Which guard cartridges and holders go with which LC analytical columns?

As our family of LC products has grown, so have our choices for columns and accompanying guard cartridges. Here is a handy chart to show which guard holder and guard cartridges were intended for use with each type of analytical column. Please feel free to click the links to access each group of products on our website.


Analytical Column Guard Holder Guard Cartridges
Raptor EXP Direct Holder, catalog #25808 Raptor EXP Cartridges
Force (3um & 5um) EXP Direct Holder, catalog #25808 Force EXP Cartridges
Force (1.8 um)* Use UltraShield  or UltraLine filters
Roc Roc LC Guard Holder, catalog #25812 ROC Cartridges
Ultra Trident LC Holders Ultra Cartridges
Viva Trident LC Holders Viva Cartridges
Allure Trident LC Holders Allure Cartridges
Pinnacle DB (3um & 5 um) Trident LC Holders Pinnacle DB Cartridges
Pinnacle DB  (1.9 um)* Use UltraShield  or UltraLine filters


*Guard cartridges not available for this column. Options for column pre-filters are listed.

Please note that the Trident LC Holders shown above are also available for use with filters only, as catalog numbers 27470/27471. However, this is less common, as most analyses benefit from including the guard cartridge for full column protection.

You may also find these blog posts useful:

Choosing a guard cartridge holder for LC

Choosing a guard cartridge for LC


Thank you reading and for using our LC products.

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