we consume is safe and exactly what it says on the tin, however, sometimes this is simply not the case and it is for this reason that there is a large emphasis placed on food quality testing.
Fiji Police have purchased themselves a $250,000 Gas Chromatography Mass Spectrometry (GCMS) instrument for their forensic chemistry lab. In line with 2015 capital projects, they decided that the instrument was a worthwhile investment and asserted that it will strongly improve their forensic science capabilities.
Leading manufacturer and developer of chromatography columns and accessories, Restek, recently published an article focused on the Petroleum and Petrochemical industry titled: Alternative Carrier Gases for ASTM D7213 Simulated Distillation Analysis by Katarina Oden, Barry Burger and Amanda Rigdon. In the article the authors discuss Simulated Distillation (SimDist) and the carrier gases that can be used in this GC method.