Posts Tagged ‘leak detector’

Over tightening your fittings has consequences.

If you use the correct fittings and seals in the gas chromatography system, and follow some simple steps, there is absolutely no need to over tighten any fitting to achieve a leak free seal. For almost all fittings that use seals in a GC system, whether they are ferrules, septa or o-rings, the tightening process […]

Using a liquid leak detection solution has consequences

We have been warning about the consequences of using liquid leak detection products for years (see Blog).  These products, like Snoop, contain a whole host of compounds that can easily contaminate your GC system if you have a leak.  The solution can enter the leak site by capillary action, and is very hard to remove, […]

Why Leak Check Your GC System?

All too often, analysts tell us “I’m sure I don’t have any leaks in my GC system.” But what tool will allow you to be confident that your analytical system truly is leak free? We strongly encourage every analyst to incorporate electronic leak detection into their daily routine, to improve analytical performance, minimize troubleshooting, and […]