Useful for Separations Using High Aqueous Mobile Phases
YMC-Pack ODS-AQ is a unique reversed-phase material with both a hydrophobic high carbon loading and a relatively hydrophilic surface. Because of the hydrophilic surface, ODS-AQ can be “wetted” with polar eluents. ODS-AQ provides chromatographers reproducible retention and excellent peak shape in highly aqueous mobile phases, even 100% water; a condition that is often difficult to use with conventional ODS packings.
Strong Retention for Polar Compounds
In highly aqueous mobile phases, ODS-AQ gives longer retention than conventional ODS packings. This is due to the C18 ligands on ODS-AQ actually being lifted from the surface by the action of the eluents penetrating the silica pores.
YMC’s Guard Column Cartridge Systems for HPLC accept cartridges of 1.0, 2.1, 3.0, or 4.0mm inner diameters – in either 10mm or 20mm lengths. Cartridges are available with a comprehensive selection including all stationary phase chemistries offered by YMC, ensuring compatibility between the guard column and the analytical column. Assembly is tool-free, simplifying cartridge replacement.
YMC Guard Column Cartridges require the use of a holder, P/N: XPGCHP1 for 10mm length and P/N: XPGCHP2 for 20mm length.
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YMC’s Guard Columns for HPLC are available in 4.0mm and 5.0mm diameters and come in 10mm lengths. These guard columns are available with a comprehensive stationary phase selection offered by YMC, ensuring compatibility between the guard column and the analytical column. Unlike our guard cartridge columns, these guard columns do not require a holder, but do require a small jumper made from either stainless steel or PEEK tubing in order to connect them to the inlet of the analytical column.
No holder required
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