Basic Gas Chromatography Maintenance and Troubleshooting

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This course provides the student with a solid understanding of required maintenance of the Gas Chromatography (GC) system and basic troubleshooting strategies. Designed for new operators or those wanting a refresher, this course covers GC issues typically encountered in a laboratory setting. Discussions include inlet cleaning, column cutting and installation, and basic GC system troubleshooting.

At the conclusion of this course, the student will have a sound understanding of how to perform routine maintenance of the GC system and how to make effective troubleshooting decisions.

Key Session Topics: 

  • Inlet Maintenance
  • Column Installation and Maintenance
  • Detector Maintenance
  • GC System Troubleshooting

Hands on Training for Each Student:

  • Preventative Maintenance – Septum Liner
  • Injector Cleaning
  • Cleaning Split
  • Changing the filters
  • Detector Cleaning – FID
  • Column Cutting and Installation

In addition, all students receive a copy of the training materials and certificate of attendance.

Our Gift to You:

A GC Kit will be provided by Labtopia and is our gift to you! The kit will include: 

  • Zippered Pouch 
  • Magnifier/LED Light 
  • Ceramic Capillary 
  • Column Cutter 
  • Safety Glasses

Who Should Attend:

New operators or those needing a refresher on GC



Location: Labtopia Classroom
12929 Gulf Freeway, Suite 108
Houston , TX 77034

Date: Sept. 8, 2017, 9 a.m. - Sept. 8, 2017, 4 p.m.