Chromatography and Mass Spectrometry
Smithers Rapra has an extensive range of Chromatographic and Mass Spectrometric capabilities including GC, GC-MS, GCxGC-ToF-MS, HPLC, and LC-MS. These techniques can provide qualitative and quantitative analyses for a wide range of different chemical substances in a diverse range of material and sample types.
Chromatographic techniques have applications in all industry sectors – whether you need regulatory or legislation-driven testing, assistance with production issues, failure diagnosis or data to support research and development, chromatography can help to provide a solution.
Chromatography provides separation of the substances in your sample, followed by quantification and/or identification of the individual substances. Gas chromatography (GC, GC-MS etc.) is typically applicable to volatile and semi-volatile, thermally stable compounds, whereas liquid chromatography (LC-MS, HPLC etc.) complements GC to provide analysis for medium to low volatility, thermally labile and highly polar compounds.
The following chromatographic techniques are available at Smithers Rapra:
- GCxGC-ToF-MS (comprehensive GC-MS)
- HPLC-UV (diode array)
- Headspace GC and GC-MS
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