New Gas Filters and Traps to Reduce GC System Downtime

Pharmaceutical Technology's In the Lab eNewsletter

In the Lab eNewsletter, Pharmaceutical Technology\'s In the Lab eNewsletter-08-07-2019, Volume 14, Issue 8

Phenomenex’s Zebron Gas Management filters and click-on inline gas traps can reduce gas chromatography (GC) system downtime and column damage.

Phenomenex’s Zebron Gas Management filters and click-on inline gas traps remove contaminants from carrier gas to reduce gas chromatography (GC) system downtime and column damage. 

The new filters are cartridge-style and come equipped with color-coded indicators that alert the end user when it is time to replace the filters. Users have the choice of oxygen, moisture, hydrocarbon, or universal filters, each with its own specific function.

Additionally, the click-on inline traps can further extend the lifetime of the filters for an added level of protection. The inline traps are available in oxygen, moisture, hydrocarbon, universal, and carbon dioxide, have a higher capacity than the filters, and can serve multiple GC instruments at once. The click-on design allows easy replacement and less downtime. 

"While gas filters are an essential part of the GC lab, cartridge-style filters are not yet universally used, and many researchers do not fully understand the benefits or how easy they are to use," said Rola Elabaji, GC product marketing manager for Phenomenex, in a July 31, 2019 press release. "Zebron Gas Management filters are designed to make GC easy and worry free with a simple 20-second installation process. In addition to easy installation and replacement, we offer helpful online selection tools and a chat service to answer any questions that may arise."

Source: Phenomenex