Polar GC Columns

Designed for difficult-to-analyze separations

We manufactured these Thermo Scientific™ GC columns using proprietary polymer and surface treatments to overcome problems traditionally associated with high-polarity columns and difficult-to-analyze separations.

Popular polar gas chromatography columns
Polar GC Columns

Common applications:

  • Alcohols, esters and ketones
  • Organic acids / fatty acids
  • Fatty acid methyl esters (FAMEs) cis/trans isomers
  • Solvents
  • Flavor compounds
  • Aromatic isomers
  • Herbicides
  • Essential oils and volatiles

Column

Recommended Application

TraceGOLD™ TG-WaxMS GC Columns Analyze FAMEs using these columns with a polar-deactivated surface that tightly binds polymer, providing thermal stability and a resistivity to damage from oxidation and from strongly acidic or basic volatiles better than silicone solid phases.
TraceGOLD™ TG-WaxMS GC Columns with SafeGuard Produce consistent results with this low-bleed, stable column integrated with Safeguard to extend column life without compromising performance.
TraceGOLD™ TG-WaxMT Metal GC Columns Ensure excellent column-to-column reproducibility with these thermally stable columns that are resistive to damage from oxidation and from strongly acidic or basic volatiles
TraceGOLD™ TG-WaxMS A GC Columns Identify organic acids with high performance, sensitivity and reproducibility while preventing oxidative damage with these low-bleed columns
TraceGOLD™ TG-WaxMS B GC Columns Identify basic analytes with high performance, sensitivity and reproducibility without derivatization or column priming using these collumns
TraceGOLD™ TG-POLAR GC Columns Use the low bleed, stable columns to produce consistent results while overcoming problems traditionally associated with polar colums
TRACE™ TR-Wax GC Columns Analyze a wide range of polar compounds with these cross-linked and fully deactivated polyethylene-glycol-based columns optimized for all polar compounds to provide excellent peak shape even with short chain alcohols
TRACE™ TR-WaxMS GC Columns For high-polarity separations as part of GC-MS analysis, choose these low-bleed columns manufactured using a proprietary bonding technique that minimizes bleed and extends the maximum operating temperature
TRACE™ TR-FFAP GC Columns For outstanding robustness in difficult-to-analyze separations even at elevated temperatures, choose these low-bleed columns that are quality-tested for acidic compound analysis
TRACE™ TR-FAME GC Columns Use these cyanopropylphenyl-based columns optimized for the separation of cis/trans isomers and FAMEs with various degrees of unsaturation and for any high polarity GC application used with MS detection
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