Basic Gas Chromatography Maintenance and Troubleshooting


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.

Who Should Attend:

Experienced GC operators who would like to increase their chromatography knowledge


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




Group Discount:

Group Discounts are available! Contact a Labtopia representative for your unique discount code Group Discount Code Request 

Special Note:

The health of our clients and employees is our utmost priority. This in-person course date is subject to change due to the recommendations and guidelines set forth by the Center for Disease Control in light of the COVID-19 virus. Please contact Anna Elmore with any questions 

Location: Live, In-person Training
Houston , TX

Date: Dec. 14, 2023, 8:30 a.m. - Dec. 14, 2023, 4:30 p.m.